Registered Nurse, UCM Care Network - Med Surg
Company: The University of Chicago Medical Center
Posted on: January 28, 2023
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.
* 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
* 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
* 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
* Maintains patient confidentiality.
* 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
* Minimum of one year professional nursing experience
* 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
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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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