• Loretto Hospital
  • $72,090.00 -100,130.00/year*
  • Chicago, IL
  • Healthcare - Nursing
  • Full-Time
  • 3251 S Western Blvd

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**SUMMARY**
Provides professional nursing care to patients of all ages through the
nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation
and evaluation. Effectively interact with patient, significant others,
and other health team members, while maintaining standards of
professional nursing.
**ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES **include the following. Other
duties may be assigned
1. Applies and documents all elements of the nursing process, through
assessment, planning, directing, implementing and evaluating the
delivery of care for patients.
2. Utilizes a multidisciplinary approach to ensure the highest quality
of patient care.
3. Full working knowledge regarding the nursing process and its
application, including the assessment, planning, implementation, and
evaluation of nursing care.
4. Must be capable of evaluating, planning and decision making in order
to solve patient related and administrative problems.
5. Must demonstrate core competency required for job performance.
6. Language and communication skills of seeing, listening, reading,
writing and speaking are necessary to effectively process and
present information in English. Accurate mathematical calculations
are required.
7. Delegates specific tasks to subordinates and assume responsibility
for all patient care. Uses clinical judgment throughout the decision
making process.
8. Works with patients, families and allied health care workers as
necessary to assist the patients to their attainable level of
wellness.
9. Maintains open communication with Clinical Director/Manager, Charge
Nurse and/or Administrative Supervisors.
10. Participates in unit meetings, unit decision making and quality
improvement activities. Supports the unit's standards of practice
and the institutional policies and procedures.
11. Demonstrates competency in ECG, medication administration, restraint
and age specific assessment and care.
12. Follows policies and procedures relating to infection control,
safety and disaster and other mandatory programs.
13. Contributes and assists with the orientation of new personnel.
14. Provides supervision for ancillary nursing staff.
15. Demonstrates flexibility with additional duties and assignments to
achieve departmental goals. Presents a professional appearance and
congenial attitude to patients, visitors, physicians and all health
team members.
16. Manages own time in a productive and reliable manner completing work
assignments on time. Completes appropriate volume of work while
maintaining quality standards.
17. Organizes work procedures to generate acceptable levels of
productivity.
18. Completes own work as required and will assist others as needed.
19. Adjusts work schedule to accommodate changing priorities. Completes
own work as required and will assist others as needed.
20. Offers assistance to all internal/external customers as appropriate
and/or refers customer to appropriate individual or department.
21. Communicates in a professional manner emphasizing objectivity and
non-judgmental viewpoints. Utilizes proper body mechanics in all job
functions.
22. Follows established emergency, infection control and/or universal
precautions procedures as required. Maintains work area and
equipment according to standards and policies.
23. Attends mandatory in services related to safety and/or infection
control.
24. Demonstrates required knowledge and skills to effectively consider
individual's diagnosis, diverse culture, religious beliefs and age.
25. Demonstrates the ability to manage patients' with special needs.
Facilitates patient/family participation in self-care based on age
and developmental status. Demonstrates appropriate psychosocial
interventions based on age and developmental status.
26. Evaluates environmental safety and provides an environment that is
safe based on age and developmental status.
27. Performs other duties as assigned.
**JOB REQUIREMENTS:**
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Graduate from accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred.
A minimum of one year's experience in pertinent clinical specialty
preferred.
Current Registered Nurse license in the* *State of Illinois required.
Certified in Basic Life Support (BLS), and Advanced Cardiac Life Support
(ACLS) required.
ECG for healthcare providers and Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI)
required.
Union- AFSCME
**AAP/EEO Statement**
Loretto Hospital is a EEOC employer
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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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