Registered Nurse :Child/Adolescent Psych .5

Registered Nurse :Child/Adolescent Psych .5
Company:

(Confidential)


Place:

Illinois


Area:

Nurses

Registered Nurse :Child/Adolescent Psych .5

Details of the offer

As part of Advocate Health Care, Advocate Children's Hospital is the largest network provider of pediatric services in Illinois and among the top 10 in the nation. The two main Chicago Metropolitan region campuses are located in Oak Lawn in the southwest and Park Ridge in the northwest. Additional services are accessible at other Advocate hospitals throughout the state. Advocate Children's Hospital serves as a major referral center for infants and children. Through a special, wholistic approach, Advocate Children's Hospital combines some of the country's most respected medical talent with exceptional and compassionate care. In fact, the children's hospital has been recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of the nation's leaders in pediatric cardiology and neonatology, and numerous physicians on staff here have been recognized among the Top Doctors regionally and nationally in their field. The hospital is staffed by more than 400 pediatricians and 230 pediatric subspecialists, who offer a wide range of specialized services for children.

Position Requirements:

Days with PM every other weekend

Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
See Education Addendum for site specific requirements Good communication skills
Good computer skills
Good time management and organizational skills
Familiarity with patient care equipment Current Illinois RN license
Current CPR
Certifications/education required for the nursing specialty See Certification Addendum 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 casebycase basis.

Purpose:
Using evidencebased 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 patientcentered 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.

Accountabilities:
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.
PatientCentered Wholistic Care The registered nurse is culturally sensitive and engaged with the beliefs and values of diverse populations. Nurses engage with interprofessional 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 interprofessional excellence which is represented by achieved clinical outcomes. Using evidencebased practice, clinical decision making, and skilled dialogue, nurses lead efforts to create the safest patient environment and the best pat


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