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Carle Foundation Hospital RN - Med/Surg 9A (Weekend) in Urbana, Illinois

RN - Med/Surg 9A (Weekend)

  • Department: Med/Surg CT9A - CFH

  • Entity: Champaign-Urbana Service Area

  • Job Category: Nursing

  • Employment Type: Full - Time

  • Job ID: 28500

  • Experience Required: 1 - 3 Years

  • Education Required: Associates Degree

  • Shift: Day

  • Location: Urbana, IL

  • Usual Schedule: 3, 12 hour shifts/wk; 7a-730p

  • On Call Requirements: no

  • Work Location: Carle Foundation Hospital

  • Nursing Specialty: Medical/Surgical

  • Secondary Job Category: Nursing

  • Weekend Requirements: every weekend

  • Other Posting Information: $10,000 sign-on bonus and

    $5,000 relocation (for greater than 100 miles) or

    $2,500 relocation (for greater than 50 miles)

    for nurses with 1 or more years experience - External Applicants Only

  • Holiday Requirements: holidays on the weekend

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    Position Summary:

    The staff Registered Nurse (RN) is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility for a group of patients for a designated time frame and provides care to these patients via the utilization of the nursing process, nursing trends, technology, financial and human resources within the philosophy of the institution.


    EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS Associate's Degree in Nursing or Diploma (Not HS) in Nursing CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS Registered Professional Nurse (RN) License Illinois upon hire and Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Attend and satisfactorily complete all required continuing education regarding the care of acute stroke patients.

    Essential Functions:

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Meets Carle Med/Surg RN documentation standards for each assigned patient

  • 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 attitude at all times on unit that promotes a healthy work environment and a healing patient environment

  • Keeps a diligent focus on prompt answering of patient call lights to ensure effective triage and completion of patient requests/medical needs

  • Uses critical thinking to evaluate the overall patient condition and uses nursing judgement to identify and act on changes in patient status

  • Effectively communicates within the healthcare team to promote interdisciplinary collaboration, effective patient care coordination and patient safety

    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: human.resources@carle.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.