Job Opening - Professional/Managerial

Staff Nurse II

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  • Work Department: Beu Health Center
  • Class Title/Code: Staff Nurse II (5002)
  • Effective Date: Aug 14, 2020
  • Responsibilities:

    A(n) Staff Nurse II typically -

    1. demonstrates a high degree of competence in the practice of nursing skills peculiar to a clinical department and supervises other members of the nursing staff in the performance of procedures and techniques.
    2. identifies nursing care needs of a patient group, correlates related principles of care, and establishes care priorities.
    3. evaluates staff’s capacities and achievements in relation to established position descriptions, develops broad patient care plans, and makes and adjusts personnel assignments designed to implement those plans .
    4. interviews patients and develops nursing care plans based on conclusions drawn from data; directs staff members in utilizing plans and evaluates the effectiveness of these plans; and consults with staff members to redesign plans.
    5. identifies the need for investigating nursing care practices; develops protocol for and conducts studies concerning nursing procedures and techniques.
    6. evaluates the effectiveness of policies and procedures as they relate to area of assignment; recommends the need for interpretation, revision, or elimination and assists personnel in understanding and applying policies and procedures.
    7. plans and directs broad areas of patient management and required nursing care activities for one or more wards or segments of a ward.
    8. prepares for therapeutic procedures in a specialized segment of patient care and supervises nursing personnel involved in implementing those procedures.
    9. renders expert nursing care that focuses upon a highly specialized segment of the patient’s total therapeutic program.
    10. identifies the need for other specialized nursing skills in the care of a patient and informs appropriate members of the nursing team.
    11. develops patient teaching plans, instructs patients, guides other staff members in patient’s teaching plan, and assists the patient’s family to participate in the patient’s teaching plan .
    12. in the absence of a member of the Administrative Nursing group, administers the patient care activities of a ward.
    13. performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Required Qualifications:
    • Licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in Illinois with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation.
    • One year of nursing experience comparable to that gained as a Staff Nurse I.
  • Starting Salary: $3052/month
  • Application Deadline: Aug 21, 2020

Employment - Information & Instructions

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All application materials, including completed application, transcripts, and resume, are due in the WIU Human Resources Office no later than 4:30 p.m. the day of the application deadline.

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