Registered Nurse (RN) – PICU

Category : Healthcare Location/City : IL - Chicago Id : 41028 Are you ready to cultivate your passion for providing care in our community? We are looking for top talent to join our organization and reach their fullest potential. We are seeking a Registered Nurse. In this position, you'll provide Relationship Based Care for patients with acute and chronic diseases and disorders found in the pediatric/ adolescent into young adult populations. You will utilize enhanced specialty knowledge and skills to provide nursing excellence to patients within designated patient care areas. This role utilizes the nursing process and performs responsibilities in five areas of nursing practice: clinician, clinical inquiry, teacher, professional development and leadership. You will understand and integrate into the delivery of patient care the needs of neonatal, pediatric, adolescent and adult patients in regards to their growth and development process. Lastly, you will actively support the department's quality goals and service excellence principles. Are you ready to join this fast-growing team?

Job Duties & Responsibilities
  • Performs nursing assessments utilizing a variety of assessment methods and/or area-specific tools
  • Develops or individualizes teaching plans/protocols to meet patient and family learning needs
  • Communicates with the family and members of the multidisciplinary team to identify health care needs
  • Keeps up to date in nursing practice by utilizing current nursing and healthcare literature for information and problem solving
  • Incorporates current hospital and departmental quality initiatives into daily activities
  • Demonstrates knowledge of pertinent aspects and competency with protocols related to the use of chemical disinfection, high level disinfection, and sterilization if required as part of the responsibilities of the role
  • Anticipates impending emergent situations and intervenes effectively
Skills & Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree in nursing or higher required
  • Current licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Illinois
  • Basic Life Support Certification
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