Job Description

Location:Midwestern Regional Medical Center
Region:Zion, IL
Department:210003 Surgery-RN
Employment Status:Full time
Shift Hours / Days:M-F 10am-6:30pm, with call.
Hours / Pay Period:80
Position ID:31410
Job Function:Nursing/Patient Care

Description

Registered Nurse PACU

We Fight Cancer: Care That Never Quits®

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) delivers an extraordinary patient experience we call Patient Empowered Care®. We deliver state-of-the-art, high quality care through an integrative model where a team of experts puts patients at the center of their own care. Every day, you will help patients win the fight against cancer. Every day is challenging and rewarding beyond your imagination.

A Culture of Teamwork, Empowerment & Development

CTCA provides Stakeholders with exceptional support and easy access to a wide range of tools and resources they need to bring the best of themselves, every day. Our benefits, wellness, and compensation programs lead the market. We provide extensive training and career development opportunities that encourage professional and personal growth—it is a point of pride. We empower our Stakeholders to deliver the highest standard of care, which we call the Mother Standard®.

Purpose Summary:

The Professional Clinical Registered Nurse practices to provide the Mother Standard of care. Individualized care to the pediatric, adolescent, geriatric and adult patient and family is provided within the realm of relationship based care. An Individualized plan of care is provided; utilizing the nursing process including assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation. Independently guides nursing practice and evaluates patient specific outcomes. Responsible for inspiring and guiding the other qualified patient care team members to ensure clinically excellent outcomes through effective delegation in the exercise of his/her independent judgment. Utilizes effective communication to support a culture of caring and healing in which the patient and family are the central focus. Nursing care address physical, spiritual, emotional and educational needs of the patient, and coordinates the plan of care with other healthcare professional’s patients, support persons and all members of the healthcare team.

Acts in compliance with enterprise policies/procedures and the Nurse Practice Act of the State. Follows the enterprise nursing philosophy and the Empowered for Excellence (E2) nursing professional practice model which are derived from the Benner model and Jean Watson’s Theory of Caring.

MAIN PURPOSE:

To assess, evaluate, implement, collect data, document, monitor, and administer pre and post-operative medications to all surgical patients. Directs the care delivered by others in Amb Care/PAT/PACU. Assist with physicians with procedures. Prioritize care for all types of surgical patients.

REQUIRED ATTRIBUTES:

  • Graduate of NLNAC or CCNE School of Nursing, and licensed in the state of practice
  • Bachelor’s Degree in nursing strongly preferred
  • OCN Certification within two years of hire for new hires; within five years for current Stakeholders.
  • BLS certification must be maintained while in this position
  • ACLS within 1 year of hire, and maintain while in position
  • Telemetry - Recognize cardiac arrhythmias and institute appropriate interventions

PREFERRED ATTRIBUTES:

  • Previous perioperative nursing experience
  • AORN national certification
  • 1-2 years of acute care experience

ADDITIONAL EXPECTATIONS:

  • Required to take "scheduled on call" status (PACU)
  • Must be able to respond to the hospital within 30 minutes
  • Achieve competency based cross training to the circulating RN role within surgery

The Best Place to Work

We call ourselves Stakeholders because we all have a stake in the care and success of every patient. Today, CTCA Stakeholders deliver healing and hope to patients fighting complex and advanced cancer in Atlanta, GA, Chicago, IL, Philadelphia, PA, Phoenix, AZ and Tulsa, OK. Each of our hospitals earned a Best Place to Work distinction and receives numerous accreditations that celebrate our culture of clinical quality, innovation, high performance and wellness.

Beyond The Resume, What We Look For

We select people with talent—people who thrive in an environment of continuous improvement. We are creative and resourceful problem solvers. We are inventors and innovators. As a CTCA Stakeholder, you make the difference in the life of a patient.

Do you see yourself working with a passionate team in a dynamic, high growth environment? Visit www.cancercenter.com/careers to begin your journey.