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RN1, Neurosciences IMCU (nights) - $5K Sign on Bonus! - Neurology

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

Job Description:

RN1, Neurosciences IMCU (nights) - $5K Sign on Bonus!Registered Nurse 1 - 12 West Tower - Neuro IMCU

Are you a RN passionate about bringing your expertise to an established unit? If so, the Neuro lMC Unit is the right place for you. New grads are welcome to apply!

We're offering a $5,000 Sign-on bonus!

Nights - 12 hour shifts

Position Highlights:

* The Neurosciences/ Intermediate Care Unit is a comprehensive center 32 bed unit


* Combined with 3 sub-units: IMCU, Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU), and floor which includes stroke, general neurology, movement disorders, and neurosurgery


* 8-beds hardwired, dedicated to seizure monitoring- EMU


* Supportive leadership and staff; preceptor orientation provided


* Staff nursing opportunities to participate in research, teaching and other activities for professional development.


* Provides care for a wide variety of neurosciences, stroke, and epilepsy patients.



Position Responsibilities:

* Unit cares primarily for adult neurology patients and offers seizure monitoring for adults


* Valuable post-ictal exams performed to ascertain focus of disease process


* Unit equipped with 32 cardiac telemetry beds ; equipped with hard-wired technology to provide continuous pulse oximetry, blood pressure measurement and EKG


* Unit equipped with 6 beds dedicated for Intermediate Care.


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


* Relationship and Caring - 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 of optimal outcomes.


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



Position Qualifications:

* Current Illinois Registered Nurse Licensure or eligible for IL RN license required.


* Bachelors of Science (or higher) in Nursing required;


* 1-2 years of acute care hospital nursing experience preferred.


* Current CPR-BLS required ( American Heart Association or American Red Cross only)


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


* The ability to lift or carry objects 35-40lbs. and supporting and positioning patients, some of whom may exceed 300 lbs. required.



Company Highlights:

* Rush University Medical Center is a five-time Magnet facility, the highest recognition given for nursing excellence. Rush was also one of the first organizations in the country to initiate and empower a shared governance model- that still exists to support influence from nursing for practice oversight.


* Leading academic medical center, acute care hospital with 664 licensed beds.


* Ranked #19 in the nation with 9 specialties rated among the countries best from US News & World Report, 2021-2022.


* Leader in LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equity by the 2022 Healthcare Equity Index.


* #2 ranking for quality patient care from Vizient in 2020.


* Leapfrog Group A' grading and named the Medical Center a Top Teaching Hospital in December 2021.



Benefit Highlights:

* Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage


* 403B Savings plan with employer match


* Paid Time Off


* Educational Assistance for Rush University or other accredited colleges/universities, including a program for spouses and dependents


* Family care discount programs for child, adult and elder care


* Nursing professional career growth ladder



Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Keywords: Rush University Medical Center, Chicago , RN1, Neurosciences IMCU (nights) - $5K Sign on Bonus! - Neurology, Healthcare , Chicago, Illinois

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