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Asst Clinical Mgr - ASHU Nights

Req #:  109548
Facility:  Christ Medical Center
Department:  Nursing
City:  Oak Lawn
Posting Budget Status:  Twelve hour 7p-7a
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  0.9


Advocate Christ Medical Center is part of Advocate Health Care, one of the nation’s leading health care networks. A not-for-profit, 749-bed, premier teaching institution with more than 1,200 affiliated physicians, Christ Medical Center is one of the major referral hospitals in the Midwest for a number of specialties, including cancer care; cardiovascular services; heart, kidney and lung transplantation; neurosciences; orthopedics; and women’s health. The hospital provides emergency care for more than 100,000 patient visits annually and has one of the busiest Level I trauma centers in Illinois.



Position Requirements:
3 years experience in specialty area Ability to assume charge/schedule coordinator role
Ability to communicate effectively and work cohesively with a diverse work group
Skills specific to each units specialty
Licensed Professional Registered Nurse
Ability to travel locally.
Ability to work within stressful conditions and difficult situations.
Resilient and flexible in changing environment.
May be exposed to hazardous material and threatening diseases.
Ability to cooperate and work well with others.
Ability to make sound and timely decisions.
Ability to perform lifting and bending.
Demonstrates the ability to recognize the needs of behaviors of variety of age groups of patients treated i.e. understands child development, normal patterns of adolescent behavior.
Ability to function in a fast paced environment with established time constraints.

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.

To support and ensure clinical patient care leadership for Ambulatory Care.
To provide clinical leadership to plan, coordinate and manage personnel and resources in order to provide the highest quality patient care with trained, professional and competent staff in the most cost~effective manner. To collaborate with physicians and other health care disciplines to assure optimal patient care.

Assist PCC leadership with day to day operation to ensure high quality and cost effective patient care
Practices the principles of Performance Improvement in order to contribute to positive patient outcomes
Participates with PCC leadership to provide positive work environment for staff in terms of growth and development and job satisfaction
Responsible for personal/professional growth and development

VAD Trained:
Accountability: Performs direct patient care for heart transplant, Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) and heart failure patients with a high degree of skill and knowledge.
Education requirements: The following educational requirements associated with this direct care role:
Orientation: Completion of Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) training through an 8 hour VAD class.
Annual Competency: Completion of an annual competency assessment specific to Ventricular Assist Devices in which the subject matter will be determined by the unit/department educator and VAD clinician.
Continuing education: Continuing education with an emphasis or focused on advanced heart failure therapies is to be completed every 6 months. This includes 1 VAD specific CBTs through Advocate ATMS or VAD Industry Website CBT's every 6 months. Attendance at an Advanced Heart Failure Symposium or VAD Symposium may substitute for one of the CBT's.

Education Addendum


BroMenn Medical Center:
Effective 01/01/2015: ADN acceptable with agreement to enroll in BSN completion program within two years of hire date and to be completed within five years of hire date.

Christ Medical Center:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) required
Certification in your current area of specialty once meeting eligibility requireme

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