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Title:  Registered Nurse-Emergency Management System

Req #:  120455
Facility:  Illinois Masonic Medical Center
Department:  Nursing
City:  Chicago/Lakeview
Posting Budget Status:  Day
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.


Illinois Masonic Medical Center; Chicago, IL (Lakeview area)

  • Full Time Opening (80 hours a pay period)
  • Days: Monday-Friday schedule
  • On call as needed after hours, weekends and holidays



More than 42,000 people a year come to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center (AIMMC) for emergency care. AIMMC is a Level I Trauma Center which includes a trauma bay in addition to general emergency and behavioral health emergency designated beds.

The EMS Operations Assistant assists in coordinating the operational aspect of the Chicago North EMS System in accordance with standards set forth by the Illinois Department of Public Health EMS Division. The Assistant implements approved protocols and policies under the EMS Manager's leadership to ensure state and local compliance.

The EMS Operations Assistant assists in the assurance of safe practice and patient care delivery in the Chicago EMS System.

Acts as a liaison for the EMS system in conjunction with the EMS System Manager to all internal and external contacts.

Assists in design, development, and distribution of initial and continuing education in conjunction with the CEMSS Education Committee. Education is provided for EMTs, Paramedics, ECRNs, First Responders, ECPs and additional entities as needed.

Assists in tactile operational duties of the CEMS System.

Provides Administrative Support and assistance to the EMS Manager in various operational aspects.



  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN)
  • Current Illinois RN License
  • Current CPR, ACLS and PALS Certification
  • Must possess at least 3 years’ experience in an Emergency Room setting
  • EMS/Field experience of 5 years preferred
  • ITLS, PEPP and or ENPC preferred
  • Lead EMS Instructor Certification preferred or documented teaching experience
  • Certifications/education required for the nursing specialty.  (ECRN must obtain within 1 year of hire; CEN must obtain within 2 years of hire; TNS or TNCC preferred)
  • Associate must be available for on-call, 24/7. May need to work occasional evenings, nights, week-ends or holidays depending on potential EMS activities that may occur.
  • Must be physically able to ride in ambulance (step up/down into vehicle) assist with carrying EMS equipment, participate in "infield" patient care with ambulance crew.
  • Must be able to multi-task and demonstrate critical thinking skills.
  • Good communication skills
  • Good computer skills. Intermediate knowledge of several software applications is preferred.  Ability to create spreadsheets and Power Points
  • Ability to work independently
  • Good time management and organizational skills



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