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VP Patient/Clinical Operations Chief Nurse Executive

Req #:  110641
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.”

Position Requirements:

  • Degree in nursing at the baccalaureate level or higher. If baccalaureate degree is not in nursing, the masters or doctoral degree must be in nursing
  • 6-10 years' progressive leadership experience in health care.
  • Financial management and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills computer skills
  • Team building skills
  • Some knowledge of managed care and health care reimbursement
  • Resiliency and flexibility to deal with a rapidly changing environment
  • Flexible hours for board meetings, hospital functions, etc.
  • Ability to travel periodically to other sites within Advocate or out of town destinations
  • Ability to wok flexible hours in order to accommodate early morning and evening meetings
  • Ability to manage difficult customer interactions on an ongoing basis
  • Ability to handle clinical ethical dilemmas and assist staff in resolution


To provide administrative oversight and direction, and manage the strategic planning, marketing, operational activities and administrative function clinical operations. These departments include Women's and Children, Critical Care, ED, Medical Surgical Units, Perioperative Services and Surgical Services, Staff Development, and, Access and Operations, Responsible for nursing care and performance delivered within Clinical Informatics, Patient Utilization, and other clinical areas with nursing. Ensures that all areas operate within the established policies, procedures, and strategic objectives of Condell Medical Center. Position has matrix responsibilities to ensure high clinical care/oversight for health related outcomes.

The VP Patient and Clinical Operations also serves as the Chief Nurse Executive for the medical center.


  • Responsible for organizing, planning, and directing clinical and others including facilities and hospitality services in accordance with the Advocate and Condell strategic and tactical plans, missions, and values
  • Assures the efficient and effective utilization of human, material, and fiscal resources for all areas of responsibility, maintaining overall responsibility of resource management in a cost-effective manner
  • Development and ongoing maintenance of collaborative relationship with vice presidents, department managers, physicians, systemwide contacts, and related external contacts in order to meet strategic objectives
  • Acts as the Chief Nurse Executive maintains oversight for nursing and is responsible for the direction of nursing, operations, nursing strategies, and nursing vision
  • Oversees clinical outcome and care management strategies
  • Responsible for professional and personal 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