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Registered Nurse - Resource Team (Float)-7a-7p - Chicago , IL - Float

Company: Advocate Trinity Hospital
Location: Chicago
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse - Resource Team (Float)-7a-7p - Chicago , IL**This position is eligible for a $10000sign on bonus payable after hire** (external candidates only)Title: Registered Nurse - Clinical Resource UnitScheduled Hours: 7a-7p; 12 hour shiftsFull TimeIncentive paid for floatingJob Summary:The Clinical Resource Unit (CRU) is a valuable team of 30 RNs who are cross-trained to float throughout the inpatient units. The CRU RNs are an essential resource for IMMC filling needs based on census acuity and planned and unplanned absences to ensure we have adequate unit staffing. The CRU RN will float to one of eight units covering Med/Surg Tele and occasionally the ICU to care for Tele overflow or Stepdown patients. The CRU is an exceptional opportunity for a nurse to explore different unit environments and gain experience with diverse patient populations. Come work alongside some fantastic clinicians to provide excellent care to our patients!Using evidence-based practice clinical decision making compassion and skilled dialogue the registered nurse leads efforts to create the safest patient environment and the best patient experience. The nurse delivers and coordinates patient-centered care across the continuum to support the successful transition of patients to other healthcare delivery systems or their home communities. The registered nurse is responsible for providing and coordinating comprehensive patient care through the appropriate utilization of assessment diagnosis planning implementation and evaluation in accordance with established standards policies and procedures.Position Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with Current IL RN license
  • BSN preferred,--ADN acceptable with agreement for nurses with less than 12 months of experience to enroll in BSN completion program to be completed in four years and obtain Advocate Aurora Health (AAH) recognized nursing certification within 2 years of the date of hire or becoming eligible to sit for certification, whichever is later.
  • Nurses with more than 12 months experience in direct patient care must possess a BSN or obtain either BSN within 4 years of hire or obtain an Advocate Aurora Health (AAH) recognized nursing certification--within one year of the date of hire or becoming eligible to sit for certification, whichever is later.
    • Minimum of 1 year current nursing experience on a med/surg and/or telemetry unit
    • Current AHA CPR
    • Ability to work weekends, holidays, and different shifts in order to accommodate staffing
    • Work environment includes probability of exposure to adverse, hazardous, or unpleasant conditions while caring for the sick
    • Ability to assist in evacuation of patients in the event of a fire or other disaster
    • Routinely works with potentially infectious specimens and patients
    • Ability to respond to patients in a timely manner and access all areas of the unit
    • Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other team member, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

Keywords: Advocate Trinity Hospital, Chicago , Registered Nurse - Resource Team (Float)-7a-7p - Chicago , IL - Float, Healthcare , Chicago, Illinois

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