To assess, direct and evaluate wholistic nursing practice on a 24-hour basis and to support the development of professional nurses and other Associates functioning within the respective patient care area. To coordinate the departmental operations and to achieve optimal quality, satisfaction and financial outcomes via collaboration with physicians and other health care disciplines. To develop Associates to their fullest potential by focusing on education and mentoring plans to achieve optimal retention and succession planning outcomes.
This manager has responsibility for the defined units. He/she is responsible to foster the Advocate philosophy through key result areas. This manager oversees integration of site accountability for Behavioral Health service line strategic plan development and implementation tactics for inpatient services.
Bachelors degree in Nursing (BSN) or any Bachelors degree with a Masters degree in Nursing (MSN)
Current RN licensure in State of Illinois
5 years of experience in specialty area
Management development training with progressive supervisory assignments.
2-3 years management experience
Board Certification within two years of hire
Appropriate clinical skills
Ability to cooperate well with others.
Basic Management Skills
Team Building Skills
Resilience and flexibility to deal with a changing environment
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
May be exposed to hazardous materials and life-threatening diseases.
Work hours are variable depending in current projects.
24/7 Accountability – must be available to respond to the changing needs of their department.
This position includes being on call via pager and may require working unusual hours.