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REGISTERED NURSE
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. Recognizes and consistently applies knowledge of Loyola's 14 Magnet Forces. Position Requirements: Minimum Education: Required: Associates Degree Minimum Experience: Required: Less than one year of previous job-related experience Preferred: 1-2 years of previous job-related experience Licensure/Certifications: Required: ACLS (Advanced Cardio Life Support Certified) ,CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation),PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support),Current Registered Nurse License State of Illinois Preferred: Position Responsibilities: Patient Care & Assessment - Clarifies and implements orders from physician, physician assistant and/or advance practice nurse by administering medications and performing treatments and testing as prescribed by the physician, and documents accordingly (Magnet Force #12). Plan of Care - Obtains information from patient and/or family to develop an appropriate patient educational plan. Communication - Performs required documentation and communicates in a competent and effective manner to meet patient and/or family needs and regulatory requirements. Discharge Planning - Reviews and evaluates discharge plans with the multidisciplinary teams, the patient, and family to promote timely and appropriate discharge (Magnet Force #'s 5,10,11,13). Quality Improvement ? Utilizes time and resources effectively to promote quality and cost outcomes (Magnet Force #'s 1,7). Professional Development Activities - Demonstrates accountability for professional growth and job performance by seeking opportunities to enhance job skills and knowledge (Magnet Force #'s 4,14).