Rush University Medical Center RN I in Oak Park, Illinois

Surgery - Oak Park Full-time


Requirements The RN I is a beginning level nurse who utilizes a scientific and theoretical knowledge base along with policy and procedures, standards of care and protocols to guide practice. Relies on the experience, judgment and support of others while developing knowledge in practice. Exemplifies the Rush Oak Park Hospital (ROPH) mission, vision and values and acts in accordance with ROPH policies and procedures.Knowledge:• Entry Level.• Associate Degree in nursing and enrolled in a BSN program, baccalaureate program or Masters in Nursing, required to complete degree within five years from date of hire.• Non‐baccalaureate RNs are not eligible for promotion.• Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or other major (except current employees hired before October 31, 2009).• Current state of Illinois Registered Nurse licensure required.• CPR• ACLS within 1 year for ICU, Tele, Endo, PACU, IR, ED• PALS within 1 year for PACU, EDSkills:• Analytical ability is required.• Communication skills are required in order to teach.• Ability to interact effectively with others in difficult situations.Abilities:• Work requires the ability to walk throughout the medical center and to be standing and walking most of the designated shift.• Work requires lifting and carrying objects 35‐40 lbs. and supporting and positioning patients, some of whom may exceed 300 lbs.• The ability to check documents for errors, use of a keyboard to enter or retrieve data, and closely examine specimens, images or reports is required.• Work conditions include performing procedures where carelessness could result in injury or illness and/or contact with potentially infectious materials and/or strong chemical agents.Schedule: Monday-Friday, rotating hours between 7:00 am-5:30 pm; Weekend Frequency: on call every 4 weeks; 10 hours shift; 80 hours per pay period.

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