Critical Care Outreach RN - Rapid Response Team
Company: Rush University Medical Center
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Job Title: Critical Care Outreach RN - Rapid Response Team
Department: Critical Care Med
Specialty: Critical Care Nursing
Job Number: 2022-1279
Date Posted: 05/02/2022
Position Type: Nursing-In-Patient
RN-Critical Care Outreach-Rapid Response
Full time - Saturdays/Sundays/1 Weekday Shift - 12 hour shifts
Are you a Critical Care RN and passionate about bringing your
expertise to a dynamic Critical Care Outreach Team? If so, this
position may be the right fit for you.
The Critical Care Outreach RN is a highly specialized critical care
nurse who provides emergency response, high acuity nursing
consultation, escalation of care, proactive surveillance and
episodic care across all inpatient units.
This RN makes critical, independent judgements to support high
quality care and positive patient outcomes.
Full time - Days - 12 hour shifts
Advanced skills in critical care nursing
Nursing leader of Rapid Response, Code Blue, and Stroke Code
Provides critical care nursing consultation for high acuity
patients outside of ICU
Works with primary care team to facilitate and expedite escalation
Provides proactive clinical assessments within 24 hours of ICU
Manages workflow through autonomous triage and negotiation in a
Participates in nursing research and quality improvement
Position Qualifications Include:
Current State of Illinois Registered Nurse licensure required.
CPR/BLS (American Heart Association or American Red Cross only)
ACLS (American Heart Association or American Red Cross only)
Bachelor's degree (or higher) in nursing required.
Master's Degree in nursing preferred.
Minimum of 3 years critical care experience required
Progressive leadership experience preferred
Consistent proficient performance at RN 2 position or equivalent
National Certification required (CCRN)
For the fifth consecutive time, Rush received Magnet status, the
highest recognition given for nursing excellence. Rush was the
first hospital in Illinois serving both adults and children to
receive the designation.
Rush was ranked Best Hospital in Illinois for Nurses in 2017 by
Leading academic medical center, acute care hospital w/ 664
Ranked among the top 20 best places to work in healthcare by
Rush offers a competitive salary, and valuable healthy living
benefits including: health, dental and vision to help you maintain
and improve your health. Rush also offers several ways to invest in
As one of the most popular cities in the nation, Chicago is a
cultural, historical and diverse city. Chicago in known for its
sports teams, museums and vibrant theater community.
Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified
applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran
status, and other legally protected characteristics.
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