Utilizing the Nursing Process, coordinates and implements care ofpatients within an assigned unit of the hospital under the direction of the Nurse Manager/Patient Care Manager. Performs work of considerable difficulty.
Demonstrates competence in the skills, (critical thinking, interpersonal, and technical) necessary to carry out assigned duties as identified below. Demonstrated competence in recognizing and responding to patients physical, mental, emotional and developmental needs should be evaluated in relation to the patient populations served as appropriate for each responsibility.
EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE: Must be a graduate of accredited School of Nursing. Previous acute care experience preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES & SKILLS: Considerable knowledge of the nursing care required for the adolescent, adult and geriatric patient, inclusive of the nursing process. Good knowledge of teach/learning theories. Ability to problem solve; to plan, organize, and direct patient care activities; ability to communicate effectively, orally, and in writing.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS: Current Registered Professional Nurse licensure in the State of Illinois. Must maintain current CPR Certification