Experience: Experience as an RN in a healthcare environment
Other skills/knowledge: Electronic Medical Record and Microsoft application basic proficiency
PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITY:
Works at the highest level of licensure by providing quality competent care, following best practice standards, working to achieve care goals and quality outcomes, and following the standards of care set by the state board of nursing.
Provides effective leadership in the delivery of quality nursing care by assessing, planning, organizing, and directing the nursing functions and collaborating with the patient to implement their plan of care.
Maintains confidential status of medical records and maintains documentation standards with accurate, timely, and complete recording and reporting.
Acts autonomously as a vital component of the care team while delegating appropriate responsibility to the skill level of the employee and identifies patient care needs to accomplish a high standard of care in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team functioning as an advocate for those we serve.
Creates compassionate, service-oriented environment by following the nursing process in providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support to patients and caregivers.
Provides a learning atmosphere by sharing knowledge with coworkers/orientation of new staff and by educating patients and their families to meet their health needs.
Participates in the quality and process improvements at OSF to attain clinical excellence. Promotes financial stewardship by assisting with cost reduction without sacrificing quality.
Maintains a safe and clean working environment and complies with policies, procedures and protocols put in place to protect patients and Mission Partners.
Enhances professional growth and development by participating in and utilizing current evidence based information and keeps abreast of state and national accreditation, regulatory and safety standards.
Advocates for patients and their caregivers to positively influence value driven and effective nursing care within the healthcare continuum.
CORPORATE PHILOSOPHY: It is the obligation of each employee of OSF Healthcare System to abide by and promote the Corporate Philosophy, Values, Mission, and Vision of the Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis.
EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.
PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:
Continually navigating corridors. Must occasionally remain in a stationary position, sitting or standing, for up to 6 hours. Operates office and medical equipment constantly. Frequently lifts/moves/carries objects/persons up to 35 pounds or more. Occasionally must position self to lower heights under 4, stooping or squatting. Near acuity vision needed. Constant coordination of hands, fingers, feet and eyes required. Completes basic math quickly and accurately. Understands problems and explores alternative solutions. Organizes thoughts and ideas into understandable terminology. Constantly working with others;must converse and be understood verbally and in written form. Occasionally must work to understand and negotiate and/or integrate different viewpoints. Continual decision making based on data and observations required. The environment includes frequent emotional stress and occasional violent or assaultive customers. Hazards include exposure to blood borne pathogens, contagious diseases and chemical exposure.