Northwestern Medicine is a network of four award-winning, Magnet®-recognized hospitals and more than 60 sites of care throughout Chicagoland. This translates to more than 4,000 aligned physicians including faculty, residents and researchers who are dedicated to exceptional service based on our mission of Patients First. The treatment provided within our network is informed by the latest research from the Feinberg School of Medicine. We currently offer opportunities to join our talented team of:
EXPERIENCED NICU CLINICAL NURSES
Practicing in accordance with our patient-centered care model, each professional we select will serve as an advocate and develop an individualized, age-specific, culturally sensitive nursing plan of care for each patient that is based on the nursing process. These individuals will use a team approach to develop and achieve daily individualized care goals, acknowledge and value the contributions of the patient’s significant others as an integral part of the plan of care, and identify potential conflict situations and facilitate resolution using established communication channels. Promoting and striving to protect the health, safety, and rights of the patient, these team members will protect them by maintaining a safe environment. Additional responsibilities will include:
Advancing clinical expertise through the pursuit of informal and formal continuing education opportunities and obtaining specialty certification when eligible.
Continuously enhancing skills and abilities to ensure the highest quality patient care.
Sharing knowledge and expertise by educating team members, patients and students.
Integrating theoretical knowledge and expertise to pose relevant clinical questions when evidence and practice differ.
Identifying priorities, setting realistic and measureable goals, and prescribing/implementing nursing interventions in a safe and timely manner.
Developing/implementing individualized education plans for patients and families using suitable instructional materials and methods.
Evaluating and documenting each patient’s responses to nursing interventions in the health record and individualizing the plan of care based on the evaluation of findings.
Identifying situations that require further intervention and escalating appropriately.
Participating in one or more volunteer initiatives annually.
Serving as a community mentor for team members and as a preceptor for new team members.
Graduation from an NLN accredited school/college of nursing.
Baccalaureate degree in nursing or higher.
Current state of Illinois registered professional nurse license.
Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR through American Heart Association.
Analytic ability (conceptual and quantitative).
Strong verbal, listening, and written communication skills.
Strong human relation skills to interact effectively and collaborate with others in difficult situations.
Keyboard proficiency to enter and retrieve data.
Experience in specific clinical area.
Nursing specialty certification, if eligible.
Northwestern Medicine offers exceptional resources, education, growth opportunities, and benefits-including premier health insurance featuring our renowned physician network.
For more information and to apply, please visit us online at: www.nm.org (job #0040028)
Internal Number: 0040028
About Northwestern Medicine
At Northwestern Medicine you can make a difference. Whether your talents take you to the bedside or into a role that supports other hospital functions. You become a part of the best in healthcare. You will have the opportunity to work alongside leading medical professionals who work to positively impact the lives of our patients, and gain valuable knowledge by learning from skilled leaders who bring energy, commitment and a passion for excellence to every part of the Northwestern Medical Experience. We consider our employees to be our greatest asset. Join us. Be a part of something special.