What You Will Do: Coordinate unit staffing and provide leadership while ensuring implementation of clinical objectives and quality patient care in assigned area.
Assign, direct, educate, and monitor nursing and support staff during assigned shift.
Contribute to or perform performance evaluations of staff.
Assess daily patient care needs and develop and distribute patient care assignments, ensuring that population appropriate patient care is given.
Evaluate the effectiveness of patient care and identify any issues that affect desired patient outcomes.
Respond to complaints about patient care and manage through established channels.
May provide input for hiring, training, directing, development, and evaluating of staff.
What You Will Need: Licensure / Certification / Registration:
BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.
Registered Nurse credentialed from the Illinois Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.
Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required.
BSN strongly preferred.
1 year of experience required.
Minimum of one to two years of Mother Baby experience strongly preferred.
Why Join Our Team: AMITA Health, one of the largest health systems in Illinois, is comprised of 19 hospitals and more than 230 sites of care. With more than 900 providers in its medical groups, 26,000 associates and 7,000 physician partners, AMITA Health serves over 6.6 million residents in the greater Chicagoland area.
We are committed to improving accessibility to healthcare in the communities we serve. We hold ourselves accountable to our patients and one another, and we work hard to treat the whole person, body, mind and spirit. Our compassionate, talented team members are the source of our strength, and we invest heavily in their well-being. We offer significant professional opportunities, career advancement potential, comprehensive training and competitive wages.
Equal Opportunity Employer: AMITA Health will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
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Please note that AMITA Health will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. AMITA Health will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.