In collaboration with Vice President Patient Services and Medical Director, has 24-hour accountability and is responsible for all activities affecting patient care in a designated area. Responsible for planning, directing, coordinating, supervising, and evaluating the patient care given, personnel and unit management. Maintains high visibility within designated areas of responsibility. Participates in a collaborative management structure that shares responsibilities and functions across traditional department/unit boundaries. Provides direction and administrative support to multidisciplinary teams who provide care and services to persons and families of Mercyhealth. Responsible and shares in collaborative responsibilities to ensure the accomplishment of area/unit and service line goals and objectives which support the vision and values of Mercyhealth. Acts as expert resource to multidisciplinary teams and units as well as liaison to both providers, consumers, and other constituencies in the community.
Education: Bachelor's degree or currently enrolled in bachelor's degree completion program required.
Work Experience: Minimum five years relevant nursing experience in an acute care hospital setting. Previous supervisory or management experience preferred.
License/Certification: Current Illinois RN licensure required; Current CPR certification required; Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required.
Preferred: Certificate in related clinical specialty.
Internal Number: 10579
Mercyhealth is a regional health system with over 700 employed physician partners, seven hospitals and 85 primary and specialty care locations throughout 50 northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin communities. We are committed to being a top integrated health care provider and continuously work to make life better for the people, families and communities we serve.As an integrated health care provider, we provide exceptional, coordinated health care that spans four core service divisions: hospital-based services, clinic-based services, post-acute care and retail services, and a wholly owned insurance company. These four core service divisions make up our comprehensive, vertically integrated delivery system, and integrated delivery is what makes Mercyhealth unique in serving the full range of health care needs for our patients.