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Job Title: Staff Nurse Per Diem II Job Code:
1812 Cost Center/Number: Reports To: Nurse
Manager Supervises: Patients and
staff JOB SUMMARY As an experienced practitioner, is accountable
for providing high quality, individualized, goal directed nursing care for all
levels of patients and their significant others in accordance with the
mission, vision and philosophy of the Division of Nursing.
RESPONSIBILITIES Essential Functions * Demonstrates a commitment to the
mission of Swedish Covenant Hospital and exhibits a service orientation and
adheres to all responsibilities and standards of the hospital. Assesses,
plans, implements and evaluates the delivery of nursing care to patients and
their significant others. Attains knowledge and competency reflective of
current standards of practice. Interacts and contributes to the professional
development of peers and colleagues. Integrates ethical provisions in all
areas of nursing practice. Integrates research findings into nursing practice.
Systematically enhances the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice.
ACCESS TO PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION Computer system access for the
Nursing Division is assigned based on criteria as specified in Policy #
08-113-0, and on the minimum necessary as described in this job description.
Approval for level of access is given by the system administrator (for Nursing
Division this is Nursing Informatics) or the department that has ownership of
system/module. See computer system Access Control policy. .
QUALIFICATIONS/BASIC JOB REQUIREMENTS Graduate from an accredited school of
nursing. Nurses with 6-10 years current professional nursing experience.
Communicates effectively. LICENSE/CERTIFICATION Current Illinois Nursing
Licensure CPR Certification MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY Committee membership
INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL CONTACTS Patients and their families and significant
others, Division of Nursing Staff, Medical Staff and other hospital personnel.
ENVIRONMENT May be in an upright position and moving about most of the
working time · May lift heavy objects · Use of computer
Potential for exposure to chemicals, airborne diseases, blood and bodily
fluids Risk of injury by violent patient The above statements are intended
to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees
assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive
list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so