Responsible for delegation, supervision, and provision of
nursing care for a designated group of patients through utilization
of the nursing process. Provides age appropriate patient care.
Participates in research when appropriate and incorporates research
findings into clinical practice.
Current RN license in the State of Illinois required.
Healthcare Provider or Instructor BLS certification required
within 30 days of hire.
ACLS Provider or Instructor certification required within one
year of hire date.
Meets credit range for Clinical Ladder levels as follows (12
months experience as a registered nurse is required in order to
apply for promotion in the clinical ladder):
Clinical Nurse I: Registered Nurse who achieves a range of 0-12
credits on the Clinical Ladder Behavior Grid. BSN preferred.
Clinical Nurse II: Registered Nurse who achieves a range of
13-24 credits on the Clinical Ladder Behavior Grid with evidence of
behaviors from at least two categories of the Grid. BSN
Clinical Nurse III: Registered Nurse who achieves at least 25
credits on the Clinical Ladder Behavior Grid with evidence of
behaviors from at least three categories on the Grid. BSN
Performs age appropriate assessments.
Analyzes data to identify nursing problems.
Provides direct patient care, develops individualized plan of
care in partnership with patients & families. Evaluates patient
progress toward attainment of goals, revising plan of care when
Delegates patient care tasks to LPNs and unlicensed assistive
personnel based on job description and patient needs.
Appropriately supervises performance of LPNs and unlicensed
Builds teamwork when supervising and delegating to others.
Documents patient care according to policies and procedures.
Ensures appropriate implementation of physician’s orders.
Precepts new nursing employees and/or nursing students.
Identifies & resolves safety risks.
Participates in continuous quality improvement, periodic review
of policies, procedures and pre-printed physicians orders.
Assists with educational activities for other staff on the
Performs other related work as required or requested.
One of the leading healthcare organizations in Illinois,
Memorial Health System of Springfield is a community-based,
not-for-profit corporation dedicated to patient care, education and
Our more than 6,700 staff members, partnering physicians and
hundreds of volunteers are dedicated to improving the health of the
communities we have served since 1897. In a year, we serve an
average of more than 40,000 inpatients, more than 667,000
outpatients and more than 125,000 patients in our four Emergency
Departments. Our highly skilled team has a passion for excellence
and is dedicated to providing a great patient experience for every
patient every time.
In support of our commitment to community responsibility, all
Memorial Health System affiliates participate in health screenings
and educational events to further provide for the healthcare needs
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To improve the health of the people and communities we
To be the health system people choose over all others.
We put safety first.
We speak up, without fear, on matters of patient and colleague
We take action to create an environment of zero harm.
We respect others and show compassion.
We behave honestly and ethically.
We are accountable for our attitude, actions and health.
We advance our knowledge and skills.
We seek continuous improvement.
We deliver evidence-based care that leads to excellence in
We use resources wisely and maintain financial stability.
We work together to coordinate care and services across the
We promote healthier communities.