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IL Mercyhealth Javon Bea Hospital, Adult Critical Care RN, Direct Hire
Ref No.: 19-07069
Location: Rockford, Illinois
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Position Summary
Provides compassionate, culturally sensitive, holistic nursing care to patients in a clinical setting, supporting the Mercyhealth nursing mission, practice values and strategic plan. May include variable shifts, weekends, holiday and/or on-call hours. Performs other duties as assigned including floating to various units based on identified needs and clinical competency.
Performance Standards
Utilizes the nursing process and collaborates with interdisciplinary team members in caring for patients.
Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques, policies and procedures, standards of care, and State laws/practice act.
Documents according to standards of care.
Develops initiates and executes a patient plan of care according to the individualized needs of the patient, as prescribed by Physician and/or hospital policy including patient and family instruction.
5. Participates in department or unit performance improvement activities, may include shared governance.
6. Utilizes clinical expertise & guidance to other units/departments in support of the patient’s longitudinal plan of care.
7. Utilizes critical thinking in regards to patient safety and patient experience and appropriately escalates to the appropriate chain of command.
Education
Graduate from an approved Registered Professional Nursing program; BSN or upon hire BSN completion agreement for enrollment in an accredited BSN Completion Program.
Work Experience
Minimum of 1yr RN experience
License/Certification
Current IL RN licensure by the IL Dept of Professional Regulation (IDPR); Current CPR certification; Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required within six months of hire.; Required within 6 months of hire date: Successfully pass EKG test prior to completion of orientation.; Required within 1yr of hire date: National Institute Healthcare Stroke Scale (NIHSS) certification.

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