NURSE COORDINATOR II – CRITICAL CARE – STROGER HOSPITAL – BURN– CHICAGO, IL. SHIFT: DAYS/FLEX
The Nurse Coordinator II oversees all aspects of patient care within the designated Critical Care unit or Intensive Care unit, 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. The Nurse Coordinator II acts as the day to day manager for all nursing staff in the assigned unit, multiple units, or for a specified patient population. The nursing leadership position requires prior experience and demonstrated mastery in various areas of patient related 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 recent nursing experience within a hospital environment.
Minimum of Three (3) years of experience in nursing supervision or experience as a charge nurse.
Minimum of Two (2) years of recent burn or critical care nursing experience.
Must be certified in Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) card. (Must provide proof at time of interview)
Must have active Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) card. (Must provide proof at time of interview)
Master's or higher level degree in Nursing, Business or Healthcare Administration.
Complete an Advanced Burn Life Support course.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS
Strong interpersonal skills to interact with staff, patients, hospital staff and patient families.
Strong leadership and project management skills.
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,
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.