Registered Nurse, Acute Care

Employment Type



: Miscellaneous

Responsible for delegation, supervision, and provision of evidenced-based nursing care for a designated group of patients through utilization of the nursing process. Provides age appropriate patient care. Provides age appropriate patient care. Implements evidence-based findings into practice and participates in research as appropriate.

  • Current RN license in the State of Illinois required.
  • Maintains Healthcare Provider BLS certification.
  • ACLS Provider certification preferred.

  • Performs age appropriate assessments
  • Analyzes data to identify nursing problems.
  • Provides direct patient care, develops individualized plan of care in partnership with patients & families. Evaluates patient progress toward attainment of goals, revising plan of care when indicated.
  • Delegates patient care tasks to LPNs and unlicensed assistive personnel based on job description and patient needs.
  • Appropriately supervises performance of LPNs and unlicensed assistive personnel.
  • Appropriately supervises performance of LPNs and unlicensed assistive personnel.
  • Builds teamwork when supervising and delegating to others.
  • Documents patient care according to policies and procedures.
  • Ensures appropriate implementation of physician's orders.
  • Precepts new nursing employees and/or nursing students.
  • Identifies & resolves safety risks.
  • Participates in continuous quality improvement, periodic review of policies, procedures and pre-printed physicians orders
  • Assists with educational activities for other staff on the nursing unit.

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