PLEASE BE ADVISED that these positions are covered by the collective bargaining agreement between Cook County and the National Nurses Organizing Committee. Pursuant to the collective bargaining agreement, Cook County will exhaust internal eligible applicants prior to considering external applicants. Cook County is assembling a list of qualified candidates for this position that will be considered should the position not be filled with internal eligible applicants.
LOCATION: ACHN - CLINIC D: ORAL SURGERY/ENT
SHIFT: 9:00 AM - 5:15 PM
The Clinical Nurse I (CN I) is a first level professional nursing position working in Oral Surgery/ENT clinic. Administers care by means of the nursing process and is responsible for providing safe, effective nursing care for patients and supportive care to significant others, both independently, and as a member of the healthcare team. As a professional nurse, assigns and monitors patient care delegated to various levels of nursing staff in accordance with members of the health team center. The CNI provides legible comprehensive medical record documentation that reflects all aspects of care provided. Performs related duties as required. Performs care before, during and after oral surgery and ENT procedures.
Must be licensed as a Professional Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois.
Must possess at least One (1) year of nursing experience.
Must be certified in Basic Life Support (BLS). (Must provide proof at time of interview and dated within time of application)
Must be certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). (Must provide proof at time of interview and dated within time of application)
Must be certified in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS). (Must provide proof at time of interview and dated within time of application)
Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN).
Two (2) years of full-time clinical work experience in procedural area or operating room.
One (1) year of pediatric nursing experience.
Bilingual in English/Spanish.
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service.
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question,
ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH (CCH)
The Cook County Health’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCH is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCH is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, ...collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.
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We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.