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Registered Nurse 2 - Perioperative Prep

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Job Details
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Company Name
Rush University Medical Center
Physical Address

Chicago, IL 60664
Job Description

Job Title:

Registered Nurse 2 – Perioperative Prep






Active Regular FT (72 to 80 hours per pay period)


Medical-Surgical Nursing

Job Number:


Job Description:

Are you an experienced RN, passionate about bringing your expertise to our

Interventional Platform Department?

If so, you are the right candidate for our RN 2 position in Perioperative Prep/Ambulatory Surgery!


Position Highlights:

+ Rush is one of only a few U.S. hospital embracing the Interventional Platform concept

+ Locates all interventional procedures close to each other for enhanced collaboration among specialists, patients and families

+ Patient registration, pre-procedural preparation and post-procedure recovery occur on each level of the platform, eliminating the need for patients and their families to travel to multiple locations within the hospital

+ Supportive leadership and staff; preceptor orientation provided

+ Staff nursing opportunities to participate in research, teaching and other activities for professional development.

Position Responsibilities:

+ Focus on activities in Pre-Op area

+ Patient preparation includes: completion of patient history and education, pre-operative testing, IV insertion, medication administration, patient assistance with and monitoring post insertion of invasive lines or regional blocks and completion of required paperwork

+ Nursing assessment skills critical during the preparation process

Position Qualifications Include :

+ Current State of Illinois Registered Nurse licensure required.

+ BSN (or higher) required.

+ BLS certification required. CPR certifications must be provided from American Heart Association or American Red Cross

+ 1-2 years of Med/Surg exp. required: Ambulatory exp a plus

+ Excellent patient relationship building skills required

+ Ability to work in a fast paced environment

Company Highlights:

+ Rush’s14-story hospitalis the cornerstone of the Rush Transformation, an ongoing effort to build new facilities, renovate existing buildings and adopt new technolog

+ Rush University Medical Center is a four-time Magnet™ facility located in Chicago, IL –

+ Leading academic medical center, acute care hospital w/ 676 licensed beds

+ Excellent tuition waiver and reimbursement benefits. Exciting graduate programs available at Rush University located on the medical center campus.

Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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