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Registered Nurse 2 - Interventional Radiology, FT - Interventional Radiology

Company: Rush University Medical Center
Location: Chicago
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse 2 - Interventional Radiology, FTRN II - Interventional Radiology Department

Full-Time, 1st shift

$5,000 Sign-On Bonus! (external applicants)

Position Highlights:

* The RN 2 is a competent nurse who has mastered technical skills, identifies patterns of patient responses, and can use past experiences to implement solutions for current situations.


* The RN 2 continues to consult with other members of the health care team when the need for assistance is identified.


* Exemplifies the Rush mission, vision and values and acts in accordance with Rush policies and procedures.



Position Responsibilities:

* Participates in the collection of data to support unit based quality initiatives, research and evidence based activities.


* Utilizes system wide resources to support decision making and action.


* Recognizes patterns/groupings of problems in a specific patient population that require investigation and initiates actions to address.


* Communicates current evidence-based information with peers.


* Establishes a caring, therapeutic relationship with patients and families through effective communication, acknowledgement of patient/family perceptions of health and illness and mutual goal setting for optimal outcomes.


* Collaborates consistently and effectively with other disciplines and services to meet the needs of patients/families.


* Utilizes competent assessment skills to holistically evaluate the physical and psychosocial needs of patients and families.


* Demonstrates the ability to prioritize care for complex patients based on knowledge acquired from previous clinical experiences.


* Recognizes changes in patient status and consistently responds effectively.


* Demonstrates consistent safe and effective use of medical devices in the delivery of patient care.


* Demonstrates accountability for implementing policies related to safe and effective administration of medications.


* Assesses patient safety needs consistently and implements appropriate strategies (fall precautions, infection control, suicide risk patient identification) to minimize risk.


* Individualizes teaching plans based on a thorough assessment to meet the learning needs of patients and families.


* Demonstrates the ability to provide education to staff and students on the unit.


* Delegates effectively and consistently to optimize patient outcomes.


* Demonstrates accountability for own professional practice, including progress toward achievement of annual goals.



Position Qualifications Include:

* Current State of Illinois Registered Nurse licensure required.


* Consistent proficient performance in RN Critical Care position or equivalent experience.


* Earned nursing degree at the baccalaureate level or higher


* Analytical ability is required.


* Communication skills are required in order to lead and teach.


* Ability to interact effectively with others in difficult situations.


* Work requires the ability to walk throughout the Medical Center and to be standing or walking most of the designated shift.


* Work requires lifting or carrying objects 35-40lbs. and lifting and positioning patients, some of whom may exceed 300 lbs.


* The ability to check documents for errors, use a keyboard to enter or retrieve data, and closely examine specimens, images or reports is required.


* Work conditions include performing procedures where carelessness could result in injury or illness and/or contact with potentially infectious materials and/or strong chemical agents.



Disclaimer: The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements

Company Highlights:

* Rush was recently ranked first for Quality and Accountability among 102 leading academic medical centers in the US in a study conducted by the health care services company Vizient.


* Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care.


* 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.



Rush University Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer that welcomes and encourages all applicants to apply regardless of age, race, sex, religion, color, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital or parental status, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy or other reason prohibited by law.

Keywords: Rush University Medical Center, Chicago , Registered Nurse 2 - Interventional Radiology, FT - Interventional Radiology, Healthcare , Chicago, Illinois

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