Assistant Clinical Manager – Medical Intensive Cardiac Care Unit (MICCU), Illinois Masonic Medical Center

Assistant Clinical Manager – Medical Intensive Cardiac Care Unit (MICCU), Illinois Masonic Medical Center

Title: Assistant Nursing Manager – Medical Intensive Coronary Care Unit (MICCU) Site: Advocate Children’s Hospital – Park Ridge 

Location: Park Ridge, IL (Relocation assistance can be provided) 

Schedule: Full-time, Days 


Named among the nation’s best hospitals by Newsweek and US News and World Report for 2022, on  Chicago’s North Side is one of the state’s largest, most comprehensive community teaching hospitals. It  is affiliated with several universities and medical schools. There are currently over 250 residents and  fellows across various areas of specialty. Illinois Masonic is a Level I Trauma Center and a Level III  Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. It offers a wide range of medical specialties with advance treatment and  state of the art technology and innovations for patient comfort and clinical excellence. 

ABOUT AURORA HEALTH CARE (Now under Advocate Health):  

One shared purpose brought us together. With our dynamically inclusive workforce and strong  connections to the places where we live and work, we’ll touch more lives and contribute to stronger and  more vibrant communities. 

One of the most exciting shares, we are now a joint partnership with Atrium Health. We are now the  Top 3rd Health System in the US.  

This new combined system will boast: 

6 States~67 Hospitals~148k Teammates~1k plus sites 


This position assists the Manager of Clinical Operations in providing administrative and clinical  leadership on all shifts. The Clinical Operations Assistant will help plan, coordinate and manage  personnel and resources to provide the highest quality patient care with trained, professional and  competent staff in the most cost-effective manner. This role will also assist in the provision of ongoing educational and professional development of staff. In conjunction with the manager, the Clinical  Operations Assistant will collaborate with physicians and other health care disciplines to assure optimal  patient care. 

Typical weekly schedule includes 4 days/week with 2-12 hour days serving in charge role for the  department and 2 days/week as office days to complete leadership tasks assigned. Typically hours are  7am-3pm and 7am-7pm weekdays although may be asked on an infrequent basis to adjust shifts based on unit and team goals and initiatives to reach team mates on all shifts.


In collaboration with the Manager of Clinical Operations, manages patient care delivery to optimize  patient outcomes, customer satisfaction and efficient resource management 

Oversees staffing and scheduling, in collaboration with Manager of Clinical Operations. Assures cost effective methodology. 

Supports research based nursing by encouraging an environment that utilizes research in practice and  decision making. 

Promotes patient safety by reporting of issues through established channels and participating as  requested in safety initiatives. 

Ensures appropriateness and competencies of supplemental staff. 

Participates in interviewing, competency assessments of staff, and provides input to performance  reviews of staff. 

Communicates changes in nursing practice and ensures changes are incorporated in unit processes. Monitors and evaluates unit compliance with regulatory agency requirements. 

May assume responsibility in the absence of the Manager of Clinical Operations, in conjunction with the  Clinical Director and the designated Manager of Clinical Operations. 

Collaborates with care management and medical staff in relation to appropriateness of care Supports the development of the plan of care through collaboration with the interdisciplinary team

Monitors customer satisfaction and the Advocate Experience in collaboration with the Manager of  Clinical Operations, shares results with staff, and assists in the development and implementation of  targeted action plans. 

Monitors associate satisfaction in collaboration with the Manager of Clinical Operations, participates in  developing and implementing improvement initiatives, and addresses issues or concerns to assure  resolution. 

Collaborates with the Manager of Clinical Operations, medical director, and others in developing the  strategic plan and direction for the unit. Practices the principles of performance improvement. 

In conjunction with Manager of Clinical Operations, participates in short and long range planning for the  unit 

May identify topic for and/or assist in the implementation of research process. Provides relevant  education at the unit level 

Identifies and participate in PI projects 

Implements monitoring systems defined for the unit to evaluate quality and adequacy of patient care.  Implements measures to correct deficiencies 

Communicates results of monitoring of patient care to clinical manager and other health care team  members as appropriate 

Promotion and support of an environment that is conducive to staff growth and development and  autonomy 

Implements, monitors and evaluates a unit-specific orientation program in conjunction with the  Manager of Clinical Operations and the Advance Practice Nurse. 

Provides for competency based education for staff in collaboration with the Professional Development  Department, the Advance Practice Nurse, and Manager of Clinical Operations.

Fosters ongoing professional development of staff by assisting with performance, assessment of needs  and assisting individuals with identification of professional goals 

Promotes participation in educational opportunities 

Coaches, monitors, and evaluates the performance of unit-based preceptor 

Supports the transition of the RN Residents into a professional role and ensures ongoing nurse resident  development. 

Serves as a clinical resource and mentor to staff. 

Performance of the principle duties and responsibilities of the RN position and serves as a role model  for professional practice 

Evaluates environmental safety and provides an environment that is safe based on age and  developmental status care 

Maintains unit, hospital and management based competencies 

Demonstrates appropriate psychosocial intervention based on age and developmental status Provides direct patient care as needed 

Responsibility for professional growth and development 

Keeps abreast of current standards of care via literature, education events, internal and external  resources and networking

Participates in activities to enhance professional growth, such as involvement in professional  organizations and continuing education. 

Completes required contact hours based on FTE status, within appropriate time frame. 


Education/Experience Required:  

BS in Nursing or BSN plus 3-4 years clinical experience, and experience as a charge nurse (1 year). 


Nurse, Registered (RN) 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required: 

Strong clinical skills Ability to communicate effectively and work cohesively with a diverse work group Utilization of  critical thinking in timely decision making 

Current RN licensure in Illinois Demonstrated leadership experience 

At Advocate Aurora Health Care 

Advocate Aurora Health is committed to diversity and inclusion every single day and in everything we do.  Diversity lives in the differences, great and small, that matter to us and make each of us unique – from  our age and the color of our skin, to our abilities and the things we believe in. We know that empowering  our differences inspires creativity that leads to innovative solutions – for our team members, consumers  and communities. And because health care is built upon relationships, it’s important for the people we  serve to be able to trust us to meet their unique needs. By cultivating an atmosphere of acceptance and  compassion, we create a welcoming environment where our patients can heal, our team members can  thrive and our business can grow. As a team member, working in a diverse setting allows you the chance  to grow in ways that will broaden your perspective to deliver the best possible patient care.

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