The Nurse Coordinator II oversees all aspects of patient care within the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) and General Pediatric Unit (General Peds) on a 24 hour basis, by evaluating, directing, and supervising all activities of the nursing staff. This position has first line responsibility for clinical and personnel management, patient care, budgeting, and quality service delivery for 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 a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) and/or General Pediatrics Unit.
Minimum of Two (2) years of experience in nursing supervision or experience as a charge nurse.
Must possess a current certification in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) card. (Must provide proof at time of interview)
Must possess a current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. (Must provide proof at time of interview)
Master's degree in Nursing.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS
Strong interpersonal skills necessary in dealing with patients, patient families, and personnel management issues.
Knowledge of dosing for life saving medication typically administered in a critical care unit.
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)
100% Tuition Reimbursement for nursing-related programs
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.