Employer: Edward-Elmhurst Health
Title: RN Residency Winter 2024 Co-hort
Additional Information: https://nshs.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/ns-eeh/job/EDH-Main-Hospital-Naperville/RN-Residency-Winter-2024-Co-hort---Edward-Hospital_R2641?source=Indeed.com
Edward Hospital is proud to offer its semi-annual Nurse Residency Program, a hallmark Practice Transition Program accredited with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center Commission. As an ANCC Practice Transition Accreditation Program (PTAP), Edward's Nurse Residency Program sets the global standard, demonstrating excellence in transitioning graduate nurses to new practice settings. Accreditation with distinction is the highest level of accreditation by the ANCC. Accredited workplace settings at Edward Hospital include: Medical, Surgical, Medical-Surgical, Oncology, and Step-Down.
Edward Hospital is offering positions in the following departments: Cardiac Telemetry, Medical Oncology, Pulmonary Medicine, Ortho/Spine and Surgical Care.
Summary: The Nurse Resident is a new graduate registered nurse who is in the Nurse Residency Program. The New Graduate Residency Program supports the graduate nurse to make a successful transition to competent practice by providing a safe, nurturing, learning environment during the first year of practice. Focused curriculum concepts include disease-specific care, evidence-based practice, communication and teamwork, person-centered care and quality improvement. Critical thinking, professional accountability and responsibility are threaded throughout the curriculum. All nurse residents are paired with a small group facilitator who is a former resident to foster vulnerability, self-reflection, and growth in professional development.
What you will do:
1. Participates in unit specific clinical orientation which provides experiential learning at the bedside, supervised acquisition of skills, training and practice in the use of clinical equipment, documentation and other information systems.
2. Participates in classroom activities including lecture, small group discussion, and reflective learning. Examples of classroom content include: relationship based care, delegation., mental health and wellbeing, communication and most importantly patient safety, end of life issues, pain management, and nursing management of the diabetic, respiratory and cardiovascular patient populations.
3. Recognizes changes in patient condition, demonstrates critical thinking and effectively intervenes to move through the “task-based” phase towards anticipation of needs.
4. Consults with patient, families and ancillary team members on ethical issues including end of life, palliative care and hospice transitions.
5. Demonstrates effective use of conflict management strategies and implementation of the chain of communication to increase patient safety.
6. Completes all the nurse resident competencies related to disease management, nursing sensitive quality care, person-centered care and patient safety during clinical orientation rotation,
7. Reviews and participates in evidenced based practice or quality improvement project in their home units.
Location: Edward Hospital, 801 S. Washington Street, Naperville,, IL 60540
Full Time: Hours: Days/Nights
What you will need:
Required Education, Skills and/or Experience:
- Baccalaureate Degree or higher in Nursing
- On rare occasions an internal candidate with an Associate’s Degree in Nursing may be considered. The RN must obtain a Baccalaureate Degree or higher in Nursing within five years of date of transfer to RN position. Only candidates strongly recommended by their Director, approved by the Chief Nursing Officer and who have been evaluated as a top performer will be considered for this position.
- External candidates with an Associate’s Degree in Nursing may be considered after approval by the Chief Nursing Officer. The RN must obtain a Baccalaureate Degree or higher in Nursing within five years of start date into RN position.
2. Required Certification and/or License:
- Current CPR issued by the American Heart Association or American Red Cross.
- Current State of Illinois Registered Nurse license.
- If State of Illinois Registered Nurse license is not obtained before hire, candidate can obtain employment as a license-pending registered nurse and practice under the direction of a registered professional nurse until license to practice is received or until license is denied if the following criteria is met.
- Official written notification of passing NCLEX and Illinois RN license application, including payment of required fees upon position start date.
- State of Illinois RN license must be obtained within 90 days from the official date of passing the licensure exam as inscribed on the formal written notification.
- The 3-month license pending period may be extended if more time is needed by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation to process the licensure application.
- If the State of Illinois RN license is not obtained within 90 days of position start date, employee will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination.
- Career Pathways to Promote Professional Growth and Development
- Various Medical, Dental, and Vision options
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Free Parking at designated locations
- Wellness Program Savings Plan
- Health Savings Account Options
- Retirement Options with Company Match
- Paid Time Off and Holiday Pay
- Community Involvement Opportunities