MacNeal Hospital -
Reporting to the Chief Nursing Officer and working under limited supervision maintains twenty-four (24) hour accountability for the administrative functioning and clinical practice of assigned unit(s), incorporating the philosophy of the Regional and MacNeal Hospital Division of Nursing. Participates with the Chief Nursing Officer in decision-making, long-term planning, goal setting and program evaluation for the nursing services. Ensures the delivery of safe, competent and humane care for patients and their families. In addition, provides leadership to and assists with the development of unit leaders and their areas. Promotes the development and implementation of best practices and the cultivation of a highly efficient patient flow process. Collaborates with the operations and medical staff leadership structure on issues related to service delivery, technology and equipment, capital planning, revenue generation and enhancement and all other related administrative matters. Coordinates resources to meet patient care demands. Ensures programs and services are in compliance with hospital and corporate policies as well as federal, state and local agency regulations.
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Illinois. Five (5) years progressively more responsible experience in Nursing Management. Master’s Degree required, however, if the current incumbent hired before the job description revision date does not have a Master’s Degree, they must be currently enrolled in a Master’s Degree program on or before the revised date. Current CPR certification at time of hire. The advanced analytical/problem solving skills necessary to develop and administer an innovative care delivery system within the confines of staff and budget constraints, develop overall policy and procedures for the division, analyze and evaluate patient care, and plan staffing levels and patterns. The interpersonal skills necessary to interact with all levels of hospital personnel and with external parties, frequently in situations which are sensitive and/or of significance to the entire hospital. The managerial skills necessary to plan, organize, direct and control the operation of a large and critical Division and effectively delegate such managerial responsibilities to qualified subordinates.