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Registered Nurse RN - Emergency Department (ED), Joliet, IL


Location:Joliet, IL, 60435

Job Description

Emergency Room Nurse - Ascension Saint Joseph Medical Center, Joliet, IL

Sign-on Bonus: $25,000 (subject to pre-employment requirements and terms; not available for current associates; rehires must be inactive for a minimum of 18 months to qualify)

Department: Emergency Room

Schedule: 7pm - 7:30am with rotating weekends and holidays

Location: Ascension Saint Joseph Medical Center, Joliet, IL


  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Various health insurance options & wellness plans
  • Retirement benefits including employer match plans
  • Long-term & short-term disability
  • Employee assistance programs (EAP)
  • Parental leave & adoption assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Community involvement opportunities

Note: Benefits eligibility can vary by position and specific terms.


  • Provide direct nursing care in accordance with established policies and protocols.
  • Implement and monitor patient care plans.
  • Record and communicate patient conditions.
  • Serve as a primary coordinator for patient care across all disciplines.
  • Execute physician and nursing orders.
  • Assess and coordinate discharge planning needs.


  • Licensure/Certification:
    • BLS Provider from the American Heart Association (AHA)
    • Registered Nurse credential from the Illinois Board of Nursing
  • Education:
    • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing (required)
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred. Nurses hired after May 23, 2014, with a diploma or associate degree must enroll in a BSN program within six months and complete it within three years.
  • Experience:
    • Two to four years of clinical nursing experience preferred.
  • Additional Preferences:
    • BLS, ACLS, PALS certifications
    • Acute experience preferred

Why Join Ascension Illinois:

  • Join a leading non-profit, faith-based health system.
  • Be part of a diverse team dedicated to compassionate, personalized care.
  • Access opportunities for career growth across 15 hospitals and over 230 sites of care.
  • Align with our mission, vision, and values to make a positive impact in your community.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

  • Ascension provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants.
  • We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.
  • View the EEO Know Your Rights (English) and EEO Know Your Rights (Spanish) posters.

Military Friendly Employer:

  • Ascension supports career flexibility and benefits for military families.
  • We value military experience and perspectives in our workforce.

Pay Non-Discrimination Notice:

  • Ascension makes employment offers only through our official application process.
  • Beware of fraudulent employment offers.

E-Verify Statement:

  • This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program.

Join us at Ascension Saint Joseph Medical Center and make a difference in healthcare with a dedicated and compassionate team. Apply today!