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Medical Surgical Nurse Registered Nurse RN

Company: ATC Chicago
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARYThe MEDICAL SURGICAL REGISTERED NURSE (RN) is a healthcare provider who through education and experience possesses a distinct body of knowledge and skills relative to the care of the patient across the lifespan who is experiencing general medical conditions or general surgical interventions. He/she applies general nursing knowledge in assessing, implementing, and evaluating patient response to general and specific conditions, general therapies and interventions. He/she initiates nursing care, health teaching, and health counseling that supports life and restores well-being. Nursing care is performed in accordance with the nurse practice act and under the direction and supervision of the appropriate client representative(s) on the assigned Medical Surgical Unit as a Registered Nurse.ABOUT USFor more than 40 years, ATC Healthcare has provided leading Medical Surgical Registered Nurses-RN's and healthcare professionals to hospitals and facilities nationwide. Healthcare systems around the U.S., including municipal health systems, multi-unit senior care companies, governments, school systems, VMS and MSP vendors trust us to deliver more than 100,000 nurses and other healthcare professionals on-demand. If you have a track record of success in healthcare, we want you to join us!We offer the following benefits:Medical insuranceDental insuranceVision insuranceReferral programTuition reimbursement401k PlanFlexible SchedulesLife insuranceDisability insuranceIdentity theft insuranceCompensation $55.00/hourEDUCATIONGraduate of an accredited Diploma, Associate or Baccalaureate School of Nursing.LICENSURECurrent and unrestricted Registered Nurse-RN nursing license in the state of practice.EXPERIENCETwo years of recent acute care experience as a Registered Nurse-RN in Medical Surgical Unit.CREDENTIALSCurrent CPR at least to the BLS level; and other health and screening tests as required by specific facilities and/or regulatory agencies. Covid 19 and current Flu vaccination.ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONSVarious client facility settings; possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and other potentially infectious materials.REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESComplies with ATC policies/procedures.Complies with client facility nursing policies/procedures.Conducts individualized patient assessment, prioritizing collection of data based on individual needs and condition.Conducts ongoing nursing assessment as dictated by the patient's condition and in accordance with client facility's protocols.Collaborates with other team members in the development, implementation, and evaluation of an individualized plan of care.Performs appropriate treatments and therapies as ordered by physician in an appropriate and timely fashion.Provides individualized patient and family teaching.Documents patient assessments, findings, and psychosocial responses to nursing interventionsInitiates emergency measures according to adult and client resuscitation protocols.Maintains confidentiality related to patient, family, client facility and staff in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).Provides patient care in a non-judgmental, non-discriminatory manner that considers cultural diversity and age appropriateness so that autonomy, rights, and dignity are preserved.Advocates patient rights with respect to advance directives and organ donation.Reports patient condition to appropriate personnel during each shift, as needed based on individualized patient assessment.Maintains competency by participating in continuing education programs and meets state specific requirements.Complies with accepted ethical conduct and professional Standards of Nursing Practice as set forth by the American Nurses Association or equivalent national organization.Demonstrates ability to delegate effectively and appropriately.Other Duties: Please note this job summary is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may vary by assignment and may change at any time with or without notice.Equal Opportunity Employer: ATC Healthcare Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status or any other category protected by Federal, State or local law. M/F/D/V EOEINDCHICAGO

Keywords: ATC Chicago, Chicago , Medical Surgical Nurse Registered Nurse RN, Healthcare , Chicago, Illinois

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