Registered Nurse – (Infectious Disease)
Come Grow With Us at Springfield Clinic!
Excellent Opportunity to advance your career as a Registered Nurse (Infectious Disease) or an LPN with a top progressive, physician-led multispecialty medical group in Springfield, IL. Springfield Clinic is devoted to providing the highest quality health care to its patients with more than 450 physicians and advanced practitioners delivering value-based care in approximately 80 medical specialties and sub-specialties.
As one of the largest private multispecialty medical clinics in Illinois, Springfield Clinic currently employs over 2,000 clinical and administrative staff members who are committed to improving health, providing value and serving the community. To apply for a great career opportunity, please visit our website at www.SpringfieldClinic.com/careers.
Springfield Clinic is quickly growing and looking to add a RN or LPN to our Infectious Disease team.
The Registered Nurse or LPN will be responsible for professional nursing care according to individual needs of the patient population within the rules and Regulations of the Illinois Nurse Practice Act, managing the operation of the office on a daily basis, and functioning as an integral part of the patient care team to coordinate patient care by interacting with care team members, all Clinic departments, hospitals, nursing homes, and home care agencies
Ability to serve on appropriate committees
Assumes accountability and responsibility for own practice and that, which is delegated.
Practices independent nursing consistent with the Illinois Nurse Practice Act
Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois
Educated as registered nurse by attaining an ADN, diploma or B.S.N.
Current CPR certification per American Heart Association guidelines
Interview for a nursing history, assessment of health knowledge and maintenance, and documents findings in the medical record
Obtain medical information, chief complaints, vital signs and diagnostic test results in preparation for physician examination and documents in the medical record
Serve as a patient advocate by protecting patient rights and gives attention to complaints regarding service.
Evaluate the need for a referral to other agencies or providers such as Home Health or community agencies.
Screen all patient problems either in person or by phone with the resolution being advice or referral to physician.
Provide a planned education program related to prevention, health maintenance, specific disease or condition and documents results in the medical record
Gives home care instruction for procedures and medications
Provide pre and postoperative instruction for specific surgical and/or medical procedures
Document patient education in the medical record
Administer medications by all routes except chemotherapy (with the exception of RN with a Chemotherapy and Biotherapy certificate), or IV blood and blood products
Assist the physician in the examination, treatment of the patient by handing instruments, providing dressings, preparing equipment, etc. according to Infection Control Policy
Orient new personnel to specialty
Provide emotional support and guidance to patients/family
Serve on the STAT Code Team, may direct the team and provide education to staff
Serve as resource to nursing personnel throughout the Clinic.
Coordinate the nursing care of the patient by interacting with all Clinic departments, hospitals, nursing homes and pharmacies.
Demonstrate professionalism by adhering to performance standards including dress code
Maintain knowledge by attending appropriate education programs, reading current journals and literature and documents for yearly evaluation
Why Join Us?
Our growth means exciting career opportunities for you! We attract and retain the smartest and brightest professionals in the healthcare industry
Comprehensive benefit package including Health Insurance, Dental, Vision, Short & Long-Term Disability, Life & AD&D Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Paid Time Off, 401k, Profit Sharing, local business discounts, and more
Opportunity to work for a company that invests in your success in a position that offers variety and unlimited growth potential
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce.
Learn more about our great career opportunities at www.springfieldclinic.com/careers.