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Asst Clinical Mgr Progressive Care

Req #:  112383
Facility:  Condell Medical Center
Department:  Nursing
City:  Libertyville
Posting Budget Status:  PM
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Advocate Condell Medical Center has been providing high quality care to residents in the north suburbs for more than 85 years. It is the largest health care provider and only Level I trauma center in Lake County, Illinois. Advocate Condell is a non-profit, acute care hospital offering a full spectrum of medical services. This includes everything from obstetrics, radiology services and rehabilitation to open heart surgery, neurosurgery and oncology.

Advocate Condell has been named a 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health Analytics three times, and was recently awarded the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) prestigious Magnet designation.  This designation is the highest honor and level of recognition ANCC awards to nursing services in national and international health care.  Magnet designation is the gold standard by which nursing and patient care is measured. 

Advocate Condell is accredited by DNV Healthcare as a Primary Stroke Center and also features an emergency department approved for pediatrics backed by the resources of Advocate Children’s Hospital.”

Assistant Clinical Manager Progressive Care

Condell Medical Center, Libertyville IL

Full Time PM shift


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.

Position Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in health~related field plus 3~4 years' clinical experience
OR
RN plus five years' clinical experience and enrolled in a bachelor's program within six months of appointment (completion of program within three years of appointment).
Experience as a charge nurse (1 year).
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.
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.

 

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