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Assistant Clinical Manager - Clinical Resource Unit (CRU)

Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

Major Responsibilities:

  • Performance of the principle duties and responsibilities of the RN position and serves as a role model for professional practice
  • In collaboration with the Administrator of Clinical Operations, manages patient care delivery to optimize patient outcomes, customer satisfaction and resource management (both financial and staffing)
  • Promotion and support of an environment that is conducive to staff growth and development and autonomy. Encourages advancement in STEPS and promotes obtaining ANCC Psychiatric Certification.
  • Collaborates with the Administrator of Clinical Operations, medical director, and others in developing the strategic plan and direction for the unit. Practices the principles of performance improvement.
  • Responsibility for professional growth and development Licensure:
    • Nurse, Registered (RN) Education/Experience Required:
      • Effective 1/1/2016: BSN or Masters in nursing required (Masters preferred). If BSN, Masters may be in administration, business, management, health care administration or related field. Experience as a charge nurse (1 year) Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
        • Strong clinical skills Ability to communicate effectively and work cohesively with a diverse work group Utilization of critical thinking in timely decision making
        • Current RN licensure in Illinois Demonstrated leadership experience Physicial Requirements and Working Conditions:
          • Ability to work within a rapidly changing environment Ability to work collaboratively with internal/external customers May be exposed to hazardous materials and life-threatening diseases Ability to demonstrate a commitment to patient care Ability to prioritize independently and respond to multiple simultaneous requests Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with established time constraints and in difficult situations. Ability to perform lifting/transfer activities related to patients (up to 50 lbs. may be required) Ability to work designated shifts, including weekends and holidays Ability to transport objects from one location to another This position needs to recognize needs and behaviors of specific age groups of patients treated
          • If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.

Keywords: Advocate Aurora Health, Downers Grove , Assistant Clinical Manager - Clinical Resource Unit (CRU), Executive , Downers Grove, Illinois

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