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Mgr Perianesthesia

Req #:  110670
Facility:  Christ Medical Center
Department:  Management/Supervisory
City:  Oak Lawn
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1


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:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Nursing required.
  • If BSN then Masters in Nursing, Business, Health Administration or related field required
  • 3 years of progressive leadership experience
  • Current RN licensure in the State of Illinois.
  • Ability to staff in pre/post or PACU areas
  • Basic Life Support. See attached special job characteristics.

Leadership for all clinical processes, their patient outcomes and employee education within the perianesthesia environment which includes Pre/Post and Post Anesthesia Care Unit.

Accountability for the assessment, design and evaluation of patient care outcomes on a twenty~four hour basis.

Facilitation of continuous quality, improvement in clinical outcomes.

Leading, coaching, mentoring and modeling clinical practice behaviors that advance nursing practice and support ancillary staff performance through delegation and follow through.

Ongoing design and revision of the patient care delivery system supportive of continuity and quality patient outcomes for patients and families with perioperative needs as performed by licensed staff and delegated by licensed staff to non~licensed personnel (e.g., inclusive of the nursing process.)

Provision and maintenance of a safe and efficient clinical work environment for all staff within the department.

Collaboration with regard to supply needs based on clinical processes.

Support of staffing plans and patterns consistent with revenue/expense budget in planning aspects of clinical continuity and desired clinical outcomes.

Development and incorporation of Performance Improvement projects within all of perianesthesia environment


  1. Achievement of synergistic outcomes through a team approach to the management of perianesthesia services
  2. Ownership of processes affecting clinical continuity, patient care outcomes, and staff education within and across all clinical surgical patient care areas.
  3. Promotion of own professional development within the areas of leadership, teamwork, clinical continuity and outcomes based on education, information and feedback.


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