Employment Opportunities

Staff Nurse - Cath Lab

The Staff Nurse is accountable for the performance of patient care according to the behaviors and responsibilities as outline in this statement.  Sinai is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D TTY: 773/257.6289

Essential Functions and Duties:

  • Provides nursing care by individualizing interventions for patients withproblems of a non-routine nature.
  • Utilizing the nursing process identifies complex variables and inter-relationships of the assessment data.
  • Includes discharge planning needs into plan for care and initiates processes to obtain necessary referrals to assist patient/family and expedite discharge.
  • Includes discharge planning needs into plan for care and initiates processes to obtain necessary referrals to assist patient/family and expedite discharge.
  • Implements physician and nursing orders as appropriate involving patient, family significant others.
  • Seeks out opportunities to enhance technical competence.
  • Takes appropriate action in anticipation of potential life-threatening or emergency situations.
  • Uses equipment and supplies in a safe and cost efficient manner.
  • Corrects actual or potential incidents of staff, environment, and/or equipment deficiencies.
  • Organizes and prioritizes nursing activities in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Participates actively and collaborates with multidisciplinary team members to develop a common approach or to modify health care needs.
  • Guides and apprises ancillary personnel in the performance of technical skills
  • Reinforces to others the principles of “Customer Service” philosophy.
  • Functions in the role of charge nurse.
  • Maintains confidentiality in matters relating to patients and/or staff members.
  • Demonstrates understanding of professional responsibility extending beyond own patient care assignment.
  • Completes self-evaluation, which demonstrates insight into own strengths and areas for professional development.
  • Actively participates in educational opportunities to meet learning needs of self and other. Develops an awareness of relationship between research and nursing practice.
  • Completes mandatory educational requirements including but not limited to: fire, safety, infection control and CPR.
  • Seeks information about current research or advances in profession by reviewing professional literature and/or attending informational sessions.
  • Attends continuing education programs.
  • Actively participates in unit programs, which provide clinical experiences for students and staff members.
  • Participates in data collection to support research activities.
  • Participates in the development of unit specific standards of care.

 

Job Requirements

MINIMUM EDUCATION:
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Successful completion of Hospital and Departmental orientation programs.

MINIMUM WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Angiograms
  • Angioplasty
  • Clinical experience in one of the following areas is required: CCU, ED, Adult Critical Care, or Telemetry

REQUIRED LICENSES:

Currently licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Illinois.

 

Location

1500 S. California Avenue

Department

Cardiodiagnostics

Hours

Need Flexibility for Registry

Shift

TBA

Contact

marisa.robertson@sinai.org