LOCATION: John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital (Emergency Medicine)
SHIFT: 7:00 PM - 7:15 AM (36 hours per week/72 hours per pay period)
The Clinical Nurse I is a registered professional nurse who is responsible and accountable for providing safe, effective and individualized Emergency Nursing care for patients and supportive care to significant others. Emergency Nursing care involved application of nursing process and utilizing technical skills for patient care delivery in an Emergency Department setting. These activities require nursing judgment base on application of scientific principles of nursing, problem solving skills and demonstrated teaching/learning experiences.
Any NNOC member who responds and/or accepts this position will waive his/her right to the 60 (sixty) day trial period In accordance with Section 4.4(N) of the CBA as of the date of this posting.
Licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Illinois.
Two (2) years of Med/Surg nursing experience within the last three years.
Active Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification or able obtain one within two (2) weeks of starting. (must provide proof of card at the time of interview if already obtained)
Active Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or able obtain one within two (2) weeks of starting. (must provide proof of card at the time of interview if already obtained)
Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) from a college or university
One (1) year of Emergency Department experience in the last 5 years
Active Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification
Active Emergency Communications Registered Nurse (ECRN) certification
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Knowledge of emergency procedures (i.e., fire/evacuation internal/external disaster plans).
Knowledge of emergency decontamination procedures
Apply knowledge of standard operating policies and procedures.
Apply principles of infection control and safety.
Provide patient centered care taking into consideration the age-specific needs.
Make appropriate and timely decisions in a crisis or emergency situation.
Work and communicate effectively with a variety of individuals. .
Provide general direction, guidance and coordination of patient care given by other levels of nursing staff.
Safely operate equipment necessary for providing patient care in assigned clinical areas.
Perform and/or direct cardio-pulmonary resuscitation activities.
Bend, lift, push and pull to 35 pounds.
Walk and stand for prolonged periods, up to eight to 12 hour's duration.
Use both legs, both hands, and required fingers for performance of assigned duties.
Demonstrates physical coordination.
See normally with or without corrective lenses and be able to distinguish basic colors and shades of colors.
Hear normally with or without assistive device.
Tolerate protracted or irregular hours of work.
Tolerate exposure to unpleasant noise odors and extreme temperature fluctuation.
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service.
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, "Are you a Military Veteran?"
Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable.
A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference.
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW
MUST MEET REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Deferred Compensation Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
100% Tuition Reimbursement for nursing-related programs
*Degrees awarded outside the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.
*Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
*CCHHS is strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH (CCH)
The Cook County Health’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCH is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCH is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, ...collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER