at Cook County Government in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Job Posting:Sep 25, 2023, 7:14:55 PMClosing Date:Oct 10, 2023, 4:59:00 AMFull-timeShift Start Time:8:00A.M.Shift End Time:6:30P.M.
Collective Bargaining Unit:NNOC NursesNNOC NursesPosting Salary:$33.126-$45.142 Hourly
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.
Location: Provident Hospital (Provident Hospital 500 E. 51st Street)
Shift Time: 8:00AM - 6:30 PM
Starting salary is commensurate with years of RN experience.
The Clinical Nurse I provides safe, effective, and individualized care using the nursing process. Performance of these duties requires skills, problem solving abilities, communication, effective working relationships, setting priorities, and demonstrated knowledge of standard operation policies and procedures.
Typical Duties
Completes admission and ongoing patient assessment
Ensures formulation of an individualized plan of care derived from assessment data
Ensures appropriate documentation
Performs duties as needed to prepare the preoperative patient for the Intra operative experience
Identifies, plans, and cares for the total needs of the patients, taking into consideration the age specific needs of patients in assigned area of responsibility
Makes appropriate and timely decisions in a crisis of emergency situation
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
Operates equipment correctly and safely necessary for providing patient care in Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
Organizes or manages nursing work activities to reflect due consideration for patient needs
Applies principles of infection control and safety
Performs admission assessments on assigned patients upon arrival to the unit
Obtains assessment information from patients/significant others as appropriate
Collects assessment data as a basis for formulating nursing diagnosis and provides appropriate age specific care relative to the following factors: biophysical, psychosocial, environmental, self-care capabilities, safety, infection control, learning needs, ability to manage continuing care needs after discharge
Performs ongoing and scheduled reassessments according to divisional/unit standards
Performs transfer assessments on assigned patients when transferred in or out of the unit
Provides appropriate clinical care and prepare patients for medical consultation required before the surgical procedure
Establishes nursing diagnosis/problems, desired outcomes, and interventions based on assessed need
Collaborates with patient/significant others, and health care team members in planning nursing care during hospitalization and for discharge
Develops nursing plan of care that: is consistent with the therapies of other disciplines, based on patient care and nursing practice standards, considers the cultural and spiritual values, considers patient age specific needs relative to these factors: biophysical, psychosocial, environmental, self-care capabilities, safety, infection control, learning needs, discharge planning needs
Communicates with patient and significant others the nursing plan of care
Performs interventions in a competent, skillful and safe manner
Prioritizes interventions according to patient needs
Applies principles of growth and development across life span in providing care appropriate to patient's age specific needs
Provides education to patient and significant others based on assessed learning needs
Provides appropriate Perioperative Teaching and Postoperative discharge instructions
Performs the technical aspects of care according to established practice standards: procedures, treatments, IV/blood administration, medication administration, moderate sedation
Performs or directs cardiopulmonary resuscitation and other lifesaving interventions
Demonstrates competence in applying the principles of: Standard precaution, Isolation, Asepsis
Provides interventions to meet patients' identified discharge needs
Evaluates patients' responses to interventions
Modifies and implements interventions as appropriate
Re-evaluates patients' responses
Records accurately, concisely, either on paper form or electronic, the following information: assessments/reassessments, plan of care, interventions, patient's... For full info follow application link.


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Job Posting: 11315752

Posted On: Sep 26, 2023

Updated On: Oct 12, 2023

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