Registered Nurse Ortho Neuro
Company: Advocate Health Care
Posted on: March 22, 2020
Sherman Hospital, a Magnet recognized hospital located in Elgin,
Ill., is a 255-bed facility that features private patient rooms, a
15-acre geothermal lake, an advanced Emergency Department, a
free-standing Cancer Care Center, a spacious Family Birthing
Center, a Heart & Vascular Center and more. Sherman also provides
convenient, quality healthcare services at Sherman outpatient
centers in Algonquin, Elgin, and South Elgin.
It's not a job, it's a calling!
Registered Nurse Ortho Neuro
Sherman Hospital, ELgin
FULL TIME Three twelve hour shift with rotating weekends and
THE ADVOCATE NURSE:
Uses 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.
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.
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.
Patient-Centered Holistic 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
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.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
ADN acceptable with agreement to enroll in BSN completion program
in two years to be completed in four years.
Current Illinois RN license
Good communication skills
Good computer skills
Good time management and organizational skills
Familiarity with patient care equipment
Ability to work weekends, holidays, and different shifts in order
to accommodate staffing
Certain positions may need to take call
Ability to transport objects, patients, and equipment
Ability to respond quickly to patient needs and work at fast
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
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 associate, when available. Unique patient
lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case-by-case
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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
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