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Asst Clinical Mgr

Req #:  121644
Facility:  South Suburban Hospital
Department:  Nursing
City:  Hazel Crest
Posting Budget Status:  Twelve hour 7p-7a
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  0.9

South Suburban is a 260 bed hospital with a level 2+ nursery and 24 bed Emergency Room. We also have a 5 star skilled nursing facility on site and 2 Davinci Robots in our surgical services area.

South Suburban Hospital is part of Advocate Aurora Health, the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest that is committed to advancing Advocate's goal of building lifelong relationships with patients by delivering the best health outcomes and highest level of service through an integrated approach to care and wellness.

Assistant Clinical Nurse Manager- 7pm-7:30am . Previous Charge Nurse or ACM experience Required. 3 years of ED experience Required.

Position Requirements:
Three years experience in appropriate clinical area.
Bachelor's degree.
Experience as a charge nurse (1+ year).
OR
Bachelor's degree in health~related field plus 3 years' clinical experience
Strong clinical skills.
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.
Demonstrated leadership experience.
Certification in specialty areas, if applicable within 1 year of hire. 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~focused 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.
Ability to perform lifting/transfer activities related to patients (up to 50 lbs. may be required).
Ability to work designated shifts, including weekends and holidays.
Ability to transport objects from one location to another.
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.

Purpose:
To assist the Clinical 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. In conjunction with the manager, will collaborate with physicians and other health care disciplines to assure optimal patient care.

Accountabilities:
Performance of the principle duties and responsibilities of the RN position and serves as a role model for professional practice.
In collaboration with the clinical manager, manages patient care delivery to optimize patient outcomes, customer satisfaction, and resource management.
Promotion and support of an environment that is conducive to staff growth and development and autonomy.
Collaborates with the clinical manager, medical director, and others in developing the strategic plan, direction for the unit, and utilizes CQI techniques.
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.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago