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Registered Nurse

Company: Memorial Health
Location: Lincoln
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Responsible for delegation, supervision, and provision of nursing care for a designated group of patients through utilization of the nursing process. Provides age appropriate patient care. Participates in research when appropriate and incorporates research findings into clinical practice.



  • Current RN license in the State of Illinois required.
  • Healthcare Provider or Instructor BLS certification required within 30 days of hire.
  • ACLS Provider or Instructor certification required within one year of hire date.Experience:
    • Meets credit range for Clinical Ladder levels as follows (12 months experience as a registered nurse is required in order to apply for promotion in the clinical ladder):
    • Clinical Nurse I: Registered Nurse who achieves a range of 0-12 credits on the Clinical Ladder Behavior Grid. BSN preferred.
    • Clinical Nurse II: Registered Nurse who achieves a range of 13-24 credits on the Clinical Ladder Behavior Grid with evidence of behaviors from at least two categories of the Grid. BSN preferred.
    • Clinical Nurse III: Registered Nurse who achieves at least 25 credits on the Clinical Ladder Behavior Grid with evidence of behaviors from at least three categories on the Grid. BSN required.


      • Performs age appropriate assessments.
      • Analyzes data to identify nursing problems.
      • Provides direct patient care, develops individualized plan of care in partnership with patients & families. Evaluates patient progress toward attainment of goals, revising plan of care when indicated.
      • Delegates patient care tasks to LPNs and unlicensed assistive personnel based on job description and patient needs.
      • Appropriately supervises performance of LPNs and unlicensed assistive personnel.
      • Builds teamwork when supervising and delegating to others.
      • Documents patient care according to policies and procedures.
      • Ensures appropriate implementation of physician's orders.
      • Precepts new nursing employees and/or nursing students.
      • Identifies & resolves safety risks.
      • Participates in continuous quality improvement, periodic review of policies, procedures and pre-printed physicians orders.
      • Assists with educational activities for other staff on the nursing unit.
      • Performs other related work as required or requested.

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        What makes the difference between a good nursing team and the exceptional one you'll find at Memorial Health? Our rapidly growing team is determined to continue building upon our reputation as a national leader in quality and progress in care. This objective requires something rare: a unique understanding of the value of nursing. And we have it, from the very top of our management team to the very smallest detail of care for every single patient.

        That's the reason we've made such a significant investment of time, effort, and resources in superior technology, comprehensive training, and thorough processes. We know that we have to prepare our nurses for anything-by providing everything they need to succeed. They have paid us and our patients back by performing at a consistently superior level throughout our system, bringing us prestigious accolades and impressive national recognition.

        The seasoned nursing professional has every reason to select Memorial Health, including the many distinctions, awards and achievements we have earned for clinical excellence. Here are but a few of our recent honors:

      • Springfield Memorial Hospital has earned the industry-best American Hospital Association-McKesson Quest for Quality Prize 2016, awarded to just one hospital in the nation annually. Within the field of healthcare, this accomplishment has no equal.
      • In 2021, -Springfield Memorial -Hospital -earned its fourth consecutive Magnet - -Designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center for nursing excellence -- -an accomplishment so prestigious that only 2% of hospitals in the country have done it.
      • Jacksonville -Memorial -Hospital was also designated a Magnet hospital in 2009, 2014 and 2018, the highest honor an organization can receive for professional nursing practice. The Magnet designation is part of the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program -.
      • Jacksonville Memorial Hospital has earned Magnet - designation two times.
      • Springfield Memorial Hospital has earned the American Hospital Quality Award 2016.
      • Memorial Health is one of fewer than 30 employers nationwide to be honored as an Employer of Choice -.


Keywords: Memorial Health, Springfield , Registered Nurse, Other , Lincoln, Illinois

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