|Registered Nurse – Emergency Department
Located in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on Chicago's south side, Holy Cross Hospital is a Level II Trauma and Certified Stoke Center. This dynamic facility consists of North and South Emergency Departments that operate within the framework of the mission, vision and values of Holy Cross Hospital. We focus our deep, collective expertise and passion on improving the health of 1.5 million people who live in our diverse service area. Our team of dedicated caregivers is uniquely committed to building stronger, healthier communities. Featuring an ED that receives the greatest number of ambulance runs per year of any hospital in the State of Illinois, we hire and encourage applications from new graduates as well as seasoned RN's.
The RN operates within the framework of the Mission, Vision, and Values of Holy Cross Hospital
Follows attendance standards and expectations: has minimum tardiness or absenteeism
Completes all hospital wide mandatory educational programs
Completes all orientation requirements and departmental competency testing requirements
Responds appropriately in emergency situations
Adheres to hospital policies and procedures as well as department specific policies and procedures: examples of hospital wide policies include infection control, restraints, and safety policies and procedures.
Participates in hospital and unit quality initiatives
Provides care considering patient rights, advanced directives and ethical issues
Collaborates with coworkers, patients, families, physicians, spiritual care and (when needed) the ethics committee when issues arise regarding patients' rights, end of life issues, and advanced directives
Participates in continuing education activities
Adapts to floating to similar units when required and adapts to changing patient
assignments as volume and acuity fluctuate
Utilizes computer skills to access information for patient related data, order entry and