Over its nearly 40-year history, Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital has evolved into a recognized national leader in health care. Good Samaritan Hospital has been named to the 100 Top Hospitals list six times and is the only health care organization in the state to earn the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, achieving the honor in 2010. Good Samaritan Hospital features DuPage County's only Level I trauma center, a certified Level III neonatal intensive care unit and received the American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet recognition for nursing excellence. A range of services are offered at the hospital, including cardiology, oncology, orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, general surgery, gastroenterology, stroke care, obstetrics and gynecology, and low-dose diagnostic imaging. Good Samaritan Hospital is part of Advocate Health Care.We help people live wellRN Referral $1,000 for Advocate Aurora Team Members Want to refer someone, but don't know what job to refer them to? No problem! In the ATMS Careers Page, click "Refer-a-Friend." Choose "Add referral now!" to enter their name and contact information, then hit "Send."After your referral has been submitted, the candidate you referred will receive an automated email with a link to the job posting. From there they can view the job and apply. In order for you to receive the referral bonus This is a Three-12hr _Night__ shift position-7:00 pm-7:30am and every other weekend.GOOD SAMARITAN STAFF RN'S ENCOURAGED TO APPLY!Full -time benefit eligibilityHIGHLIGHTS for a CAREER AT GOOD SAMARITAN:What we do really well... Onboard, orient and train our RN & Nurse LeadersExpanding New Bed Tower-Brand New Unit March 2017-all private roomsTop level Associate engagement scoresLevel 1 Trauma and Comprehensive Stroke designated facilityMagnet designation by American Nurses Credentialing Center for nursing excellenceMalcolm Baldrige National Quality Award - the only health care organization to earn this prestigious designationNamed 100 Top Hospitals list six times, Top 15 Best Places to Work in IL and Top 10 in Diversity and Inclusion for Hospitals and Health Systems and named Chicago Tribune Best Places to Work (2016) WHAT YOU WILL DO:Using evidence-based practice, clinical decision making, compassion and skilled dialogue, the registered nurse leads efforts to create the safest patient environment and the best patient experience.The nurse delivers and coordinates patient-centered care across the continuum to support the successful transition of patients to other healthcare delivery systems or their home communities.The registered nurse is responsible for providing and coordinating comprehensive patient care through the appropriate utilization of assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation, in accordance with established standards, policies and procedures.WHAT YOU NEED TO HAVE TO QUALIFY:Graduate from an accredited school of nursingBSN preferred for experienced new hire nurses.Certification in your current area of specialty once meeting eligibility requirements.Current Illinois RN licenseCurrent CPR Minimum 1 year of experience: May be In Med/Surg or Telemetry preferred Successfully completes ECG course and annual examCompletes and maintains ACLS certification Position Requirements:Graduate from an accredited school of nursingSee Education Addendum for site specific requirements Good communication skillsGood computer skillsGood time management and organizational skillsFamiliarity with patient care equipment Current Illinois RN licenseCurrent CPRCertifications/education required for the nursing specialty ~ See Certification Addendum Ability to work weekends, holidays, and different shifts in order to accommodate staffingCertain positions may need to take callAbility to transport objects, patients, and equipmentAbility to respond quickly to patient needs and work at fast paceWork environment includes probability of exposure to adverse, hazardous, or unpleasant conditions while caring for the sickAbility to assist in evacuation of patients in the event of a fire or other disasterRoutinely works with potentially infectious specimens and patientsAbility to respond to patients in a timely manner and access all areas of the unitAbility to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case~by~case basis.Purpose:Using evidence~based practice, clinical decision making, compassion and skilled dialogue, the registered nurse leads efforts to create the safest patient environment and the best patient experience. The nurse delivers and coordinates patient~centered care across the continuum to support the successful transition of patients to other healthcare delivery systems or their home communities. The registered nurse is responsible for providing and coordinating comprehensive patient care through the appropriate utilization of assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation, in accordance with established standards, policies and procedures.Accountabilities:Professional Growth ~ The registered nurse is committed to lifelong learning, building knowledge and skill sets to keep pace with new delivery models and a changing healthcare environment. This promotes practice to the full scope of their nursing license.Patient~Centered Wholistic Care ~ The registered nurse is culturally sensitive and engaged with the beliefs and values of diverse populations. Nurses engage with inter~professional colleagues to deliver exemplary care. Lifelong relationships with patients and families develop to support achievement of health goals.Clinical Excellence: The registered nurse contributes to inter~professional excellence which is represented by achieved clinical outcomes. Using evidence~based practice, clinical decision making, and skilled dialogue, nurses lead efforts to create the safest patient environment and the best patient experience.Leadership ~The registered nurse participates in leading healthcare transformation and the nursing profession with commitment, dedication, and expertise. Expressing vision, demonstrating accountability through shared governance, contributing to the profession, and coordinating inter~professional care are all characteristics of the registered nurse.Compassion ~ The Advocate Nurse demonstrates presence with patients and families, practices empathy, and supports spiritual needs and beliefs. The nurse demonstrates respect and dignity always, and their presence is essential during the most vulnerable times. Nurses promote relationship development with communities to create strong partnerships and to improve health outcomes of patients and communities served.Innovation ~ The registered nurse contributes to the future delivery of care to patients and to systems that support nursing. They embody the characteristics of inquiry, adAbout Advocate Health Care Advocate Health Care, named among the nation's Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state's largest integrated children's network, the state's largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area's largest home health care companies, and the region's largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.
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