CLINICAL NURSE I

Location
Health and Hospital Systems, Chicago, IL
Salary
$30.160 HOURLY
Posted
Dec 06, 2017
Closes
Jan 05, 2018
Specialty
Nurse Practitioner
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Number: 00120848

“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.”

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 NNOC
MEMBERS


Location: Cermak Health Services, 2800 S
California Ave, Chicago, IL 60608

Department: Residential Treatment Unit, 3rd Flr. Shift: 11:00 p.m. – 7:30 a.m.

Provides
professional nursing care to all patients/detainees of various ages utilizing
the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation.
Effectively interacts with patients/detainees, correctional offices, peers,
department heads, physicians and a multi-disciplinary health team. Maintains
standards of professional nursing. Utilizes critical thinking and
problem-solving skills to effect positive patient outcomes. Practices within
the scope of the Nurse Practice Act. The Clinical Nurse I, demonstrates
accountability for leadership by directing, supervising and coordinating the
activity of ambulatory and infirmary personnel, including the Licensed
Practical Nurse and other nursing support staff assigned to the area.
Responsible for offering constructive suggestions of the improvement of patient
care, clinical management, interdepartmental relationships and health education
of patients/detainees. Demonstrates flexibility and participates in
environmental change. Demonstrates a leadership role in quality improvement and
fiscal accountability.

Minimum
Qualifications

  • Must be licensed as a
    Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Illinois – required. Must provide proof of license at time of interview.
  • Current CPR card is required. Must provide proof at time of
    interview.
  • Minimum of one (1) year nursing
    experience, within the last three (3) years, paid clinical experience in acute
    care or an ambulatory facility is required.

Preferred
Qualifications

  • Active ACLS, drug/alcohol dependency or
    case management experience is preferred.
  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing
    from an accredited school of nursing is preferred.

MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF
APPLICATION FILING.


VETERAN PREFERENCE

PLEASE
READ


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 and Deferred
    Compensation Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, and
    Sick Time
  • You may also qualify
    for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)

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

Degrees
awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one
of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an
approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging 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