at Cook County Government in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Job Posting:Sep 26, 2023, 4:32:18 PMClosing Date:Oct 1, 2023, 11:59:00 PMFull-timeShift Start Time:7:00A.M.Shift End Time:7:00P.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: John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital (Emergency Medicine)
SHIFT: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM (36 hours per week/72 hours per pay period)
Salary is commensurate to years of RN experience. 


Job Title

Clinical Nurse I 

Emergency Medicine

Job Summary
The Clinical Nurse I is a registered professional nurse who is responsible and accountable for providing safe, effective and individualized Emergency Nursing care for patients and supportive care to significant others. Emergency Nursing care involved application of nursing process and utilizing technical skills for patient care delivery in an Emergency Department setting. These activities require nursing judgment base on application of scientific principles of nursing, problem solving skills and demonstrated teaching/learning experiences.
Typical Duties
Performs admission assessment on assigned patients upon arrival to the Emergency Room.
Obtains assessment information from patients/significant others as appropriate.
Collects assessment data as a basis for formulating nursing diagnosis and provide appropriate age specific care relative to the following factors: biophysical, psychosocial, and environmental, self-care capabilities, safety, infection control, learning needs and ability to manage continuing care needs after discharge.
Performs ongoing and scheduled reassessments according to divisional/unit standards.
Performs transfer and discharge assessments on assigned patients when transferred/discharged from the department.
Demonstrates knowledge of decontamination process.
Identifies, plans and cares for the total needs of patients taking into consideration the age specific needs of patient in assigned area of responsibility.
Applies knowledge of standard operating policies and procedures.
Establishes nursing diagnosis, desired outcomes, and interventions from collected assessment data.
Collaborates with patient, significant other and other health care team members in planning care during hospitalization.
Collaborates with patient, significant other and other health care team members for anticipated discharge needs.
Develops nursing plan of care that is consistent with the therapies of other disciplines, is based on patient outcomes and nursing practice standards. Considers the culture, spiritual values, and patient age relative to biophysical, psychosocial, environmental, self-care capabilities, safety, infection control, learning needs and 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 the life span in providing care appropriate to the age-specific needs of the neonate/infant, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric client.
Provides education to patient and significant other based on assessed learning needs.
Performs the technical aspects of care according to established practice standards.
Demonstrates competence in the safe and effective use of clinical equipment.
Performs or directs cardiopulmonary resuscitation and other lifesaving interventions.
Demonstrates competence in applying the principles of BSIS, isolation and asepsis.
Evaluates patient's responses to interventions performed and document appropriately.
Modifies and implements interventions as appropriate.
Re-evaluates patient's response.
Records accurately, concisely, and legibly in black ink or in the electronic medical record the following information: assessment, reassessment, and plan of care, interventions and patient's responses.
Signs documentation with legible signature and classification.
Performs charge nurse/team leader responsibilities competently when assigned.
Provides general direction, guidance, and coordination of patient care given by other levels of nursing staff.
Demonstrates ability to communicate accurately, clearly and concisely, orally, written and electronically.
Demonstrates caring and respectful attitude in verbal and nonverbal... For full info follow application link.


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Job Posting: 11316502

Posted On: Sep 26, 2023

Updated On: Oct 03, 2023

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