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Registered Nurse 2 - Medical Surgical ICU - FT - Nights
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Job Description

Registered Nurse 2 - Medical Surgical ICU (MSICU)

Are you an experienced RN passionate about bringing your expertise to an Intensive Care Unit?

If so, you are the right candidate for our Medical- Surgical ICU RN position!

Position Highlights-The MSICU:

* Is a 28 bed adult medical & surgical combined ICU

* Provides care for a wide variety of critically ill patients with common diagnosis which includes, sepsis, hemodynamic instability, COPD exacerbation, acute respiratory failure requiring mechanical ventilation, liver failure, GI Bleed, renal failure, pulmonary hypertension, multisystem organ failure

* Provides care for a wide variety of critically ill post-surgical patients such as peripheral vascular, thoracic, general surgery, ENT, transplants (liver, kidney and pancreas)

Position Responsibilities:

* Evidence Based Interventions - Participates in the collection of data to support unit based quality, initiative, research and evidence based activities.

* Relationship and Caring - Establishes a caring, therapeutic relationship with patients and families through effective communication, acknowledgement of patient/family perceptions of health and illness and mutual goal setting of optimal outcomes.

* Critical Thinking - Utilizes competent assessment skills to holistically evaluate the physical and psychosocial needs of the patients and families.

* Technical Expertise - Demonstrates consistent safe and effective use of medical devices in the delivery of patient care.

* Leadership - Demonstrates the ability to provide education to staff and students on the unit.

Position Qualifications Include:

* Current Illinois Registered Nurse Licensure or eligible for IL RN license required.

* Bachelors of Science (or higher) in Nursing required;

* Current CPR-BLS required ( American Heart Association or American Red Cross only)

* Minimum of 2 years of acute care nursing experience required.

* Critical Care nursing experience & certification preferred

Company Highlights:

* Rush was recently ranked first for Quality and Accountability among US academic medical centers in a study conducted by the health care performance improvement company Vizient.

* Rush University Medical Center is a four-time Magnet® facility, the highest recognition given for nursing excellence. Rush was also the first hospital in Illinois serving adults and children to receive Magnet status.

* Leading academic medical center, acute care hospital w/ 664 licensed beds.

* Ranked among the top 20 best places to work in healthcare by Indeed.

* For the fourth consecutive time, all three Rush System hospitals have received an "A" grade for patient safety from the Leapfrog Group.

Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

About Rush University Medical Center

About Rush University Medical Center: Rush University Medical Center Rush University Medical Center is an academic medical center that encompasses a 613-bed hospital serving adults and children, the 61-bed Johnston R. Bowman Health Center and Rush University. Rush University is home to one of the first medical colleges in the Midwest and one of the nation's top-ranked nursing colleges, as well as graduate programs in allied health, health systems management and biomedical research. The Medical Center also offers more than 70 highly selective residency and fellowship programs in medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties.