Staff Position

Registered Nurse (RN) - Clinic
Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Chicago, IL

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Clinical Nurse Leader

By joining our team, you'll be part of our life-changing Mission and Vision. You'll work in a truly inclusive environment where diversity and equity are championed through words and actions. You'll contribute to an innovative culture that is second to none, one that embraces curiosity, discovery and compassion. You'll play a role in something that's never been done before as we integrate science and clinical care to help patients achieve better, faster outcomes - as we Advance Human Ability, together. Job Description Summary The Clinical Nurse Leader is a micro-system outcomes manager for a specified group of patients. Collaborates with other healthcare disciplines, research and administration teams to manage clinical, functional, cost, and satisfaction outcomes. Partners with the education and practice arenas to provide patient care. The Clinical Nurse Leader serves as a leader through consultation, collaboration and application of the nursing process with a focus on improving outcomes at the unit level. The Clinical Nurse Leader consistently demonstrates support of the SRAlab statement of Mission and Philosophy by striving for excellence, contributing to the team efforts and showing respect and compassion for patients and their families, fellow employees, and all others with whom there is contact at or in the interest of the institute. The Clinical Nurse Leader demonstrates SRAlab Core Attributes: Communication, Accountability, Flexibility/Adaptability, Judgment/Problem Solving, Customer Service and SRAlab Values (Hope, Compassion, Discovery, Collaboration, and Commitment to Excellence) while fulfilling job duties. Job Description The Clinical Nurse Leader: * Collects physiological, psychosocial, and functional data to formulate nursing diagnosis utilizing evidence-based techniques and instruments. * Implements interventions consistent with the established plan of care, interdisciplinary treatment plan, and available resources and evaluates progress toward goal attainment modifying the plan of care as indicated. * Partners with interdisciplinary team to address complex patient and family goals and collaborates with Allied Health staff on interventions to improve performance and outcomes. * Provides comprehensive nursing care for assigned patients, which includes performing specializing treatments, administering prescribed medications, delegating duties to appropriate persons, and coordinating patient care with other departments. * Collects and reports pertinent physiological, psychological, and functional data based on patient plan of care or patient need. * Collects and analyzes nursing outcome data and collaborates with manager to develop plan to improve performance. * Monitors patient satisfaction and preparation for discharge scores and works with nursing staff to improve levels of performance. * Orients patient and family to SRAlab, solicits feedback from nurses to evaluate outcomes, coordinates the handoff of nursing care, identifies high-risk home discharges, and coordinates follow-up phone calls. * Reviews and critiques care plans for patients and works with staff to customize interventions to attain patient family goals and reduce the risk of complications during the rehabilitation stay. * Identifies and develops plan to address learning needs of patients and families by providing accurate * Identifies gaps in current available data and develops plan to collect, interpret, analyze, and use data to improve outcomes. * Reviews, evaluates and makes recommendations regarding Institute policies and procedures to insure they are evidence-based and bring research to the clinical practice. * Establishes and maintains learning environment by working with health team members, assisting with care and documentation and initiating and conducting patient care conferences with staff. * Assumes charge nurse responsibilities including working with team members and resolving interdepartmental problems and barriers to provision of necessary services to patients. * Performs all other duties that may be assigned in the best interest of SRAlab. Reporting Relationships * Reports directly to the Nurse Manager. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required * Minimum education requirement of a Master's of Science degree (or equivalent) from an accredited nursing program. * National certification as Clinical Nurse Leader, or completion of CNL within one year, and ongoing maintenance of Clinical Nurse Leader national certification/annual continuing education requirements. * Current Illinois Registered Professional Nurse license. * Current CPR certification. * Minimum 4 years of relevant nursing experience. * Understanding of the growth and development of infant, child, adolescent, young adult, middle-aged adult and geriatric patients. * Demonstrates the ability to interpret growth and development related information to assure patient needs are met. * Demonstrated success in leadership roles and initiatives. * Excellent problem solving abilities. * Ability to communicate effectively using timely verbal, non-verbal and written communication. * Demonstrated critical thinking skills and ability to make sound judgments and to monitor and respond to patient needs or changes in condition. * Ability to anticipate, assess, and address the needs of patients. * Ability to transfer and position patients consistent with lifting 30 lbs. Working Conditions * Normal patient care environment with little or no exposure to dust or extreme temperature. * Exposure to moderately adverse working conditions in performing certain patient care activities. * Occasional exposure to infectious diseases when working with patients. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Equal Employment Opportunity ShirleyRyan AbilityLab is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Average Illinois Staff Position Pay


The average salary for a Clinic is 17% lower than the US average of $47.

Estimate based on Bureau of Labor Statistics data.