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RN LEAD - Oak Lawn , IL - Med Surg

Company: Advocate Christ Medical Center
Location: Oak Lawn
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

RN LEAD - Oak Lawn , ILREGISTERED NURSE LEAD-HOME HEALTHLOCATION: OAK LAWNHOURS: DAYSMajor Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for direct and in-direct patient care, (Clinical responsibilities vary based upon department specialty.)
  • Responsible for daily team operations, staffing schedules and works to ensure overall work standards and goals are achieved.
  • Under the direction of the department head, manages direct reports' orientation, training, and performance. Upholds clinic policies and serves as a role model by acting in a manner consistent with Behavior Expectations.
  • Supports supervisor / manager in a variety of department / administrative functions as directed.
  • Self DevelopmentLicensure:
    • Nurse, Registered (RN)Education/Experience Required:
      • --- Graduate of an accredited healthcare program relating to hiring department, or one year experience in related medical department. --- One year DMC associate, preferred. RN: --- Graduated from an accredited School of Nursing. --- Prefer 1 year of direct nursing experience.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
        • --- Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills. --- Good PC skills; basic keyboarding & typing skills. --- Strong clinical competencies and skills; (Injections, vitals, etc.). --- Demonstrated customer service skills. --- Previous experience supporting, training and mentoring others. --- Proven ability to use good judgment in stressful situations. --- Ability to learn medical terminology; if applicable. --- Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks. --- Knowledge of medical terminology. --- Technical expertise that matches the skills required for the department/area. --- Previous experience with EMR and/or scheduling systems a plus.
        • Appropriate credentials, including license in State of Illinois, certification, registration, or specialized training as required by AAAHC and/or clinic to perform clinical duties; (ie; RN, ARRT, CMA, MA or specialty specific training). --- CPR certification required upon hire or within 60 days of hire. --- Additional certification/training required by some specialty departments: WIC: ACLS, PALS Cardiology: ACLS Oncology: OCN, Chemo-Bio Card Ophthalmology: Specialized Training Radiology: ACLS RN: --- Current RN license in the State of Illinois. --- CPR certification.Physicial Requirements and Working Conditions:
          • --- Ability to complete all required training. --- Ability to pass pre-employment physical (and physical lift test, if required by department policy). --- Able to rotate shifts and locations to ensure adequate coverage as needed.
          • If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. 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 associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.Addendum: RADIOLOGY In addition to general nursing requirements: Demonstrates ability to assist with specified procedures according to department guidelines, including but not limited to: -Takes patient history prior to CTs, inserts IVs, access/de-access mediports, perform hydration as ordered by providers -Assist providers during contrast reactions -Provide the diagnostic mammography and breast ultrasound patients with results -Provide patients with appropriate education related to mammography, breast surgery, self-breast exams, CT Lung Screening, smoking cessation, etc -Perform patients referred for CT Lung Cancer Screening to determine eligibility -Performs precertification/preauthorization on high end imaging exams and other types of proceduresThis job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.

Keywords: Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn , RN LEAD - Oak Lawn , IL - Med Surg, Healthcare , Oak Lawn, Illinois

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