Trinity Health NICU RN position in Maywood, Illinois

Utilizes current nursing practices to provide patient care while focusing on the needs of the patient and exemplifying the service excellence goals of care, concern, respect and cooperation. As a contributing member of a health care team, develops and provides a comprehensive plan of care for assigned patients. Recognizes and consistently applies knowledge of Loyola's 14 Magnet Forces.

Position Summary:

Utilizes current nursing practices to provide patient care while focusing on the needs of the patient and

exemplifying the service excellence goals of care, concern, respect and cooperation. As a contributing member of a

health care team, develops and provides a comprehensive plan of care for assigned patients.

nurse orders by administering medications and

performing treatments and testing as prescribed by the physician, and documents

accordingly . Recognizes symptoms and establishes priorities

consistent with patient's condition . Documents ongoing

assessments of patient's physical and emotional status in order to address patient

needs appropriately Demonstrates mastery of required

unit-based competencies and orientation goals.

Plan of Care - Obtains information from patient and/or family to develop an

appropriate patient educational plan. Formulates, implements and continually

revises patient plan of care based on ongoing assessment of the patient,

information acquired from patient’s database, and resources within the medical

center Collaborates with other members of the health care

team to promote effective patient care

Communication - Performs required documentation and communicates in a

competent and effective manner to meet patient and/or family needs and

regulatory requirements. Maintains strict confidentiality of patient, employee and

department information to ensure patient rights

Discharge Planning - Reviews and evaluates discharge plans with the

multidisciplinary teams, the patient, and family to promote timely and appropriate

discharge

Quality Improvement – Utilizes time and resources effectively to promote quality

and cost outcomes

Professional Development Activities - Demonstrates accountability for professional

growth and job performance by seeking opportunities to enhance job skills and

knowledge

Complexity Factor: C

Work consists of various duties involving different processes and methods. Factors to be considered differ

with each assignment, and elements of the work must be identified and analyzed to determine appropriate

action. (Ex. Manager, RN, Physical Therapist, Admin Asst, Supervisors, Medical Records Tech)

Impact Factor: I

Moderate impact on a limited phase of Loyola activity. Significant impact on the life and health of students

or patients. (Ex. RN, OT II, PT II, Network Analyst, Manager)

Freedom of Action:

General instructions are available but employee has latitude to set priorities. Questionable items referred to

supvsr.

Supervisory Responsibility:

Staff: N/A - position does not supervise staff

Functional: N/A - no functional supervisory responsibilities

Safety Accountabilities::

Loyola is committed to providing care that is safe. It is expected that all Loyola employees will perform their

job function in a professional and competent manner that constantly seeks to reduce the risk of harm to

patients, families and co-workers.

Quality Improvement Accountabilities:

Loyola is committed to the continuous improvement of the services it provides to its patients and their

families. All Loyola employees are expected to participate in quality improvement activities.

Magis & Service Excellence Accountabilities Trinity Health Core Values:

Responsible for consistently demonstrating our Magis values of Care, Concern, Respect and Cooperation

through teamwork and effective communication in an effort to prevent and solve problems and to achieve

quality outcomes, patient safety, customer satisfaction and a safe environment.

Responsible for developing and maintaining an environment of service excellence as outlined in the Service

Excellence standards.

Patient Population Specific Competencies:

Demonstrates the skills and knowledge necessary to provide appropriate care to the patient populations

served by the specific unit to which the incumbent is assigned.

Must be able to assess data reflective of the patient’s status and interpret appropriate information needed to

identify each patient’s requirement relative to population specific needs.

The primary patient population for the unit is (ie clinical, disease, culture, special needs, etc.)

Age Specific Competencies:

Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development for the appropriate age span of the

unit’s patients. The age span of the unit's patients is:

Other

III. Position Requirements:

Minimum Education:

Required: Bachelors Degree

Preferred: N/A

Specify Degree(s): Nursing

Residency: N/A

Minimum Experience:

Required: Less than one year of previous job-related experience

Preferred: 1-2 years of previous job-related experience

Managerial Experience: N/A

Licensure/Certifications:

Required:

CPR - Basic Life Support

Nursing - Current Registered Nurse license State of Illinois

Preferred: N/A

Other: Specialty certification in a clinical or functional area of nursing granted by a national nursing

organization is preferred.

Computer Skills: Excel & Word & Power Point preferred

Required:

Basic Keyboarding Skills

Preferred:

EPIC

Other: Ability to become proficient in EPIC with on-the-job training.

Typing Words Per Minute: N/A

Steno Words Per Minute: N/A

Required Skills:

Ability to analyze and interpret data

Ability to communicate verbally

Ability to compile complex reports and develop presentations

Ability to deal calmly and courteously with people

Ability to deal with stressful situations

Ability to finish tasks in a timely manner

Ability to follow oral and written instructions and established procedures

Ability to function independently and manage own time and work tasks

Ability to maintain accuracy and consistency

Ability to maintain confidentiality

Ability to negotiate, persuade and establish direction

Ability to plan, coordinate and develop multiple projects

Ability to work as an effective team member

Other: Ability to articulate the scope of practice and appropriate delegation of nursing tasks per the Illinois

State Nurse Practice Act.

Personal Relationships:

Routine job with interpersonal contact

Internal Contacts:

Within Department

Cross-departmental

Physicians

Students

Management

External Contacts:

Patients

Families

Regulatory Agencies

Other healthcare agencies

Working Conditions:

Work takes place on hospital unit or clinical setting

Occasional exposure to unpleasant physical conditions and/or health & safety hazards

Physical Demands:

Occasionally:

Sitting

Climb-Stairs

Climb–Ladder

Frequently:

Standing

Walking

Bending

Crouching

Reaching with Arms

Finger/Hand Dexterity

Talking

Hearing

Seeing

Pushing/Pulling

Lifting/Carrying (Up to 25 lbs)

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Job Number: 00116466

Location: Maywood, IL

Organization Name: Loyola University Medical Center

Facility: LUHS-Loyola University Medical Center

Employment Type: Full time

Shift: 12 Hour Night Shift

Hours: 36