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.
CRITICAL CARE – RAPID RESPONSE TEAM – STROGER HOSPITAL – CHICAGO, IL. – SHIFT: 7:00 AM – 7:30 PM (36 hours a week/72 hours a pay period)
The Clinical Nurse I (Rapid Response), provides advanced level of care to critical patients throughout the hospital. Responds to all Rapid Response, STEMI Team pages and Code Blue calls. Demonstrates an ability to assess and recognize deteriorating patient condition, communicate with the interdisciplinary team and implement interventions. Maintains accurate documentation on the Rapid Response regarding cardiac arrests. Improves the experience of critically ill patients throughout the inpatient areas, establishing optimal levels of improved outcomes.
Licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Illinois.
Two (2) years of recent Intensive Care Unit (ICU) experience.
One (1) year of Code Blue/Rapid Response experience.
Must possess an active Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification. (Must provide at time of interview)
Must possess an active Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification. (Must provide at time of interview)
Must possess an active Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. (Must provide at time of interview)
Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited college or university.
An active Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) certification.
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.
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.