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Manager Clinical Ops-Peds Behavioral Health

Req #:  120037
Facility:  Lutheran General Hospital
Department:  Management/Supervisory
City:  Park Ridge
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

As part of Advocate Aurora Health, Advocate Children’s Hospital is the largest network provider of pediatric services in Illinois and among the top 10 in the nation. The two main Chicago Metropolitan region campuses are located in Oak Lawn in the southwest and Park Ridge in the northwest. Additional services are accessible at other Advocate hospitals throughout the state. Advocate Children’s Hospital serves as a major referral center for infants and children. Through a special, wholistic approach, Advocate Children’s Hospital combines some of the country’s most respected medical talent with exceptional and compassionate care. In fact, the children’s hospital has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s leaders in pediatric cardiology and neonatology, and numerous physicians on staff here have been recognized among the Top Doctors regionally and nationally in their field. The hospital is staffed by more than 400 pediatricians and 230 pediatric subspecialists, who offer a wide range of specialized services for children.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) OR Bachelors Degree any field with a Master's Degree in Nursing (MSN)
  • Minimum 5 years of psychiatric clinical experience
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in a pediatric environment
  • Utilization of critical thinking in timely decision making
  • Effective communication skills in a group setting
  • Current RN licensure in Illinois


Purpose:
To facilitate and implement strategic initiatives for the organization in providing quality patient care in a cost~effective manner at the unit level.
Manages, directs and evaluates nursing practices to support and develop personnel in the provision of patient care activities. Facilitates participative management process on the unit. Collaborates with physicians and other health care disciplines to assure optimal patient care.

Accountabilities:

  1. Serves as chief retention officer for unit/dept.
  2. Maintains effective working relations with both internal and external customers
  3. Manages, develops, implements and evaluates standards of nursing to facilitate quality patient care, efficiency and cost effectiveness.
  4. Prepares of departmental budgets (supplies, equipment, personnel). Responsible for budget management and performance and fiscal oversight of all areas of responsibility.
  5. Responsible for personal and professional 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

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