• Critical Care Outreach Nurse

    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 week ago(5/15/2018 10:30 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-12391
    Benefits Eligible
    Yes
    Shift
    Night
    Type
    Full-Time Regular
    CBA Code
    Non-Union
  • Job Description

    Critical Care Outreach Nurse, Rapid Response Team, Full Time Night Shift, University of Chicago Medicine Hyde Park, IL

     

    We're hiring for a Critical Care Outreach Nurse for our Rapid Response Team as a full time night shift for the University of Chicago Medicine Hyde Park, IL.

      

    The Critical Care Outreach Nurse provides an advanced level of care to critical patients throughout the Medical Center with 24/7 coverage. They respond to all Rapid Response Team pages and cardiac arrest calls. They demonstrate an ability to assess and recognize a deteriorating patient condition, communicate with the interdisciplinary team, and implement interventions. They provide assistance and support to the patient’s primary nurse to meet the emergent potential need of the patient. 

     

    Additionally, the Critical Care Outreach Nurse assists and accompanies patient transfers to higher level of care or diagnostic testing requiring an RN. They maintain accurate documentation on the Rapid Response Team, cardiac arrests, activation of stroke team. They also participate in reviews and collating data from Rapid Response Team calls and cardiac arrests, resort this data to Center for Quality, and improve the experience of critically ill patients throughout the inpatient areas, establishing optimal levels of care and improved outcomes.



    Critical Care Outreach Nurse QUALIFICATIONS

    • Registered Nurse required, minimum of 2 years of relevant ICU/ED experience
    • BSN required
    • BLS required
    • ACLS required
    • RRT experience preferred
    • CCRN preferred

    Bring your career to the next level as a Critical Care Outreach Nurse with our Rapid Response Team in a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront. University of Chicago Medicine is growing; through applying, discover how you can be a part of this pursuit of excellence. 

    Why Join Us

    We’ve been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment… with patients and with each other. We’re in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you’d like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we’re doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion

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    Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront,

    University of Chicago Medicine is growing; discover how you can be a part of this pursuit of excellence at: www.uchospitals.edu/jobs 

    The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.

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