RN - Community Medication Assisted Recovery

at Carle in Urbana, Illinois, United States

Job Description

RN – Community Medication Assisted Recovery

+ Department: Cmty Med Asst Recovery – CTP

+ Entity: Peoria Service Area

+ Job Category:

+ Employment Type: Full – Time

+ Job ID: 35444

+ Experience Required: 1 – 3 Years

+ Education Required: Technical/Vocational degree

+ Shift: Day

+ Location: Peoria, IL

+ Usual Schedule: M-F with rotating sat

+ On Call Requirements: none

+ Work Location: Trillium – Rochelle

+ Nursing Specialty: Behavorial Health

+ Secondary Job Category: Social Services

+ Weekend Requirements: rotating Saturdays

+ Holiday Requirements: some holidays

Email a Friend Save Save Apply Now Position Summary: As a member of the interdisciplinary team, contributes professional nursing knowledge and skills in the provision and management of care to patients through the application of the nursing process. Qualifications: CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS Registered Professional Nurse (RN) License upon hire and Driver’s License when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons. upon hire. EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS 1-2 years experience working as a RN. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

+ Must have control over personal use of all mood-altering chemicals and behaviors

+ If recovering from an addiction, must currently have a minimum of 2 years of uninterrupted recovery and must actively treat this addiction by appropriate recovery practices including, but not limited to, regular attendance & participation in Twelve Step Fellowship or other recognized recovery processes such as active participation in church, appropriate support network, etc.

+ Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE Advanced reading, writing skills and basic oral skillsAbility to respond appropriately to customer/co-worker.Interaction with a wide variety of people. Maintain confidential information.Ability to communicate only the facts to recipients or to decline to reveal information.Ability to project a professional, friendly, helpful demeanor.Basic computer knowledge: Uses word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail application, and web browser. Comfortable within a Windows OS and learning new applications. Essential Functions:


+ Promotes the use of evidence-based practice through the nursing process, protocols and procedures.

+ Assesses patient’s status through interview, observation and physical assessment of actual problems and outcomes.

+ Develops an individualized plan of care using a collaborative approach with the patient/family and health care team.

+ Uses appropriate interventions identified in the plan of care to achieve expected patient outcomes.

+ Systematically evaluates and documents patient’s progress toward expected outcomes/goals on an ongoing basis throughout the shift.

+ Modifies plan of care based on evaluation.

+ Completes required documentation as appropriate, including patient chart and event reports.

+ Demonstrates professional accountability for own practice as evidenced through seeking resources and continuing self-development.

+ Demonstrates technical knowledge of equipment and troubleshoots when problems arise.

+ Acquires and maintains current knowledge and skills in evidence-based nursing practice.

+ Promotes the professional development of self and team members.

+ Shares clinical knowledge through informal teaching and in response to the learning needs of others.

+ Demonstrates a practical problem-solving approach to patient moving and handling issues (as applicable).

+ Demonstrates skills to promote patient and staff safety through appropriate use of lift equipment (as applicable).

+ Possesses knowledge and skills necessary to obtain adequate lab specimens for testing.

+ Performs patient bedside lab testing and associated quality control in compliance with medical provider’s orders and hospital lab procedures/policies.


+ Coordinates the interdisciplinary care of the patient through collaboration with team members and utilizes additional resources when necessary.

+ Recognizes need for assistance and utilizes resources, including physician and nurse to nurse (RRT), 911 consultation in a timely manner.

+ Demonstrates ownership and persistence to ensure problem is resolved in best way possible.

+ Able to assume assignment of non-complex and some complex patient management with some turnover in assignment.

+ Consistently prioritizes work based on changes in patient condition, changes in assignment and unanticipated interruptions.

+ Identifies and utilizes team resources to solve identified problems or needs.

+ Collaborates with the health care team in the organization of tasks and activities for the patient’s care from admission to discharge according to the plan of care and to meet identified expected outcomes.

+ Works with other team members in delegating tasks and activities appropriately.

+ Provides goal-focused shift report.

+ Advocates with physicians on patient’s behalf when necessary.

+ Utilizes communication and teamwork strategies aimed at promoting high team performance and achieving optimal patient outcomes and unit productivity.

+ Chooses an appropriate and meaningful communication style when interacting with others, gives and accepts constructive feedback to/from peers.


+ Assesses and chooses teaching strategies appropriate to the patient’s/family’s age specific needs.

+ Adapts teaching strategies based on patient’s response, readiness to learn and level of comprehension.

+ Takes cultural, age-specific, gender, and developmental factors into consideration when teaching patients about procedures, illness, hospital experience, etc.

+ Ensures patient safety in the hospital environment by following policy/procedures and adhering to National Patient Safety Goals.

+ Consults appropriate resources within the hospital to provide specialized education.


+ Actively participates in data collection, analysis, problem solving and gives input on process improvements and patient satisfaction.

+ Assures that the care provided is consistent with standards of care, evidence-based practices, national patient safety goals.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Carle Health participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. | For more information:

Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for all new Carle Health team members. Requests for medical or religious exemption will be permitted.

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Job Posting: JC244900427

Posted On: Aug 02, 2023

Updated On: Dec 06, 2023

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