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RN - Chest Medicine

Company: Carle Health
Location: Urbana
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary:

The Ambulatory Nurse utilizes a systematic approach to nursing by incorporating assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation in the practice of nursing. Provides healthcare to individuals, families, and communities within the RN scope of practice as defined by the Illinois Board of Nursing.

**Potential for flexible hours, such as 4 10 hour days.**


Diploma (Not HS) in Nursing

Registered Professional Nurse (RN) License Illinois upon hire and Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days.


  • Attend and satisfactorily complete all required continuing education regarding the care of acute stroke patientsSKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
    Demonstrates clinical competencies in providing direct patient care and patient and family education as well as assisting the provider in the delivery of patient care. Demonstrates leadership and organizational skills with the ability to communicate effectively and collaboratively with others.

    Essential Functions:

    • Provides and facilitates competent health care of patients and families in area of practice. Ensures adherence to established standards of care and scope of practice.
    • Ensures documentation of care is complete and accurate.
    • Provides health and wellness education to individuals and groups.
    • Acts as preceptor and supports the development of other staff and healthcare students.
    • Provides leadership for initiatives designed to improve the quality of care or clinical outcomes.
    • Assists Nursing Supervisor/coordinator in the development of departmental standing orders.
    • Completes Certificates of Medical Necessity for durable medical equipment and oxygen.
    • Responsible for ordering and inventory of medications used in clinic.
    • Triage phone calls.
    • Ensures documentation of care is complete and accurate.
    • Medication refills.
    • Completes prior authorizations for medications and procedures
    • Administers injections
    • Coordinates scheduling of procedures: Bronchoscopies and EBUS's.
    • Provides health and wellness education to the patients.
    • Acts as preceptor and supports the development of other staff and health care students.
    • Completes CMNs daily

      We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Carle Health participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. - For more information:

      Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for all new Carle Health team members. Requests for medical or religious exemption will be permitted.

Keywords: Carle Health, Champaign , RN - Chest Medicine, Healthcare , Urbana, Illinois

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