Community Health Systems Registered Nurse / RN - Open Heart in Waukegan, Illinois


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Vista Health System is a community healthcare provider; a network that includes Vista Medical East campus and the Vista Lindenhurst campus that includes Vista Ambulatory Care Center, Lindenhurst Surgery Center, LLC, a freestanding Emergency Center and the Medical Office Building. The Vista Health system also has several locations for imaging, patient therapy and physician offices throughout Lake County, Illinois.

We have a complete Cardiology Services:

  • Accredited Chest Pain Center

  • Congestive Heart Failure Center of Excellence

  • Open Heart Surgery Program focuses on improving quality of life though surgical interventions

  • Cardiac Catheterization Lab for fast “door-to-door balloon times

  • Full cardiac diagnostic services

  • Electrophysiology studies and treatment for irregular heartbeat

  • Coronary CT Angiography

  • Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab

Vista Health System is interested in hiring an experienced Registered Nurse / RN - Surgical Nurse to join our Open Heart program and provide nursing care to surgical patients. You will beresponsible for the safety of surgical patients while in the surgical suite and assisting with the supervision of nonprofessional personnel in the area.

Specifically responsible for:

  • Assessing patient status.

  • Providing supplies and equipment for surgical procedures.

  • Providing care to surgical patients.

  • Providing information to surgical patients and families.

  • Providing call coverage for emergencies.

*Day Shift, 8 hours, On-call & Call-in support is required.

We offer a competitive benefit package of Medical, Dental and Vision plans. 401K, Education Assistance, Paid Time Off / Sick Leave and much more!



  • Registered Nurse in the state of Illinois

  • BSN strongly preferred

  • CPR, ACLS certified

  • Two years of operating room experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skill can be acquired.

  • Outstanding communication skills

  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

Job: Inpatient Surgical Services

Organization: Vista Medical Center East

Location: IL-Waukegan

Requisition ID: 1802164