DescriptionAccording to department policies and nursing care standards, provides professional nursing care services to (patients’ ages newborn through adult). Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care provided to assigned patients. In doing so, demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care that is appropriate to the ages of the patients served (newborn – adult) by the unit or area worked. The following are general characteristics of this job, although duties may vary by assigned shift. Registered Professional Nurses at OSF HealthCare are licensed professionals empowered to participate in an interdisciplinary approach to meet the expectations of those we serve.
Work requires a professional level of knowledge of nursing practice and theory at a level that generally can be acquired by completion and graduation from an accredited School of Nursing.
Work requires a minimum of two years’ current experience in an acute healthcare setting and one year within the specialty hired. Requires completion of professional orientation and clinical orientation.
Current IL State license as a Registered Nurse required.
Certified in American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS and ACLS
Mandatory certifications as applicable to area
Home Health RNs - Must have own transportation, auto insurance and abides by all laws, rules and recommendations for safe driving while on duty. Maintains a valid driver’s license.
Required to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care appropriate to the age of the patients served on their assigned unit(s). This requires that the incumbent demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and devel-opment as well as the physical, emotional and psycho-social needs of the patient population served.
The Clinical Resource Team nurse must be willing and able to work in at least 3 OSF facilities as needed.
Work requires the interpersonal skills necessary to comfort patients, family members and/or significant others; to communicate effectively and concisely with other patient care providers; and to instruct patients, family members and/or significant others in self-care/home care procedures.
Work requires analytical ability necessary to assess patients' physical, psychological and social needs, develops individualized patient care plans, and evaluate patients' responses to medical and nursing interventions.
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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