Title : Registered Nurse - Pre Admission Testing
Monday through Friday available shifts;
10 hours shifts 08-1830: must provide 20 hours of availability to work weekly
Using evidence-based practice clinical decision-making compassion and skilled dialogue the registered nurse leads efforts to create the safest patient environment and the best patient experience. The nurse delivers and coordinates patient-centered care across the continuum to support the successful transition of patients to other healthcare delivery systems or their home communities. The registered nurse is responsible for providing and coordinating comprehensive patient care through the appropriate utilization of assessment diagnosis planning implementation and evaluation in accordance with established standards policies and procedures.
The registered nurse will be responsible for ensuring patients are ready for planned surgery by obtaining patient's medical history/medications providing education on surgery/anesthesia and ensuring pre surgical testing is complete.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with Current IL RN license
Nurses with more than 12 months experience in direct patient care must possess a BSN or obtain either BSN within 4 years of hire or obtain an Advocate Aurora Health (AAH) recognized nursing certification within one year of the date of hire or becoming eligible to sit for certification, whichever is later.
One (1) year of PACU or ICU experience preferred
Current AHA CPR and ACLS
Ability to work weekends, holidays, and different shifts in order to accommodate staffing
Work environment includes probability of exposure to adverse, hazardous, or unpleasant conditions while caring for the sick
Ability to assist in evacuation of patients in the event of a fire or other disaster
Routinely works with potentially infectious specimens and patients
Ability to respond to patients in a timely manner and access all areas of the unit
Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other team member, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.