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Registered Nurse, UCM Care Network - Med Surg

Company: The University of Chicago Medical Center
Location: Chicago
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse, UCM Care NetworkJob Description

Join UChicago Medicine Care Network, as a Registered Nurse at our River East and Dearborn Station clinics. In this role, you will partner with the rest of the clinical team to provide patients the highest quality of care.

A Registered Nurse, UCM Care Network, is responsible for providing professional nursing care for patients including assessment, treatment, care planning, and medical care evaluation by following established standards and practices. Assists physicians and staff in coordinating patient care. Functions as primary liaison between patients, staff and physicians. This position will be located in a community-based physician practice.

Responsibilities include:

* Obtains patient consent for care and ensures patient confidentiality. Obtains and documents health history, information on chief complaint, vital signs, and health risk factors and assesses disease condition. Provides patient care based on practice guidelines, standards of care, and federal/state laws and regulations.
* Executes prescribed treatments and medical interventions, administers prescribed medications, and monitors and documents treatment progress and patient response.
* Delegates as allowed under the Nurse Practice Act. Refers to/consults with physicians, other health providers, and community resources to prevent/resolve problems or concerns. Educates patients and families about health status, health maintenance, and management of acute and chronic conditions.
* Documents patient assessment and intervention data using established medical record forms/automated systems and documentation practices.
* Participates in multidisciplinary teams to improve patient care processes and outcomes. Tracks quality assurance data and monitors for acute and chronic care management.
* Maintains/reviews patient records, charts and other pertinent information. Posts tests and examination results.
* Responds to/refers incoming patient treatment-related phone calls.
* Maintains patient confidentiality.

Job Qualifications:

* Must have experience working in a community health setting.
* A Bachelor's degree in Nursing is preferred.
* Must be an actively licensed Registered Nurse in the state of Illinois.
* Minimum of one year professional nursing experience

Position Details

* Job Type/FTE: Full Time (1.0 FTE)
* Shift: First Shift - 8 hour shift
* Unit/Department: FLOAT
* CBA Code: Non-Union

In this role, we anticipate that you will generally work approximately 40 hours per week. We anticipate that you will generally be scheduled to work the first shift, between the hours of 8:00am-5:00pm and will not be scheduled for on-call shifts. We anticipate you will be scheduled to work 90% at River East and 10% at Dearborn Station clinic. The days of the week that you are scheduled will be Monday - Friday.

Must comply with UCMC's COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire.

Why Join Us

We've been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment--- with patients and with each other. We're in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you'd like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we're doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion


Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront,

University of Chicago Medicine is growing; discover how you can be a part of this pursuit of excellence at:

The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual or

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