at Cook County Government in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Job Posting:Nov 22, 2023, 3:21:47 PMClosing Date:Dec 6, 2023, 11:59:00 PMFull-timeShift Start Time:7:00A.M.Shift End Time:3:30P.M.
Collective Bargaining Unit:NNOC NursesNNOC NursesPosting Salary:$34.902 - 47.301
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: Cermak Health Services - 2800 S. California Ave., Chicago IL
DEPT: Patient Care Services - Division XI
SHIFT: 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Starting salary is commensurate with years of RN experience.
JOB SUMMARY UNION - NNOC
The Clinical Nurse II is a professional care provider who is responsible and accountable for the overall management of patient case on a specific shift as well as maintaining comprehensive knowledge of patients' condition. Provides safe, effective, and individualized care using the nursing process.Performance of these duties require skills, effective working relationships, setting priorities, and demonstrated knowledge of standard operating policies and procedures.
Performs interventions and ensures implementations are done in a competent, skillful and safe manner.
Ensures that patient's responses to interventions are evaluated and modified accordingly
Ensures provision of interventions to meet patient identified discharge needs
Ensures education in provided to patient and family based on assessed learning needs
Ensures accurate documentation
Ensures the staff records pertinent information
Records accurately, concisely, and legibly
Signs documentation with legible full signature and classification
Ensures comprehensive delivery of patient care
Adheres to and ensures staff follows principles of infection control, environment of care
Demonstrates competence in the safe and effective use of clinical equipment and ensure staff does the same
Evaluates effectiveness of plan of care and revised interventions as appropriate
Demonstrates leadership/management ability; competent in making patient care/staff assignments
Identifies staffing needs to ensure safe, quality patient care
Facilitates timely admission of patients to the unit
Ensures timely discharge of patients
Plans, coordinates team/unit care problems in a timely manner
Follows the chain of command in referring problems
Demonstrates and promotes teamwork and effective interpersonal relationships with all health care team members, patients, and families.
Demonstrates knowledge of hospital-wide services and makes appropriate referrals as indicated
Participates and facilitates quality assessment and improvement activities, unit policy/procedures, unit rounds, patient care team, conferences, end of shift report, CPR/fire drills.
Demonstrates awareness of patient/family rights and ethical/legal issues
Ensures patient/family confidentiality and privacy are maintained
Treats patient/family with respect and courtesy
Takes appropriate actions address ethical concerns for self and staff
Participates actively in staff orientation and staff development activities for the unit
Performs as resource nurse/preceptor when necessary
Facilitates attendance of staff to scheduled educational activities
Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for processional practice, growth and development.
Maintains certification as required
Seeks opportunities to improve professional knowledge and skills
Takes accountability for accurate reporting of unusual occurrences, e.g., medication, errors, patient falls, etc.
Communicates unit activities to the Nurse Manager
Other related performance standards
Renews professional license in a timely manner
Attends safety, infection control in-services and maintains all certifications
Maintains good attendance record.
Adheres to departmental dress code policy.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois, required.
Must possess a current BLS certification, required. (Must provide proof at time of interview).
Must possess a minimum of two (2) years current, within the last three (3) years, Med/Surg nursing experience within an acute care and/or ambulatory.
Electronic documentation I-Stat experience is preferred.
Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university is preferred.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification is preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER... For full info follow application link.
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