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POST DATE 8/12/2016
END DATE 10/14/2016

Rush University Medical Center Chicago, IL

Company
Rush University Medical Center
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
2016-1862
AJE Ref #
575861463
Location
Chicago, IL
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB DESCRIPTION:

LI-MK-1ARE YOU AN RN PASSIONATE ABOUT BRINGING YOUR EXPERTISE TO AN ESTABLISHED UNIT*



If so, you may be the right candidate for our Full - time Day shift RN position in GERIATRIC PSYCHIATRY!



POSITION HIGHLIGHTS:

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Our 18-bed-Gero-Psych unit strives to promote the highest level of functioning, improve coping abilities and provide education and support to patients with depression, severe anxiety and/or restlessness and memory loss.
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Additional collaboration provided by Family Support Groups and Case Managers assigned to patients
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As an RN you will enjoy a team environment and excellent staff:patient ratios and opportunity for charge responsibilities
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Supportive preceptor orientation
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Full -time (80 hours/payperiod) day shifts
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Enjoy benefits at Rush including tuition assistance (Rush University offers relevant Psychiatric and Gerontological graduate nursing program opportunities)



POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

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Opportunity to utilize your RN psych and med/surg assessment and treatment skills

in treatment planning, medical management and psychotherapy

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Work with referring providers and communicate effectively with patients family members and friends
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Provide discharge education and planning to help patients develop transition plans

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

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Current State of Illinois Registered Nurse License
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BSN or MSN
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Adult psych or geropsych experience or med/surg exp. preferred



COMPANY HIGHLIGHTS



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Rush University Medical Center is a four- time MAGNET designated facility located in Chicago, IL - www.rush.edu
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AWARD WINNING 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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Enjoy tuition assistance options (Rush University offers relevant Psychiatric and Gerontological graduate nursing program opportunities)
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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. LI-MK-1