Nov 23, 2020

Registered Nurse, Clinical Support Team

  • Memorial Health System
  • Springfield, IL, USA

Job Description

A Registered Nurse (RN) on the Clinical Support Team (CST) will have the opportunity to utilize a wide array of skills across a variety of units and partner with multiple teams. Because of the flexibility our CST RNs possess, we offer elevated RN pay, flexible scheduling with the choice of 8 or 12 hour shift and every third weekend. The CST is responsible for providing coverage on a variety of Memorial Medical Center (MMC) units.

The RN is responsible for delegation, supervision, and provision of nursing care for a designated group of patients through utilization of the nursing process. They will provide age-appropriate care and will participate in research when appropriate and incorporate research findings into evidence-based clinical practice. In addition, they will contribute to quality improvement processes and adhere to MMC Mission, Vision, and Values, the Nursing Division Mission, Vision, and Philosophy, the ANA Code of Ethics and the Illinois Nursing Act.

Being a Memorial RN means becoming a part of a Magnet hospital that raises the bar for excellence. The MMC environment expects high quality care for patients and RNs who want to advance learning to ensure they can be the best nurse possible. Quality nurses not only understand, but also exhibit, that “care starts with caring.” Above all else, being a Memorial RN means we expect you to exceed customer expectations by treating each patient as if they are the only one you are caring for that day, being the calm voice for the family, finding the answers when you don’t have one, and displaying compassion in all interactions.

Qualifications

Licensure/Certification/Registry:

  • Licensed as RN in State of Illinois.
  • Current BLS/CPR certification per policy.

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Must be able to position and/or transfer an average adult patient and possess gross coordination sufficient to perform other patient care duties as required. Must be able to withstand prolonged periods of standing. Must be able to perform difficult manipulative skills such as IV insertion and IM injections.
  • Environmental working conditions include exposure to blood, bodily fluids and tissue, contagious diseases and/or radioactive or other potentially hazardous materials.