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Coordinator Clinical Outpatient Care Center

Req #:  111119
Facility:  Lutheran General Hospital
Department:  Nursing
City:  Park Ridge
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital is the leading health care provider in Chicago’s North and Northwest suburbs offering a Level I Trauma Center, access to national clinical trials and advanced medical technologies. As a nationally recognized academic and research hospital, patients have access to the most advanced treatment in the areas of cardiology, cancer, neurosciences, orthopedics and women’s health. Lutheran General Hospital is a member of Advocate Health Care, Illinois’ largest health care system and one of the nation’s Top 10 Health Care systems.

 

 

Outpatient oncology infusion center,  serving  25-35 patients per day for chemotherapy infusions, blood transfusions, njections and will also serve non oncology patients for infusion. The position consists of 20% patient care, and 80% leadership responsiblities.

The infusion center is open 7 am -5 pm Monday through Friday, may occasionally stay late as patient need dictates. 

May be required to work weekend hours for antibiotics and fluids as needed.

This department is staffed by 8 nurses (including prn) in the infusion center as well as two secretaries.

The ideal candidate will have oncology/chemotherapy experience, be a high performer with leadership potential. 

 

Position Requirements:

BSN preferred, ADN with agreement to enroll in BSN completion program in two years to be completed in five years.
BSN (BS, BA).
3 years clinical experience.
Demonstrated leadership.
Custom orientation, planning/delegation skills, basic team building skills, good communication skills (written and oral), utilization critical thinking in a timely manner. Current Illinois RN license N/A

Purpose:
Provides nursing care to patients by demonstrating nursing knowledge through the application of the nursing process.

Manages, directs, and evaluates nursing practices to support and develop personnel in the provision of nursing care. Facilitates management process on the unit. Collaborates with physicians, families, and other healthcare disciplines to assure optimal patient care.


Accountabilities:
Management aspects.
Incorporates the values of Advocate Health Care when delivering patient care.
Demonstrates the ability to access the patient in a systematic way promoting level of self care documents patient assessment and teaching.
Plans nursing care based on nursing principles and documents according to policy and procedure.
Provides nursing care for optimal levels of self care, and documents according to policy and procedure.
Demonstrates the ability to evaluate and revise plan of care according to policy and procedure.

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