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Registered Nurse-Telemetry .6 7p

Company: Advocate Health Care
Location: Oak Lawn
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Advocate Christ Medical Center is part of Advocate Health Care, one of the nation s leading health care networks. A not-for-profit, 749-bed, premier teaching institution with more than 1,200 affiliated physicians, Christ Medical Center is one of the major referral hospitals in the Midwest for a number of specialties, including cancer care; cardiovascular services; heart, kidney and lung transplantation; neurosciences; orthopedics; and women s health. The hospital provides emergency care for more than 100,000 patient visits annually and has one of the busiest Level I trauma centers in Illinois.

Scheduled Hours: .6 7p

Job Summary
Using evidence-based practice, clinical decision making, compassion and skilled dialogue, the registered nurse leads efforts to create the safest patient environment and the best patient experience. The nurse delivers and coordinates patient-centered care across the continuum to support the successful transition of patients to other healthcare delivery systems or their home communities. The registered nurse is responsible for providing and coordinating comprehensive patient care through the appropriate utilization of assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation, in accordance with established standards, policies and procedures.

Position Requirements:

* Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with Current IL RN license
* Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) required
Certification in your current area of specialty once meeting eligibility requirements.
* Current AHA CPR
* Ability to work weekends, holidays, and different shifts in order to accommodate staffing
* Certain positions may require to take call
* Work environment includes probability of exposure to adverse, hazardous, or unpleasant conditions while caring for the sick
* Ability to assist in evacuation of patients in the event of a fire or other disaster
* Routinely works with potentially infectious specimens and patients
* Ability to respond to patients in a timely manner and access all areas of the unit
* Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other team member, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

About Advocate Health Care

Advocate Health Care, named among the nation s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state s largest integrated children s network, the state s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area s largest home health care companies, and the region s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.
Associated topics: ambulatory, bsn, care, neonatal, nurse clinical, nurse rn, psychatric, recovery, surgical, unit

Keywords: Advocate Health Care, Oak Lawn , Registered Nurse-Telemetry .6 7p, Healthcare , Oak Lawn, Illinois

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