RN 3 Weekend Program
Company: Rush Oak Park Hospital
Location: Oak Park
Posted on: January 26, 2023
Department: Emergency DepartmentWork Type: Restricted Part Time
(Total FTE less than 0. 5)Shift: Shift 1Work Schedule: 12
The RNIII is a proficient nurse possessing in-depth knowledge of
patient management; can accommodate unplanned events and can
respond with efficiency, flexibility and confidence. The RN 3
immediately sees the whole situation while being able to
discriminate that which is most relevant; has developed advanced
communication and collaboration skills along with system savvy. The
RN 3 assumes a leadership role in the clinical practice area, using
clinical experience to serve as a role model and coach. Exemplifies
the Rush mission, vision and values and acts in accordance with
Rush policies and procedures. Responsibilities:
Evidence Based Practice
Ensures that staff applies current evidence based guidelines
(P&P, standards of care, protocols, pathways).
Seeks out current evidence based information and is accountable for
sharing with peers.
Participates in unit based quality initiatives to improve patient
care and outcomes.
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.
Anticipates patient/ family-clinician communication breakdown and
implements appropriate action to resolve.
Serves as a role model by demonstrating advanced interpersonal
communication and collaboration skills in the management of complex
patient care situations.
Resolves conflict effectively to continuously improve team
relationships at the unit level.
Utilizes advanced assessment skills to holistically evaluate the
physical and psychosocial needs of Critically analyzes complex
patient cases and effectively adapts the plan of care.
Anticipates potential problems and identifies subtle changes in
patient status which lead to early and effective interventions to
optimize patient outcomes.
Supports less experienced staff in management of complex patient
Provides coaching for reflection and review of complex patient
situations in order to identify practical solutions.
Models the 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.
Evaluates the application of safety strategies (fall precautions,
infection control, suicide risk patient identification) on the unit
and initiates appropriate action to minimize risk.
Models effective, sophisticated teaching strategies for patients
Serves as a role model whose beliefs, attitudes and actions support
unit leadership and goals.
Demonstrates proficient leadership skills at the unit level.
Demonstrates accountability for own professional practice,
including progress toward achievement of annual goals.Other
Required Job Qualifications:
1-3 years of experience
Bachelor s Degree in Nursing or other major (except current
employees hired before October 31, 2009).
Non-baccalaureate RNs are not eligible for promotion.
Current state of Illinois Registered Nurse licensure.
Consistent proficient performance at RN 2 position or equivalent
National Certification within 1 year after eligibility for the
certification exam. (Candidates with Master s Degrees are required
to acquire National Certification within 2 years of assuming
ACLS for ICU, Tele, Endo, PACU, IR, ED
PALS for PACU, 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.
Ability to care for patients in the following age categories:
Pre-Schoolers (3-5 years) depending on cluster
School Age (5-12 years) depending on cluster
Adolescents (12-18 years)
Young Adults (19-45 years)
Middle Adults (45-60 years)
Older Adults (greater than 60)
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