Registered Nurse Emergency Department

South Suburban is a 260 bed hospital with a level 2+ nursery and 24 bed Emergency Room. We also have a 5 star skilled nursing facility on site and 2 Davinci Robots in our surgical services area.

South Suburban Hospital is part of Advocate Health Care, the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest that is committed to advancing Advocate's goal of building lifelong relationships with patients by delivering the best health outcomes and highest level of service through an integrated approach to care and wellness.

This is a unique opportunity to work as a Registered Nurse for a State-of-the-art Emergency Department at Advocate South Suburban Hospital.

Are you interested in working in a fast-paced, high volume ER?  Advocate South Suburban Hospital's ER averages 50,000 patient visits per year!

 

Position Highlights:

  • Location: 17800 Kedzie Ave, Hazel Crest, IL 60429
  • Clinical Leader: South Suburban Hospital regularly hosts emergency preparedness courses for first responders and health care workers.
  • Employee-Centric: Advocate voted Top 15 Places to Work in Illinois-2016! Voted Top 10 Places for Diversity in 2016!
  • Growth: Potential for key leadership opportunities in the future as well as become certifiable in TNCC and ECRN
  • Education: Tuition assistance starting day 30 of employment

SHIFT DETAILS:

  • .8 FTE-8 hour shifts 5pm-1:30am  

WHAT WILL YOU DO:

Assume primary responsibility for the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing care for assigned patients. Plan and set goals which demonstrate a holistic approach to patients and families, assumes leadership responsibilities at the unit level and demonstrates a mastery of clinical skills.

 

  • Nurse/Patient Relationship: Develops and maintains a therapeutic relationship throughout the healthcare continuum.
  • Assuring/Improving Quality Care: Facilitates the patient and family's right to receive quality, cost effective care
  • Patient/Staff Education: Demonstrates a commitment to meeting the learning needs of patients and families. Utilizes appropriate resources to meet those needs and achieve positive patient outcomes. Assists in creating an environment that promotes educational growth opportunities for nursing peers and colleagues.
  • Nursing Process: Demonstrates the use of nursing process as a problem-solving model.
  • Leadership/Collaboration/Professional Development: Demonstrates respect and understanding for peers and other clinical disciplines and participates as an effective member of the patient care team to formulate an integrated approach to care. Demonstrates leadership behaviors and is committed to the development of self and others.

 

WHAT YOU WILL NEED:

  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing preferred. ADN with agreement to enroll in BSN completion program in two years to be completed in five years, will be considered
  • Have a minimum of one year experience in an Emergency Room or Telemetry or Med/Surg.
  • Current Illinois RN license and certified in CPR and ACLS
  • Strong customer service skills, excellent communication, commitment to patient safety, and excellent critical thinking skills.
  • 4 hours or equivalent education activities of the annual CEUs shall be related to cerebrovascular disease, earning 10 continuing education credits annually
  • Possess strong communication skills, computer skills, time management & organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of patient care equipment
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays, and different shifts in order to accommodate staffing
  • Ability to transport objects, patients, and equipment
  • Ability to respond quickly to patient needs and work at fast pace
  • 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 100 pounds occasionally and/or in excess of 50 pounds frequently and/or in excess of 20 pounds constantly

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

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.

Company
Advocate HealthCare
Posted
09/19/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Hazel Crest, IL 60429, US