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Staff Nurse I - Surgical Services (PACU) - PACU - Post Anesthetic Care

Company: University of Illinois at Chicago
Location: Chicago
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Staff Nurse I - Surgical Services (PACU)Staff Nurse I - Surgical Services (PACU)

Hiring Department: Surgical Services (PACU)

Location: Chicago, IL USA

Requisition ID: 1014212

FTE : 1

Work Schedule - Flex Evenings 10 hour shifts

Shift : Flex Evenings

# of Position: 1

Posted date: 10/5/2022

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 I is accountable for the delivery of patient care utilizing the Nursing Process and Relationship-Based Care model as the framework. The Staff Nurse I 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 I functions as an interdisciplinary team member who provides quality patient care and fulfills unit and organizational goals.

Duties & Responsibilities

RN Duties Completes required orientation program and unit-specific competencies. Develops, implements and updates the patient's plan of care based on on-going assessment of the patient and input from the patient's family. Shares information and collaborates with other members of the health care team to promote effective patient care. 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. Engages and obtains information from patient and/or family to develop an appropriate patient educational plan Recognizes symptoms, establishes priorities and responds to patient's changing needs. Engages support personnel by delegating appropriate tasks per the Illinois State Nurse Practice Act and provides support and feedback. 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. Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

* BSN Graduate of an accredited nursing program
* Current license as a Professional Registered Nurse from State of Illinois
* 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

Preferred Qualifications

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 at Chicago, Chicago , Staff Nurse I - Surgical Services (PACU) - PACU - Post Anesthetic Care, Healthcare , Chicago, Illinois

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