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Staff Nurse II

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please provide any relevant experience related to position such as outpatient experience, emergency or critical care experience, certifications, ability to draw blood, health education and promotion.

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number S180001P
Posting Date 08/01/2017
Closing Date 06/30/2018
Title Nurse II, Staff
Working Title Staff Nurse II
Employee Class Extra Help
Department Wellness/Health Center
Salary Range
Full-time/ Part-time Part-time
Specialization
Hours Per Week 16 to 24
Standard Work Week
Anticipated Start Date 09/18/2017
If Temporary, End Date 06/30/2018
Job Summary

A Staff Nurse II typically –

1. demonstrates a high degree of competence in the practice of nursing skills peculiar to a clinical department and supervises other members of the nursing staff in the performance of procedures and techniques

2. identifies nursing care needs of a patient group, correlates related principles of care, and establishes care priorities

3. evaluates staff’s capacities and achievements in relation to established position descriptions, develops broad patient care plans, and makes and adjusts personnel assignments designed to implement those plans

4. interviews patients and develops nursing care plans based on conclusions drawn from data; directs staff members in utilizing plans and evaluates the effectiveness of these plans; and consults with staff members to redesign plans

5. identifies the need for investigating nursing care practices; develops protocol for and conducts studies concerning nursing procedures and techniques

6. evaluates the effectiveness of policies and procedures as they relate to area of assignment; recommends the need for interpretation, revision, or elimination and assists personnel in understanding and applying policies and procedures

7. plans and directs broad areas of patient management and required nursing care activities for one or more wards or segments of a ward

8. prepares for therapeutic procedures in a specialized segment of patient care and supervises nursing personnel involved in implementing those procedures

9. renders expert nursing care that focuses upon a highly specialized segment of the patient’s total therapeutic program

10. identifies the need for other specialized nursing skills in the care of a patient and informs appropriate members of the nursing team

11. develops patient teaching plans, instructs patients, guides other staff members in patient’s teaching plan, and assists the patient’s family to participate in the patient’s teaching plan

12. in the absence of a member of the Administrative Nursing group, administers the patient care activities of a ward

13. performs other related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

Job Description

A Staff Nurse II typically –

1. demonstrates a high degree of competence in the practice of nursing skills peculiar to a clinical department and supervises other members of the nursing staff in the performance of procedures and techniques

2. identifies nursing care needs of a patient group, correlates related principles of care, and establishes care priorities

3. evaluates staff’s capacities and achievements in relation to established position descriptions, develops broad patient care plans, and makes and adjusts personnel assignments designed to implement those plans

4. interviews patients and develops nursing care plans based on conclusions drawn from data; directs staff members in utilizing plans and evaluates the effectiveness of these plans; and consults with staff members to redesign plans

5. identifies the need for investigating nursing care practices; develops protocol for and conducts studies concerning nursing procedures and techniques

6. evaluates the effectiveness of policies and procedures as they relate to area of assignment; recommends the need for interpretation, revision, or elimination and assists personnel in understanding and applying policies and procedures

7. plans and directs broad areas of patient management and required nursing care activities for one or more wards or segments of a ward

8. prepares for therapeutic procedures in a specialized segment of patient care and supervises nursing personnel involved in implementing those procedures

9. renders expert nursing care that focuses upon a highly specialized segment of the patient’s total therapeutic program

10. identifies the need for other specialized nursing skills in the care of a patient and informs appropriate members of the nursing team

11. develops patient teaching plans, instructs patients, guides other staff members in patient’s teaching plan, and assists the patient’s family to participate in the patient’s teaching plan

12. in the absence of a member of the Administrative Nursing group, administers the patient care activities of a ward

13. performs other related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

Illinois State License
BCLS certified
ProficientcComputer skills and ability to use electronic medical record and other Microsoft applications, such as excel

Preferred Qualifications

-Bachelors of Science in Nursing
-Good communication skills
-Intermediate computer knowledge and skills
-ER and ambulatory care experience preferred
-Minimum of five years nursing experience preferred
-Only experienced nurses need to apply

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

excellent communication and interpersonal skills
-excellent assessment skills
-computer proficiency
-self directed

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please provide any relevant experience related to position such as outpatient experience, emergency or critical care experience, certifications, ability to draw blood, health education and promotion.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
  2. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
  3. * Do you reside in the state of Illinois and have a valid state id or Illinois driver’s license?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Are you currently CPR certified?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * What additional nursing certifications do you hold?

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Is there anything that would permit you from functioning in the job you are now applying?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Certification
Optional Documents
  1. Reference