RN - Intermediate Care Unit

Location: Oak Lawn, IL

Type of Job: Travel or Local Contract

Job Description

An Intermediate Care RN oversees the care of patients with non-life threatening, but usually very serious health problems who need advanced consultation and intensive interventions.

Responsibilities

As an ICRN some of your duties consist of:
  • Introductory patient assessment.
  • Develop custom care plan based on the condition of the patient.
  • Working directly with the medical staff to execute medication treatments.
  • On-going assessments when needed based on the status of the patient.
  • Log all patient assessment findings, feedback to procedures and the patient's overall progress.
  • Summarize all information on patients to the appropriate co-workers by the end of each shift.

Requirements

One year of experience as an Intermediate Care Nurse within the past two years.
  • Current Nursing License in good standing.
  • Up to date BLS from American Heart Association.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen.

Benefits

  • Weekly Pay
  • Direct Deposit
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • AFLAC
  • Referral Bonus
  • Renewal Bonus
  • 401-K
  • Joint Commission Certified

Oak Lawn, IL

Chicago is an epicenter of culture where a travel nurse can spend months of exploring without reaching the end of the city's gigantic to-do list. Located in the Midwest, Chicagoans enjoy four distinct seasons. Each season brings with it a new menu of ways to experience the city whether exploring the beaches of Lake Michigan via water taxi or getting hot cocoa and ice skating at famous Millennium Park. 

Although it's a bustling city, Chicago is filled with diverse smaller neighborhoods with identities of their own. As the starting place for several world-famous comedians, Chicago's a great place for comedy lovers to take in a show. Go to Second City, the home theater of many of Saturday Night Live's own comedians. 

Music loving nurses will feel right at home in Chicago. Its history of jazz and blues holds strong with free festivals throughout the year and jazz and blues clubs throughout the cities. Larger festivals like Lollapalooza feature big names in a variety of types of music. You can also get to know the city through Taste of Chicago, the largest outdoor food festival in the world.

Chicago's parks are filled with museums of art, history, and science along with world-famous zoos and aquariums. Its many neighborhoods feature an array of cuisine including Chicago's famous deep-dish pizza and the Chicago hot dog. Chicago is a city that everyone should experience, and taking a travel nursing contract there is the excuse you're looking for. Give Nurses PRN a call when you're ready to check it out!

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