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Observation Unit Staff RN
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Job code: lhw-e0-90664087

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Observation Unit Staff RN

The Observation Unit RN provides direct nursing care to patients admitted to the hospital in an observation status in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of Riverside Medical Center.



Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, monitors vital signs.

Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.

Assesses plans and evaluates patient care needs.

Carries out physician orders.

Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Instructs and educates patients and families.

Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.

Orients and mentors new staff members.

Provides age and culturally appropriate care.

Provides cardiopulmonary management and monitoring for patients.

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Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.


Experience/Education Requirements:Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing, BSN preferred. As of 1/1/18 must obtain BSN with 4 years of hire or transfer.Minimum of one year of ED, Telemetry, CDU, PACU or ICU stepdown nursing experience requiredStrong customer service abilities including effective listening skillsCritical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environmentMust be able to manage care of patientsMust be adept at relationship building

License or Certification Requirements:Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of IllinoisCurrent certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider requiredACLS required within 6 months of hire


Job ID2018-16540

# of Openings1


TypeRegular Full-Time


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