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Rush University Medical Center Registered Nurse 2- PICU- Nights in Chicago, Illinois

Job Title:

Registered Nurse 2- PICU- Nights


Pediatric ICU




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


Pediatric Intensive Care

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Job Description:

Registered Nurse 2- Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

18 bed ICU area providing care to a wide range of Pediatric med/surg patients at a leading Chicago academic medical center

12 Hour- Night Shift

Position Highlights:

  • Rush University Medical Center was given the 2020 Silver Beacon Award for Excellence from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) for the performance of its Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.

  • Unique nurse, physician, family programs result in high level of teamwork.

  • Shared governance model gives a voice to nursing staff and is demonstrated daily in family centered daily rounds

  • Strong Preceptor Orientations provided for all new staff under the guidance of a Pediatric Nurse Educator

  • 12 hr shifts/ 72 hr pay periods. 7PM-7AM

  • Rush University (located on same campus) offers graduate programs with Pediatric focus andgenerous tuition/enhancement options

Position Responsibilities:

  • Provide intensive care to a wide range of Pediatric med/surg patients including congenital cardiac patients

  • Growing cardiovascular/Interventional/ECMO Program as well as a developing craniofacial surgery population.

  • Unit features evidence-based practice utilizing latest research as the foundation of care

Position Qualifications Include:

  • BSN or MSN

  • IL RN license.

  • 1 year Pediatric ICU experience or equivalent clinical RN (post- license) experience required.

  • CPR required; PALS preferred

  • Work requires the ability to walk throughout the Medical Center and to be standing or walking most of the designated shift.

  • Work requires lifting or carrying objects 35-40lbs. and lifting and positioning patients, some of whom may exceed 300 lbs.

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 Best Hospital in Illinois for Nurses in 2017 by

  • Ranked among the top 20 best places to work in healthcare 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.

  • As one of the most popular cities in the nation, Chicago is a cultural, historical and diverse city. Chicago in known for its sports teams, museums and vibrant theater community.

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.