The Nurse Coordinator II oversees all aspects of patient care within the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) and General Pediatric Unit (General Peds) on a 24 hour basis, by evaluating, directing, and supervising all activities of the nursing staff. This position has first line responsibility for clinical and personnel management, patient care, budgeting, and quality service delivery for the unit.
Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) from a school of nursing is required . (Must provide original college / university transcript at time of interview.)
Must be licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Illinois.
Minimum of Five (5) years of nursing experience within a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) and/or General Pediatrics Unit.
Minimum of Two (2) years of experience in nursing supervision or experience as a charge nurse.
Must possess a current certification in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) card. (Must provide proof at time of interview)
Must possess a current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. (Must provide proof at time of interview)
Master's degree in Nursing.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS
Strong interpersonal skills necessary in dealing with patients, patient families, and personnel management issues.
Knowledge of dosing for life saving medication typically administered in a critical care unit.
Demonstrates understanding of the current requirements of accrediting agencies Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), Joint Commission.
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,
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County. CCHHS is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCHHS is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.