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Registered Nurse, Emergency

Memorial Health System
Springfield

Job Description

Status: Full-Time, Non-Exempt

Schedule: Nights, with a 3rd weekend rotation.

Basic Functions:

This position embodies the Memorial Health System Performance Excellence Standards of Safety, Courtesy, Quality, and Efficiency that support our mission, vision and values. These standards are evident in the daily work, which includes the following:
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 and adheres to MMC Mission, Vision, and Values, the Nursing Division Mission, Vision, and Philosophy, the ANA Code of Ethics and the Illinois Nursing Act.

Requirements for this position include:
ADN or BSN degree
Licensed as RN in State of Illinois
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.
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.

Employment Type

Full-Time/Regular

Schedule

Nights

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