at Cook County Government in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Job Posting:Sep 19, 2023, 11:05:25 AMClosing Date:Oct 3, 2023, 11:59:00 PMFull-timeShift Start Time:7:00A.M.Shift End Time:3:00P.M.
Collective Bargaining Unit:NNOC NursesPosting Salary:$34.051 - $46.147
Organization:Health and Hospital Systems

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.

JOB TITLE:Clinical Nurse II - Cath Lab
DEPARTMENT: Critical Care
LOCATION: John H. Stroger Hospital
SHIFT: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
The Clinical Nurse II is a professional care provider who is responsible and accountable for the overall management of patient care on a specific shift as well as maintaining comprehensive knowledge of patients' conditions. They provide safe, effective, and individualized care using the nursing process. Performance of these duties requires skills, effective working relationships, setting priorities and demonstrated knowledge of standard operating policies and procedures.

Typical Duties
Plans and coordinates various functions to provide quality of care and safe patient care delivery.
Assists in Nursing Quality Improvement initiatives.
Supports the mission, vision statement, and goals of Cook County Health & Hospitals Systems (CCHHS).
Facilitates interventions to meet patients' physical, psychological, spiritual, cultural, and education's needs.
Coordinates functions with physicians and other departments of the hospital fostering positive working relationships.
Assists with staff schedule oversight including 24/7 call rotation.
Takes on-call assignments, as needed.
Serves as a role model, mentor, educator, and evaluator for staff.
Completes risk management and unit management reports within specified timeframe.
Provides and coordinates resources needed within the unit.
Ensures completion of admission and ongoing patient assessment.
Ensures formulation of an individualized plan of care derived from assessment data.
Ensures implementation of the nursing plan of care.
Ensures evaluation of the effectiveness of interventions and revises as appropriate.
Ensures appropriate documentation.
Performs duties as needed to prepare the preoperative patient for the Cath Lab procedure experience.
Participates actively in staff development activities.
Makes appropriate and timely decisions in a crisis or emergency situation.
Contributes to the efficient management operation of the Perioperative areas when assigned.
Safely operates equipment necessary for providing patient care in Cath Lab.
Identifies plan and care for total needs of patient taking into consideration the age specific requirements.
Identifies unsafe patient care and assumes responsibility for intervention.
Performs cardiopulmonary resuscitation activities.
Delegates duties to professional and paraprofessional personnel in absence of a charge nurse.
Applies principles of Infection Control and Safety.
Promotes teamwork throughout the department.
Attends and participates in department meetings and in-services.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Reporting Relationships
Reports to the Nurse Coordinator II



Minimum Qualifications
Must be licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Illinois, required.
A minimum of five (5) years nursing experience in an acute care setting is required.
Current Cardiac Cath Lab or Open-Heart Surgery nursing experience within the last three (3) years, required.
Must possess an active Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. (Must provide proof at time of interview).
Must possess an active Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification. (Must provide proof at time of interview).
Must be able to take on-call, required.
Preferred Qualifications
Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) from a school of nursing.
Certification in Peri anesthesia or Critical Care Nursing.
Certification in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).
Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) certification.
Current ICU charge nurse experience.
Current one (1) to five (5) years of ICU, Cath/EP lab, Trauma and/or Burn experience.
Current experience and knowledge R/T hemodynamic monitoring and titration of vasoactive medication infusion.
Experience and knowledge of radiological safety.
Current moderate and deep sedation administration and monitoring experience.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Knowledge of current principles and practice of pre and post anesthesia care... For full info follow application link.


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Job Posting: 11296240

Posted On: Sep 19, 2023

Updated On: Oct 05, 2023

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