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POST DATE 8/17/2016
END DATE 10/13/2016

Rush University Medical Center Chicago, IL

Company
Rush University Medical Center
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
2016-1036
AJE Ref #
575906679
Location
Chicago, IL
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

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CLINICAL NURSE, ECHS, FULL TIME POSITION

The Employee and Corporate Health Services (ECHS) nurse clinician functions as the EHS team. The staff nurse provides nursing care and those services described by ECHS policies and procedures. The nurse clinician reports to the ECHS Director.

RESPONSIBILITIES:



CLINICAL

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Serves as a member of the ECHS team and fosters the clinical practice team approach.
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Serves as a resource and consultant for other nursing personnel in assessing patient status and planning nursing care.
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Provides direct nursing care in the following services: new employee screening, periodic screening, care of work-related injury or illness, sick call, return to work approval, and employee education.
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Collaborates with other members of the health care team for the purpose of assessing, directing and evaluating treatment approaches, and improving the quality of care given.
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Initiates inter and intra-disciplinary patient care conferences.
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Demonstrates an ability to utilize Medical Center resources and other health care agenices.
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Adjusts all clinical functions to accommodate for Adolescent, Adult and Geriatric patients.



ADMINISTRATIVE

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Assists in formulating and initiating action toward attaining unit policies, procedures and nursing care objectives.
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Guides in establishing standards of clinical nursing practice.
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Participates in the evaluation of effectiveness of care given on the unit.
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Demonstrates leadership skills.
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Interprets Medical Center policies and procedures.



EDUCATIONAL

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Demonstrates the ability to direct learning experiences of staff and students.
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Develops, conducts and evaluates in services utilizing internal and external educational resources.
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Identifies for the unit issues in education and practice that have not been attended to and makes recommendations for correcting these.



RESEARCH

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Assists with the staff development and implementation of nursing and health related studies.
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Introduces concepts from health care research for application in the clinical setting.
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Serves as a nursing resource for interdisciplinary research.
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Identifies investigational problems and hypotheses in the clinical setting.



QUALIFICATIONS:

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A professional nurse with a minimum of a BSN from an approved school of nursing.
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Current licensure to practice in the State of Illinois.
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Experience in clinical nursing practice and employee health services and/or occupational health nursing.



RUSH HIGHLIGHTS:

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Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care.
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Rush's 14-story medical hospital building, the Tower, is the cornerstone of the Rush campus transformation, and is the symbol of a philosophy - an evolution in the delivery of patient-centered care.
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Rush University Medical Center is a four time Magnet facility located in Chicago, IL - www.rush.edu
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Preeminent academic medical center, acute care hospital w/ 676 licensed beds.
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Rush University is home to one of the first medical colleges in the Midwest and one of the nation's top-ranked nursing colleges, as well as graduate.



RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER THAT WELCOMES AND ENCOURAGES ALL APPLICANTS TO APPLY REGARDLESS OF AGE, RACE, SEX, RELIGION, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, DISABILITY, VETERAN STATUS, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY AND/OR EXPRESSION, MARITAL OR PARENTAL STATUS, ANCESTRY, CITIZENSHIP STATUS, PREGNANCY OR OTHER REASON PROHIBITED BY LAW. * MK1

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