Rush University Medical Center  Ambulatory RN 2- Neurosurgical Clinic in Chicago, Illinois

Job Title: Ambulatory RN 2- Neurosurgical Clinic

Department: Neurosurgery

Shift: 1st

Full/Part: Active Regular FT (72 to 80 hours per pay period)

Specialty: Neurosurgery

Job Number: 2018-0922

Job Description:

Ambulatory RN 2-Neurosurgical Clinic

Consider joining Rush’s National Leading Team of experts!

Position Highlights:

  • Ambulatory RN position allows for Work-Life Balance with DAY SHIFT, Monday through Friday, No Weekends or Holidays

  • Neurological Surgery provides surgical approaches to patients with a variety of spine and neurological disorders

  • Neurosurgical programs at Rush are consistently ranked among the best in the country by U.S. News & World Report

Position Responsibilities:

  • Provide telephone triage to provide symptom assessment, information, and appropriate Physician referral

  • Triage incoming patients’ acute conditions and initiate a treatment plan

  • Call patients regarding test results, medical instruction, and patient education; schedule nurse appointments for procedures, tests, and education.

  • Educate patients and family members about disease process, treatment modalities, medications, home care, procedures, and follow-up recommendations.

  • Primary resource for clinical staff and assist support staff as needed.

  • Assist with preparation for Joint Commission, IDPH, and other regulatory inspections.

  • Identify and participate in QI activities.

  • Enjoy professional growth by attending conferences, workshops, inservices and interdisciplinary meetings.

Position Qualifications Include:

  • Current IL RN license

  • BSN or MSN

  • CPR Certification

  • 1-2 years nursing experience; neurosurgical experience preferred

  • Basic computer skills; experience with EMR

  • Work requires the ability to walk throughout the Medical Center and to be standing or walking most of the designated shifts Demonstrated clinical expertise in the care of the cardiac patient population and previous work experience in a Recovery, ICU or step-down setting required.

  • Work requires lifting or carrying objects 35-40lbs and supporting and positioning patients some whom may exceed 300lbs.

Company Highlights:

  • Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care.

  • Rush University Medical Center is a four-time Magnet® facility, the highest recognition given for nursing excellence. Rush was also the first hospital in Illinois serving adults and children to receive Magnet status.

  • Rush was ranked Best Hospital in Illinois for Nurses in 2017 by

  • Rush offers a competitive salary, and valuable healthy living benefits including: health, dental and vision to help you maintain and improve your health. Rush also offers several ways to invest in your future.

  • As one of the most popular cities in the nation, Chicago is a cultural, historical and diverse city. Chicago in known for its sports teams, museums and vibrant theater community.

Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.