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Manager Surgical Care

Req #:  115773
Facility:  Sherman Hospital
Department:  Management/Supervisory
City:  Elgin
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Sherman Hospital, a Magnet recognized hospital located in Elgin, Ill., is a 255-bed facility that features private patient rooms, a 15-acre geothermal lake, an advanced Emergency Department,  a free-standing Cancer Care Center, a spacious Family Birthing Center, a Heart & Vascular Center and more. Sherman also provides convenient, quality healthcare services at Sherman outpatient centers in Algonquin, Elgin, and South Elgin.

To provide administrative and clinical leadership to plan, coordinate and manage
personnel and resources in order to provide the highest quality patient care with
trained, professional, and competent staff in the most cost~effective manner. To
collaborate with physicians and other health care disciplines to assure optimal
patient care.


Position Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in Nursing required
  • 5 years clinical experience
  • 2 years of previous management experience preferred
  • Organizational, planning delegation skills
  • Team Building skills
  • Communication skills
  • Demonstrates leadership attributes
  • Results oriented with concern for appropriate process
  • CPR
  • Professional Registered Nurse
  • Ability to travel locally as well as long distance travel
  • Ability to work within stressful conditions and difficult situations
  • Resilient and flexible in a changing environment
  • May be exposed to hazardous material and life threatening diseases
  • Ability to cooperate and work with others
  • Ability to make sound and timely decisions


  • Planning, management, implementation and evaluation of operations/services to ensure quality, efficiency and cost effectiveness.
  • Preparation and administration of budgets to ensure adequate personnel, Facilities, and supplies.
  • Responsible for the selection, development, motivation and evaluation of staff.
  • Maintenance of effective working relationships with internal and external contacts.
  • Responsible for personal and 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.

Nearest Major Market: Elgin
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago

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