Rush University Medical Center RN Unit Based Per Diem, PreOp Evals in Chicago, Illinois

Job Description:

Are you an experienced RN, passionate about bringing your expertise to the Interventional Platform? If so, you may be the right candidate for our per-diem, RN position in the Pre-Op Evaluation Clinic! This position is 100% on the phone

Position Highlights: 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 health care team when the need for assistance is identified. The RN 2 exemplifies the Rush mission, vision and values and acts in accordance with Rush policies and procedures.

Position Responsibilities: 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 to minimize risk. Collaborates consistently and effectively with other disciplines and services to meet the needs of patients. Utilizes system wide resources to support decision making and action. Recognizes pattern/ groupings of problems in a specific patient population that require investigation and initiates actions to address. 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. Demonstrates the ability to effectively precept staff and students on the unit. Delegates effectively and consistently to optimize patient outcomes.

Position Qualifications Include: Current State of Illinois Registered Nurse Licensure BSN required. BLS required *American Heart Associate and American Red Cross 1-2 years of Recovery Room or Critical Care experience within an acute care hospital required. Current State of Illinois Registered Nurse licensure required. The RN must be able to assume charge responsibilities. Work requires the ability to walk throughout the Medical Center and to be standing or walking most of the designated shifts Demonstrated clinical expertise in the care of the cardiac patient population and previous work experience in a Recovery, ICU or step-down setting required. Work requires lifting or carrying objects 35-40lbs and supporting and positioning patients some whom may exceed 300lbs. 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

Company Highlights: Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care. Rush's 14-story hospital Tower is the cornerstone of the Rush Transformation, and is the symbol of a philosophy-an evolution in the delivery of patient-centered care. 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

Rush offers a competitive salary, valuable healthy living benefits to include: health, dental and vision to help you maintain and improve your health. Rush also offers several ways to invest in your future. Whether you're saving for retirement or a child's education, Rush offers benefits to help you make the most of your moneynow and in the future.

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.

Job Title: RN Unit Based Per Diem, PreOp Evals

Department: OR Reprocessing Services

Shift: 1st

Full/Part: Active Regular Restricted PT (1 to 39 hours per pay period)

Specialty: PACU

Job Number: 2017-1391