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Registered Nurse, Neurology Units

Memorial Health System
Springfield

Job Description

Status: Full-Time, Non-Exempt

Schedule: Various shifts, every other weekend, multiple positions available.

Responsible for delegation, supervision, and provision of nursing care for a designated group of patients through utilization of the nursing process. Provides age-appropriate care. Participates in research when appropriate and incorporates research findings into evidence-based clinical practice. Contributes to quality improvement processes. Adheres to MMC Mission, Vision, and Values, the Nursing Division Mission, Vision, and Philosophy, the ANA Code of Ethics and the Illinois Nursing Act.

Specifications:
Licensed as RN in State of Illinois. ADN, BSN preferred.
Current BLS/CPR certification per policy.
Must be able to position and/or transfer an average adult patient and possess gross coordination sufficient to perform other patient care duties as required. Must be able to withstand prolonged periods of standing. Must be able to perform difficult manipulative skills such as IV insertion and IM injections.
Environmental working conditions include exposure to blood, bodily fluids and tissue, contagious diseases and/or radioactive or other potentially hazardous materials.

Neurology/Neurosurgery unit Summary: 4G is a Neurology/Neurosurgery unit caring for back/neck surgeries, craniotomies, stroke, seizures, Guillian Barre, myasthenia gravis, neuro disorders, general medical and EEG testing patients. This unit is also a comprehensive stroke center, (Joint Commission certified) and the RNs will be involved in daily rounding with the stroke team. The average patient stay is around 2 days.

4G is a very fast pace unit where the RNs are always learning and changing as they are continually working closely with Physicians to give the patients the best quality of care. RNs on 4G will be working daily with multiple patients and some cases may become more complex. The RNs will need to be able to assess the vulnerability of the patient and be able to communicate with others if a patient is unable to make decisions.

If you are a patient advocate RN that is level-headed and good at managing stress and pressure as well as flexible, positive, have great communication and the ability to think outside the box, apply today!

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Employment Type

Full-Time/Regular

Schedule

Variable

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