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Title:  Registered Nurse-Neuro ICU-Rotating Days/Nights

Req #:  111558
Facility:  Lutheran General Hospital
Department:  Nursing
City:  Park Ridge
Posting Budget Status:  Day/Night
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  0.9

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital is the leading health care provider in Chicago’s North and Northwest suburbs offering a Level I Trauma Center, access to national clinical trials and advanced medical technologies. As a nationally recognized academic and research hospital, patients have access to the most advanced treatment in the areas of cardiology, cancer, neurosciences, orthopedics and women’s health. Lutheran General Hospital is a member of Advocate Health Care, Illinois’ largest health care system and one of the nation’s Top 10 Health Care systems.

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REGISTERED NURSE: Neuro Intensive Care Unit

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL

 

  • Hiring for new Neuro ICU to open April of 2019
  • 12 HR Shifts: Rotating Days/Nights
  • Full Time (36-hour work week)

     

    JOB and UNIT SUMMARY:

    Brand new, 9-bed, Neuro Intensive Care Unit will provide specialized nursing care for a wide scope of neuro surgical and medical critical care patient populations. Diagnosis can include: Ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes s/p TPA, clot retrieval, aneurysm coiling, spine patients, brain tumors/craniotomies, seizures. 

  • This unit is designed for nurses with a desire to specialize in neuroscience/stroke healing. 
  • The Neuro ICU will have a dedicated Neuro Intensivist.  
  • EICU 24/7 telemonitoring support.

     

    The Advocate Nurse uses evidence-based practice, clinical decision making, compassion and skilled dialogue to lead efforts to create the safest patient environment and the best patient experience and strives for:

     

  • Patient Centered Holistic Care
  • Clinical Excellence
  • Leadership
  • Compassion
  • Innovation
  • Professional Growth

     

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • BSN preferred
  • ADN acceptable with agreement to enroll in BSN completion program in two years to be completed in 5 years
  • Current Illinois RN license
  • Current CPR and ACLS maintained
  • Minimum 1-year of current nursing experience preferably in Critical Care. (Will consider minimum 1-year nursing experience on a surgical telemetry or neuro unit.)
  • Certifications/education required for the nursing specialty

     

    Together, let’s make healthy happen

     

     

     

About Advocate Health Care

 

Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago