at Cook County Government in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Job Posting:Dec 21, 2022, 7:01:20 PMClosing Date:Dec 22, 2023, 5:59:00 AMFull-timeShift Start Time:7:00P.M.Shift End Time:7:30A.M.
Collective Bargaining Unit:NNOC NursesNNOC NursesPosting Salary:$32.318 - $44.041 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: CRITICAL CARE - TRAUMA RESUSCITATION - STROGER HOSPITAL
SHIFT: 7:00 PM - 7:30 AM
Starting salary is commensurate with years of RN experience
JOB SUMMARY: NNOC MEMBERS ONLY
The Clinical Nurse I is a professional care worker who is responsible and accountable for providing safe, effective individualized nursing care to critically ill patients and supportive care to significant others. Assess patient's needs and pain, implements, and evaluates nursing care according to established standards. These activities require nursing judgment based on application of scientific principles of nursing, problem solving, and teaching/learning.
Identifies, plans, and cares for the total needs of patients taking into consideration the age specific needs of patients served in assigned area of responsibility.
Performs initial and ongoing assessment/data collection that includes consideration of
biophysical, psychosocial, environmental, self-care, educational and discharge planning factors in a systematic manner.
Formulates an individualized plan of care based on patient's assessed needs, desired outcome 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.
Documents all nursing assessments, treatments, medications, tolerance to procedures, changes in condition, intervention and patient outcomes.
Develops, implements, and evaluates educational services/programs for patients
Makes appropriate and timely decisions in a crisis or emergency situation.
Performs and/or directs cardio-pulmonary resuscitation activities.
Operates equipment safely and necessary for providing patient care in assigned clinical area.
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.
Demonstrates awareness of patient/family rights and ethical/legal issues.
Participates in staff orientation and staff development activities for the unit.
Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for professional practice, growth and development.
Maintains BLS/ACLS certification
Performs other duties as assigned
Reports to the Nurse Coordinator II
Any NNOC member who responds and/or accepts this position will waive his/her right to the 60 (sixty) day trial period in accordance with Section 4.4(N) of the CBA as of the date of this posting.
Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois.
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or able obtain one within two (2) weeks of starting. (must provide proof of card at the time of interview if already obtained)
Certified in Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification or able obtain one within two (2) weeks of starting. (must provide proof of card at the time of interview if already obtained)
Two (2) years of Med/Surg or a higher level of nursing experience within the last (3) three years
Experience with Cerner, CPOE
Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) certification
Must be able to interpret Electrocardiogram (EKG) strips
Current surgical ICU nursing experience
Current trauma or Burn nursing experience
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Knowledge of using medical/surgical equipment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills necessary to communicate with all levels of staff and a patient population composed of diverse cultures and age groups
Emergency response skills
Accurate mathematical skills to calculate medications levels using weight, age, etc.
Ability to apply the nursing process and utilize technical skills for patient care delivery
Ability to make decisions under pressure
Ability to see and hear clearly (including with correction)
Ability to distinguish regular/high pitched sounds; discriminate source of... For full info follow application link.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER