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Registered Nurse

Company: Northwestern Medicine
Location: Lake Bluff
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Job Description:

**This is a Full Time position at 40hrs per week located at the Lake Bluff clinic for Family Medicine specialty. Schedule is Monday through Friday.**The Registered Nurse reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organization's Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.This role is a registered professional nurse who is accountable for assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation for the care of assigned patients. As a member of the clinical and work unit team, the Registered Nurse participates in decision making and quality improvement activities which improve patient care outcomes.Responsibilities:Directs patient care provided by support personnel for a specific shift. Identifies changes in patient's physiological condition.Communicates patient status to multidisciplinary team members.Communicates directly with patient and family about nursing care.Provides clinical interventions to meet patient needs.Documents the nursing process.Assimilates information from multiple sources and implements appropriate action plan to provide safe, quality care.Assures safety and security of patients, significant others and staff.Clinical:Demonstrates clinical competenceProvides direct patient careDirects patient care provided by support personnel for a special shiftPerforms ongoing assessment of assigned patients and their significant others biopsychosocial and learning needsContributes to plan of care in coordination with patient care coordinator as appropriateImplements appropriate actions to respond to needs of patients and patients significant othersMonitors and documents the patient's response to therapeutic interventions and progress toward outcomesDemonstrates cost effective approach to patient care in terms of equipment, supplies and all other resourcesIn all areas of practice follows established policies, procedures and standards of careParticipates in quality improvement activities.Professional:Demonstrates the following professional attributesExemplifies a professional image in appearance, manner and presentationIs an advocate for patients and their significant key others, co-workers, the community and the nursing professionConsistently demonstrates accountabilityChampions collaborative practice with co-workers and other disciplines and departmentsConsistently demonstrates compassion to internal and external customersDynamic representative of the nursing profession in internal and external forumsIntegrates theoretical knowledge base and clinical expertise in decision makingAssumes responsibility for meeting mandatory requirementsAssumes responsibility for personal development plan and education related to clinical specialty area.Research:Follows research protocols for assigned patients.AA/EOE. #INDN #LI-RW1QualificationsRequired:Current license as a Registered Professional Nurse or eligible in the State of IllinoisGraduated from an accredited school of nursing.Certification of BLS CPR.Preferred:One year of experience.Equal OpportunityNorthwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

Keywords: Northwestern Medicine, Waukegan , Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Lake Bluff, Illinois

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