This position operates in the Level I Pediatric Trauma Center (EDAP). Caring primarily for children from infancy through adolescence, treatment is occasionally given to stabilize adult patients (EMTALA). Utilizes the nursing process and performs responsibilities in five areas of nursing practice: clinician, clinical inquiry, teacher, professional development and leadership. Understands and integrates into the delivery of patient care the needs of neonatal, pediatric, adolescent and adult patients in regard to their growth and development process. Actively supports the Hospital and department’s quality goals and service excellence principles.
Bachelor’s degree in nursing or higher required and at least one year of experience as a Registered Nurse (ED and/or Peds experience preferred)
Current licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Illinois.
Ability to effectively communicate with patient/families, physicians and hospital staff.