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Registered Nurse - OB/GYN

Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Location: Oak Lawn
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

This position is eligible for a $5000.00 sign on bonus, - payable after 30 days of hire and remainder - payable after 60 days of hire (Internals not included) Major Responsibilities:Patient-Centered Wholistic Care - The registered nurse is culturally sensitive and engaged with the beliefs and values of diverse populations. Nurses engage with inter-professional colleagues to deliver exemplary care. Lifelong relationships with patients and families develop to support achievement of health goals.Clinical Excellence: The registered nurse contributes to inter-professional excellence which is represented by achieved clinical outcomes. Using evidence-based practice, clinical decision making, and skilled dialogue, nurses lead efforts to create the safest patient environment and the best patient experience.Leadership -The registered nurse participates in leading healthcare transformation and the nursing profession with commitment, dedication, and expertise. Expressing vision, demonstrating accountability through shared governance, contributing to the profession, and coordinating inter-professional care are all characteristics of the registered nurse.Compassion - The Advocate Nurse demonstrates presence with patients and families, practices empathy, and supports spiritual needs and beliefs. The nurse demonstrates respect and dignity always, and their presence is essential during the most vulnerable times. Nurses promote relationship development with communities to create strong partnerships and to improve health outcomes of patients and communities served.Innovation - The registered nurse contributes to the future delivery of care to patients and to systems that support nursing. They embody the characteristics of inquiry, adaptability, change, and continual development, through performance improvement, evidence-based practice, and research initiatives.Professional Growth - The registered nurse is committed to lifelong learning, building knowledge and skill sets to keep pace with new delivery models and a changing healthcare environment. This promotes practice to the full scope of their nursing license. Licensure:Nurse, Registered (RN) Education/Experience Required:Graduate from an accredited school of nursingSee Education and Experience Addendum for site specific requirements Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:Good communication skillsGood computer skillsGood time management and organizational skillsFamiliarity with patient care equipmentCurrent Illinois RN licenseCurrent CPRCertifications/education required for the nursing specialty - See Certification Addendum Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:Ability to work weekends, holidays, and different shifts to accommodate staffingCertain positions may need to take callAbility to transport objects, patients, and equipmentAbility to respond quickly to patient needs and work at fast paceWork environment includes probability of exposure to adverse, hazardous, or unpleasant conditions while caring for the sickAbility to assist in evacuation of patients in the event of a fire or other disasterRoutinely works with potentially infectious specimens and patientsAbility to respond to patients in a timely manner and access all areas of the unitThis requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 04/20/2014Ability 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. Education Addendum: ALL SITESGraduate of an accredited school of nursingBSN Preferred CERTIFICATIONCPR-Healthcare ProviderACLS and/or PALS: - Immediate CareACLS and PALS - Ambulatory Surgical Center: Within 1 yearACLS - Endoscopy: Within 1 year - Cardiology Stress TestingOncology: Chemotherapy/Biotherapy: as required by the SiteOCN preferred or obtained when OCN requirements metRegistered Nurse: 2 years' experience preferredAmbulatory Surgery Center: 1-year critical care or surgical experienceCardiology: 1 year experience in cardiology preferredContact Center: 2 years' experience in acute or ambulatory careEndoscopy: 1 year experience telemetry or PACU preferredImmediate Care: 1 year experience in critical care or ED preferredOccupational Health: 1 to 2 years occupational health experience or new graduate with prior occupational health or related experienceOncology: 1 year experience in oncology preferred This 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 Aurora Health, Oak Lawn , Registered Nurse - OB/GYN, Healthcare , Oak Lawn, Illinois

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