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Staff Nurse - Zion Health Center - $5,000 SIGN ON BONUS! - Med Surg

Company: Lake County IL
Location: Waukegan
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

Staff Nurse - Zion Health Center - $5,000 SIGN ON BONUS!General Description

As the largest human service provider in Lake County, we believe that services must be available without barriers. We are looking for passionate, qualifiedteam members, who can help make a difference in our agency, and most importantly, in our community.


Responsible for administering medications. Responsible for direct care of clients, including crisis intervention and triage on admission, participates in developing treatment plans with clients, provides emergency assessment for hospitalizations, and reports supply needs to Nurse Manager, if applicable to program.

Scheduled Hours: 37.5 hours a week

* Monday to Friday (8:00am - 4:00pm)

Essential Functions

* Acts as triage person for admissions to the program.
* Provides professional nursing care, including administering medications, according to physician's orders in conformance with recognized nursing techniques and procedures, established standards and administrative policies of the department.
* Recognizes and interprets symptoms of clients' conditions, reports to appropriate personnel and assists with remedial measures for adverse developments.
* Monitors the collection of urine specimens according to Standard precautions, if SAP.
* Maintains clinical charts including documentation of observations, medications treatments; reports on the condition of clients; observes and corrects, if possible, environmental factors dealing with comfort and safety.
* Participates as a team member at staff interviews and provides input regarding the stability of client's physical condition.
* Responsible for arranging clinic appointments, chest x-rays, laboratory work and other medication appointments, if ATP/CCP or WRS.
* Focuses on client empowerment in providing treatment, seeking to assist clients to build on strengths in addressing treatment needs.
* Organizes and participates in treatment-related clinical conferences and staffings on assigned clients.
* Provides education and direction to clients, family members and/or significant others.
* Takes responsibility for training in and documenting clinical chart requirements to meet program and state standards.
* Acquires and utilizes knowledge of LCHD/CHC database and word processing software and other equipment commensurate with position.
* Participates in staff meetings, in-service trainings, and seminars to facilitate professional growth and maintain licensure if required.
* Maintains an awareness of and professional involvement/collaboration with community resources.

Knowledge Skills Abilities and Education Required

* Current Illinois RN license
* Ability to access pertinent patient information utilizing electronic health record
* Ability to make decisions quickly based on medical knowledge and established protocols
* Ability to schedule appointments and document in NextGen

Supplemental Information

You can find additional information about the Lake County Health Department, our culture, and why you should join our team athttps://lchdcareers.com.

As a public health department, we believe in the science, data, and power of vaccines, like the influenza and COVID-19 vaccines, to protect against and prevent illness. Therefore,we require all Health Department staff to receive the primary series of the COVID-19 vaccine as well as the annual influenza vaccineunless they have an approved medical or religious exemption.

Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam.

The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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