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Registered Nurse 3 - Operating Room

Company: Rush Oak Park Hospital
Location: Oak Park
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Department: Operating RoomWork Type: Full Time (Total FTE between 0. 9 and 1. 0)Shift: Shift 1Work Schedule: 10 Hr (9:00 am to 7:30 pm, call required)Summary:
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. The RN III exemplifies the Rush Oak Park Hospital (ROPH) mission, vision and values and acts in accordance with ROPH 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.
Critical Thinking
Utilizes advanced assessment skills to holistically evaluate the physical and psychosocial needs of patient/family.
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 situations.
Provides coaching for reflection and review of complex patient situations in order to identify practical solutions.
Technical Expertise
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 and families.
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 information:
Required Job Qualifications:
1.1-3 years of experience
2.Bachelor s degree in Nursing for RNs leveling to RN3 after 10/22/2020.
3.RNs who leveled to RN3 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 Bachelor s degree in Nursing (BAN or BSN).
4.Prior to leveling to RN3, RN must show consistent proficient performance at RN2 position or equivalent experience.
5.To maintain RN3 level, all RN3 employees must submit an RN3 maintenance portfolio every 2 years showing continued performance of RN3 requirements.
6.National certification examination within 1 year of leveling to RN3. Certification must remain active to maintain RN3 level.
7.Current state of Illinois Registered Nursing License
9.ACLS for ICU, Telemetry, 6west, Endoscopy, PACU, IR, and ED
10.PALS for PACU and ED
11.Proficiency in charge and preceptor roles
Preferred Job Qualifications:

Physical Demands:

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.

Keywords: Rush Oak Park Hospital, Oak Park , Registered Nurse 3 - Operating Room, Healthcare , Oak Park, Illinois

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