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Registered Nurse BSN (PACU), Full Time

At Northwestern Medicine, every patient interaction makes a difference in cultivating a positive workplace. This patient-first approach is what sets us apart as a leader in the healthcare industry. As an integral part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to join our quest for better healthcare, no matter where you work within the Northwestern Medicine system. At Northwestern Medicine, we pride ourselves on providing competitive benefits: from tuition reimbursement and loan forgiveness to 401(k) matching and lifecycle benefits, we take care of our employees. Ready to join our quest for better?

Description

The Registered Nurse BSN 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.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs a comprehensive assessment on all assigned patients as evidenced by completed documentation.
  • Supports patient/family/spiritual/cultural needs when assessing the patient and family needs for teaching; identifies the patient's learning level and readiness, and documents education record.
  • Communicates changes in patients condition promptly.
  • Utilizes appropriate nursing diagnosis and data from the assessment to derive realistic outcomes and documents them as measurable goals on the plan of care; modifies care plan, if indicated, in order to identify realistic patient goals.
  • Identifies and prioritizes patient needs and/or nursing diagnosis for patients and documents.
  • Collaborates with patient, family, and other members of the health care team when planning patient care, and documents accordingly.
  • Assesses patients with regard to discharge planning and makes the appropriate referrals as necessary.
  • Implements nursing interventions consistent with the established plan of care.
  • Demonstrates safe medication administration.
  • Assesses patients with regard to discharge planning and makes the appropriate referrals as necessary.
  • Evaluates and documents the patient response to nursing interventions and alters the plan of care as necessary.
  • Oversees and directs the work of patient care or support techs; maintains overall accountability for the care of assigned patients.
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal skills in leading and directing others; deals with conflict directly and appropriately.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in the charge nurse/preceptor role when assigned; assumes responsibility for coordinating patient care for the entire unit.
  • EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


Qualifications

Required:

  • Registered Nursing license issued by the State of Illinois.
  • Bachelors of Science Nursing.
  • BLS through American Heart Association.


Desired:

  • National Certification in area of specialty.


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.

Organization: 
Northwestern Medicine
Location: 
Lake Forest
Region: 
Illinois
Employment type: 
Full time
Accommodations: 
Vision Accommodations
Hearing Accommodations
Neurodiversity
Learning
Mental Health
Mobility
Remote Position: 
No
Required degree level: 
Other

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