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CHAMPAIGN-URBANA JOBS

DISCOVER JOBS IN THE CHAMPAIGN-URBANA AREA

Clinic RN - General Surgery

Carle

Carle

Champaign, IL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 13, 2023


Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:

Compassionate, innovative, versatile, and skilled are the traits of the General Surgery Registered Nurse (RN). Are you seeking an opportunity to join a team that embraces diversity and encourages multidisciplinary collaboration to deliver exceptional patient care?

You can become an essential member of our highly skilled and cohesive General Surgery team by demonstrating a focus on patients, effective communication, professionalism, and teamwork. The General Surgery RN is instrumental is providing patient education, triage, and care coordination for the General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery and Trauma patient population.

General Surgery offers a wide variety of opportunities not only for personal and professional growth, but for work-life balance as well through flexible scheduling options. Come join the General Surgery team at a Magnet designated facility, ranked as one of America’s 50 Best, and accredited by the MBSAQIP, where we utilize evidence-based practice in order to maintain the high quality standards of the Carle Health System. On this team, you are guaranteed to learn, grow, and feel welcome!



EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
College Diploma Nursing

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Registered Nurse (RN) Illinois and Basic Life Support (BLS). Attend and satisfactorily complete all required continuing education regarding the care of acute stroke patients

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Demonstrates clinical competencies in providing direct patient care and patient and family education as well as assisting the provider in the delivery of patient care. Demonstrates leadership and organizational skills with the ability to communicate effectively and collaboratively with others.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Provides and facilitates competent health care of patients and families in area of practice. Ensures adherence to established standards of care and scope of practice.
  • Ensures documentation of care is complete and accurate.
  • Provides health and wellness education to individuals and groups.
  • Acts as preceptor and supports the development of other staff and healthcare students.
  • Provides leadership for initiatives designed to improve the quality of care or clinical outcomes.
  • Assists Nursing Supervisor/coordinator in the development of departmental standing orders.
  • Provides pre-operative education to surgical patients, including verbal instruction, appropriate printed education and documentation in the patient's medical record
  • Assist physicians with office-based procedures
  • Performs telephone triage of surgical patients and collaborates with the medical team to determine and execute plan of care for patient
  • Collaboration with other departments and disciplines to direct care and interventions for surgical patients
  • Collect and process patient specimens accurately
  • Assessment of surgical wounds and appropriate dressing changes, including suture and/or staple removal