Assistant Clinical Manager Behavioral Health, Advocate Christ Medical Center

Assistant Clinical Manager Behavioral Health, Advocate Christ Medical Center

Position: Assistant Clinical Manager – 3W Behavioral Health

Site: Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital

City: 3815 Highland Ave., Downers Grove, IL 60515

Schedule: Full-Time; night shift

Job Number:  R72524


The exciting news… Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital is part of Advocate Health.

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As the Assistant Clinical Manager, you will assist the unit manager in providing clinical and administrative leadership for Inpatient Behavioral Health Services.


  • Assisting with managing clinical activities day-to-day operations and long-term planning for the defined psychiatric service.
  • Assist with providing maximum efficiency and effective delivery of quality patient care via a multidisciplinary team in accordance with the Illinois Mental health code and other pertinent regulatory body standards.
  • Accountabilities include: Physician Engagement, Health Outcomes, Associate Engagement Funding, and Our Future Patient Satisfaction Growth
  • Knowledge of universal precautions is a must.
  • Works within and supports a shared governance model.
  • Ability to work flex hours in order to meet patient care needs.
  • Ability to handle crisis situations. May at times come in contact with violent patients therefore knowledge of techniques to manage violent patients is a must.
  • May be involved in restraining patients.
  • Required to have knowledge regarding normal growth and development normal patterns of adult behavior and look for signs of normal aging.
  • Prior experience with various age groups is preferred.
  • Resiliency and flexibility to deal with a changing environment.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving ability.
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions and in difficult situations.
  • May be exposed to hazardous materials and life-threatening diseases.


Education/Experience Required:

  • Registered Nurse license in Illinois Bachelor’s degree in Nursing3 years relevant clinical experience1 year leadership experience

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:

  • Team building skills
  • Ability to cooperate well with others.
  • Utilize critical thinking and timely decision making.
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Ability to prioritize work
  • This position will need to recognize needs and behaviors of a variety of age groups.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

  • Generally exposed to normal office environment.
  • May frequently lift up to 20 lbs. without assistance.
  • Must be able to sit, stand and walk majority of workday. Must be able to reach forward and above shoulder, bend/stop, twist torso, squat, and kneel.
  • Must have functional speech, vision, and hearing.
  • Will be exposed to chemical hazards; therefore, must have ability to wear protective clothing as needed.
  • Operates all equipment necessary to perform the job.

This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.

At Advocate Health

We pride ourselves on taking care of our people. And not just our patients—we mean you, too. We help each other live well. When you work at Aurora, you get the chance to work with a dedicated team that’s as passionate about the work as you are. Here, you’ll find limitless opportunities for ongoing learning, career advancement, competitive compensation and a stable work environment. But more than that, you can change lives—including your own.

Diversity and inclusion matter at Aurora. We celebrate our differences and nurture an environment where everyone feels included. We know that when we reflect the communities we serve, when we embrace differences and bring our whole selves to work every day, we are working as one to build a healthier tomorrow for everyone. Aurora supports a safe, healthy and drug-free work environment through criminal background checks and pre-employment drug testing. We maintain a smoke-free environment at all our locations. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Interested candidates, don't hesitate to get in touch with Benie Kalala (AHC Talent Acquisition) directly at: