Registered Nurse, MultiSpecialty, Crown Point

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/9/2024 2:08 PM)
Job ID
2024-67903
Shift
Day
New Position Type
FT Regular
CBA Code
Non-Union

Job Description

Join a world-class academic healthcare system, UChicago Medicine Crown Point, located in Crown Point, Indiana as a Registered Nurse in our MultiSpecialty Clinic. UChicago Medicine is an integrated academic and community health system with multiple primary medical facilities within the surrounding suburbs of Chicago.  UChicago Medicine, Crown Point is a new two-story, 130,000-square-foot multispecialty care center and micro-hospital in Northwest Indiana for what will be the academic health system's largest off-site facility and its first freestanding building in Indiana.  It is anticipating an opening in Spring 2024.

The Crown Point care center will include:

  • A micro-hospital with an eight-bed emergency department and a short-stay inpatient unit
  • A comprehensive cancer center with infusion therapy as well as radiation, medical and surgical oncology
  • An imaging center with MRI, CT, PET, X-ray, and ultrasound capabilities
  • An outpatient surgery center
  • Laboratory services
  • Medical offices with access to UChicago Medicine’s physicians and specialists, including those in cancer care, cardiology, digestive diseases, orthopaedics, neurosciences, pediatrics, primary care, surgical specialties, transplant care and women’s health

 In this role, the Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for coordinating diagnostic and therapeutic regimens for a specified group of patients, and maintains cohesiveness between clinical research, physicians, and patients. The Registered Nurse coordinates physician activities with referring physicians, nursing staff, hospital administration ancillary services, support services, insurance companies and other departments/sections and agencies as needed and assists the physician with a wide range of activities necessary to manage clinical research programs. In addition, the Registered Nurse functions as a liaison between physicians, patients, and families, assists physicians with bedside procedures, and provides patient care in the clinic with the physician as necessary. 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Conducts, responds to, follow up on, and triages patient phone calls to the physician as appropriate.
  • Assists physician in clinic or procedure area with patient examinations, diagnostic tests and/or therapeutic procedures.
  • Counsels patients concerning lifestyle modifications, medication regimens, side effects, and interactions using an appropriate psychosocial communication level.
  • Communicates to clinics coordinators follow-up appointments, ancillary and/or pre-operative testing and scheduling needed for patients.
  • Arranges patient admissions; coordinates ordering of tests/procedures with fellows, attending, and other nursing staff.
  • Assists physicians in coordination of research programs by screening patients for acceptance into clinical research and outcome programs. Maintains office file notes, reviews charts, enters data for sectional demographic database, assists in summarization and analysis of data.

Qualifications:

  • Must have experience working in a community health setting.

License/Certifications:

  • Associates’s degree in Nursing or higher
  • Must be an actively licensed Registered Nurse in the state of Indiana.

Skills:

  • Minimum of two years’ experience as a registered nurse in a clinical setting.
  • Strong verbal and writing skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to handle a wide variety of public contacts, including conflicts with patience, tact, courtesy, and discretion.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize a demanding workload.
  • Ability to function both autonomously and as part of a team.
  • Considerable skill in determining priorities, working independently, and making decisions.
  • High degree of initiative and problem-solving ability.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise judgment, make independent decisions, and assume responsibility.
  • Ability and willingness to cooperate with co-workers, supervisors, and physicians to do whatever needs to be done in order to serve the patient.
  • Flexibility to learn and incorporate new systems and processes.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment with composure and poise.
  • Capable of handling responsibilities that are broad in scope, of substantial intricacy, and involve dealing with complex interrelationships.
  • May be required to exercise judgment in selecting the most pertinent guideline, to interpret precedents, to adapt standard practices in differing situations, and to recommend alternative actions in unprecedented situations.

Position Details:

  • Job Type/FTE: Full Time (1.0 FTE)
  • Shift: Days
  • Unit/Department: MultiSpecialty
  • CBA Code: Non-Union

Must comply with UCMC’s COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire.

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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