Registered Professional Nurses at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of Illinois are licensed professionals empowered to participate in an interdisciplinary approach to meet the expectations of those we serve. As members of the Professional Nursing Congress, the registered nurses are actively involved in the continued evidence based development of best practices to ensure individualized and desired outcomes at discharge. Registered Nurses receive recognition for their involvement through Clinical Ladder Best at the Bedside Program. Nursing practice follows the mission of the Sisters of the Third Order of Saint Francis serving our community with the “greatest care and love”. Cardiac Cath RN works in Cath lab procedural area.
Completion of an accredited nursing program.
1-2 years ICU/Cardiac experience.
Current State license as a Registered Nurse.
Demonstrate the critical care knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care appropriate to the age of the patients served on the unit(s). This requires that the incumbent demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development as well as the physical, emotional and psycho-social needs of the patient population served. Demonstrates knowledge and skills to work with patients receiving anesthesia during procedure. Work requires the interpersonal skills necessary to comfort family members and/or significant others; to communicate effectively and concisely with other infant care providers; and to instruct family members and/or significant others in home care procedures.
Work requires analytical ability necessary to assess infants' physical, psychological and social needs, develops individualized infant care plans.
Work requires after-hours Call and back-up call as well as the ability to critically think and function autonomously while on call.
Monitors patient while in procedure, administers patient medications during procedure as ordered by physician.
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Applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin or ancestry, age physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability or an unfavorable discharge from military service.
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