Applications received by April 10th will be considered for the Cohort start July 10, 2017 OR September 11, 2017.
Applications received by June 12th will be considered for the cohort starting September 11, 2017.
Please access the link below to complete the application process:
RN Residency Paperwork
Effective January 1, 2012:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Board Certification by 12/31/2015 or within two years of hire
Earn 10 continuing education credits annually
Education requirements if hired into this position prior to January 1, 2012:
Graduate from an accredited school of nursing Good communication skills
Good time management and organizational skills
Familiarity with patient care equipment Current Illinois RN license
Current CPR Ability to work weekends, holidays, and different shifts in order to accommodate staffing
Certain positions may need to take call
Ability to transport objects, patients, and equipment
Ability to respond quickly to patient needs and work at fast pace
Work environment includes probability of exposure to adverse, hazardous, or unpleasant conditions while If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case~by~case basis.
The RN staff nurse assumes primary responsibility for the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing care for assigned patients.
A Nurse Clinician I plans and implements routine care but may need guidance when setting priorities. S/he is starting to integrate technical skills and theoretical knowledge to meet the needs of the patient and family. S/he recognizes his/her own limitations and seeks assistance as appropriate. S/he begins to assume leadership responsibilities.
Nurse/Patient Relationship: Develops and maintains a therapeutic relationship throughout the healthcare continuum
Assuring/Improving Quality Care: Facilitates the patient and family's right to receive quality, cost effective care
Patient/Staff Education: Demonstrates a commitment to meeting the learning needs of patients and families. Utilizes appropriate resources to meet those needs and achieve positive patient outcomes. Assists in creating an environment that promotes educational growth opportunities for nursing peers and colleagues
Nursing Process: Demonstrates the use of nursing process as a problem~solving model
Leadership/Collaboration/Professional Development: Demonstrates respect and understanding for peers and other clinical disciplines and participates as an effective member of the patient care team to formulate an integrated approach to care. Demonstrates leadership behaviors and is committed to the development of self and others