Loading...
Share this Job

Registered Nurse-Clinical Operations

Req #:  209561
Facility:  Condell Medical Center
Department:  Nursing
City:  Libertyville
Posting Budget Status:  PM/Night
Shift Type:  Registry
Posting FTE:  0

Advocate Trinity Hospital has a rich and robust history, having served the health care needs of the communities, individuals and families in the southeast side of Chicago for more than 110 years, beginning in 1895 as South Chicago Hospital.   In 1995, Trinity Hospital, part of the Evangelical Health Systems (EHS) merged with Lutheran General Health System to become the present day Advocate Trinity Hospital which is a 193 licensed-bed facility with approximately 300 physicians representing 50 specialties.  This includes advanced heart attack care, expanded Cardiovascular Services, primary stroke care center, oncology/infusion center, Level II special care nursery and an array of surgical specialties not found in most community hospitals.  Trinity earned Joint Commission accreditation, received HealthGrades® recognition with five star ratings for pulmonary and stroke care; also highest rating for total hip replacement surgery and was awarded the Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development (SHSMDSM) Circle of Distinction Award.   Trinity's nearly 1,000 employees, make the hospital one of the area's largest employers.

Scheduled Hours:  7p-7a as needed. 

 

Summary: 
Collaborates with physicians, nurses and patient care areas regarding activities related to bed management and staffing within the hospital. Ensures that patients admitted to the hospital meet the requirements for acute care, and are assigned to the appropriate level of care. To facilitate for the provision of quality care to the patient in the appropriate environment. Serves as supervisor in the absence of administrative personnel. Evaluates and faciliates resolution of administrative issues based on established hopsital policies and procedures.

  • Responsible for personal and professional growth and development. Interacts with and contributes to the professional development of peers and others practicing in a Shared Governance model of nursing practice. Ensure quality of care to patients and families.
  • Coordinates bed utilization by overseeing the maintenance of all patient flow, capacity management and bed availability in order to expedite quality patient care through collaboration with Patient Registration, Physicians, Nursing division and other patient care areas
  • Maintains ongoing operations of the hospital during the absence of administrative personnel.
  • Responsible for daily staffing resource allocation in the absence of staffing coordinator, following Workforce Optimization guidelines, productivity measures and unit based staffing grids.

Position Requirements:
~ RN licensure, BSN preferred.
~ Graduate from accredited school of nursing
~ 3~5 years clinical experience
~ Active participation in hospital committees
BSN preferred, AND with agreement to enroll in BSN completion program within two years of hire date and to be completed within four years of hire date. Graduate from an accredited school of nursing. ~ Appropriate clinical skills
~ Cooperates and works well with others
~ Basic management skills
~ Team building skills
~ Communication skills
~ Basic computer skills
~ Current RN licensure in State of Illinois
~ CPR Certification
~ACLS, PALS for triage component of the role.
~ Resiliency and flexibility to deal with a changing environment
~ Ability to work under stressful conditions and in difficult situations
~ May be exposed to hazardous materials and life~threatening diseases
~ Ability to move patients
~Walking rounds required to facilitate optimal coordination of bed placement.

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.