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Clinical Nurse I - Emergency services-Stroger - ED - Emergency Department

Company: Cook County Sheriff
Location: Chicago
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Clinical Nurse I - Emergency services-StrogerMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

* Licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Illinois.
* Two (2) years of Med/Surg nursing experience within the last three years.
* Active Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification or able obtain one within two (2) weeks of starting. (must provide proof of card at the time of interview if already obtained)
* Active Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or able obtain one within two (2) weeks of starting. (must provide proof of card at the time of interview if already obtained)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

* Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) from a college or university
* One (1) year of Emergency Department experience in the last 5 years
* Active Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification
* Active Emergency Communications Registered Nurse (ECRN) certification

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics

* Knowledge of emergency procedures (i.e., fire/evacuation internal/external disaster plans).
* Knowledge of emergency decontamination procedures
* Apply knowledge of standard operating policies and procedures.
* Apply principles of infection control and safety.
* Provide patient centered care taking into consideration the age-specific needs.
* Make appropriate and timely decisions in a crisis or emergency situation.
* Work and communicate effectively with a variety of individuals. .
* Provide general direction, guidance and coordination of patient care given by other levels of nursing staff.
* Safely operate equipment necessary for providing patient care in assigned clinical areas.
* Perform and/or direct cardio-pulmonary resuscitation activities.
* Bend, lift, push and pull to 35 pounds.
* Walk and stand for prolonged periods, up to eight to 12 hour's duration.
* Use both legs, both hands, and required fingers for performance of assigned duties.
* Demonstrates physical coordination.
* See normally with or without corrective lenses and be able to distinguish basic colors and shades of colors.
* Hear normally with or without assistive device.
* Tolerate protracted or irregular hours of work.
* Tolerate exposure to unpleasant noise odors and extreme temperature fluctuation.

VETERAN PREFERENCE

PLEASE READ

When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service.

To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:

* Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
* Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, "Are you a Military Veteran?"
* Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable.

OR

A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.

If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference.

VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW

MUST MEET REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION

* Degrees awarded outside the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.
* Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
* CCHHS is strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.

COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Keywords: Cook County Sheriff, Chicago , Clinical Nurse I - Emergency services-Stroger - ED - Emergency Department, Healthcare , Chicago, Illinois

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