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Outpatient Pediatric Specialty RN

Company: Trinity Health
Location: Villa Park
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Employment Type:Full timeShift:Description:The level II Registered Nurse 2 functions to protect, promote and optimize health and abilities of those in theircare. Works to prevent illness and injury, facilitate healing, and alleviate suffering through the diagnosis andtreatment of human response, and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, groups, communities andpopulations. Executes their duties through clinical and professional practice standards. Nursing practices evolvesover time as one gains experience and knowledge through clinical practice and ongoing learning. The level IIRegistered Nurse has 18-24 months of experience. Competent in applying the nursing process and is beginning toact as a resource to others. May take intermittent leadership roles in the department and in the professionalgovernance structure.Clinical Practice. Uses the nursing process (Assessment, Diagnosis, Planning,Implementation/Coordination/Teaching and Promotion, Evaluation) to guide practice andrespond to patient needs.? Gathers pertinent data and information relative to patients' health status andneeds and analyzes the assessment data to determine actual or potentialdiagnoses, problems or issues.? Identifies expected outcomes or goals of care based on a plan to individualize careand in collaboration with patients, families, groups, communities or populationsserved.? Develops a plan that prescribes strategies to attain expected outcomes or goals.? Nurses systematically implement the individualized care plan, facilitates thecoordination of care with inter and intra-professional colleagues and employsstrategies for health teaching and promotion.? Evaluates progress toward achieving defined outcomes/goals and change the planif necessary.? Implements evidenced-based approaches to care.Professional Practice. Expected to engage in professional role activities, including leadership,appropriate to their education and position. Accountable for their professional actions tothemselves, their healthcare consumers, their peers and to society.? Uses resources and speaks up to help evaluate situations where unethical behavior isin question. Consults other professionals to initiate ethical consults when needed.? Works with a questioning attitude raises clinical concerns. Uses current literature toguide practice and offer ideas for improve practice and outcomes.? Implements practices that are congruent with cultural diversity and inclusionprinciples.? Communicates effectively and speaks up when communication from others is notclear and may endanger the safety of patients, families, groups, communities orcolleagues. Effective verbal and written communication in the form ofdocumentation in the medical record are essential to effective practice. Seeksassistance to resolve conflict if unable to resolve independently.? Collaboration with patients and families is essential in developing an effective plan ofcare and nurses must collaborate inter and intra-professionally for effective practice.Actively participates in interdisciplinary care planning.? The level of leadership for a Registered Nurse 2 (RN 2) is consistent with the level ofexperience, knowledge and licensure. Must delegate appropriately and effectively tounlicensed assistive personnel and ensure the quality of work. Effectively evaluatesthe completion of delegated care and provides feedback to unlicensed assistivepersonnel and other nurses.? Continues to learn and develop competence that reflects current nursing practice.Completion of assigned learning materials and competency activities is expectedwithin orientation and beyond. Seeks feedback to improve performance and raisequestions when unsure of the correct path for patient care or professionalperformance.? Expected to contribute to the professional growth of others by acting as a preceptor,clinical coach and mentor to novice nurses and nursing students.? Seeks evidence-based solutions to clinical issues and integrate them into practice.? Nurses contribute to quality nursing practice. Seeks to understand the metrics usedto evaluate the effectiveness of overall nursing practice by participating indepartment huddles and meetings. Identifies opportunities to improve practice andseeks support to implement change. Actively participates in improvement projectsand supports evidence-based changes to practice.? Utilizes resources appropriately to plan, provide, and sustain evidence-based nursingservices that are safe, effective, and fiscally responsible. Speaks up when resourcesare needed and advocates for patients so resources are provided as needed acrossthe continuum of care.Practices in an environmentally safe and healthy manner. This includes the handlingand disposing of medication and biohazardous material. Knowledge of andadherence to regulatory guidelines is expected.Caring. Caring is an essential component of nursing practice and is demonstrated throughconcrete acts, interpersonal connections, verbal and nonverbal communication. Nurses alsopromote self-care and care for the environment and society. Loyola Medicine values areactively demonstrated in the behaviors of the RN.Minimum Education:Required: Bachelors DegreeSpecify Degree(s): NursingMinimum Experience:Required: Less than one year of previous job-related experiencePreferred: 1-2 years of previous job-related experienceManagerial Experience: N/ALicensure/Certifications:Required:Basic Life Support (CPR), American Heart Association - BLSNursing - Current Registered Nurse license State of IllinoisOther: Specialty certification in a clinical or functional area of nursing granted by a national nursing organization is preferred. Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Keywords: Trinity Health, Chicago , Outpatient Pediatric Specialty RN, Healthcare , Villa Park, Illinois

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