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: John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital (4 Flex Unit)
SHIFT: 7:00 P.M. - 7:30 A.M. (36 hours a week/72 hours a pay period)
The Observation Unit Clinical Nurse I is a registered professional nurse provider who is responsible and accountable for providing safe patient-centered nursing care for the Observation Unit patients. The Clinical Nurse I applies knowledge of the nursing process to implement nursing practice and perform technical skills for patient care delivery. Competent nursing practice is accomplished through the application of scientific principles of nursing, problem solving skills and demonstrated teaching/learning experiences.
Any NNOC member who responds and/or accepts this position will waive his/her right to the 60 (sixty) day trial period In accordance with Section 4.4(N) of the CBA as of the date of this posting.
Must be licensed as a registered nurse in the State of Illinois.
Must possess Two (2) years of Medical/Surgical, Critical Care or Emergency Room experience as a Registered Nurse.
Must possess a current Basic Life Support certification (BLS). (Must provide proof at time of interview)
Must possess an Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support certification (ACLS). (Must provide proof at time of interview).
Must be able to read and interpret Electrocardiogram ( EKG ) strips.
Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited college or university.
Bilingual in English/Spanish.
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.