at Cook County Government in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Job Posting:Sep 29, 2023, 11:34:47 AMClosing Date:Oct 4, 2023, 11:59:00 PMFull-timeShift Start Time:7:00P.M.Shift End Time:7:00A.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
DEPARTMENT: Labor Delivery Recovery & Observation Ward 57
SHIFT: 7:00 P.M - 7:00 A.M.
Starting salary is commensurate with years of RN experience

The Clinical Nurse I is a professional care provider who is responsible and accountable for coordinating and providing safe, effective individualized nursing care for patients, supportive care to significant others, and assisting other professionals in implementing plans of care. Nursing care involves application of the nursing process and utilizing technical skills for patient care delivery. These activities require nursing judgment based on application of scientific principles of nursing, critical thinking, 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 in assigned area of responsibility

Performs initial and ongoing assessment/data collection that includes consideration of biophysical, psycho-social, environmental, self-care, educational and discharge planning factors in a systematic manner

Formulates and updates an Individualized plan of care based on patients' assessed needs, desired outcomes, 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

Records assessments, interventions, and patient outcomes

Develops, implements, and evaluates educational services/programs for patients including non-English speaking patient population

Makes appropriate and timely decisions in a crisis or emergency situation

Performs and/or directs cardio-pulmonary resuscitation activities

Safely operates equipment necessary for providing patient care in assigned clinical area

Works and communicates effectively with a variety of patients, visitors, and other individuals

Provides supervision, general direction, guidance, and coordination of patient care given by other nursing staff

Applies knowledge of standard operating policies and procedures

Applies principles of Infection control and safety

Demonstrate awareness of patient/family rights and ethical/legal issues

Actively participates in staff orientation and staff development activities for the unit

Participates in quality improvement activities in the unit

Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for professional practice, growth, and development

Must be willing to work with patient receiving pre, procedure, post termination of pregnancy services.
Minimum Qualifications
Licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Illinois or ability to obtain license two (2) weeks prior to starting employment (must provide proof at the time of interview if already obtained)
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification (must provide proof at the time of interview if already obtained)
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification or ability to obtain certification prior to the conclusion of orientation (must provide proof at the time of interview if already obtained)
Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) certification or ability to obtain certification prior to conclusion of orientation  (must provide proof at the time of interview if already obtained)

Preferred Qualifications
One (1) to five (5) years of acute care or labor & delivery experience
LNC-OB or other specialty certification 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Demonstrates competence in the safe and effective use of clinical equipment
Demonstrates working knowledge of the current requirements of accrediting and regulatory agencies
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills necessary to a variety of people from different socio-economic backgrounds
Strong emergency response skills
Strong customer service and empathy skills
Demonstrate analytical and organizational, problem-solving, critical thinking, and conflict management/resolution... For full info follow application link.


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Job Posting: 11327336

Posted On: Sep 29, 2023

Updated On: Oct 06, 2023

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