Inpatient RN Surgery
Company: Carle Health
Posted on: January 24, 2023
Under the supervision of the Nurse Manager, the staff Registered
Nurse (RN) is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility
for a group of patients for a designated time frame and provides
care to these patients via the utilization of the nursing process,
nursing trends, technology, financial and human resources within
the philosophy of the institution. Must be able to take "Call" on a
rotating basis during week, weekends and holidays and able to
arrive to the department in 20 minutes or less.
Diploma (Not HS) in Nursing
CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Registered Professional Nurse (RN) License Illinois upon hire and
Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days and Advanced Cardiac Life
Support (ACLS) within 1 year and Pediatric Advanced Life Support
(PALS) within 1 year.
- Attend and satisfactorily complete all required continuing
education regarding the care of acute stroke patients.
- Performs all responsibilities and duties required by unit as
specific to the scope of service. Implements procedures and
theories related to the specific area of practice. Maintains
up-to-date and accurate documentation of nursing care provided to
assure the integration of information for use by the healthcare
- Completes initial assessment upon patient admission and
develops appropriate plan of care in accordance with unit standards
and that is based on patient and family needs. Implements plan of
care, nursing interventions, and patient care procedures. Modifies
plan of care based upon continuous evaluation.
- Takes responsibility for patient and employee safety by
reporting and/or correcting safety hazards and incidents.
- Communicates with others directly and in private when necessary
to resolve issues. Offers constructive feedback to assist in the
professional development of peers, and confers with colleagues to
expand knowledge base. Identifies own learning needs and takes
initiative to begin appropriate solution.
- Fulfills all requirements of departmental competencies.
- Prepares OR Suite for patent i.e. supplies, equipment,
medications, and other needs
- Interviews patient by utilizing the 2 identifies (name and
- Transports patient to appropriate OR Suite and onto OR Table
using safety precautions, performs timeouts upon entry of suite,
prior to incision, and prior to exiting the OR suite
- Appropriately positions and preps patient for procedure
utilizing positional aides and guidelines
- Supports surgical team during procedure i.e. responding to
request during procedure from team, extra supplies, blood,
specimens, cultures, other meds, dressing etc.
- Transports patient to PACU or specific unit and provides
handoff to receiving RN
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate
against any employee or applicant for employment because of race,
color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation,
gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or
any other federal, state or local protected class. Carle Health
participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security
Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland
Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to
confirm work authorization. - For more information:
Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for
all new Carle Health team members. Requests for medical or
religious exemption will be permitted.
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