Registered Nurse - Emergency Room

City of Hope

Zion, IL

ID: 7223365 (Ref.No. JR-13016)
Posted: April 4, 2024
Salary / Pay Rate: $31.90 - $52.55 / hour
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Registered Nurse - Emergency Room

Join the transformative team at City of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, andtreatment facilitiesin Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission: To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.

**$10,000 Sign on Bonus**
The Professional Clinical Registered Nurse practices to provide relationship based care. Individualized care to the geriatric and adult patient and family is provided within the realm of relationship-based care. An Individualized plan of care is provided; utilizing the nursing process including assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation. Independently guides nursing practice and evaluates patient specific outcomes. Responsible for inspiring to ensure clinically excellent outcomes through effective delegation in the exercise of his/her independent judgement. Utilizes effective communication to support a culture of caring and healing in which the patient and family are the central focus. Nursing care address physical, spiritual, emotional and educational needs of the patient, and coordinates the plan of care with other healthcare professional’s patients, support persons and all members of the healthcare team. Acts in compliance with enterprise policies/procedures and the Nurse Practice Act of the State of Illinois and in alignment with the nursing mission, vision, and values. Follows the enterprise nursing philosophy and the Empowered for Excellence (E2) nursing professional practice model which are derived from the Benner model and Jean Watson’s Theory of Caring.

The successful candidate:

  • As an Emergency Room Nurse, you will play a vital role in providing immediate medical care to patients who arrive at the emergency department.
  • Assesses, plans, implements, and documents the care of emergently ill medical, surgical, and oncology patients of all ages.
  • Assists with special procedures.
  • Prioritizes the care of multiple patients based on the acuity of illness.
  • Directly guides the care delivered by interprofessional patient care partners.
  • Triaging patients, assessing their condition, administering treatment, collaborating with multidisciplinary teams, and ensuring timely and efficient care delivery.
  • Patient Assessment and Triage - Conduct rapid and thorough assessments of patients upon arrival to determine the severity of their condition.
  • Medical Intervention- Perform diagnostic procedures, such as taking vital signs, collecting medical histories, and conducting physical examinations.
  • Collaboration and Communication- Collaborate with physicians, surgeons, specialists, and other healthcare professionals to develop and implement comprehensive care plans.
  • Emergency Response- Respond promptly to medical emergencies within the emergency department, including code blue situations, trauma activations, and other critical events.
  • Must be able to work 7:00p-7:30a


Your qualifications should include:

1-2 years of acute care experience/Emergency Medicine

Graduate of NLNAC or CCNE School of Nursing, and licensed in the state of IL

BLS certification must be maintained while in this position

OCN Certification within 18 months of hire or 36 total CE in Oncology every Commission of Cancer cycle of three years with completion of 12 CE every year (Surgical Services exempt)

ACLS and PALS upon hire or obtained by end of orientation period, and maintain while in position

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, please click here.

To learn more about our comprehensive benefits, click here:Benefits Information

Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $31.90 - $52.55 / hour

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.

City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.