Clinical Nurse l – Med / Surg – 7 South – Stroger Hospital – Shift – 11:00PM – 7:00AM

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                                                             

The Clinical Nurse I is a professional care provider who is responsible and accountable for coordinating and providing safe, effective individualized nursing care to critically ill patients and supportive care to significant others. Assesses patient’s needs and plan, implement and evaluate nursing care according to established standards. These activities require nursing judgment based on application of scientific principles of nursing, critical thinking, problem solving and teaching / learning. May also supervise and assign duties to others when assigned as Charge Nurse or Team Leader.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Must be licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE,SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Certification as a Certified Medical Surgical Registered Nurse (CMSRN) or Registered Nurse Board certified or eligible to obtain certification within twelve (12) months of hire.
  • Must be certified in Basic Life Support (BLS).
  • Must be certified in Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS).
Must provide proof of certifications, 2 weeks prior to start date
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • One (1) year prior Medical/ surgical nursing experience in an acute care setting.
  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) from a college or university.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish.

 

MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.

 

Must successfully meet the credentialing standards established by the Cook County Health and Hospitals System to include a State of Illinois license and any other license, certification or specialized training, etc. no later than two (2) weeks prior to the candidate’s start date

 

Degrees and transcripts from non-U.S. accredited institutions must be translated and certified to the US equivalent academic credentials by a recognized US education interpreter service.

 

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

 


Requisition ID: 00115257

Post Date: February 13, 2014

Closing Date: February 27, 2014

Salary: Starting Salary $27.11

Location: John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County

Visibility: External

This position is no longer available.