Registered Nurse Inpatient Surgical Care
Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Posted on: November 23, 2022
Job Description Registered Nurse Inpatient Surgical Care
Full Time Nights
Eligible for a $10,000 Sign On Bonus and $20,000 Student Loan
Using 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. The
nurse 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. The
registered nurse 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.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with Current IL RN
BSN preferred, ADN acceptable with agreement for nurses with less
than 12 months of experience to enroll in BSN completion program to
be completed in four years. Nurses with more than 12 months
experience in direct patient care must possess a BSN or obtain
either BSN or Advocate Aurora Health (AAH) recognized nursing
certification within one year of the date of hire or becoming
eligible to sit for certification, whichever is later.
Current AHA CPR
Ability to work weekends, holidays, and different shifts in order
to accommodate staffing
Certain positions may need to take call
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 team member, when available. Unique patient
lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case-by-case
perform a sliding transfer of 150 lbs. with a second person
Position requires use of foot pedals on carts or machines.
May be exposed to chemical and hazardous waste as well as blood and
body fluids and communicable disease. Therefore, protective
clothing and equipment must be worn as necessary.
Must have functional speech, vision, hearing, and touch with
ability to use fine hand manipulation skills for IV insertion and
Operates all equipment necessary to perform the job.
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.
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