at Cook County Government in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Job Posting:Sep 13, 2023, 4:17:05 PMClosing Date:Sep 29, 2023, 4:59:00 AMPart-time

Collective Bargaining Unit:NNOCPosting Salary:$55.473 - HOURLY
Organization:Health and Hospital Systems

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, September 28th, 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 are 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
DEPARTMENT: Critical Care


The In-House Registry Nurse-Specialty is a professional care worker who is responsible and accountable for providing 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 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 area.
* 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.
* Maintains BLS/ACLS certification.
* Performs other duties as assigned.



Licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Illinois, is required.
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, is required.
Must possess a current Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification, is required.
Two (2) years of nursing experience in Critical Care Intensive Care unit, is required.
* One (1) to five (5) years of critical care or acute care experience, is preferred.
* CCRN, TNS, TNCC, NIH Stroke or other specialty certification, is preferred.


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 pressure
* Ability to see and hear clearly (including with correction)
* Ability to distinguish regular/high pitched sounds; discriminate source of sound
* Ability to... For full info follow application link.


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Job Posting: 11279237

Posted On: Sep 13, 2023

Updated On: Sep 30, 2023

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