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Registered Nurse (Procedural) CDH Endoscopy Lab Full-time Days

Location Winfield, Illinois Business Unit Central DuPage Hospital Job REQID 119685 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)
  • Annual Employee Merit Increase and Incentive Bonus
  • Paid time off and Holiday pay

Pay: Based on experience, starting at: $32.50 + per hour.


Description

The Endoscopy Registered 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.

An Endoscopy Registered Nurse 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. This role effectively interacts with the patient, significant others, and health team members, while maintaining standards of professional nursing. As a professional nurse in Endoscopy, this position utilizes critical thinking, therapeutic communication, and interpersonal relationship building skills and strives to improve team effectiveness, system processes and patient outcomes across the continuum of care.

Responsibilities:

  • Nursing process - Collects and analyzes data, identifies expected outcomes, develops and implements an individualized plan of care, coordinates care delivery and evaluates progress toward attainment of outcomes.
  • Directs care and determines the appropriate utilization of any assistant involved in providing direct patient care.
  • Involves patient/family to participate in their care, including teaching, continuum of care and discharge planning.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in a manner which optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors incorporating the National Patient Safety Goals.
  • Adequately assesses and reassesses pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding methods to manage pain.
  • Demonstrates effective hand-offs to the next healthcare provider. 
  • Assumes required on call assignments.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing required for all new hires after 01/01/2011
  • Licensed Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois
  • One year of experience in similar role
  • CPR – Basic Life Support
  • CPR – Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • 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 the interpreter services effectively.
  • Must be flexible to scheduling changes including overtime, weekend hours and on-call responsibilities.

Preferred:

  • Three years of experience in a similar role

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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