$5000 Hiring Bonus for RNs with a minimum or 1 year nursing experience in an acute or subacute care setting.
Registered Nurse Med Surg Cardiac (NEW UNIT)
Condell Medical Center, Libertyville
FULL TIME Three twelve hour shifts weekly with rotating weekends and holidays
Condell is expanding opening a new 14 bed unit with a Med/Surg Cardiac focus.
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 communities served.
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 / five years.
Certifications/education required for the nursing specialty - See Certification Addendum
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 pace
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 patients
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 basis.
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About Advocate Aurora Condell Medical Center
The power of a belief system
It's not uncommon for an organization to have a mission statement. Advocate Health Care's mission, values and philosophy are grounded in more than 100 years of caring for individuals, families and communities.
Advocate Health Care is so uniquely committed to our mission, values and philosophy that we have a dedicated Office for Mission and Spiritual Care. One of the functions of this office is to ensure that the mission, values and philosophy are understood and integrated into all aspects of our health care ministry.
The mission of Advocate Health Care is to serve the health needs of individuals, families and communities through a holistic philosophy rooted in our fundamental understanding of human beings as created in the image of God.
Advocate exists to serve. The core values of compassion, equality, excellence, partnership and stewardship guide our actions as we work together to provide health services to others in our communities.
The care we provide is holistic. This philosophy means we understand that people have physical, emotional and spiritual needs, and their relations to God, themselves..., their families and society are vital to health and healing. Finally, we believe that all people are created in the image of God. All human beings live under God's care and must be treated with dignity and respect.