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Staff Nurse II - NRO Float Team Med-Surg - Psych Track 1.0 FTE Days - Psychiatric

Company: University of Illinois Medical Center
Location: Chicago
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Staff Nurse II - NRO Float Team Med-Surg - Psych Track 1.0 FTE DaysStaff Nurse II - NRO Float Team Med-Surg - Psych Track 1.0 FTE Days

Hiring Department: NRO Float Team Med-Surg - Psych

Location: Chicago, IL USA

Requisition ID: 1020955

FTE : 1.0

Work Schedule - 2(8 &12 hrs.)Rotate Weekends

Shift : Flex Days

# of Position: 1

Posting Date: 9/15/2023

About the University of Illinois Chicago

UIC is among the nation's preeminent urban public research universities, a Carnegie RU/VH research institution, and the largest university in Chicago. UIC serves over 34,000 students, comprising one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation and is designated as a Minority Serving Institution (MSI), an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPSI) and a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). Through its 16 colleges, UIC produces nationally and internationally recognized multidisciplinary academic programs in concert with civic, corporate and community partners worldwide, including a full complement of health sciences colleges. By emphasizing cutting-edge and transformational research along with a commitment to the success of all students, UIC embodies the dynamic, vibrant and engaged urban university. Recent "Best Colleges" rankings published by U.S. News & World Report, found UIC climbed up in its rankings among top public schools in the nation and among all national universities. UIC has nearly 260,000 alumni, and is one of the largest employers in the city of Chicago.


Position Summary

Staff Nurse II is accountable for the delivery of patient care utilizing the Nursing Process and Relationship-Based Care model as the framework. The Staff Nurse II provides direct patient care and takes initiative to improve patient outcomes by integrating Shared Leadership, Evidence Based Practice, Relationship Based Care and standards of nursing excellence into clinical practice. Through therapeutic relationships with patients, families, self and colleagues, the Staff Nurse II functions as an interdisciplinary team member who provides quality patient care and fulfills unit and organizational goals. Staff Nurse II facilitates educational development of staff, leads unit-based quality improvement initiatives and acts as a professional and clinical role model and educational resource for staff. Staff Nurse II is actively engaged in Shared Leadership through membership on a governing council.

Duties & Responsibilities

Demonstrates a commitment to UI Health's values through teamwork and effective communication in an effort to achieve quality outcomes, patient safety, customer satisfaction and a clean, safe and therapeutic environment. Recognizes symptoms, establishes priorities and responds to patient's changing needs. Engages and obtains information from patient and/or family to develop an appropriate patient educational plan Verifies and implements orders from physician, physician assistant and/or advance practice nurse by performing interventions as prescribed by the provider and documenting accurately in the electronic medical record. Shares information and collaborates with other members of the health care team to promote effective patient care. Develops, implements and updates the patient's plan of care based on ongoing assessment of the patient and input from the patient's family.Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

* Licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in Illinois with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation.
* One year of RN experience.
* Current AHA BLS/CPR and other required unit specific certifications.
* Effective communication skills (oral and written) that facilitate therapeutic relationships between patients, family, and health care providers.
* Intermediate computer skills with the ability to become proficient in the Electronic Health Record (EHR) with on-the-job training.
* Excellent attendance, interpersonal skills and work history required.

Preferred Qualifications

Minimum of 1.5 years Med-Surg and Psych experience required.

Experience working on a Float team or agency work preferred.

Excellent attendance, interpersonal skills, and work history required.

The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.

The university provides accommodations to applicants and employees. Request an Accommodation

Keywords: University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago , Staff Nurse II - NRO Float Team Med-Surg - Psych Track 1.0 FTE Days - Psychiatric, Healthcare , Chicago, Illinois

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