As one of Chicago’s most prestigious medical centers, Rush University Medical Center serves the needs of an exciting city by blending education, research and patient care. This approach has made us a destination for nurses nationwide. Our nurses demonstrate an unwavering commitment to patient care, consistently performing at a level that is extraordinary. In fact, Rush's nursing staff has received four consecutive ANCC Magnet® designations for outstanding nursing – the only hospital in Illinois serving all ages to do so. With our roots securely grounded in research and education, we have the ability to offer a variety of vertical and horizontal career opportunities, as well as an invaluable employment experience including ongoing education and professional development through Rush University and its top-ranked College of Nursing.
Hospital Operations Administrator RN – Part Time
Are you looking to advance your career as a nurse leader? The Hospital Operations Administrator RN position allows nurse leaders to gain excellent operational and management experience in a large academic medical center while earning competitive compensation and benefits.
Under the administrative direction of the associate vice president, the hospital operations administrator RN represents the medical center’s management staff by providing administrative direction and support to all departments and areas. The hospital operations administrator RN exemplifies the Rush mission, vision and values and acts in accordance with Rush policies and procedures. Come join a team that’s setting new standards in patient care.
Hours: Rotating Days, Evenings and Nights, 8 hour shifts
Interprets medical center policy and procedure.
Coordinates and ensures that basic hospital functions continue in times of crisis as emergency incident commander
Represents the management staff according to policies of public relations in situations involving the news media, fire and police departments, as well as all other public agencies
Provides supervision to all areas of non-clinical care and clerical work for direction, problem solving and discipline
Develops effective clinical and operational strategies to lead and support decision making and actions for clinical staff and patient care units
Mentors and coaches nursing staff, creating an environment of professional growth
Initiates investigation of incidents that will result in liability exposure to the medical center
Delivers timely reports to department directors in regards to operational problems that occur within their respective departments
Takes necessary action upon receiving complaints from patients, visitors and staff, serving as clinical authority and resource
Locates and procures material and human resources necessary for the continuous operation of the medical center
Takes whatever action is necessary to ensure quality patient care and the integrity of the medical center
Responsible as liaison between patient and visitors for hospital-related problems, policy clarifications and other non-programmed intervention. Works closely with the emergency department, bed management, admitting, the clinical staffing office, nursing units and environmental and patient transportation services to ensure patients are assigned beds and transferred appropriately. Resolves issues and concerns when normal channels and resources are unavailable.
Provides administrative and leadership coverage to Rush University Medical Center, Johnston R. Bowman Center, and all other facilities
Articulates standards and monitors compliance with the State Nurse Practice Act, State Board of Nursing Regulation, regulatory agency standards and the policies of the Hospital
Translates the nursing and corporate vision and strategic plan into measurable goals and sustainable programs
Utilizes clinical information systems, e.g., Epic, to promote safety, quality and cost-effective care
Participates in organizational shared governance and leadership
Works collaboratively with other professional nurses, physicians and OR staff to achieve the mutual goal of obtaining extraordinary patient outcomes.
Current State of Illinois Registered Nurse licensure required
Baccalaureate degree in nursing required; Master’s Degree preferred
National Certification preferred
Minimum of three years’ health care supervisory experience in progressive hospital/nursing management positions, preferably with hospital/patient care management responsibilities. Previous administrative or supervisory experience preferred
Possesses excellent interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work flexible shifts and days when required
Possesses the ability to work in stressful and crisis situations, while exhibiting the highest degree of professionalism
Rush offers a competitive salary, generous benefits and an exceptional tuition reimbursement program, including a no-cost, pre-payment option with Rush University at our top-ranked College of Nursing. To apply, please visit http://bit.ly/jobsatrush and search for Job Number 2017-0805.
Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.