PLEASE BE ADVISED that this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement between Cook County and the National Nurses Organizing Committee. Pursuant to the collective bargaining agreement, Cook County will exhaust internal eligible applicants prior to considering external applicants. Cook County is assembling a list of qualified candidates for this position that will be considered should the position not be filled with internal eligible applicants.
LOCATION: Austin Health Center ( 4800 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60651 )
SHIFT: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Clinical Nurse I (CN I) is the first level professional nursing position. Administers care by means of the nursing process and is responsible for providing safe, effective nursing care for patients and supportive care to significant others, both independently, and as a member of the health care team. As a professional nurse, assigns and monitors patient care delegated to other levels of nursing staff in accordance with qualifications of each member relative to patient needs. Develops a collegial relationship with other members of the health team and may be assigned as charge nurse to assist in the direction of the day to day clinical operations in the health center. The CN I provides legible comprehensive medical record documentation that reflects all aspects of care provided. Performs related duties as required. Performs care management in accordance with patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model of care, as necessary.
Must be licensed as a registered nurse in the State of Illinois.
Must possess a current Basic Life Support certification (BLS). ( Must provide proof at time of interview ).
Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) from a college or university.
At least One (1) year of full-time clinical nursing experience, including Telephone triage and Telehealth nursing
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service.
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question,
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County. CCHHS is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCHHS is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.
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