at Cook County Government in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Job Posting:May 25, 2023, 6:35:31 PMClosing Date:Jun 9, 2023, 4:59:00 AMFull-time

Collective Bargaining Unit:NNOC NursesPosting Salary:$32.31 - $44.04 Hourly
Organization:Health and Hospital Systems

Cook County Health will seek to fill the positions by means of the Hiring Fair Process.

Note: Onsite interviews will be held at 1950 West Polk Street - 5th Floor, Chicago, IL 60612. The only opportunity to interview for this position will be on Thursday June 8, 2023 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. You must attend onsite at the Hiring Fair (and sit for an interview if qualified) to be considered for the position. Same day contingent offers made on a first come, first serve basis while vacancies remain.

As a reminder, please apply & bring your resume, driver's license, and any applicable certifications.

PLEASE BE ADVISED that this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement between Cook County and the National Nurses Organizing Committee. Pursuant to the collective bargaining agreement, Cook County will exhaust internal eligible applicants prior to considering external applicants. Cook County is assembling a list of qualified candidates for this position that will be considered should the position not be filled with internal eligible applicants.
LOCATION: John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital (Medical/Surgical)

Starting salary is commensurate with years of RN experience
The Clinical Nurse I is a professional care worker who is responsible and accountable for providing and coordinating safe, effective individualized nursing care to critically ill patients and supportive care to significant others. Assess patient's needs and pain, implements, and evaluates nursing care according to established standards. These activities require nursing judgment based on application of scientific principles of nursing, problem solving, and teaching/learning.
Typical Duties
Identifies, plans, and cares for the total needs of patients taking into consideration the age specific needs of patients served in assigned area of responsibility.
Performs initial and ongoing assessment/data collection that includes consideration of biophysical, psychosocial, environmental, self-care, educational and discharge planning factors in a systematic manner.
Formulates an individualized plan of care based on patient's assessed needs, desired outcome and consideration of age related requirements.
Implements care in knowledgeable, skillful and a safe manner based on established patient and nursing practice standards.
Evaluates effectiveness of care and revise interventions as appropriate.
Documents all nursing assessments, treatments, medications, tolerance to procedures, changes in condition, intervention and patient outcomes.
Develops, implements, and evaluates educational services/programs for patients.
Makes appropriate and timely decisions in a crisis or emergency situation.
Performs and/or directs cardio-pulmonary resuscitation activities.
Operates equipment safely and necessary for providing patient care in assigned clinical areas.
Works and communicates effectively with a variety of individuals.
Provides general direction, guidance and coordination of patient care given by other levels of nursing staff.
Applies knowledge of standard operating policies and procedures.
Demonstrates awareness of patient/family rights and ethical/legal issues.
Participates in staff orientation and staff development activities for the unit.
Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for professional practice, growth and development.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Reporting Relationships
Reports to the Nurse Coordinator II
Any NNOC member who responds and/or accepts this position will waive his/her right to the 60 (sixty) day trial period In accordance with Section 4.4(N) of the CBA as of the date of this posting.

Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois or ability to obtain license two (2) weeks prior to starting employment.
Active Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or able to obtain prior to employment.
One (1) to five (5) years of acute care experience.
CMSRN certification or other specialty certification.
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Knowledge of using medical/surgical equipment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills necessary to communicate with all levels of staff and a patient population composed of diverse cultures and age groups
Emergency response skills
Accurate mathematical skills to calculate medications levels using weight, age, etc.
Ability to apply the nursing process and utilize technical skills for patient care delivery
Ability to make decisions under... For full info follow application link.


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Job Posting: 10960520

Posted On: May 25, 2023

Updated On: Jun 10, 2023

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