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Posted:
9/19/2015
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Nursing
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STAFF NURSE I - RN
Presence Health Network | Chicago, Illinois
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Job Description

Requisition ID: 2248

Location: Presence St Mary Chicago

Location Address:
2233 West Division Street, Chicago, IL  60622 United States (US)

 

Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 40
Employment Status: Full-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Rotating
FLSA: N

 

SUMMARY

The Staff Nurse is a Registered Professional Nurse (RN) who practices within the scope of the Illinois Nurse Practice Act to ensure the delivery of comprehensive, high quality, individualized nursing care, based upon knowledge and experience, the nursing process and leadership skills. The RN incorporates the carative factors of human care and performs established procedures in accordance with the organization's and nursing division policies, procedures, and standards of care. The RN coordinates family involvement in the assessment/treatment and continuing care of the patient, and delegate's tasks to competent and appropriate caregivers. 

 

Adheres to the mission, values and philosophy of Presence Health.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Assesses each patient's biophysical, psychosocial, environment, spiritual, cultural, self-care, educational and discharge planning based on age and development status.

  2. Utilizes the caring behaviors of empathy, active listening and cultural sensitivity and supports patient dignity.

  3. Develops and prioritizes an outcome directed plan of care to assigned patients and changes as necessary.

  4. Performs clinical and technical aspects of care in accordance with established policies, procedures, standards of practice and within scope of the State Nurse Practice.

  5. Evaluates the effectiveness of nursing interventions. Modified the plan of care focusing on age and development status and patient outcomes.

  6. All Level 1 nurses must meet and maintain annually all of the Level 1 performance standards and expectations as outlined in the Level 1 section of the RN Levels of Practice Program

 

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Adheres to downtime procedures.

  2. Adheres to established departmental policies, procedures and objectives.

  3. Performs both essential and non-essential job functions in a safe manner as identified Presence Health.

  4. Demonstrates an understanding of and models the mission and core values of Presence Health through behavior and attitude.

  5. Enhances professional growth and development by accessing educational programs, job related literature, in-service meetings, and workshops/seminars.

  6. Performs other related duties as assigned.

  7. Understands, articulates and ensures compliance with the National Quality Forum Patient Safety Practices as well as patient safety practices that may be mandated by any regulatory agency.

 

This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions.  Other duties may be assigned.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

Education and/or Experience                                                              

Bachelor's Degree preferred

1+  years experience preferred.

 

 

 

Computer Skills                                                          

 

Computer literacy required

 

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

RN License in the state of IL required

Certification in area of specialty preferred

BLS required  - ACLS within 6 months

 

 

Other Information

Bilingual English/Spanish preferred 

Ability to work with a multidisciplinary team

Excellent customer service skills

Business Unit: Presence St Mary Hosp SMEMC
Department Name: Nursing 10th Floor SMN

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