4G is a Neurology/Neurosurgery unit caring for back/neck surgeries, craniotomies, stroke, seizures, Guillian Barre, myasthenia gravis, neuro disorders, general medical and EEG testing patients. This unit is also a comprehensive stroke center, (Joint Commission certified) and the RNs will be involved in daily rounding with the stroke team. The average patient stay is around 2 days.
4G is a very fast pace unit where the RNs are always learning and changing as they are continually working closely with Physicians to give the patients the best quality of care. RNs on 4G will be working daily with multiple patients and some cases may become more complex. The RNs will need to be able to assess the vulnerability of the patient and be able to communicate with others if a patient is unable to make decisions.
If you are a patient advocate RN that is level-headed and good at managing stress and pressure as well as flexible, positive, have great communication and the ability to think outside the box, apply today!
ADN or BSN degree
Licensed as RN in State of Illinois
Current BLS/CPR certification per policy
Must be able to position and/or transfer an average adult patient and possess gross coordination sufficient to perform other patient care duties as required. Must be able to withstand prolonged periods of standing. Must be able to perform difficult manipulative skills such as IV insertion and IM injections.
Environmental working conditions include exposure to blood, bodily fluids and tissue, contagious diseases and/or radioactive or other potentially hazardous materials.
Participates in research when appropriate and incorporates research findings into evidence-based clinical practice.
Contributes to quality improvement processes.
Adheres to MMC Mission, Vision, and Values, the Nursing Division Mission, Vision, and Philosophy, the ANA Code of Ethics and the Illinois Nursing Act.
Internal Number: MHS-2
About Memorial Health System
Memorial Health System is one of the leading healthcare organizations in Illinois—a responsibility we are proud to uphold. Founded in 1897 to meet the expanding needs of our communities, we have assembled an ever-growing team and vast resources.
Memorial Medical Center is part of a health system that boasts impressive numbers: 6,700 team members, 40,000 inpatients, and 667,000 outpatients annually. Yet what matters equally is the size of our heart. Our ambitions. And our potential to do bigger and better things.
We’re achieving our goals by developing academic alliances with other respected institutions, including the BJC HealthCare Collaborative and the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. By earning important credentials and accreditations. By making a real investment in employee development. And by building upon our reputation for excellence on the regional level, with the goal of realizing national prominence.
Are you GUIDED BY GREAT? Become part of a team that is providing unparalleled care and has unlimited potential to effect positive change. Discover a career at Memorial Medical Hospital, and share with us a higher purpose: to enhance the model of modern healthcare for every patient and professional—not just those who walk through our doors.