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Presence HealthLocation: Chicago, IL 60631 Document ID: AC505-0IGB Posted on: 2019-05-0605/06/2019 Job Type: Regular
RN - Registered Nurse II
Requisition ID: 59224
Location: Presence Res Life Center
7370 West Talcott, Chicago, IL 60631 United States (US)
Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 40
Employment Status: Full-time
Employment Type: Regular
RESURRECTION LIFE CENTER - CHICAGO, IL.
The Staff Nurse II - Senior Services oversees the delivery of care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation to assigned patients in skilled nursing and extended care facilities. Collaborates with supervisors, physicians and other clinical disciplines in making decisions regarding patients' care. Directs and guides patient teaching and activities of ancillary personnel while maintaining standards of professional nursing.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Performs assessment and develops a plan to focus on the resident's physical, psychological and social needs.
Takes temperature, pulse, blood pressure and other vital signs to detect deviations and assesses condition of patients.
Administers prescribed medications and intravenous infusions. Assumes responsibility for correct dosages and maintaining correct infusion rates.
Aids physician during treatments and examinations of patients. Prepares rooms, equipment and supplies for exams.
Documents nursing interventions, patient reactions, effectiveness of treatments, and condition complications. Communicates information to charge nurse, peers and physician.
Directly supervises employee(s). Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the
organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Graduate of an accredited nursing program required. Minimum one year of nursing experience required.
Bachelor's degree in Nursing preferred. Previous experience in a long term care setting or acute hospital preferred. IV experience preferred.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Registered Nurse with a current Illinois License required. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) preferred.
Business Unit: PLC Senior Services
Department Name: Nursing RLC