NURSE COORDINATOR II – EMERGENCY MEDICINE – STROGER HOSPITAL – CHICAGO, IL. SHIFT: DAYS/FLEX
The Nurse Coordinator II oversees all aspects of patient care within the designated unit, multiple units or for specific patient population on a 24 hour basis, by directing and evaluating all activities of the nursing staff. This position has first line responsibility for clinical supervision, patient care, personnel management, budgeting and quality service delivery for the assigned area.
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 Adult Emergency Nursing/Critical Care within a hospital environment.
Minimum of Three (3) years of experience in nursing supervision or experience as a Charge Nurse.
Must be certified in Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification. (Must provide proof at time of interview)
Master's degree in Nursing (MSN)
Certification in a Specialty Nursing
Certification in Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC)
Certification in Emergency Communications Registered Nurse (ECRN)
Certification in Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC)
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS
Strong interpersonal skills to interact with staff, patients, hospital staff and patient families.
Demonstrates good judgment in the selection of new staff members using appropriate interview techniques.
Strong leadership and project management skills.
Demonstrates understanding of the current requirements of accrediting agencies Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), Joint Commission.
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, "Are you a Military Veteran?"
·Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
·A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Deferred Compensation Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
MUST MEET REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION
*Degrees awarded outside the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.
*Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
*CCHHS is strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
As one of the largest public health systems in the country, the Cook County Health and Hospitals System (CCHHS) cares for more than 300,000 individuals resulting in over 1 million patient visits each year. Our mission to care for all, regardless of their ability to pay, dates back to 1835. In that time, we have cared for millions of patients and trained thousands of doctors, nurses and health pro...fessionals. We conduct important research making substantial contributions to current practices. With a patient-centric focus, we look to our teams to provide a commitment to leading edge practices and approaches, collegial relationships and the CCHHS mission.