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RN –Child and Adolescent

Chicago, IL

We are seeking dedicated RNs who will provide clinical expertise in  our Child and Adolescent Unit. Full time positions are available in INPATIENT child and adolescent chemical dependency and/or psychiatric units. Shifts vary. Experience in behavioral health services is preferred. BILINGUAL IN SPANISH/ENGLISH IS HIGHLY DESIRABLE. Excellent salary. Please apply on-line by going to the Careers tab and clicking on Apply.

 

 

 

Responsible for setting criteria for the quality of patient care, assessing the health of clients using specialized knowledge and skills, and anticipating the outcome of nursing interventions. 

 

 

Education:  Diploma or Associate’s Degree in Nursing required.  BSN or degree in Psychology a plus.

 

 

 

Licensure:  Current Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Illinois.

 

 

 

Experience:  New Nursing graduates acceptable for staff nurse position.  As a Charge nurse, must have 2 years experience in a psychiatric setting.

 

 

 

Communications Skills: Must possess good oral communication skills and be able to communicate with all hospital contacts and employees both on the telephone and directly.  Must possess excellent communication skills to effectively communicate with all age groups, populations, and individuals within the hospital.

 

 

 

Computer/Typing Skills:  Must possess basic computer knowledge to input and retrieve lab orders.