Staff Nurse (SN, RN)- Surgical- FT Days

Company University of Chicago Medical Center
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 3 days ago(7/16/2024 11:03 AM)
Job ID
New Position Type
FT Regular
CBA Code
NNU National Nurses United
Union Bid Open Date
Union Bid End Date

Job Description

Join UChicago Medicine, as a Staff Nurse on the General Surgery & Trauma / Observation Unit.



A staff nurse is a registered professional nurse (RN) who manages patient centered care that is outcome directed. Patient centered care principles and professional nursing practice standards provide the foundation for the nurse to assess, plan, implement and evaluate the care provided. The staff nurse assumes the primary responsibility and accountability for all patient care personally provided and that provided by those directly under her/his supervision.


The University of Chicago Medicine is designated as a Level 1 Adult Trauma Center, meaning the hospital is prepared to handle the most seriously injured trauma patients 24 hours a day, seven days a week. In the General Surgery and Trauma / Observation unit, we provide care for:

  • Multispecialty surgery patients (plastics, ENT, Colorectal, General Surgery
  • Trauma Patients
  • Telemetry monitored
  • 24-48hr Observation Patients


Required Qualifications

  • Required Education: Associate Degree in Nursing; BSN degree or higher preferred. Associate Degree Nurses are required to enroll in a BSN program within six (6) to nine (9) months of hire, and make progress toward and complete their BSN degree within 30 months. ADN nurses receive 100% tuition reimbursement towards a BSN degree from an accredited program.
  • Current Illinois RN license
  • BLS

 Preferred Qualifications

  • ACLS
  • Specialty Certification
  • RN experience in a Level 1 Trauma Hospital
  • 1 + year of Trauma nursing experience preferred
  • 1+ year of Med/Surg nursing experience preferred

Position Details

  • Job Type/FTE: Full-Time (0.9)
  • Shift: Days
  • Unit/Department: 3CN-General Surgery / Observation
  • CBA Code: NNU


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