Community Health Systems RN - 5 East/Clinical Decision Unit/Observation Unit (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY) in Blue Island, Illinois


The Registered Nurse has responsibilities/accountability for implementing the nursing process which includes assessment, developing the patient plan of care, implementing the plan of care, reassessing, evaluating and revising the plan of care. The Registered Nurse is also responsible maximizing utilization of support personnel through appropriate coordination, delegation, and supervision. The Registered Nurse is responsible for monitoring the patient s test results, and to communicate them to the primary care physician to help expedite the disposition of the observation patient within 24 hours of arrival. The Registered Nurse is accountable to demonstrate and continue to develop proficiency in knowledge and skill specific to the RN license and practice.



Graduate from an accredited college or university with an Associate s degree in nursing required.


Graduate from an accredited college or university with an Associate s degree in nursing required. Must pass basic EKG Rhythm Interpretation test within 90 days of hire.


Current nursing license in the state of Illinois required. Current BLS and ACLS certification required. BLS and ACLS certification must remain current throughout employment. NIH stroke certification within 6 months of hire, must remain current throughout employment.

CPI certification strongly preferred; CPI certification required and must remain current no later than 12/31/2019

Job: Nursing Services

Organization: MetroSouth Medical Center

Location: IL-Blue Island

Requisition ID: 1829469

This organization does not discriminate in any way to deprive any person of employment opportunities or otherwise adversely affect the status of any employee because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, veteran status, or military or uniformed services, in accordance with all applicable governmental laws and regulations. In addition, the facility complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.