Careers At Maryville Academy

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Pediatric Registered Nurse (RN)

Department: Children's Healthcare
Location: Chicago, IL

Maryville Academy has an opening for full-time and part-time Registered Nurse in our Children’s Healthcare Center.

About Maryville Academy

For more than 132 years, Maryville has been committed to providing protection and guidance to children. As the world has changed, so have the needs of the families and children we serve. Maryville has adapted by focusing on our community’s most critical issues. Today, our range of programs includes residential care, mental health services, healthcare and family support services, as well as a variety of educational and youth development offerings. Maryville’s mission is to help children and families to reach their fullest potential by empowering intellectual, spiritual, moral and emotional growth.

About the Children’s Healthcare Center

Our Children’s Healthcare Center provides care for medically fragile and/or technology-dependent children, ages newborn through 21 years. Most children are admitted from a hospital NICU or PICU. This program focuses on patients who no longer require acute care, but who need significant medical attention related to wound therapy, PICC antibiotics, post-surgical care, NG, GJ tube feedings, and ventilator care. The Center is a “home away from home” for medically fragile children and their families.

About the Registered Nurse Position

The Registered Nurse (RN) provides quality skilled nursing services to Maryville patients according to the standards and guidelines of the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Under the supervision of the Charge Nurse and direction of the Director of Nursing, the Registered Professional Nurse (RN) supports physicians and Physician Extenders in the provision of patient care. The RN is accountable for the delivery of patient care utilizing the nursing process within the standards, policies, procedures and guidelines of the organization. Position requires the consistent exercise of discretion and judgment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Follows all Maryville’s policies and procedures, all standard operating procedures for designated work sites/program, and all medical operating procedures and standard medical operating procedures;
  • Assists physician with patient assessment, examinations, treatments and procedures;
  • Provides patient care and documents conditions, interventions, observations and activities in collaboration with a Registered Professional Nurse.
  • Admits and discharges children utilizing appropriate forms and completes them within one hour of admission/discharge;
  • Thoroughly educates and explains procedures to patients and family members and assists them in coping with illnesses and evaluate patient responses;
  • Orientates new staff when requested. Attends mandatory in-services;
  • Is required to cover different work shifts if needed for the patient safety;
  • Administers medications;
  • Maintains a clean, well-stocked patient care area;
  • Keeps all inventory records, logs and maintains required records;
  • Completes assessment of assigned children within first hour of the shift;
  • Documents patient care and/or status changes at least every two hours;
  • Processes orders for assigned children within two hours of receipt;
  • Maintains appropriate communication with all stakeholders regarding appointments and health status changes. Communicates the same to Supervisors and Director;
  • Provides care coordination and leadership to LPN’s and CNA’s;
  • Maintains effective patient inventory levels;
  • Obtains specimens as directed;
  • Provides assistance with ADL’s and meals when needed;
  • Assist in the supervision and training of Certified Nursing Assistants when delegated;
  • Participates in continuous quality improvements efforts;
  • Develops and modifies the Nurse’s Plan of Care;
  • Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education/Experience:

  • Graduate of certified Registered Nurse Program;
  • Must be currently licensed as a R.N in the state of Illinois;
  • Must be PALS certified;
  • Experience in pediatric, emergency care or medical-surgical nursing;
  • Experienced in the care of complex pediatric care;
  • Ventilator experience preferred;
  • Spanish speaking preferred.

Skills /Knowledge:

  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing;
  • Knowledge of medical terminology;
  • Ability to respond to questions in a tactful and professional manner;
  • Ability/willingness to adhere to the established departmental service standards;

Physical Demands:

  • Required to frequently sit, stand, bend, stoop and walk, sometimes for extended periods;
  • Required to lift/ move objects weighing in excess of 40 pounds;
  • Must have visual, hearing, and learning capabilities sufficient to perform the essential functions defined above.

Environment and Scheduling:

  • Work is performed in designated clinical or administrative office settings;
  • Duties may involve contact with youth who may be threatening, aggressive and/or under the influence of drugs or alcohol;
  • Must be flexible and available to work additional hours when necessary;
  • May be scheduled to work on weekends and/or holidays.
  • Complies with weekend schedule requirements according to commitment level. Full-time at least every other weekend. As needed: one weekend shift/month minimum.
  • Is required to work a minimum of two fall/winter and two spring/summer holidays for full-time. As needed is required to work one fall/winter and one spring/summer holiday.

Why Join the Maryville Family?

Maryville offers all full-time employees:

  • PPO health insurance options
  • Vision Insurance
  • FSA and HSA
  • 403(b)
  • Paid vacation and sick days
  • 9 paid holidays a year
  • After one year of service you will be eligible for dental insurance, long term disability and life insurance and tuition reimbursement. 

For more information about all of the services that Maryville provides, please visit our website at www.maryvilleacademy.org.

To Apply please complete the application at the links above and below along with your cover letter and resume.

Maryville Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  No applicant for employment shall be discriminated against because of age, race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, veteran status or disability.

 

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