"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."
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: STROGER HOSPITAL - CHICAGO, IL - PERIOPERATIVE SERVICES - SAME DAY SURGERY - SHIFT: DAYS/FLEX
The In-House Registry Nurse-Specialty is a professional care provider who is responsible and accountable for coordinating and providing safe, effective individualized nursing care to critically ill patients and supportive care to significant others. Nursing care involves the application of the nursing process and utilizing technical skills for patient care delivery. These activities require nursing judgment based on application of scientific principles of nursing, problem solving and teaching/learning.
Must be licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois.
A minimum of two (2) years of Perioperative Services Nursing experience in Same Day Surgery is required.
Must possess an active Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. (Must provide proof at time of interview.)
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification must be obtained within six months of hire date.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification must be obtained within six months of hire date.
Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) from a college or university is preferred.
Certification in a clinical area of specialty.
Two (2) years of full-time work experience in Critical Care Nursing.
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 Veteranmust:
·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, "Are you a Military Veteran?"
·Attach a copy of theirDD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22(Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11).Discharge papers must list an Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
A copy of avalid State ID Card or Driver's Licensewhich identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.
Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.
Please note all offers of Employment arecontingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional &employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriatelicensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical andpre-employment drug screen.
CCHHS is strictlyprohibitedfromconditioning,basingorknowinglyprejudicingoraffectinganytermoraspectofCountyemploymentor hiringuponorbecauseofanypoliticalreasonorfactor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
As one of the largest public health systems in the country, the Cook County Health and Hospitals System (CCHHS) cares for more than 300,000 individuals resulting in over 1 million patient visits each year. Our mission to care for all, regardless of their ability to pay, dates back to 1835. In that time, we have cared for millions of patients and trained thousands of doctors, nurses and health pro...fessionals. We conduct important research making substantial contributions to current practices. With a patient-centric focus, we look to our teams to provide a commitment to leading edge practices and approaches, collegial relationships and the CCHHS mission.