PLEASE BE ADVISED that this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement between Cook County and the National Nurses Organizing Committee. Pursuant to the collective bargaining agreement, Cook County will exhaust internal eligible applicants prior to considering external applicants. Cook County is assembling a list of qualified candidates for this position that will be considered should the position not be filled with internal eligible applicants.
LOCATION: John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital (Chemo-Infusion)
SHIFT: 8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. (Monday - Friday)
The Clinical Nurse I (CNI) is a first level professional nursing position who specializes in caring for patients diagnosed with cancer. The CNI is the patient's first line of communication and helps to coordinate the many aspects for care for the patient while receiving chemotherapy and providing supportive care to significant others. The CNI administers care by means of the nursing process and is responsible for providing safe, effective nursing care for patients, independently and collaboratively. As a member of the healthcare team, the professional nurse continuously assesses, delegates, and monitors patient care in an ethical way to a diverse patient population. The CNI may provide chemotherapy in the Infusion Center and inpatient units.
Licensed Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Illinois
One (1) year of oncology/chemotherapy nursing experience
Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) (Must provide proof at time of interview.)
Advance Life Support Certification (ACLS) (Must provide proof at time of interview.)
Complete the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS)/Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (CNCC) Chemotherapy Biotherapy Certificate Course (Must provide proof at time of interview.)
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service.
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question,
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County. CCHHS is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCHHS is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.