CLINICAL NURSE I - CRITICAL CARE - RAPID RESPONSE TEAM

Location
Health and Hospital Systems, Chicago, IL
Salary
30.160
Posted
Sep 10, 2017
Closes
Oct 10, 2017
Specialty
ICU / CCU
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Number: 00120851

PLEASE BE ADVISED that this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement between Cook County and the National Nurses Organizing Committee. Pursuant to the collective bargaining agreement, Cook County will exhaust internal eligible applicants prior to considering external applicants. Cook County is assembling a list of qualified candidates for this position that will be considered should the position not be filled with internal eligible applicants.

JOB SUMMARY:

CRITICAL CARE – RAPID RESPONSE TEAM – STROGER HOSPITAL CHICAGO, IL. – SHIFT: 3:00 PM – 11:30 PM

The Clinical Nurse I (Rapid Response), provides advanced level of care to critical patients throughout the hospital. Responds to all Rapid Response, STEMI Team pages and Code Blue calls. Demonstrates an ability to assess and recognize deteriorating patient condition, communicate with the interdisciplinary team and implement interventions. Maintains accurate documentation on the Rapid Response regarding cardiac arrests. Improves the experience of critically ill patients throughout the inpatient areas, establishing optimal levels of improved outcomes.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Illinois.
  • Two (2) years of recent Intensive Care Unit (ICU) experience.
  • One (1) year of Code Blue/Rapid Response experience.
  • Must possess an active Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification. (Must provide at time of interview)
  • Must possess an active Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification. (Must provide at time of interview)
  • Must possess an active Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. (Must provide at time of interview)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited college or university.
  • An active Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) certification.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish.

Any NNOC member who responds and/or accepts this position will waive his/her right to the 60 (sixty) day trial period in accordance with Section 4.4(N) of the CBA as of the date of this posting.

VETERAN PREFERENCE

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When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service

To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:
  • Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
  • Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, “Are you a Military Veteran?”
  • Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable

OR

A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver’s License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.

If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference

VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER’S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.

Benefits Package

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Basic Term Life Insurance
  • Pension Plan
  • Deferred Compensation Program
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
  • You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
  • 100% Tuition Reimbursement for nursing-related programs

  • For further information on our excellent benefits package, please click on the following link: http://www.cookcountyrisk.com/

    MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.

    “Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States’ territories and Canada muse be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belongings to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview”.

    *Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.

    *CCHHS is strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.

    COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

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