Carle Foundation Hospital Inpatient RN - Float in Urbana, Illinois
Inpatient RN - Float
Department: Clinical Resource Unit - BMC
Entity: Bloomington-Normal Service Area
Job Category: Nursing
Employment Type: Full - Time
Job ID: 23839
Experience Required: None
Education Required: Associates Degree
Location: Bloomington-Normal, IL
Usual Schedule: 7p - 7:30a (3-12hr Shifts)
On Call Requirements: no
Work Location: Carle BroMenn Medical Center
Secondary Job Category: Nursing
Weekend Requirements: every third
Other Posting Information: New Graduate
Holiday Requirements: every other
Email a Friend Save Save Apply Now
The Clinical Resource Unit (Float pool) is committed to our Nursing Professional Practice Model; we believe in caring relationships with our patients, families, community, and colleagues to provide exceptional care. In the clinical resource unit, our dedicated nursing staff, nurse leaders, interdisciplinary team members, and physician partners practice on providing specialized medical and nursing care to various inpatient units including Medical- Oncology, Surgical -Orthopedic, Cardiovascular care unit, Progressive Care unit, Mental health unit, and Acute Rehab. Our highly-trained staff utilizes the most current technology and equipment. Medical diagnoses include but are not limited to coronary artery disease, angina, myocardial ischemia, myocardial infarction, dysrhythmia, syncope, congestive heart failure, strokes, cancer, cellulitis, post surgicals, and chest pain. Fast-paced, exciting, and always evolving.
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's Degree in within four (4) years of hire or Associate's Degree and Diploma (Not HS) CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS Registered Professional Nurse (RN) License Illinois upon hire and Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days and EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Minimum of one year of inpatient nursing experience ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Attend and satisfactorily complete all required continuing education
Performs all responsibilities and duties required by unit as specific to the scope of service. Implements procedures and theories related to the specific area of practice. Maintains up-to-date and accurate documentation of nursing care provided to assure the integration of information for use by the healthcare team.
Completes initial assessment upon patient admission and develops appropriate plan of care in accordance with unit standards and that is based on patient and family needs. Implements plan of care, nursing interventions, and patient care procedures. Modifies plan of care based upon continuous evaluation.
Takes responsibility for patient and employee safety by reporting and/or correcting safety hazards and incidents.
Communicates with others directly and in private when necessary to resolve issues. Offers constructive feedback to assist in the professional development of peers, and confers with colleagues to expand knowledge base. Identifies own learning needs and takes initiative to begin appropriate solution.
Fulfills all requirements of departmental competencies.
Takes responsibility for paitent and employee safety by reporting and/or correcting safety hazards and incidents
Floats to various inpatient units including Medical-Oncology, surgical -ortho, Cardiovascular Care unit, Progressive Care unit, Mental health unit and acute rehab
Provides direct nursing care, collaborates with other multidiscipline team members to provide patient care to various patient population.
Conducts and documents assessments, nursing diagnoses, plans, implements and evaluates patient care
Act as resource to staff from various units.
Coordinates care to multidiscipline team members to facilitate and provide the highest possible quality patient care.
Manage Care of Acute and Chronically ill cardiac and pulmonary patients
Collaboratively identify patient goals of care, design and maintain care plans with patient and family
Implement interventions as needed including medication administration and evaluation of effects
Prepare patients for procedures, pain management, IV venipuncture, blood administration, monitor labs
Discharge patients and provide instruction for safe transition from hospital
Document all care using EMR
Ensure team huddles are occurring and attend
Delegate with appropriate follow-up
Answer call lights
Ensure basic care such as turning, toileting, etc is done per standards of care
Professional communication with all team members
Provides post-operative care for te complex surgical population
Assesses and intervenes appropriately to ensure positive outcomes during the post-operative phase
Assesses, manages, and educates patients and families
Receives patient Bedside Shift Report from an RN at the beginning of each shift, ensuring the inclusion of the patient input, visual validation of a safe patient room environment at the time of shift change and updating of the patient communication board found in each patient room
Delegates patient care tasks/responsibilities to assigned HCT's and validates completion of delegated tasks throughout the shift
completes and documents basic RN patient care activities such assessments, interpretation of vital signs, ensure physician order completion, admission/discharge of patients, hourly rounding completion on each assigned patient, care plan documentation and patient education
RN will provide patient medications utilizing the patient 5 Rights: Right patient, Right Medication, Right Route, Right dose and Right Time
Maintains patient safety as the highest priority level: ensuring safety measure compliance such as fall precautions, pressure ulcer prevention, isolation precautions and patient ambulation safety
Maintains a positive at
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Carle Health participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. | For more information: email@example.com.
Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for all new Carle Health team members. Requests for medical or religious exemption will be permitted.