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Sinai Health System Holy Cross Hospital ED RN in Chicago, Illinois

Registered Nurse - Emergency Department

Located in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on Chicago's south side, Holy Cross Hospital is a Level II Trauma and Certified Stoke Center. This dynamic facility consists of North and South Emergency Departments that operate within the framework of the mission, vision and values of Holy Cross Hospital. We focus our deep, collective expertise and passion on improving the health of 1.5 million people who live in our diverse service area. Our team of dedicated caregivers is uniquely committed to building stronger, healthier communities. Featuring an ED that receives the greatest number of ambulance runs per year of any hospital in the State of Illinois, we hire and encourage applications from new graduates as well as seasoned RN's.

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The RN operates within the framework of the Mission, Vision, and Values of Holy Cross Hospital

Follows attendance standards and expectations: has minimum tardiness or absenteeism

Completes all hospital wide mandatory educational programs

Completes all orientation requirements and departmental competency testing requirements

Responds appropriately in emergency situations

Adheres to hospital policies and procedures as well as department specific policies and procedures: examples of hospital wide policies include infection control, restraints, and safety policies and procedures.

Participates in hospital and unit quality initiatives

Provides care considering patient rights, advanced directives and ethical issues

Collaborates with coworkers, patients, families, physicians, spiritual care and (when needed) the ethics committee when issues arise regarding patients' rights, end of life issues, and advanced directives

Participates in continuing education activities

Adapts to floating to similar units when required and adapts to changing patient

assignments as volume and acuity fluctuate

Utilizes computer skills to access information for patient related data, order entry and

hospital systems

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