Inpatient RN - Maternal/Child Float

Carle Foundation

Job Description

$7,500 sign-on bonus and

$5,000 relocation (for greater than 100 miles) or

$2,500 relocation (for greater than 50 miles)

for nurses with 1 or more years experience - External Applicants Only
The staff Registered Nurse (RN) is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility for a group of patients for a designated time frame and provides care to these patients via the utilization of the nursing process, nursing trends, technology, financial and human resources within the philosophy of the institution.

Associates Nursing or College Diploma Nursing or BSN Preferred

Registered Nurse (RN) Illinois and Basic Life Support (BLS) and Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP). Attend and satisfactorily complete all required continuing education regarding the care of acute stroke patients.

Must have successfully completed the Carle Nurse Residency Program (CNRP) and pass clinical competency to work within the Maternal/Child

Essential Functions:

Performs all responsibilities and duties required by unit as specific to the scope of service. Implements procedures and theories related to the specific area of practice. Maintains up-to-date and accurate documentation of nursing care provided to assure the integration of information for use by the healthcare team.
Completes initial assessment upon patient admission and develops appropriate plan of care in accordance with unit standards and that is based on patient and family needs. Implements plan of care, nursing interventions, and patient care procedures. Modifies plan of care based upon continuous evaluation.
Takes responsibility for patient and employee safety by reporting and/or correcting safety hazards and incidents.
Communicates with others directly and in private when necessary to resolve issues. Offers constructive feedback to assist in the professional development of peers, and confers with colleagues to expand knowledge base. Identifies own learning needs and takes initiative to begin appropriate solution.
Fulfills all requirements of departmental competencies.
Provide care to post-partum patients
Care for newborns in NICU and newborn nursery
Care of Pediatric patients ages 0-5
Perform role of baby advocate at deliveries
Care for mothers in the immediate post-partum recovery phase

Employment Type

Full - Time