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Clinical Nurse I - Provident - 8w Telemetry/ Med.Surg - Med Surg / Telemetry

Company: Cook County Sheriff
Location: Chicago
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Clinical Nurse I - Provident - 8w Telemetry/ Med.SurgMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

* Licensed as a registered nurse in the State of Illinois.
* Active Basic Life Support certification (BLS) or able to obtain one within two (2) weeks of starting. (Must provide proof at time of interview if already obtained).
* Current Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification or able to obtain one within two (2) weeks of starting. (Must provide proof at time of interview if already obtained).

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

* Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) from a college or university
* One (1) prior Medical/Surgical Nursing experience in an acute care setting
* Bilingual in English/Spanish

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics

* Knowledge of using medical/surgical equipment
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills necessary to communicate with all levels of staff and a patient population composed of diverse cultures and age groups
* Emergency response skills
* Accurate mathematical skills to calculate medications levels using weight, age, etc.
* Ability to apply the nursing process and utilize technical skills for patient care delivery
* Ability to make decisions under pressure
* Ability to see and hear clearly (including with correction)
* Ability to distinguish regular/high pitched sounds; discriminate source of sound
* Ability to demonstrate rapid physical/mental coordination
* Ability to use both legs, hands, and fingers
* Demonstrate attention to detail, accuracy and precision
* Demonstrates knowledge of and rationale for the safe use of equipment
* Demonstrates an ability to effectively utilize the nursing process as a basis for delivery of patient care
* Demonstrates knowledge in the current use of all forms and reports required in the day-to-day operation of the unit
* Demonstrates responsibility for professional growth and development in maintaining competency in nursing practice

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

BENEFITS PACKAGE

* Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
* Basic Term Life Insurance
* Pension Plan
* Deferred Compensation Program
* Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
* You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
* 100% Tuition Reimbursement for nursing-related programs

For further information on our excellent benefits package, please click on the following link: http://www.cookcountyrisk.com/

* 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 knowinglyprejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiring uponor 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 - Provident - 8w Telemetry/ Med.Surg - Med Surg / Telemetry, Healthcare , Chicago, Illinois

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