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Trinity Health Nursing - New Graduate Residency at Gottlieb Memorial Hospital in Melrose Park, Illinois

Employment Type:Full timeShift:

Description:Loyola Medicine supports nurses through the first year of employment using the resources and expertise of more experienced nurses to teach and mentor the newest members of our profession. We are committed to the professional development of our nurses at every level of practice.

Required Application Materials:YOUR APPLICATION WILL ONLY BE CONSIDERED IF YOU UPLOAD THE COMPLETED PORTFOLIO AT THE TIME YOU SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION.Please include ONLY the following within your portfolio.All documents listed below must be submitted within ONE document. 

  • Cover Letter (optional) 

  • Resume

  • 2 Narratives (see below)

1.  In 250 words or less, describe what led you to apply to our program at Loyola? What led you to pursue a career in healthcare?  

  1. In 250 words or less, describe what professional goals you have for yourself for the next one to year years?

    Program Requirements:

  • Candidates must have a valid Illinois RN license verified by the IDFPR website by time of Start Date.  The new graduate nurse may apply for this position prior to completing license requirements, but will be unable to begin work until license is obtained.

  • Candidates must have graduated within the last  12  months and can only have worked as an RN in any capacity no more than within the last 12 months of beginning of program start.

  • Candidates must have graduated from an accredited BSN /MSN . * ADN graduate s considered if a current colleague employed by Loyola Medicine. Graduates with an ADN will need to complete BSN within 3 years of employment

  • Must possess a BLS CPR card through American Heart Association.

The Registered Nurse 1 (RN 1) functions to protect, promote and optimize health and abilities of those in their care. They work to prevent illness and injury, facilitate healing, and alleviate suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response, and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, groups, communities and populations. They execute their duties through clinical and professional practice standards. Nursing practices evolves over time as one gains experience and knowledge through clinical practice and ongoing learning. The Registered Nurse 1 is a novice nurse working toward competency within the first 18 months of practice.

Clinical Practice. Uses the nursing process (Assessment, Diagnosis, Planning, Implementation/Coordination/Teaching and Promotion, Evaluation) to guide practice and respond to patient needs.

  • The RN 1 gathers pertinent data and information relative to patients' health status and needs and analyzes the assessment data to determine actual or potential diagnoses, problems or issues.

  • The RN 1 identifies expected outcomes or goals of care based on a plan to individualize care and in collaboration with patients, families, groups, communities or populations served.

  • The RN 1 develops a plan that prescribes strategies to attain expected outcomes or goals.

  • Nurses systematically implement the individualized care plan, facilitated the coordination of care with inter and intra-professional colleagues and employs strategies for health teaching and promotion.

  • The RN 1 must evaluate progress toward achieving defined outcomes/goals and change the plan if necessary.

    Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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