Utilizes current nursing practices to provide care to patients under going surgical procedures while focusing on the needs of the patient and exemplifying the service excellence goals of care, concern, respect and cooperation. As a contributing member of health care team, develops and provides a comprehensive plan of care for assigned patients. Recognizes and consistently applies knowledge of Loyola’s 14 Magnet Forces.
Required: Bachelors Degree
Specify Degree(s): Nursing
Required 1-2 years of previous RN experience and at least 1 year of RN Robotic surgery experience
Preferred: 3-5 years of previous job related experience
Basic Life Support (CPR)
Nursing – Current Registered Nurse license State of Illinois
Other: Specialty certification in a clinical or functional area of nursing granted by a national nursing organization is preferred.
Patient Care & Assessment – Clarifies and implements orders from
physician, physician assistant and/or advance practice nurse by
administering medications and performing treatments and testing as
prescribed by the physician, and documents accordingly (Magnet Force
#12). Recognizes symptoms and establishes priorities consistent with
patient’s condition (Magnet Force #9). Documents ongoing assessments
of patient’s physical and emotional status in order to address patient
needs appropriately (Magnet Force #’s 5,6). Demonstrates mastery of
required unit-based competencies and department goals. Collaborates
with Assistant Nurse Manager to make appropriate daily assignments to
meet the needs of the patient, team members and department.
Plan of Care – Obtains information from patient and/or family to develop
an appropriate patient care. Formulates, implements and continually
revises patient plan of care based on ongoing assessment of the patient,
information acquired from patient’s database, and resources within the
medical center (Magnet Force #’s 2,6). Collaborates with other members
of the health care team including vendors and surgical reprocessing to
promote effective patient care by maintaining accurate preference cards,
assisting surgeons in identifying needed equipment and supplies and
communicating information to staff (Magnet Force #13).
Communication – Performs required documentation and communicates in
a competent and effective manner to meet patient and/or family needs
and regulatory requirements. Maintains strict confidentiality of patient,
employee and department information to ensure patient rights (Magnet
Force #’s 3,8,13).