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Trinity Health REGISTERED NURSE - CVICU in Maywood, Illinois

Employment Type:Full timeShift:Rotating Shift

Description:Seeking a Cardiovascular Thoracic ICU RN to join our team and serve some of the highest acuity patients in Illinois. Our CVICU RNs work with cutting edge technology, a nationally renowned physician team, and collaborate with multidisciplinary teams across the medical center and region. Nurses who embrace a passion for a dynamic and intense environment that requires quick thinking, leadership and delegation and possess excellent analytical and assessment skills, a strong background knowledge on hemodynamics, arrhythmia management, pathophysiology and pharmacology will see themselves as part of this highly skilled and welcoming team that provides top quality care to our patients. Come and explore all that Loyola Medicine has to offer. We can't wait to meet you and hear how you might be a key contributor to this growing team. A limited quantity of new grad positions are available; check us out and explore the opportunities.

Position Responsibilities:Uses the nursing process (Assessment, Diagnosis, Planning, Implementation/Coordination/Teaching and Promotion, Evaluation) to guide practice and respond to patient needs.

• Gathers pertinent data and information relative to patients' health status and needs and analyzes the assessment data to determine actual or potential diagnoses, problems or issues.

• Identifies expected outcomes or goals of care based on a plan to individualize care and in collaboration with patients, families, groups, communities or populations served.

• Develops a plan that prescribes strategies to attain expected outcomes or goals.

• Nurses systematically implement the individualized care plan, facilitates the coordination of care with inter and intra-professional colleagues and employs strategies for health teaching and promotion.

• Evaluates progress toward achieving defined outcomes/goals and change the plan if necessary.

• Implements evidenced-based approaches to care.

Expected to engage in professional role activities, including leadership, appropriate to their education and position. Accountable for their professional actions to themselves, their healthcare consumers, their peers and to society.

• Uses resources and speaks up to help evaluate situations where unethical behavior is in question. Consults other professionals to initiate ethical consults when needed.

• Works with a questioning attitude raises clinical concerns. Uses current literature to guide practice and offer ideas for improve practice and outcomes.

• Implements practices that are congruent with cultural diversity and inclusion principles.

• Communicates effectively and speaks up when communication from others is not clear and may endanger the safety of patients, families, groups, communities or colleagues. Effective verbal and written communication in the form of documentation in the medical record are essential to effective practice. Seeks assistance to resolve conflict if unable to resolve independently.

• Collaboration with patients and families is essential in developing an effective plan of care and nurses must collaborate inter and intra-professionally for effective practice. Actively participates in interdisciplinary care planning.

• The level of leadership for a Registered Nurse 2 (RN 2) is consistent with the level of experience, knowledge and licensure. Must delegate appropriately and effectively to unlicensed assistive personnel and ensure the quality of work. Effectively evaluates the completion of delegated care and provides feedback to unlicensed assistive personnel and other nurses.

Caring is an essential component of nursing practice and demonstrated through concrete acts, interpersonal connections, verbal and nonverbal communication. Nurses also promote self-care and care for the environment and society.

Advocates for safety in patient care and within the work environment by raising concerns, reporting safety events, reporting conditions that could cause a safety event (near misses), by participating in investigation of safety events and improvement efforts and by implementing best practices to improve safety.

Demonstrates the Trinity Health/Loyola Medicine values in every interaction with patients, families, visitors, colleagues and providers.Position Requirements:Minimum Education:

  • Required: BSN preferred, ADN will be considered

  • Preferred: Bachelor's Degree

  • Specify Degree(s): Nursing

Minimum Experience:

  • Required: 1-2 years of previous job-related experience.

  • Preferred: 3-5 years of previous job-related experience.

Licensure/Certifications:

  • Required: BLS (Basic Life Support) through AHA, and Current Registered Nurse License, State of Illinois

    Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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