Responsible for delegation, supervision and provision of the nursing care of a designated group of patients through utilization of the nursing process. Provides age-appropriate care. Participates in research when appropriate and incorporates research findings into evidence-based clinical practice. Contributes to quality improvement processes. Adheres to MMC Mission, Vision, and Values, the Nursing Division Mission, Vision and Philosophy, the ANA Code of Ethics and the Illinois Nursing Act.
Yearly Credentialing to Maintain Current Track:
Attends all JCAHO, OSHA and hospital/nurse manager specified mandatory inservices.
Validates competencies and obtains credentials as identified in unit specific requirements.
Minimum four contact hours of specialty, nurse manager approved, inservices within last 12 months (does not include Joint Commission mandatory inservices).
Licensed as RN in State of Illinois
CPR certification required, or obtained during nursing team onboarding process.
ACLS and PEARS within a year of hire if not certified at time of hire.
Must be able to position and/or transfer an average adult patient and possess gross coordination sufficient to perform other patient care duties as required. Must be able to withstand prolonged periods of standing. Must be able to perform difficult manipulative skills such as IV insertion and IM injections.
Environmental working conditions include exposure to blood, bodily fluids and tissue, contagious diseases and/or radioactive or other potentially hazardous materials.
Professional Nursing Care
Supervision and Delegation
Communication and Collaboration
Quality and Safety
Performs other duties and tasks as assigned.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.