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Rush University Medical Center Ambulatory RN 2 - Bariatrics in Chicago, Illinois

Job Title:

Ambulatory RN 2 - Bariatrics


General Surgery




Active Regular FT (72 to 80 hours per pay period)


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Job Description:

Ambulatory RN 2 - Bariatric Surgery

Excellent opportunity to bring your nursing expertise to assist The Department of Surgery.

The RN in this Surgical Clinic is an Illinois licensed registered nurse who actively provides care coordination primarily by phone and works in a collaborative relationship with other members of the health care team to coordinate and provide the complex care for the plastic and reconstructive surgery patient population in a multispecialty clinic. The RN Surgical Nurse will support multiple surgical specialties including plastic surgery, surgical oncology, breast surgery, and colorectal surgery in the Oak Brook Multispecialty Clinic.

Position Highlights:

  • M-F Work schedule

  • No holidays, No evenings, No Weekends

  • Eligible for growth within the health system through Rush's Clinical Ladder

Position Responsibilities:

  • Provides telephone triage regarding symptom assessment, information, intervention and appropriate Physician referral for patients.

  • Triages and assesses patients' acute conditions and initiates a treatment

  • Calls patients regarding follow-up, test results, medical instruction, and patient education

  • Educates patients and family members about disease process, treatment modalities, post-operative self-care, procedures, and follow-up recommendations

  • Prepares pre-operative paperwork to provide for patients and acts as a liaison for patients physicians and other team members

  • Documents as appropriate in outpatient medical record

  • Schedules, performs, and documents appointments for procedures, tests, and education

  • Oversees and directs workflow of designated staff

Position Qualifications Include:

  • Current State of Illinois Registered Nurse licensure required.

  • Earned nursing degree at the baccalaureate or higher.

  • Ambulatory experience preferred. Worked with post op/pre op surgery patients preferred.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Experience with EPIC preferred

  • Strong organizational skills and multitasking abilities.

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 Oak Brook is a brand new state-of-the art facility that operates as a partnership with Midwest Orthopedics and an Ambulatory Surgery Center. This new site is part of an ongoing effort to build new facilities, renovate existing buildings and adopt new technology.

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

  • Ranked among the top 20 best places to work in healthcare by Indeed.

  • For the fourth consecutive time, all three Rush System hospitals have received an "A" grade for patient safety from the Leapfrog Group.

  • In U.S. News & World Report's 2017-2018 Best Hospitals issue, Rush ranked among the top 50 hospitals in 8 of 16 categories.

  • Leading academic medical center, acute care hospital w/ 664 licensed beds.

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.