Company Name:

Tenet Health

Location:

Proviso Township, Illinois

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Other

Posted

November 8, 2018

RN Emergency Dept 7:00P-7:00A

Description:

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Registered Professional Nurse (RN) practices within the scope of the Illinois Nurse Practice Act to ensure the delivery of comprehensive, high quality, individualized nursing care, based upon knowledge and experience, the nursing process and leadership skills. The RN incorporates the carative factors of human care and performs established procedures in accordance with the organization's and the nursing division policies, procedures in accordance with the organization's and the nursing division policies, procedures, and standards of care. The RN coordinates family involvement in the assessment/treatment and continuing care of the patient, and delegate's tasks to competent and appropriate caregivers.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1.Conforms to the established Standards of Behavior

2.Assesses each patient's biophysical, psychosocial, environment, spiritual, cultural, self-care, educational and discharge planning based on age and development status

3.Utilizes the caring behaviors of empathy, active listening and cultural sensitivity and supports patient dignity

4.Develops and prioritizes an outcome directed plan of care to assigned patients and changes as necessary

5.Performs clinical and technical aspects of care in accordance with established policies, procedures, standards of practice and within scope of the State Nurse Practice

6.Evaluates the effectiveness of nursing interventions. Modified the plan of care focusing on age and development status and patient outcomes

7.Reviews the plan of care and consults with the physician and other health care providers to adjust the plan to assure optimum patient outcomes within the scheduled timeframe

8.Documents care per documentation standards

9.Provides patient/family education

10.Serves as a mentor/preceptors for colleagues and other staff within or outside of areas of responsibility

11.Other duties as assigns

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

1.Assesses each patient's biophysical, psychosocial, environment, spiritual, cultural, self-care, educational and discharge planning based on age and development status

2.Utilizes the caring behaviors of empathy, active listening and cultural sensitivity and supports patient dignity

3.Develops and prioritizes an outcome directed plan of care to assigned patients and changes as necessary

4.Performs clinical and technical aspects of care in accordance with established policies, procedures, standards of practice and within scope of the State Nurse Practice

5.Evaluates the effectiveness of nursing interventions. Modified the plan of care focusing on age and development status and patient outcomes).

6.Reviews the plan of care and consults with the physician and other health care providers to adjust the plan to assure optimum patient outcomes within the scheduled

7.Documents care per documentation standards

8.Provides patient/family education

9.Serves as a mentor/preceptors for colleagues and other staff within or outside of areas of responsibility

10.Identifies and reports deviations from safe practice. Adheres to guidelines of electrical safety, infection control

11.Demonstrates ability to communicate and collaborate with other members of the health care team to resolve patient care problems and enhance care delivery

Service Excellence and Accountability

1.Demonstrates a courteous and professional manner through interactions with internal and external customers

2.Identifies unit problems, proposes possible solutions and successfully adapts to changes

3.

4.Incorporates fiscal responsibility through the provision of efficient and cost effective training

5.Maintains confidentiality

6.Maintains professional, regulatory, accrediting and government standards

7.Participates in performance improvement activities

Professional Development

1.Maintains unit specific competencies, annual educational requirements

2.Participates in educational programs and activities, such as conferences, workshops, interdisciplinary professional meetings and self-directed learning

3.Demonstrate active participation and networking in professional health care organizations and community organizations/services

4.Integrates research findings into clinical practice

5.Attends/participates in unit meetings, council meetings/task forces

6.Engages in self-performance appraisal, identifying areas of strength as well as areas for professional/practice development

Qualifications:
See Above
Job: ER

Primary Location: Melrose Park, Illinois

Facility: Westlake Hospital

Job Type: Full-time

Shift Type: Nights

Shift Begin: 7:00 PM Shift End: 7:30 AM

Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant's or employee's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.

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Company Name:

Tenet Health

Location:

Proviso Township, Illinois

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

General

Posted

November 8, 2018

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