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RN Charge Nurse Medical Oncology Full Time Days

Location Geneva, Illinois Business Unit Regional Medical Group Job REQID 111570 Job Function Clinical Nurse Shift Day Job (1st) Apply Now

Benefits

  • $10,000 Tuition Reimbursement per year ($5,700 part-time)
  • $10,000 Student Loan Repayment ($5,000 part-time)
  • $1,000 Professional Development per year ($500 part-time)
  • $250 Wellbeing Fund per year($125 for part-time)
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Annual Employee Salary Increase and Incentive Bonus
  • Paid time off and Holiday pay

Northwestern Medicine is powered by a community of colleagues who are purpose-driven and committed to our mission to deliver world-class care. Here, you'll work alongside some of the best clinical talent in the nation leading the way in medical innovation and breakthrough research with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

We recognize where you've been, and we support where you're headed. We celebrate diverse perspectives and experiences, which fuel our commitment to equity and culture of service.

Grow your career with comprehensive training and development opportunities, mentorship programs, educational support and student loan repayment.

  • Create the life you envision for yourself with flexible work options, a Reimbursable Well-Being Fund and a Total Rewards package that support your physical, mental, emotional and financial well-being.
  • Make a difference through volunteer opportunities we offer in local communities and drive inclusive change through our workforce-led resource groups.

From discovery to delivery, come help us shape the future of medicine.

Description

The RN Charge Nurse reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organization’s Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.

This position is a clinically competent, registered, professional nurse who prescribes, delegates and coordinates nursing care to the acutely ill patient through the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation and evaluation.

Responsibilities:

  • Effectively interacts with patient, significant others, and other health team members, while maintaining ANA standards of professional nursing practice.
  • This nurse functions in a leadership role, overseeing daily unit operations, staff, and care delivery, utilizing a staff focused leadership model.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care independently in a manner which optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors by making safe judgements.
  • Involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care.
  • Develops, implements and updates an individualized plan of care based on identified patient care needs.
  • Includes nursing, teaching, continuum of care and discharge planning utilizing resources as necessary.
  • Is able to state rationale for clinical decisions based on critical thinking and deliver prompt, safe patient care.
  • Initiates triage orders independently - prioritizes tasks based on patients acuity and units' rapidly changing needs.
  • Explains procedures, therapies and treatments to patient and family.
  • Documentation of treatment and reassessments as per policy.
  • Uses appropriate resources to provide education.
  • Collects and analyzes data, identifies expected outcomes, develops and implements an individualized plan, coordinates care delivery and evaluates progress toward attainment of outcomes.
  • Demonstrates awareness of staffs clinical strengths and areas that need improvement.
  • Mentors and coaches staff nurses and patient care technicians.
  • Maintains an orderly and efficient clinical area that promotes team work and productivity.
  • Is able to direct and redirect staff.
  • Keeps all staff (including physicians) focused on the delivery of excellent patient care.
  • Consistently demonstrates the eight key behaviors of hourly rounding.
  • Directs care and determines the appropriate utilization of any assistant involved in providing direct patient care.
  • Recognizes and manages emergency situations in a calm and professional manner.
  • Education - attains knowledge and competency that reflects current nursing practice through participation in ongoing educational activities appropriate to the area of practice.
  • Seeks experiences and formal and independent learning activities to maintain and develop clinical and professional skills and knowledge.
  • Participates in systematic peer review.
  • Collaborates with patient, family, physicians and ancillary staff.
  • Creates a documented plan, focused on outcomes and decisions related to the care and delivery of service that indicates communications with patients, families, and others.
  • Utilizes the best available evidence, including research findings to guide practice decisions.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Current experience (within past five years).
  • Completion of an accredited Registered Nurse program.
  • LIC RN.
  • 3 years minimum experience as a registered nurse.
  • BSN degree.
  • ACLS.
  • CERT BLS.
  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Consistently works within the framework of the Illinois Practice Act for Nursing and ANA Standards of Professional Nursing Practice.
  • Ability to assess and determine situations requiring an interpreter and to use interpreter services effectively.

Preferred:

  • One year of experience in pertinent clinical specialty.

Addendum 1 Operating Room/Procedural RN

  • ACLS not required.

Addendum 2 Ambulatory Surgery RN/Pre/Post/PAT RN

  • ACLS and PALS within 6 months of hire

Equal Opportunity

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

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