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To receive Veteran Preference, appropriate discharge papers must be attached to the online application or must be included with your emailed resume/CV. Please refer to Veteran Preference document requirements listed on the bottom of this posting
The APN-Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist is responsible for the administration of anesthetic agents and adjuvants to patients undergoing a wide variety of surgical and obstetrical procedures. The APN-Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist is also expected to make preoperative rounds, to evaluate the adequacy of the preparation of the patient for the anticipated anesthesia and surgery; and similarity, to make postoperative visits to monitor the patient's recovery from anesthesia. In collaboration with an attending anesthesiologist, the incumbent makes preoperative visits to evaluate the adequacy of a patient's preparation for anesthesia and surgery. On the basis of this evaluation, the incumbent suggests a primary plan of anesthetic management and also outlines an alternative plan in case the primary plan cannot be carried out. In addition, the APN-Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist is responsible for explaining the risks and benefits of both the primary and alternative anesthetic plans to the patient and to the patient's family and obtains an informed consent from the patient (or the patient's guardian).
Currently licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Illinois.
Master's Degree from an accredited nurse anesthesia program OR eligibility to complete Master's Degree at an accredited nurse anesthesia program is required. (Must provide original copy of college or university transcript OR a letter from program director or designee stating eligibility status to graduate at the time of interview). Current State of Illinois Advanced Practice License and Certified Registered Nurse Anesthesia certificate is required by the first day employment.)
Current State of Illinois Advanced Practice License and Certified Registered Nurse Anesthesia certificate is required OR the ability to obtain State of Illinois Advanced Practice License and CRNA certification within six months of graduation date.
Must possess progressive experience and advanced knowledge in a specialized area of clinical nursing is required.
Must possess an active CPR card. (Must provide proof at time of interview).
Must possess an active Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).(Must provide proof at time of interview).
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:
Knowledge to provide anesthesia services, including but not limited to monitored anesthesia care, regional, and general anesthesia.
Knowledge of anesthesia and related pharmacology agents to provide anesthesia services including but not limited to general, local, monitored anesthesia care and regional anesthesia.
Ability to work any shift.
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, "Are you a Military Veteran?"
Attach a copy of their DD 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 and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver's License which 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.
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Deferred Compensation Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
100% Tuition Reimbursement for nursing-related programs
MUST MEET REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION
Must successfully meet the credentialing standards established by the Cook County Health and Hospitals System to include a State of Illinois MD license and any other license, certification or specialized training, etc. no later than two (2) weeks prior to the candidate's start date.
*Degrees awarded outside 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 are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
*CCHHS is strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.
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.