NURSE COORDINATOR II (NURSE MANAGER) – INTENSIVE CARE UNIT
LOCATION: PROVIDENT HOSPITAL
500 E 51st St.
CHICAGO, IL. 60615
The Nurse Coordinator II oversees all aspects of patient care and is accountable for the care of critically ill patients assigned to the critical care unit on a 24 hour/7day basis, by evaluating, directing, and supervising all activities of the nursing staff. The position has first line responsibility for clinical supervision, patient care, personnel management, budgeting, and quality service delivery for the assigned area. The Nurse Coordinator II acts as the day to day manager for all nursing staff of the unit.
Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN), from a school of nursing is required. (Must provide original college/university transcript at time of interview).
Must be licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Illinois.
Minimum of Five (5) years of nursing experience within an acute care setting.
Minimum of Three (3) years of intensive care experience as a Nurse Supervisor and/or Nurse Manager.
Current Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification obtained through the American Heart Association. (Must provide proof at time of interview)
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification obtained through the American Heart Association. (Must provide proof at time of interview)
Masters of Science in Nursing or other related health care field from an accredited college or university
Seven (7) years of current nursing within an acute care setting
Four (4) years of intensive care experience as a Nurse Supervisor and/or Nurse Manager
Certification as a Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN)
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS
Demonstrates skill in staffing and the management of nursing personnel
Demonstrates good judgment in the selection of new staff members using appropriate interview techniques
Thorough knowledge of the job description and key requirements for each position on the unit; holds subordinates accountable for responsibilities inherent in their position, at all times
Demonstrates understanding of the current requirements of accrediting agencies (Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
· Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
· Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question,
ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH (CCH)
The Cook County Health’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCH is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCH is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, ...collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.
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