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Asst Clinical Mgr-OR

Req #:  191783
Facility:  Good Samaritan Hospital
Department:  Nursing
City:  Downers Grove
Posting Budget Status:  Day/PM
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Over its nearly 40-year history, Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital has evolved into a recognized national leader in health care. Good Samaritan Hospital has been named to the 100 Top Hospitals list six times and is the only health care organization in the state to earn the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, achieving the honor in 2010. Good Samaritan Hospital features DuPage County’s only Level I trauma center, a certified Level III neonatal intensive care unit and received the American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet® recognition for nursing excellence. A range of services are offered at the hospital, including cardiology, oncology, orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, general surgery, gastroenterology, stroke care, obstetrics and gynecology, and low-dose diagnostic imaging. Good Samaritan Hospital is part of Advocate Health Care.

We help people live well!

OR Assistant Clinical Manager (ACM)

Monday-Friday 8 hour shifts -10am-6:30pm.

Help lead this dynamic, caring and passionate team of OR professionals during this time of growth in Good Samaritan's OR!

The ACM will assist the charge nurses in the daily operations of the OR and be responsible for the staff schedule. Will also help to lead new policy and procedure changes to ensure excellent patient safety and outcomes.

 

Position Requirements:
BSN
1 year leadership experience
3 years relevant clinical experience-OR required.
Expertise in clinical area
Ability to communicate effectively and work cohesively with a diverse work group.
Utilize critical thinking and timely decision making.
Basic computer knowledge
Organized
Ability to teach
Ability to prioritize work
Independent
Self~motivated
Projects a positive attitude
Creative, energetic and inspirational attitude toward education
Ability to assess skills and abilities of others
Ability to develop others.
Current RN license in the State of Illinois.
Current CPR.
Demonstrated leadership experience
Ability to work within a rapid changing environment.
Ability to work collaboratively with internal / external customers.
Ability to demonstrate a commitment to patient~focused care.
Ability to prioritize independently and respond to multiple simultaneous requests.
Ability to work under stressful conditions and in difficult situations.
Ability to perform lifting / transfer activities related to patients (up to 50 lbs. may be required.
Ability to take over 24 hour coverage of unit in absence of unit manager.
Ability to transport objects from one location to another.
Ability to recognize needs and behaviors of specific age groups of patients treated.
May be exposed to hazardous materials and life~threatening diseases.


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.

Purpose:
To assist the unit manager in providing administrative and clinical leadership. To 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. To provide for the ongoing educational and professional development of staff. To collaborate with physicians and other health care disciplines, in conjunction with the unit manager, to assure optimal patient care.

Accountabilities:
Growth
Physician Partnership
Health Outcomes
Associate Engagement
Patient Satisfaction
Funding our Future

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.