Community Health Systems Registered Nurse / RN Emergency Services in Waukegan, Illinois

Description:

$5,000 Sign-On Bonus for experienced RNs in ED

Apply Now to start working and servicing patients in our community. Invest your time in providing quality care for the communities we serve! Choose Excellence! Choose Vista!

Vista is interested in hiring a Registered Nurse for a busy Emergency Department! Looking for a Registered Nurse / RN who is interested in broadening his/her skills and to gain valuable experience. Work in a community hospital that worked hard to achieve status as certified Centers of Excellence in numerous critical areas of patient care. Vista Medical Center East is home to a Level II Trauma Center certified Emergency Department staffed by board-certified emergency physicians and trauma – trained nurses.

**Night Shift w/ Rotations (7p - 7a)

Responsibilities

  • You will be responsible for the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and education of assigned patients; prioritizingpatient care based on acuity level and available resources.

  • Assist physicians during examination, treatment and procedures; administering prescribed medications, changing dressings, cleaning wounds, monitoring vital signs; assessing and coordinating patients discharge planning needs with team members

  • Monitoring and maintainingaccurate patient medical records;and communicating patient condition as appropriate using computerized documentation systems.

  • Communicate with collaborate with physicians or specialists regarding patient care

  • Assess the psychological, social and emotional needs of patients family/significant others

  • Additionally, RNs working in our fast-paced environment must be able to adapt to changes in workload assignment, function as Fast Track, Triage, or Charge nurse as needed; and accept assignments in any of our three ED locations (Vista East, Vista West or Lindenhurst)

Qualifications

Qualifications, Desired Skills, and Experiences

  • Registered Nurse in Illinois

  • BSN / MSN preferred

  • CPR, ACLS certification; PALS preferred

  • Emergency or critical care experience strongly preferred

  • Experience in an acute care setting required

  • Travel to other Vista Health sites may be required

  • On-call & Call-in support is required (home dept. or other VHS locations)

Choose Excellence! Choose Vista!

Job: Emergency Services

Organization: Vista Medical Center East

Location: IL-Waukegan

Requisition ID: 1732426