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Manager Nurse Clinical ICU Stepdown

Req #:  119302
Facility:  Condell Medical Center
Department:  Management/Supervisory
City:  Libertyville
Posting Budget Status:  Day
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.”

Purpose:
To facilitate and implement strategic initiatives for the organization in providing quality patient care in a cost-effective manner at the unit level. Manages, directs and evaluates nursing practices to support and develop personnel in the provision of patient care activities. Facilitates participative management process on the unit. Collaborates with physicians and other health care disciplines to assure optimal patient care.
 

 

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree required (BA, BS, BSN, etc.)
  • 5 years of relevant clinical experience
  • Demonstrated leadership experience
  • Good customer orientation
  • Basic skills in organization
  • Planning and delegation skills
  • Basic team building skills
  • Utilization of critical thinking in timely decision making
  • Basic PC skills
  • Effective communication skills in a group setting
  • Current licensure in Illinois
  • RN
  • Ability to work within a rapid changing environment
  • Ability to move patients, lifting 30 lbs or more may be required
  • Ability to work collaboratively with internal/external customers
  • Ability to prioritize and respond to multiple simultaneous request
  • May be exposed to hazardous materials and life~threatening diseases
  • 24-hour accountability for patient care issues
  • This position needs to recognize needs and behaviors of specific age groups of patients treated


Accountabilities:

  • Serves as chief retention officer for unit/dept.
  • Maintains effective working relations with both internal and external customers
  • Manages, develops, implements and evaluates standards of nursing to facilitate quality patient care, efficiency and cost effectiveness.
  • Prepares of departmental budgets (supplies, equipment, personnel). Responsible for budget management and performance and fiscal oversight of all areas of responsibility.
  • 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: Chicago