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Assistant Clinical Manager - Emergency Department

Req #:  219044
Facility:  Trinity Hospital
Department:  Management/Supervisory
City:  Chicago
Posting Budget Status:  Night
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Advocate Trinity Hospital has a rich and robust history, having served the health care needs of the communities, individuals and families in the southeast side of Chicago for more than 110 years, beginning in 1895 as South Chicago Hospital.   In 1995, Trinity Hospital, part of the Evangelical Health Systems (EHS) merged with Lutheran General Health System to become the present day Advocate Trinity Hospital which is a 193 licensed-bed facility with approximately 300 physicians representing 50 specialties.  This includes advanced heart attack care, expanded Cardiovascular Services, primary stroke care center, oncology/infusion center, Level II special care nursery and an array of surgical specialties not found in most community hospitals.  Trinity earned Joint Commission accreditation, received HealthGrades® recognition with five star ratings for pulmonary and stroke care; also highest rating for total hip replacement surgery and was awarded the Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development (SHSMDSM) Circle of Distinction Award.   Trinity's nearly 1,000 employees, make the hospital one of the area's largest employers.

Purpose:
This position has been created to assist the Manager of Clinical Operations in providing administrative and clinical leadership on all shifts. The Clinical Operations Assistant will help plan, coordinate and manage personnel and resources to provide the highest quality patient care with trained, professional and competent staff in the most cost-effective manner. This role will also assist in the provision of ongoing educational and professional development of staff. In conjunction with the manager, the Clinical Operations Assistant will collaborate with physicians and other health care disciplines to assure optimal patient care.

 

Position Requirements:
 

  • Bachelors degree in healthcare or related field
  • Associate degree or Bachelors degree in nursing required
  • Minimum three years clinical experience with strong clinical skills in an emergency room setting
  • Minimum one year leadership experience - charge, supervisor, etc.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work cohesively with a diverse work group
  • Utilization of critical thinking in timely decision making
  • Current RN licensure in Illinois
  • ACLS required within the first six months of employment.


Accountabilities:

  1. Performance of the principle duties and responsibilities of the RN position and serves as a role model for professional practice.
  2. In collaboration with the Manager of Clinical Operations, manages patient care delivery to optimize patient outcomes, customer satisfaction and resource management
  3. Promotion and support of an environment that is conducive to staff growth and development and autonomy.
  4. Collaborates with the Manager of Clinical Operations, Medical Director, and others in developing the strategic plan and direction for the unit. Practices the principles of performance improvement.
  5. Responsibility for professional growth and development.

About Advocate Health Care

 

Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.