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Department: Pre-Op - CPG
Usual Schedule: Monday- Friday 5:30 AM-2PM
Regions: Carle Foundation
On Call Requirements: no
Job Category: Nursing
Work Location: Carle Foundation Hospital
Employment Type: Full - Time
Nursing Specialty: Perioperative Services
Job Post ID: 36957
Secondary Job Category: Nursing
Experience Requirements: Less than 1 year
Weekend Requirements: no
Education Requirements: Associates Degree
Shift: Day
Location: Urbana, IL
Holiday Requirements: no
Other Posting Information:

$5,000 sign-on bonus and $5,000 relocation (for greater than 100 miles) or $2,500 relocation (for greater than 50 miles) for nurses with 1 or more years experience - External Applicants Only

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Job Description

The staff Registered Nurse (RN) is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility for a group of patients for a designated time frame and provides care to these patients via the utilization of the nursing process, nursing trends, technology, financial and human resources within the philosophy of the institution.

College Diploma in Nursing

Registered Professional Nurse (RN) License Illinois upon hire and Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) within 1 year and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) within 1 year.

  • Attend and satisfactorily complete all required continuing education regarding the care of acute stroke patients.
  • Continuing education requirements for this position will include content that is assigned by the organization to comply with DNV Hip and Knee Replacement Certification requirements. This content will only apply to those directly assigned to the total joint replacement practices. This requirement is subject to change pending updates to DNV Hip and Knee Replacement Certification standards.

  • Performs all responsibilities and duties required by unit as specific to the scope of service. Implements procedures and theories related to the specific area of practice. Maintains up-to-date and accurate documentation of nursing care provided to assure the integration of information for use by the healthcare team.
  • Completes initial assessment upon patient admission and develops appropriate plan of care in accordance with unit standards and that is based on patient and family needs. Implements plan of care, nursing interventions, and patient care procedures. Modifies plan of care based upon continuous evaluation.
  • Takes responsibility for patient and employee safety by reporting and/or correcting safety hazards and incidents.
  • Communicates with others directly and in private when necessary to resolve issues. Offers constructive feedback to assist in the professional development of peers, and confers with colleagues to expand knowledge base. Identifies own learning needs and takes initiative to begin appropriate solution.
  • Fulfills all requirements of departmental competencies.
  • Assists and collaborates with physicians, Anesthesia personnel, and OR Staff in providing a safe, positive, and efficient experience for patients and families.
  • Accountable for ensuring patients are prepared and ready for their scheduled procedure time. Proactively addressing patient needs and requirements for surgery to minimize patient delays.
  • Rooms Patients:
  • Brings patients to room
  • Assist patient with undressing and putting on gown
  • Obtains V/S
  • Provides instruction and assistance on CHG bath if applicable
  • POC testing on patients (glucose and urine pregnancy)
  • Provides direct patient care:
  • Initiates IV therapy as ordered
  • Administers medications as ordered
  • Patient Assessment
  • Provides discharge instructions
  • Ensures all necessary documentation is present prior to patient going to OR.
  • Prepping of patients prior to going to OR.
  • Works collaboratively with Child Life specialists as needed.
  • Assist Anesthesia when performing nerve blocks, Epidurals or Intrathecal.
  • Discontinue IV
  • Ambulates patients to bathroom prior to discharge
  • Performs bladder scans if patient is unable to void post op
  • Proficient in:
  • Arterial and central line maintenance
  • OptiFlow oxygen management


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. We are committed to creating a diverse and welcoming workplace that includes partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We believe that enables us to better meet our mission and values while serving customers throughout our communities. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with all federal state and local ordinances. Carle Health participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. | For more information: Positions are not available for remote work in the state of Colorado.

Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for all new Carle Health team members. Requests for Medical or Religious exemption will be permitted.


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