Registered Nurse-Emergency Department
Company: Rush Oak Park Hospital
Location: Oak Park
Posted on: November 19, 2022
Welcome to RUSH! Department: Emergency DepartmentWork Type: Full
Time (Total FTE between 0. 9 and 1. 0)Shift: Shift 3Work Schedule:
12 Hr Summary:
The RN 1 is a beginning level nurse who utilizes a scientific and
theoretical knowledge base along with policy and procedures,
standards of care and protocols to guide practice. The RN 1 relies
on the experience, judgment and support of others while developing
knowledge in practice. Exemplifies the Rush mission, vision and
values and acts in accordance with Rush policies and procedures.
Evidence Based Practice
Seeks out resources to assist in the management of new patient
Uses evidenced based guidelines (P&P, nursing standards of
care, protocols and pathways) consistently.
Supports a hospital wide innovation to achieve positive
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.
Treats patients and families with respect and a sensitivity for
diverse viewpoints and cultures.
Maintains positive, professional relationships with all members of
the healthcare team.
Works effectively with other professional nurses through mutual
support and respect.
Demonstrates beginning collaboration skills to meet the needs of
patients and families.
Utilizes beginning assessment skills to evaluate the physical and
psychosocial needs of patient/family.
Uses scientific and theoretical knowledge to develop and implement
the plan of care for assigned patients with support from
Recognizes a change in patient status and seeks appropriate
resources to address concerns.
Uses medical devices safely and effectively in the delivery of
patient care and seeks guidance when needed.
Demonstrates accountability for implementing policies related to
safe and effective administration of medications.
Assesses patient safety needs and implements appropriate strategies
(fall precautions, infection control, and suicide risk patient
identification) to minimize risk and seeks guidance when
Applies the teaching-learning process effectively to meet the
learning needs of patients and families
Demonstrates accountability for own professional practice,
including progress toward achievement of annual goals with
Supports unit goals and change initiatives.
Demonstrates beginning delegation skills to meet the needs of
patients. Other information:
Required Job Qualifications:
Entry Level - no previous RN experience required
Current state of Illinois Registered Nursing License
Bachelor s degree in Nursing (BSN) or Associate s degree in nursing
(ADN) (with acceptance into an accredited school of nursing prior
RNs hired prior to 10/22/2020 are grandfathered in with an
Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) in nursing, with no further need
to obtain a Bachelor s degree in Nursing (BAN or BSN).
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.
Current CPR Certification
ACLS within 1 year of hire for ICU, Telemetry, 6west, Endoscopy,
PACU, IR, and ED
PALS within 1 year of hire for PACU and ED
Communication skills are required in order to teach.
Ability to interact effectively with others in difficult
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
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.
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