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Staff Nurse IHR - Marianjoy, 1 West Registry Nurse

Location Wheaton, Illinois Business Unit Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital Job REQID REF26108P Job Function Clinical Nurse Shift Not Applicable Apply Now
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Description

One West, a sixteen-bed unit is the location of our inpatient musculoskeletal program. The population include patients with orthopedic/musculoskeletal diagnosis e.g. hip fractures and revisions, amputees, and non-traumatic spinal injuries. The medical complexity of the unit promotes professional growth and advancement of clinical skills. Our rehabilitation team is comprised of physicians, therapists, nurses, and nursing assistants working together to provide exceptional care of our patients. Our focused goal of discharging patients to the community gives team members the opportunity to educate patients and caregivers.

6 shifts every 6 weeks, 1 Weekend Day and 1 Holiday per year

Responsible for the complete nursing process, which includes assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, teaching, evaluation and documentation of patient care from a patient’s admission through discharge. Integrates contributions of interdisciplinary team to assure best possible outcomes are achieved. Supervises and maintains a professional relationship with licensed and unlicensed assistive personnel. Clinical Practice: Utilizes the nursing process to provide coordinated patient care. Delivers holistic care by demonstrating involvement of the patient and their family in a plan of care that is culturally sensitive. Adheres to hospital and nursing department philosophies and policies. Utilizes the documentation system to accurately reflect patient care planned for and delivered, as per policy and protocol. Applies current technology, competencies and theory in the delivery of care. Utilizes the documentation system to accurately reflect interventions delivered as per policy and procedure.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Associate's degree: Nursing degree from an accredited school of nursing
  • Current Illinois RN license.
  • Maintains current CPR certification
  • Analytical skills necessary to assess a patients condition and utilize the nursing process and professional judgment in providing comprehensive patient care are required.
  • Ability to interact with patients, families, medical personnel and other members of the health care team.
  • Ability to perform effectively and efficiently in stressful, urgent situations.
  • Cognizant of customer needs related to culture, age, developmental level and diagnoses.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred:

  • BSN
  • Previous rehabilitation nursing work experience

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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