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Company: UChicago Medicine
Location: Chicago, IL
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Join a world-class academic healthcare system, UChicago Medicine, as a Special Procedures Nurse in the Ambulatory Float Pool.


Under the direction of an Attending Physician or a licensed independent practitioner, the Special Procedures Nurse provides technically complex and high risk nursing care services to patients which may include one or more of the following categories: sedation, intravenous infusions, complex procedures, e.g., lumbar puncture, cardiac catherization; this may also include specialized monitoring during procedure and recovery phase. The Special Procedures Nurse may have Charge Nurse responsibility for his/her assigned unit.


Essential Job Functions

  • The RN is expert in assessing and treating and evaluating patient conditions specific to their work area, e.g., anxiety, pain, claustrophobia and underlying disease conditions. Due to the complex nature of pain, RN will evaluate and treat pain in a prompt, caring fashion and reassess after each intervention, charting per UCMC protocol
  • RN maintains hospital required nursing & ICU unit specific competencies needed to provide proficient nursing care; RN will provide continuity of care for infant, pediatric or adult patients based on area of specialty. This includes assisting in the care of critically ill patients during sedation/procedural encounters. Administering high-risk infusion and transfusion (i.e. chemotherapy medicines)
  • Contributes to the Patient Services Sector/Outpatient Services Sector offering constructive suggestions for change and participating in the planning, implementation and evaluation of new and existing programs utilizing evidence-based practice
  • RN uses nursing knowledge to anticipate and plan for patient care needs. The RN understands and applies safety principles and serves as a resource to other healthcare personnel on patient care. RN knows the potential risks and complications from specialty procedures and can assist in the initial treatment of adverse effects in their area of expertise


Required Qualifications

  • Currently licensed as a registered professional nurse in the State of Illinois
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Current CPR, ACLS, and/or PALS Certifications


Preferred Qualifications

  • Leadership/Management experience in area of specialty
  • Experience working in a research environment
  • 2 years Chemo/IV Therapy experience and certification
  • One additional certification in area specialty


Position Details

  • Job Type/FTE: Full-time (1.0); 8-Hr Shifts
  • Shift: Day
  • Unit/Department: Ambulatory Float Pool
  • CBA Code: NNU


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