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Patient Care Leader Labor and Delivery

For more than 35 years, Good Shepherd Hospital has served the community by providing quality, compassionate health care services to families throughout the northwest suburbs. Today, more than 700 physicians representing over 50 medical specialties have chosen to affiliate with Good Shepherd Hospital. Highly-skilled physicians and clinical professionals provide a comprehensive range of services including nationally acclaimed cardiovascular care, advanced surgical capabilities, emergency services backed by the resources of a level II trauma center and a state-of-the-art Birth Center. A nationally-recognized cancer program, a health & fitness center as well as an extensive range of outpatient services round out our health care program.

Patient Care Leader Labor and Delivery

Good Shepherd Hopsital, Barrington, Il 

Full TIme .90 Days 7a-7p


The Patient Care Leader (PCL) has a clear understanding of the Advocate Mission, Vision, and Values, and is able to articulate this vision to others. Provides operational and clinical leadership to the unit during assigned shift including serving as a clinical resource. Leads the provision and coordination of patient~centered, compassionate and wholistic care. Promotes accountability for evidence~based practice, clinical decision~making and improvement of strategic outcomes through enculturation of performance improvement activities. Anticipates and secures appropriate resources needed for own shift and next 24~hours. Fosters professional development of self and others while supporting a professional practice environment grounded in safety, quality monitoring and quality improvement.

Accountabilities:
Provides operational and clinical leadership to the unit during assigned shift including serving as a clinical resource.
Leads the provision and coordination of patient~centered, compassionate and wholistic care
Promotes accountability for evidence~based practice, clinical decision~making and improvement of outcomes through enculturation of performance improvement activities.
Anticipates and secures appropriate resources needed for own shift and next 24 hours.
Fosters professional development of self and others while supporting a professional practice environment grounded in safety, quality monitoring and quality improvement.

Required Qualifications: 

BSN 
2+ years nursing experience (preferably including charge nurse or other nursing unit leadership capacity) Strong clinical skills
Ability to lead in a dynamic environment
Ability to communicate effectively and work cohesively with a diverse work group.
Utilize critical thinking and timely decision making.
Ability to assess skills and abilities of others
Current licensure as RN in Illinois
CPR Ability to work within a rapid changing environment.
Ability to work collaboratively with internal / external customers.
Ability to demonstrate a commitment to patient~focused care.
Ability to prioritize independently and respond to multiple simultaneous requests.
Ability to work under stressful conditions and in difficult situations, dealing with and resolving conflict
Ability to perform lifting / transfer activities related to patients (up to 50 lbs. may be required)..
Ability to recognize needs and behaviors of specific age groups of patients treated.
May be exposed to hazardous materials and life~threatening diseases.

 

About Advocate Health Care

 

Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.

Company
Advocate HealthCare
Posted
09/15/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Barrington, IL 60010, US