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staff - Registered Nurse (RN) - OR - Operating Room - $35-47 per hour

Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Location: Libertyville
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAdvocate Aurora Health is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) OR - Operating Room for a nursing job in Libertyville, Illinois.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: OR - Operating Room
  • Discipline: RN
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: flexible
  • Employment Type: Staff
    Major Responsibilities:
    • Coordination and Communication of Patient Care
      • 1)Ensures the delivery of comprehensive nursing care by nursing staff through planning, implementation, evaluation and education of standards of care and practice and established patient care outcomes.
      • 2)Collaborates with Clinical Manager of Peri Anesthesia Services, Director of Surgical Services, Physicians, Physician Office Managers and other healthcare providers in accordance with standards of practice and regulatory agencies.
      • 3)Provides for direct patient care utilizing the Clinician II RN job description
      • 4)Reviews daily work schedule with unit manager and coordinates appropriate resources to provide efficient and timely unit operations.
      • 5)Facilitates effective communication within the department
      • 6)Collaborates and coordinates effectively with lab, pharmacy, radiology and Medical Records personnel to promote effective patient care and collection of patient care information.
      • Participates in the planning, implementation and evaluation of effective unit operations
        • 1)Assists in the effective utilization of operational resources.
        • 2)Efficiently maintains and utilizes supplies and equipment keeping cost to a minimum.
        • 3)Promotes safe practice and management of risk through activities with patients, staff, infection control, facilities management, environmental services and risk management.
        • 4)Assists in the development of unit operational plans
        • 5)Assists in the implementation and evaluation of process improvement initiatives
        • Participates in the implementation and evaluation of quality improvement and customer satisfaction
          • 1)Identifies through evaluation areas for quality improvement
          • 2)Assists in the implementation of quality improvement plans
          • 3)Collaborates with the Clinical Manager and Director of Surgical Services on issues related to quality and safety
          • 4)Assists in monitoring customer satisfaction
          • 5)Identifies strategies to promote customer satisfaction in collaboration with other departments and unit leadership
          • 6)Provides for service recovery
          • Participates in Staff Selection, Orientation, Evaluation, Development and Utilization
            • 1)Assists in the interviewing and selection of RN and Unit secretary associates.
            • 2)Functions as preceptor and mentor to newly assigned associates
            • 3)Provides oversight for RN and Unit secretary orientation
            • 4)Identifies individual staff learning needs and communicates needs to Peri Anesthesia Leadership
            • 5)Assists staff in meeting individual growth goals and objectives
            • 6)Assists the Clinical Manager in the effective evaluation of job accountabilities and behavioral expectations of associates during the orientation process, 90 Day Review Process and Annual Performance review process by completing formal performance review tools.
            • 7)Assists in the development and implementation of staff education.
            • 8)Provides formal and informal feedback to staff related to process improvement or quality improvement deficiencies and performance issues.
            • 9)Provides oversight for unit scheduling and daily staffing
            • Promotes a professional work environment
              • 1)Optimizes team cohesiveness when working with staff members providing patient care.
              • 2)Provides for timely coordination of patient care activities
              • 3)Practices leadership behaviors through role-modeling, coaching and mentoring to support team outcomes and achievements with staff.
              • 4)Demonstrates team unity by equally representing staff interests to the team.
              • 5)Demonstrates consistency in responses to staff as a member of the management team.
              • 6)Demonstrates team and individual support during staff interaction.
              • 7)Holds team members accountable to meet unit goals, objectives and standards of care.
              • 8)Represents unit and team at divisional and hospital level by serving on committees

                • Nurse, Registered (RN)

                  Education/Experience Required:
                  • *,BSN preferred,,ADN with agreement to enroll in BSN completion program in two years to be completed in five years. 3 years experience as a registered nurse with experience in preparation of patients for surgery or other procedures RN

                    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
                    • 2 years ongoing experience as a charge nurse Unit coordination experience
                    • Current Illinois License

                      Physicial Requirements and Working Conditions:
                      • N/A
                      • If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. 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 associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

                        This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.Advocate Aurora Health Job ID #R113728. Posted job title: Coord Clin-Pre Surg TestingAbout Advocate Aurora HealthAdvocate Aurora Health's 22,000 nurses demonstrate our values of excellence, compassion and respect, collaborating to advance our stated purpose of helping people live well. To encourage you to be the best nurse you can, Advocate Aurora will provide support, tools and resources for orientation, education and professional development, in the care setting that is best for you. Your voice as a team member will be heard clearly whether you're at one of our 10 Magnet® designated hospitals or more than 500 sites of care. Join our team and be inspired to chart a course for Advocate Aurora to become the best place in the nation for nurses to pursue their passion.Benefits
                        • Holiday Pay
                        • Guaranteed Hours
                        • Continuing Education
                        • 401k retirement plan
                        • Pet insurance
                        • Wellness and fitness programs
                        • Mileage reimbursement
                        • Employee assistance programs
                        • Medical benefits
                        • Dental benefits
                        • Vision benefits
                        • Life insurance
                        • Discount program

Keywords: Advocate Aurora Health, Chicago , staff - Registered Nurse (RN) - OR - Operating Room - $35-47 per hour, Healthcare , Libertyville, Illinois

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