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Community Health RN 8/25/2016

Rush University Medical Center Chicago, IL

Company
Rush University Medical Center
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
2016-0923
AJE Ref #
575979024
Location
Chicago, IL
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN JOINING A LEADING HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATION*

JOIN RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER!

We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated, well organized and detail-oriented COMMUNITY HEALTH RN for our Faculty Practice Department. This position is 12 hours a pay period.



GENERAL SUMMARY:



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The Community/Public Health Nurse is a nurse with knowledge in a specialized area of nursing who promotes and provides quality care to individuals, groups, and communities. The Community/Public Health Nurse supports the mission of the College of Nursing (CON) and exemplifies the Rush mission, vision and values and acts in accordance with Rush and CON policies and procedures.



PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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Assesses health needs of individuals and the community.
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Plans and delivers nursing care for individuals, groups, and communities.
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Promotes continuity of care by working collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team at assigned agency.
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Maintains, interprets, and evaluates health records and medical reports for clients.
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Develops and implements health education and prevention programs based on assessed needs.
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Implements various screening programs based on community needs.
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Utilizes community resources for client referral.
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Plans and delivers staff educational programs related to agency/client needs.
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Participates in agency program development and evaluation.
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Monitors compliance of regulated programs.
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Participates in quality improvement efforts.
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Acts as a preceptor for Rush CON students, as requested, at assigned agency site.



KNOWLEDGE:

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Current State of Illinois Registered Nurse licensure required.
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Bachelors or Master s Degree in Nursing from an NLN accredited school of nursing is required
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Experience in community/public health nursing preferred
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Analytical ability is required
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Ability to work in complex organizational systems
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Interact effectively with others in difficult situations
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Ability to use computer system to enter or retrieve data.



COMPANY HIGHLIGHTS:

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Rush's 14-story hospital Tower is the cornerstone of the Rush Transformation, and is the symbol of a philosophy-an evolution in the delivery of patient-centered care.
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Rush is a not-for-profit health care, education and research enterprise comprising Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Oak Park Hospital and Rush Health.
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Rush University Medical Center is a three time Magnet facility located in Chicago, IL www.rush.edu
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Leading academic medical center, acute care hospital w/ 676 licensed beds.
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RUMC offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits & the professional advantages of an environment that supports your development & recognizes your achievements.
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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 programs in allied health, health systems management and biomedical research.



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As one of the most popular cities in the nation, Chicago is a cultural, historical and diverse city. Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, Chicago in known for its nearly 200 distinct neighborhoods and its extensive park systems, along with its sports teams, museums and vibrant theater community.



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.