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Staff Nurse, GI Lab, 40 Hours, Day, Highland Park Hospital

Northshore University HealthSystem Highland Park, IL
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NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) is a premier integrated healthcare delivery system consistently ranked as a Top 15 Teaching Hospital in the United States. Headquartered in Evanston, Ill., NorthShore was the first health system in Illinois to achieve Magnet recognitionthe highest, most prestigious honor that demonstrates excellence in nursing and high standards in patient caresomething only achieved by 6% of hospitals nationwide. The system earned Magnet redesignation in 2015. NorthShore is comprised of four hospitals Evanston, Glenbrook, Highland Park and Skokie. The system includes a 950 physician multispecialty group practice with 130 locations across Chicagoland. When you work for NorthShore, you will be part of an organization that encourages its employees to achieve career goals and maximize their professional potential.


Position Overview
We are currently seeking a Staff Nurse for our GI Lab located at Highland Park Hospital in Highland Park, IL. This is a full time (40 hour per week) position and is benefits eligible. Hours will be scheduled on the day shift with rotation into on-call responsibilities. This position requires you to float between our hospital sites, (Evanston, Glenbrook, Highland Park and Skokie. When on-call, you are assigned 2 hospital sites. Nurses must be able to arrive to hospital within 30 minutes of initial call. Rotation into weekend hours is also required.


Responsibilities
In this role, you will:

  • Independently provide safe, effective, and compassionate nursing care for patients in the GI Lab
  • Utilize the nursing process in planning, implementing, and evaluating the patient plan of care
  • Prepare patients for procedures, monitor patients condition during the procedure and the recovery period
  • Guide and direct assigned unlicensed assistive personnel in delivering interdisciplinary patient care
  • Communicate and collaborate with nurses, physicians, and other members of the healthcare team to ensure optimal patient outcomes and continuity of care
  • Daily quality rounds on medications and supplies and other equipment as applicable


Qualifications
Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Current professional nursing licensure in the state of IL required
  • Graduate of a NLN accredited school of nursing required; BSN strongly preferred
  • BLS/CPR and ACLS certification required
  • On call travel to assigned location(s) within 30 minutes of initial page
  • Prior Critical Care/Emergency Department and conscious sedation experience highly preferred
  • Medical Surgical with telemetry monitoring experience preferred


Please explore our website (www.northshore.org) to better understand how NorthShore delivers on its mission "to preserve and improve human life" through superior clinical care, academic excellence and innovative research.


NorthShore is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. Please refer to the main career page for more information.


EOE: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets, VEVRRA Federal Contractor.

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