Rush University Medical Center  Registered Nurse 2 - Rush Day School - Days - FT in Chicago, Illinois

Job Title: Registered Nurse 2 - Rush Day School - Days - FT

Department: Rush Day School

Shift: 1st

Full/Part: Active Regular FT (72 to 80 hours per pay period)

Specialty: Psychiatric Nursing

Job Number: 2018-0352

Job Description:

Registered Nurse 2 – Rush Day School

Are you an experienced Registered Nurse who is passionate about bringing your Psych expertise to Rush Therapeutic Day School? If so, then this may be the position for you.

Position Highlights:

  • Rush Day School is a therapeutic day school for children with emotional disturbances in 1st through 8th grades. Long-term milieu treatment utilized by multidisciplinary team to address social, emotional and behavioral needs of children in a supportive, structured school environment.

  • The opportunity to be part of an innovative, creative multidisciplinary team which consistsofchild psychiatric nurses, special education teachers, social workers, psychologists, occupational therapists, and mental health workers

  • Monday through Friday position; Day shift.

Position Responsibilities:

  • As a classroom nurse you will maintain a caseload of 8-9 students.

  • Develop treatment and behavior plans.

  • Actively participate in educational activities and teaching (including health classes).

  • Monitor medications, practice and model social skills with the children.

  • Practices and models social skills with the children.

  • Serves as a mentor to novice nurses and has a depth of understanding of psychiatric nursing and mental illness.

Position Qualifications Include:

  • Current State of Illinois Registered Nurse Licensure

  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing (or higher) required

  • CPR/BLS Certification ( American Heart Association or American Red Cross only )

  • 1-2 years Psych or Child Psych experience required.

Company Highlights:

  • Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care.

  • Rush University Medical Center is a four-time Magnet® facility, the highest recognition given for nursing excellence. Rush was also the first hospital in Illinois serving adults and children to receive Magnet status.

  • Rush was ranked #1 Best Hospital in Illinois for Nurses in 2017 by

  • Rush is ranked fifth for Quality and Accountability among 102 leading academic medical centers in the United States in a study conducted by the health care services company Vizient.

Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.