MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Knowledgeable of policy and procedures relating to infection control, safety, fire, external and internal disasters and other mandatory programs
Knowledge of Medical Surgical Standards of Care
Knowledge of skin and wound care
Knowledge of hypertensive and their side effects
Knowledge of care and management of the diabetic patient
Knowledge of fluids and electrolytes
Basic knowledge and understanding of routine labs
Knowledge of Ambulatory Care standards
Basic knowledge of nursing management of the oncological patient
Basic knowledge of nursing management of the patient with respiratory disturbances, TB, asthma
Knowledge of demonstrated skills in nursing management of renal patients
Good physical assessment skills
Basic knowledge of nursing management of the patients with head trauma and neurological disturbances
Basic knowledge of nursing management of the patients with musculo-skeletal challenges
Basic knowledge of nursing management of the patient requiring restorative care
Competent skills in managing the patient requiring intravenous therapy
Competent skills in acquiring venous access
Competent skills in blood drawing
Competent skills in point of care testing
Demonstrated ability to inset and manage patients with naso-gastric tubes and digestive disturbances
Ability to recognize and intervene with signs of hypo and hyperglycemia
Ability to provide direct patient care to patients
Ability to observe and collect data to facilitate patient assessment and nursing diagnosis from which a patient care plan is initiated
Ability to provide written documentation regarding the patient care administered
Ability to participate in team conferences, in-service presentations, staff meetings, patient care conferences and any other additional training related to patient care and/or management
Ability to maintains inventory of medical supplies/equipment and prepares appropriate requisitions for the acquisition of same
Ability to assist in maintaining appropriate records and logs concerning clinic services
Ability to assist providers in various medical tasks, assist in any emergency situation
Ability to perform basic interpretation of EKG
- Active ACLS certification is preferred.
- A Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing is preferred.
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.
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 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 & HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER