at Cook County Government in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Job Posting:Dec 4, 2023, 9:09:48 PMClosing Date:Dec 19, 2023, 5:59:00 AMFull-timeShift Start Time:7:00P.M.Shift End Time:7:30A.M. Collective Bargaining Unit:NNOC 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: Critical Care - Neurological ICU SHIFT: 7:00 PM - 7:30 AM Starting salary is commensurate with years of RN experience 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. Typical Duties *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. 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 conclusion of orientation (must provide proof at the time of interview if already obtained) Preferred Qualifications One (1) to five (5) years of critical care or acute care experience CCRN, TNS, TNCC, NIH Stroke or other specialty certification 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 sound Ability to demonstrate rapid physical/mental coordination Ability to use both legs, hands, and fingers Ability to read and interpret Electrocardiogram (EKG) strips Demonstrate attention to detail, accuracy and precision Demonstrates knowledge of and rationale for the safe use of equipment Demonstrates an ability to effectively utilize the nursing... For full info follow application link. COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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Job Posting: 11501353

Posted On: Dec 04, 2023

Updated On: Dec 22, 2023

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