at Cook County Government in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Job Posting:Dec 4, 2023, 9:02:22 PMClosing Date:Dec 19, 2023, 5:59:00 AMFull-timeShift Start Time:7:00A.M.Shift End Time:7:30P.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. JOB SUMMARY: Union NNOC LOCATION: John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital DEPARTMENT: Pediatrics SHIFT: 7:00 A.M - 7:30 P.M. Starting salary is commensurate with years of RN experience Job Summary The Clinical Nurse I is a professional care provider who is responsible and accountable for providing safe, effective individualized nursing care to pediatric patients and supportive care to significant others.Assesses patient's needs and plan, implement and evaluate nursing care according to established standards. 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, 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 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. *Demonstrates awareness of patient/ family rights and ethical I legal issues. *Participates actively in staff orientation and staff development activities for the unit. *Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for professional practice, growth, and development. *Performs other duties as assigned. 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). *Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) 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 pediatric experience CPN or other applicable 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 communicate with all levels of staff and a patient population composed of diverse cultures and age groups. Strong emergency response skills. Strong customer service and empathy skills. Demonstrate analytical and organizational, problem-solving, critical thinking, and conflict management/resolution skills. Demonstrate attention to detail, accuracy, and precision. Ability to resolve complex patient/administration problems and research issues. Ability to prioritize, plan, and organize projects and tasks. Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and composure when challenged. Ability to function autonomously and as a team member in a multidisciplinary team. Ability to see and hear clearly (including with correction) Ability to tolerate... For full info follow application link. COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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Job Posting: 11501349

Posted On: Dec 04, 2023

Updated On: Dec 22, 2023

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