Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
March 6, 2018
29.50 - 47.25
Full Time - Experienced
General Summary of Position Responsibility: This center offers a family-centered, multidisciplinary approach to providing the highest quality diagnostic and treatment services for children and adolescents with cancer, hematologic and immunologic disorders, and bone marrow transplant. Our specialty inpatient unit currently consists of 24 beds, with plans to expand to 48 beds, and features the latest technology for caring for immunosuppressed patients. RNs collaborate with a diverse interprofessional team to provide care for patients and families.
Essential Job Functions: •Performs nursing assessments utilizing a variety of assessment methods and/or area-specific tools. •Individualizes existing plans of care and develops goals relative to family needs. Evaluates and documents changes to the plan. •Develops or individualizes teaching plans/protocols to meet patient and family learning needs. Identifies patient preferences and needs including motivation to learn. Evaluates and documents applicable changes to the plan. •Performs nursing care according to procedures/protocols. Anticipates impending emergent situations and intervenes effectively. •Communicates with the family and members of the multidisciplinary team to identify health care needs. Communicates changes in patient status. Utilizes appropriate resources for referral or consultations. •Keeps up to date in nursing practice by utilizing current nursing and healthcare literature for information and problem solving. •Incorporates current hospital and departmental quality initiatives into daily activities. •Adheres to communication, service excellence and professional image standards that support the hospital mission and philosophy. •Identifies learning needs and seeks resources to advance nursing practice and achieve professional goals. •Performs job functions adhering to service principles with customer service focus of innovation, service excellence and teamwork to provide the highest quality care and service to our patients, families, co-workers and others.
Job Requirements: •Bachelor's degree in nursing (or higher) required. •At least 1 year of Peds RN work experience required; Peds hem/onc nursing experienced strongly preferred. •We will also consider nurses with 2+ years of adult Oncology/Stem Cell Transplant experience if they have a strong interest in pediatrics. •Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois required. BLS/CPR required from AHA approved provider. •APHON Biotherapy/chemotherapy certification preferred. Oncology nursing certification a plus. •Ability to effectively communicate with patient/families, physicians and hospital staff. •Basic computer skills required.
Additional Salary Information: We offer a great total compensation and benefit package.
Internal Number: 8120-177
About Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
THE ONE FOR ALL:
World-Class Results, Resources, and Rewards.
Every member of the team at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital is dedicated to giving their all to provide world-class care for every patient. Providing superior pediatric care in a setting that offers the most advanced innovations in medical technology; cutting-edge research; and education for physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals; we have been ranked among the U.S. News & World Report Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll for 2017-18