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CHAMPAIGN-URBANA JOBS

DISCOVER JOBS IN THE CHAMPAIGN-URBANA AREA

RN - Brain & Spine (Clinic)

Carle

Carle

Urbana, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, March 14, 2024


Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:
Special Summer Incentive
*Sign on bonus - $5,000 for nurses with 1 or more years experience: External Applicants Only
*Free Health Insurance for the rest of the year
*Vacation accrual based on RN experience



The Ambulatory Nurse utilizes a systematic approach to nursing by incorporating assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation in the practice of nursing. Provides healthcare to individuals, families, and communities within the RN scope of practice as defined by the Illinois Board of Nursing. The patient population consists of individuals having neck, back, or spine related diagnosis.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Associate's Degree in Nursing or Diploma (Not HS) in Nursing

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Registered Professional Nurse (RN) License Illinois upon hire or

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
  • 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 collaborate with others. Encourage attaining certification in ambulatory nursing or specific to neurosurgery or spine related field.

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.
  • Triage patient phone calls
  • Assist in procedures in the Injection Suite
  • Start IVs
  • MRI and Injection screenings
  • Patient education for surgeries and injections
  • Remove staples or stitches
  • Assist MDs with office procedures
  • Surgery scheduling



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