Presence St Francis Hosp
355 Ridge Avenue, Evanston, IL 60202 United States (US)
PRN / Registry
The Staff Nurse I - Registered Nurse is a Registered Professional
Nurse (RN) who practices within the scope of the Illinois Nurse
Practice Act to ensure the delivery of comprehensive, high quality,
individualized nursing care, based upon knowledge and experience,
the nursing process and leadership skills. The RN incorporates the
Carative Factors of human care and performs established procedures
in accordance with policies, procedures and standards of care of
Presence health and the nursing division. The RN coordinates family
involvement in the assessment, treatment and continuing care of the
patient, and delegates tasks to competent and appropriate
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Assesses each patient's biophysical, psychosocial, environment,
spiritual, cultural, self-care, educational and discharge planning
based on age and development status.
- Develops and prioritizes an outcome directed plan of care to
assigned patients and changes as necessary.
3. Performs clinical and technical aspects of care in accordance
with established policies, procedures, standards of practice and
within scope of the State Nurse Practice. Documents
care per established standards.
4. Evaluates the effectiveness of nursing interventions. Modifies
the plan of care focusing on age and development status and patient
5. Assess patient and family educational needs and ability to
participate and learn to achieve patient plan of care through
collaboration with other team members.
6. Reviews the plan of care and consults with the physician and
other health care providers to adjust the plan to assure optimum
patient outcomes within the scheduled timeframe.
7. Utilizes the caring behaviors of empathy, active listening and
cultural sensitivity and supports patient dignity.
8. Provides patient/family education.
9. All Level I nurses must meet and maintain annually of the Level
I Performance Standards and expectations as outlined in the Level I
section of the RN Levels of Practice Program.
Additional duties in speciality areas may also be required.
This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and
authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list
of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
Education and/or Experience
Graduate of an accredited Nursing program, Bachelors of Science in
Knowledge of Microsoft Office software, MS Outlook, and EMR
Experience in EPIC preferred.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Current Illinois RN license, BLS certification. Certification is
area of specialty is preferred.
Business Unit: Presence St Francis Hospital
EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability
Nearest Major Market:
Nursing, Clinic, EMR, Registered
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