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Critical Care Outreach RN - Rapid Response Team

Company: Rush University Medical Center
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Critical Care Outreach RN - Rapid Response Team
Department: Critical Care Med
Shift: 1st
Specialty: Critical Care Nursing
Job Number: 2022-1279
Date Posted: 05/02/2022
Position Type: Nursing-In-Patient

Job Qualifications:

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.

Position Highlights:
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

Position Responsibilities:

Advanced skills in critical care nursing
Nursing leader of Rapid Response, Code Blue, and Stroke Code Teams
Provides critical care nursing consultation for high acuity patients outside of ICU
Works with primary care team to facilitate and expedite escalation of care
Provides proactive clinical assessments within 24 hours of ICU discharge
Manages workflow through autonomous triage and negotiation in a dynamic environment
Participates in nursing research and quality improvement initiatives

Position Qualifications Include:

Current State of Illinois Registered Nurse licensure required.
CPR/BLS (American Heart Association or American Red Cross only) required
ACLS (American Heart Association or American Red Cross only) required
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 experience
National Certification required (CCRN)

Company Highlights:
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 licensed beds.
Ranked among the top 20 best places to work in healthcare by Indeed.
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 your future.
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.

Keywords: Rush University Medical Center, Chicago , Critical Care Outreach RN - Rapid Response Team, Healthcare , Chicago, Illinois

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