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REGISTERED NURSE

Riverside Healthcare Kankakee, IL

Riverside Healthcare Kankakee, IL

6 months ago

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We Are Hiring! At Riverside, everyday brings new and exciting challenges. You can expect an interesting environment where you’re part of making sure our organization is running optimally and safely, helping keep the community healthy. We provide the kind of paid training and opportunities that long-term careers are built on and we recognize hard workers who strive to make a difference. You will be able to succeed in our close-knit, safety-focused culture working together as a team. The careers we offer are meaningful because the work we do matters. Join us!

FTE: 0.600000

Shift: Nights

Location: RIVERSIDE MEDICAL CENTER

SummaryThe MHU Registered Nurse, is responsible for assessing the needs of each patient, including the spiritual, emotional, and physiological needs, and managing the nursing care to meet those needs utilizing the nursing process. Once planned, the registered nurse is responsible for assuring that the care is delivered based on established standards and policies in collaboration with other disciplines.

Experience/Education Requirements

  • Graduate of an approved school of nursing, BSN preferred. As of 1/1/18 must obtain BSN with 4 years of hire or transfer.
  • Psychiatric experience and/or Bachelor's degree in related field preferred.

License Or Certification Requirements

  • Current IL RN license

Responsibilities

  • Analyzes the assessment data to determine the patient's nursing diagnoses or patient problems.
  • Coordinates care delivery through the utilization of department, organization and community models and resources; critical thinking; interdisciplinary teamwork; patient advocacy; and the unique nurse-patient connection, and identifies and uses available resources to define and implement the plan of care.
  • Detects and collects comprehensive data and identifies patterns pertinent to the patient's health and unique situation.
  • Develops a plan that prescribes strategies and alternatives to attain expected outcomes, based on the patient's individualized situation and anticipated needs.
  • Effects changes through engagement, involvement, and participation of peers and colleagues, leading others where they need to be rather than where they want to go (American Nurses Credentialing Center [ANCC]).Employs strategies, including the art of translation, to promote healthy behaviors for patients and families.
  • Enhances the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice through communication, documentation, initiation of change, creativity, innovation, participation ini quality improvement (QI), evidence based practice (EBP), and research processes.
  • Evaluates one's own nursing practice in relation to the Illinois Nurse Practice Act and professional practice standards and guidelines.
  • Evaluates progress toward effective attainment of patient, family and community goals.Implements the identified plan based on the nursing process, our nursing mission and philosophy, and our organization's mission.
  • Mentors others in all aspects of nursing practice.

CredentialsEssential:

  • Registered Nurse

EducationEssential:

  • BACHELOR SCIENCE NURSING

Riverside Healthcare is revolutionizing care using leading-edge technology to diagnose and treat patients. We are ranked top in the nation for performance in neurosurgery, orthopedics, and heart surgery and have also been named one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics seven times. Riverside is nationally recognized for our specialty programs in obstetrics, trauma, oncology, rehabilitation, geriatrics, occupational health, psychiatric services, and treatment of alcohol and chemical dependency, as well as patient safety. We combine innovation and convenience at state-of-the-art facilities located in communities throughout the greater Kankakee area.

Riverside Medical Center proves that truly progressive medicine is being delivered in Chicago's southwest suburbs and East Central Illinois. Join a team that is not only concerned with providing the best care possible but also with offering a work environment of advancement and growth. Riverside is a place that embraces a culture where opinions count and dedications is respected, where superior performance is rewarded with competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

Other Information Exposure/Sensory Requirements: Exposure ToChemicals: Refer to MSDS Sheets

Video Display Terminals: Average

Blood and Body Fluids: IV and IM needle handling, obtaining and transporting patients' body fluids. Cleaning patients who are incontinent of urine and/or stool. Controlling the agitated student such as scratches, bites,etc. This potential exposure reduced through non-violent crisis intervention education and the use of universal precautions.

TB or Airborne Pathogens: Minimal - Exposure potential reduced through the use of universal precautions.

Sensory Requirements (speech, Vision, Smell, Hearing, Touch)Speech: Needed for communication with patients and other staff.

Vision: Needed to read materials such as medical records.

Smell: Needed to detect the odor of ETHO on patients, smoke in patients' rooms or electrical hazards.

Hearing: Required for patient safety, telephone use, intercom announcements (i.e., Code 99) and taking vital signs.

Touch: Required for pulse taking, supportive/comforting interventions and control.

Activity/Lifting RequirementsAverage Hours per Week: 6-40

Shift: Variable for 24 hour coverage

Percentage of time during the normal workday the employee is required to: Sit: 10%

Twist: 4%

Stand: 40%

Crawl: 0%

Walk: 25%

Kneel: 1%

Lift: 10%

Drive: 0%

Squat: 1%

Climb: 1%

Bend: 30%

Reach above shoulders: 3%

The weight required to be lifted each normal workday according to the continuum described below: Up to 10 lbs: Frequently

Up to 20 lbs: Frequently

Up to 35 lbs: Frequently

Up to 60 lbs: Occasionally

Up to 75 lbs: Not Required

Up to 100 lbs: Not Required

Over 100 lbs: Not Required

Describe and explain the lifting and carrying requirements. (Example: the distance material is carried; how high material is lifted, etc.): Lifting of patients off their beds that are unable to move independently is done with assistive lifting equipment. Horizontal movement of patients to and from carts/beds who are unable to move independently is done with assistive lifting equipment. Lifting equipment - carry 25'-150' waist high (IV bags, patient trays). Carry charts 25'-150' waist high. Filled laundry bags are filled half full so as not to weigh over 35 lbs. Carry fire extinguishers up or down 3-4 flights of stairs and several yards in an emergency.

Maximum consecutive time (minutes) during the normal workday for each activity: Sit: 30

Twist: 15

Stand: 60

Crawl: 0

Walk: 10

Kneel: 0

Lift: 5

Drive: 0

Squat: 2

Climb: 1

Bend: 15

Reach above shoulders: 2

Repetitive Use Of Hands (Frequency Indicated)Simple grasp up to 10 lbs. Normal weight: 5#

Pushing & pulling - 50-200 lbs: Occasionally

Fine Manipulation: Typing in computer, omnicell, using pens to chart, drawing up meds in syringe and administration, starting IV's.

Leg Strength - up to 50 lbs: Occasionally-(repetitive use of foot or feet in operating machine control: utilized in positioning beds during transport; x-ray, surgery or in an emergency situation from floor to floor, locking beds or cardiac chairs.)Environmental Factors & Special HazardsEnvironmental Factors (Time Spent):

Inside hours: 7

Outside hours : 1

Temperature: Normal Range

Lighting: Average

Noise levels: Average

Humidity: Dry

AtmosphereSpecial Hazards: Other - potentially aggressive/violent patients.

Protective Clothing Required: Gloves to maintain MHU universal precautions.

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  • Seniority level

    Entry level
  • Employment type

    Part-time
  • Job function

    Health Care Provider
  • Industries

    Hospitals and Health Care

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