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Title:  Assistant Clinical Manager-Telemetry-Days

Req #:  115629
Facility:  Illinois Masonic Medical Center
Department:  Nursing
City:  Chicago/Lakeview
Posting Budget Status:  Day/PM
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, located on Chicago’s North Side, is one of the state’s largest, most comprehensive nonprofit medical centers. Illinois Masonic Medical Center offers a wide range of medical specialties and is nationally recognized for its medical expertise, use of the most innovative technologies and dedication to patient safety, quality and service.  A commitment to community, medical education and ongoing clinical research affirms our mission of providing patients the highest quality care in Chicagoland, as illustrated by our many honors, including being named a 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health Analytics.

ASSISTANT CLINICAL MANAGER – Telemetry Unit  

  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center

            836 W Wellington Ave, Chicago, IL 60657 (Lakeview)

  • 80 hours a pay period (full-time benefit status)
  • 2-12 hour day shifts (0700-1930); 2-8 hour non clinical shifts (7-3p)
  • Mon-Fri Work Days-No weekends!

 

JOB and UNIT SUMMARY:

The 35 bed CSU/SSU cares for patients who are post open hearts surgical patients, and post cardiac interventional procedures such as cardiac electrophysiology and catheterization. The unit also cares for pre and post stroke patients who due to their cardiac status may need extensive neuro/cardiac work ups and possible carotid endarectomies. CSU/SSU also cares for cardiac patients who have a variety of complex co morbidities such as COPD, Cancer and Trauma.

 

  • This position assists the Manager of Clinical Operations in providing administrative and clinical leadership on assigned shift.
  • The Assistant Clinical Manager 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 Assistant Clinical Manager will collaborate with physicians and other health care disciplines to assure optimal patient care.
  • Performance of the principle duties and responsibilities of the RN position and serves as a role model for professional practice.  
  • Promotion and support of an environment that is conducive to staff growth and development and autonomy.
  • 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.  
  • Responsibility for professional growth and development. 
  • Perform in Charge role with possibility of patient care pending census on unit.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BSN)
  • 3-4 years clinical experience on medical/surgical and/or telemetry unit
  • Minimum of 1 year proven Charge RN experience
  • Demonstrated leadership experience
  • Current RN licensure in Illinois
  • Current BLS and ACLS
  • Certifications/education required for the nursing specialty
  • Strong clinical skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work cohesively with a diverse work group
  • Utilization of critical thinking in timely decision making
  • Ability to work within a rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to work collaboratively with internal/external customers
  • May be exposed to hazardous materials and life-threatening diseases
  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to patient care
  • Ability to prioritize independently and respond to multiple simultaneous requests
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with established time constraints and in difficult situations.
  • This position needs to recognize needs and behaviors of specific age groups of patients treated
  • If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

 

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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.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago