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Rush University Medical Center Registered Nurse 2- Endoscopy- Full Time- 10 Hour Day Shifts in Chicago, Illinois

Job Title:

Registered Nurse 2- Endoscopy- Full Time- 10 Hour Day Shifts

Department:

Endoscopy Nursing

Shift:

1st

Full/Part:

Active Regular FT (72 to 80 hours per pay period)

Specialty:

GI

Job Number:

2021-4608

Job Description:

Rush University Medical Center has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Registered Nurse looking to work in a well-established Endoscopy department at a leading academic medical center.

This position is a Full Time, Day Shift position, 10 hour Shifts

Position Highlights:

  • Ranked among the top academic medical centers in America, Rush University Medical Center is in the midst of Transformation to reconfigure our campus with new facilities, renovated buildings and adopting state-of-the-art new technologies

  • Proud of four consecutive Magnet Designations

Position Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates consistent safe and effective use of medical devices in the delivery of patient care.

  • Utilizes competent assessment skills to holistically evaluate the physical and psychosocial needs of patients and families.

  • Gastroenterology Nurses provide pre-procedure assessment screening, intra-procedural sedation monitoring and post-procedure recovery to patients with a wide variety of GI disorders

  • Procedures include colonoscopy, enteroscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy, esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), and esophageal ultrasound (EUS).

  • Demonstrates the ability to prioritize care for complex patients based on knowledge acquired from previous clinical experiences.

  • Establishes a caring, therapeutic relationship with patient/families and team members through effective communication, acknowledgement of patient/family perceptions and mutual goal setting, for optimal patient outcomes.

  • Participates in the collection of data to support unit based quality initiatives, research and evidences based activities.

  • Week long On-call required approx. 4-5 times/year

Position Qualifications:

  • Current State of Illinois Registered Nurse licensure required.

  • Maintain current BLS certification.

  • Consistent proficient performance at RN1 position or equivalent experience

  • Earned nursing degree at the baccalaureate level or higher

  • Endoscopy, Gastroenterology and/or ICU experience is strongly preferred.

Company Highlights:

  • Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care.

  • Rush University Medical Center is a five-time Magnet® facility, the highest recognition given for nursing excellence. Rush was also the first hospital in Illinois serving adults and children to receive Magnet status.

  • Rush was ranked #1 Best Hospital in Illinois for Nurses in 2017 by Nurse.org.

  • Ranked among the top 20 "Best Places to Work" by Indeed.

  • Rush offers a competitive salary, and valuable healthy living benefits including: health, dental and vision to help you maintain and improve your health. Rush also offers several ways to invest in your future.

Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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