DIRECTOR OF MATERNAL CHILD HEALTH - NURSING
Job Number: 00120540
Job Posting: May 16, 2017, 10:48:55 AM
Closing Date: May 31, 2017, 12:59:00 AM Full-time A.M. P.M.
Posting Salary: COMPETITIVE SALARY
Organization: Health and Hospital Systems
LOCATION: Stroger Hospital
The Director of Maternal Child Health - Nursing is responsible for providing clinical direction and leadership for effective management of nursing practices in Maternal Child Health for Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS). Acts as a liaison between physicians and staff to ensure continuity of services and care. Maintains open relationships with leadership and peers across CCHHS. Administers and coordinates patient care to ensure processes are in place to promote best quality patient care and safety. Collaborates with other health care staff to establish and maintain programs that cross service and discipline lines and influence organization mission and health care.
GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES
Review applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements and consult with Labor Relations to generate management proposals
Participate in collective bargaining negotiations, caucus discussions and working meeting
Document, recommend and effectuate discipline at all levels
Work closely with labor relations and/or labor counsel to effectuate and enforce applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements
Initiate, authorize and complete disciplinary action pursuant to CCHHS system rules, policies, procedures and provision of applicable collective bargaining agreements
Direct and effectuate CCHHS management policies practices
Access and proficiently navigate CCHHS records system to obtain and review information necessary to execute provisions of applicable collective bargaining agreements
Contribute to the management of CCHHS staff and CCHHS' systemic development and success
Discuss and develop CCHHS system policy and procedure
Consistently use independent judgment to identify operational staffing issues and needs and perform the following functions as necessary; hire. transfer, suspend, layoff, recall, promote, discharge, assign, direct or discipline employees pursuant to applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements
Work with Labor Relations to discern past practice when necessary
- Must be Licensed as a Registered Professional Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois
- Must possess a Master's Degree in Nursing, Public Health, Health Administration, or Business Administration (Must provide official transcripts at time of interview)
- Must possess Five (5) years of progressive administrative/management experience in Maternal Child Health.
- Must possess Three (3) years of prior Director level experience OR six (6) years of prior Manager level experience.
- Must possess a current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification (Must provide proof at time of interview)
- Must possess a current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification (Must provide proof at time of interview)
- Registered Nurse Certified in Maternal Newborn Nursing (RNC-MNN)
- Nurse Executive-Board Certified (NE-BC) credential
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS
- Knowledge of nursing practice standards, state law, regulatory and accrediting organization standards
- Knowledge of medication dosages for newborn and children patients
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills necessary to communicate with all levels of staff and a patient population composed of diverse cultures and age groups
- Ability to function autonomously and as a team member in a multidisciplinary team
- Ability to train by presenting concepts and demonstrating tasks
- Ability to perform accurate and reliable mathematical calculations or budget estimates
- Ability to prioritize, plan and organize projects and tasks
- Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a fast paced and stressful environment
- Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and composure when challenged
- Ability to train by presenting concepts and demonstrating tasks
- Ability to adhere to department policies and standards utilizing best practices incorporating the use of electronic health record (EHR)
- Ability to meet appropriate confidentiality standards for protected health information (PHI)
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, Are you a Military Veteran?
Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11).
Discharge papers must list an Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Pension Plan and Deferred Compensation Program
Employee Assistance Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
*Degrees awarded outside the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.
*Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
*CCHHS is strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER