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Supervisor Surgical Patient Support

Req #:  118018
Facility:  Christ Medical Center
Department:  Management/Supervisory
City:  Oak Lawn
Posting Budget Status:  Day/PM
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:
Associates degree or equivalent experience
3~4 years work experience within the hospital setting
Knowledge of Microsoft office products

Excellent customer service skills, work efficiently under pressure and high demands.

Must be able to walk and stand for long periods of time computer literate a must.

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.

Provide effective coordination of services for surgical support roles, including perioperative assistants and Anesthesia Technologists, in conjunction with surgical services management team. Leads the supervisory team to ensure defined duties and responsibilities are completed according to specified standards. Provides leadership and support to the surgical support teams. Coordinates staff developments to include: recruiting, retaining, orienting, and evaluating departmental personnel. Participates on department/hospital committees and teams to provide input to short~ and long~term goals for the department. Documents plans, action, implementation and results in meeting minutes and/ or scheduled reports.

Collaborates with the surgical services management team in developing strategic plan and direction for the unit
Coordinates orientation and training of Surgical Support teams and supports unit based training efforts for all associates.
Promotes effective interpersonal and interdisciplinary relationships, maintaining professional conduct at all times.
Observes and evaluates the standards of quality provided by the surgical support teams
Facilitates departmental policies and procedures that guide and support the provisions of service and maintain departmental compliance with all regulatory/Accreditation requirements.

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

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