Registered Nurse II--LaSalle, IL
Illinois Department of Veteran Affairs - LaSalle, IL

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Located at the Illinois Veterans Home in LaSalle, IL, under general supervision on an assigned shift and unit, serves as lead worker to all professional and sub-professional nursing personnel on assigned shifts. Contributes to the Nursing Supervisor on the evaluation of work and performance of various nursing personnel; counsels subordinate staff as necessary. Assists physician(s) on daily rounds and carries out physician's orders. Provides direct patient care and primary nursing care services as needed such as medical treatments, administering medications, patient assessments, nursing interventions and preparing and maintaining patient and unit records. Reviews recordkeeping functions to assure that physician orders are posted on medical sheets and cards, medications are properly charted and records of nursing care and patient treatments and observations are maintained. Recommends and/or orders supplies and maintains equipment; advises Nursing Supervisor of equipment/supplies needed. Orders prescribed medications, treatments, diets and medical supplies; completes appropriate forms.

Requires licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois with graduation from an approved nursing education program. Requires associate or diploma degree in nursing and two years of progressively responsible professional nursing experience or a bachelor's degree in nursing and one year of professional nursing experience or a master's degree in nursing. Requires extensive knowledge of professional nursing principles and procedures and theory. Requires extensive knowledge of normal and abnormal reactions to various drugs and medications. Physical requirements of walking, standing, sitting, and lifting are required.