LOCATION: John H. Stroger Hospital
Applicants may apply for this position by submitting a resume/ CV to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
When submitting a resume/CV by email, you must include the job title and posting number in the subject line of your email . An application or resume/CV must be filed for each position which interests you.
To receive Veteran Preference, appropriate discharge papers must be attached to the online application or must be included with your emailed resume/CV. Please refer to Veteran Preference document requirements listed on the bottom of this posting.
The Nursing Director is responsible for the strategic direction, planning and oversite of Nursing and clinical practice within the Cook County Health (CCH) Primary Care Centers. The Nursing Director seeks innovative approaches to develop goals and plans for the Health Centers/ Clinics in relation to system-wide vision and goals, establishment of high reliable practices and professional practice which reflects evidence based care and an excellent patient experience. The Nursing Director, Primary Care/ Clinical Practice is responsible for ensuring clinical and management staff competence to deliver the highest standards of integrated, coordinated clinical care, maintain and develop institutional policies, procedures and work flows, practice continuous quality improvement, continuous readiness and proactive financial management for the department. Works collaboratively with medical, operational, managed care and other leaders / disciplines within the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) to design, implement and enculturate a highly reliable team based model of care which improves patient experience, patient engagement; coordination of care, quality and patient outcomes in a cost effective manner. Develops, implements and monitors initiatives that promote zero harm for employees and patients, promotes staff engagement and supports CCH growth and strategies. . Implements and puts into practice applicable Magnet standards and system wide nursing leadership initiatives for Primary Care Health Centers and Clinics. The Nursing Director functions in a leadership and supervisory capacity providing clinical direction to the Clinic managers and clinical staff within the division of Cook County Health (CCH) Primary Care Centers.
This position is exempt from Career Service under the CCH Personnel Rules.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
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 and 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
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
For further information on our excellent benefits package, please click on the following link: http://www.cookcountyrisk.com/
MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.
Degrees awarded outside of 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.
Must successfully meet the credentialing standards established by the Cook County Health and Hospitals System to include a State of Illinois MD license and any other license, certification, or specialized training, etc. no later than two (2) weeks prior to the candidate's start date
*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 aspectof County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH & HOSPITAL SYSTEMS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER