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Department: Med/Surg -6 West
Work Type: Full Time (Total FTE 0.9)
Work Schedule: 12 Hr
The RN 2 is a competent nurse who has mastered technical skills. The RN 2 identifies patterns of patient responses and can use past experiences to implement solutions for current situations. The RN 2 continues to consult with other members of the heal care team when the need for assistance is identified. Exemplifies the Rush mission, vision and values and acts in accordance with Rush policies and procedures.
Evidence Based Practice
Utilizes system wide resources to support decision making and action.
Recognizes patterns/groupings of problems in a specific patient population that require investigation and initiates actions to address.
Communicates current evidence-based information with peers.
Relationships 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 for optimal outcomes.
Collaborates consistently and effectively with other disciplines and services to meet the needs of patients and families.
Utilizes competent assessment skills to holistically evaluate the physical and psychosocial needs of patient/families.
Demonstrates the ability to prioritize care for complex patients based on knowledge acquired from previous clinical experiences.
Recognizes changes in patient status and consistently responds effectively.
Demonstrates consistent safe and effective use of medical devices in the delivery of patient care.
Demonstrates accountability for implementing policies related to safe and effective administration of medications.
Assesses patient safety needs consistently and implements appropriate strategies (fall precautions, infection control, and suicide risk patient identification) to minimize risk.
Individualizes teaching plans based on a thorough assessment to meet the learning needs of patients and families.
Demonstrates the ability to provide education to staff and students on the unit.
Demonstrates beginning leadership skills related to patient care.
Delegates effectively and consistently to optimize patient outcomes.
Demonstrates accountability for own professional practice, including progress toward achievement of annual goals.
Required Job Qualifications:
1. Minimum of 9 months of experience in nursing
2. Bachelors degree in Nursing (BSN) or Associates degree in nursing (ADN) (with acceptance into an accredited school of nursing prior to hire).
3. RNs hired prior to 10/22/2020 are grandfathered in with an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) or diploma in nursing, with no further need to obtain a Bachelors degree in Nursing (BAN or BSN).
4. Chief Nursing Officer must provide approval for any RNs with ADN degree hired after 10/22/2020, based upon unit need. ADN RNs hired after 10/22/2020 must show continued enrolment towards a BSN degree with a signature of contract stipulating a BSN degree must be completed within 3 years of hire. ADN RNS are not eligible for leveling to RN3.
5. Prior to leveling to RN2, RN must show consistent proficient performance at RN1 position or equivalent experience.
6. Current state of Illinois Registered Nursing License
8. ACLS for ICU, Telemetry, 6west, Endoscopy, PACU, IR, and ED
9. PALS PACU and ED
10. Proficiency in charge and preceptor roles.
Preferred Job Qualifications:
Work requires the ability to walk throughout the medical center and to be standing and walking most of the designated shift.
Work requires lifting and carrying objects 35-40 lbs. and supporting and positioning patients, some of whom may exceed 300 lbs.
The ability to check documents for errors, use of a keyboard to enter or retrieve data, and closely examine specimens, images or reports is required.
Work conditions include performing procedures where carelessness could result in injury or illness and/or contact with potentially infectious materials and/or strong chemical agents.
Ability to care for patients in the following age categories:
o Toddlers (1-3 years) depending on cluster
o Pre-Schoolers (3-5 years) depending on cluster
o School Age (5-12 years) depending on cluster
o Adolescents (12-18 years)
o Young Adults (19-45 years)
o Middle Adults (45-60 years)
o Older Adults (greater than 60)
Able to operate computers, printers, copiers, fax, and medical equipment specific to department.
The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.
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.
7,500 - 15,000
BRENT J ESTES
$5M - $10M
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