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Staff Nurse, PACU, Evanston Hospital - Evanston, IL - PACU - Post Anesthesia Care

Company: Evanston Hospital
Location: Evanston
Posted on: May 16, 2023

Job Description:

Staff Nurse, PACU, Evanston Hospital - Evanston, IL--
Position Highlights:

Position: Staff Nurse, PACU, Days
Location: Evanston Hospital
Full Time/Part Time: Part-Time (36 hours per week)
Available shifts: Monday-Friday Days, Mid-Shift (department closes at 8:30pm): 8-, 10-, or 12-hour shifts available.-- This position has an On-Call requirement.
Required Travel: minimal

The ASU/PACU Staff Nurse is accountable for providing high-quality, individualized, goal-directed care for patients of all age levels and their families throughout the Perioperative continuum of care:-- Pre-op, PACU phase I, and PACU phase II.

Current Illinois Registered Professional Nurse Licensure
American Heart Association (AHA) CPR certification
AHA ACLS preferred (must obtain within 6 months of hire)
AHA PALS preferred (must obtain within 6 months of hire)
CPAN/CAPA certification preferred


Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
BSN preferred
At least one year of experience as a staff nurse
ASC, Pre-op, PACU, ICU, Telemetry, Acute Care inpatient surgical nursing preferred
Demonstrates mastery of nursing skills
Communicates effectively and is able to guide non-nursing personnel

Primary Functions

Demonstrates a commitment to the mission of NorthShore University HealthSystem
Exhibits service orientation and adheres to the responsibilities and standards of the hospital
Utilizes the nursing process to assess, diagnose, plan, implement, and evaluate the delivery of nursing care to patients and their families
Maintains competency reflective of current standards' practice
Interacts and contributes to the professional development of peers and colleagues
Integrates ethical provisions in all areas of nursing practice
Integrates evidence-based practice and research findings into nursing practice
Recognizes and adjusts to situations that vary from the norm
Promotes safety measures to prevent patient and staff injuries
Guides and supervises staff in the provision of patient care
Enhances own professional growth and development
Maintains a safe, therapeutic working environment and recognizes need for action in emergency situations
Documentation is thoroughly and timely completed
Positively contributes to safety outcomes and promoting high-quality patient experience

NorthShore - Edward-Elmhurst Health is a fully integrated healthcare delivery system committed to providing access to quality, vibrant, community-connected care, serving an area of more than 4.2 million residents across six northeast Illinois counties. Our more than 25,000 team members and more than 6,000 physicians aim to deliver transformative patient experiences and expert care close to home across more than 300 ambulatory locations and eight acute care hospitals - Edward (Naperville), Elmhurst, Evanston, Glenbrook (Glenview), Highland Park, Northwest Community (Arlington Heights) Skokie and Swedish (Chicago) - all recognized as Magnet hospitals for nursing excellence. Located in Naperville, Linden Oaks Behavioral Health, provides for the mental health needs of area residents. For more information, visit NorthShore.org, SwedishCovenant.org, NCH.org and EEHealth.org.
When you work for NorthShore - Edward-Elmhurst Health, you will be part of an organization that encourages its employees to achieve career goals and maximize their professional potential.
Please explore our website (www.northshore.org) to better understand how NorthShore - Edward-Elmhurst Health delivers on its mission to "help everyone in our communities be their best".
NorthShore - Edward-Elmhurst Health is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. Please refer to the main career page for more information.
Diversity, equity and inclusion is at the core of who we are; being there for our patients and each other with compassion, respect and empathy. We believe that our strength resides in our differences and in connecting our best to provide community-connected healthcare for all.
EOE: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets, VEVRRA Federal Contractor.----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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