Assistant Clinical Manager (Multiple Units)

Title: Assistant Clinical Manager (Nursing Supervisor) 

Site: Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital - 450 W Highway 22, Barrington, IL 60010


Advocate Health System and Aurora Health System are now Advocate Aurora Health Care. One shared purpose brought us together. Now, as one of the 10 largest not-for-profit, integrated health systems in the United States, our combined strength and stability drives us forward.

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.

  • 70,000 Team Members 
  • 22,000 Nurses 
  • 3,300 Employed Physicians
  • 4,800 Aligned Physician Partners

Transforming Care: 

We’re redefining the standard for care with world-class doctors and caregivers, innovative solutions, outstanding outcomes, and leading-edge research and clinical trials. Combined, Advocate and Aurora are recognized for clinical excellence.


To assist the Clinical Manager in providing administrative and clinical leadership. To serve as both a staff nurse and a unit leader. To 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.  To provide for the ongoing educational and professional development of staff.  In conjunction with the manager, will collaborate with physicians and other health care disciplines to assure optimal patient care. 


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

1)Competent in the duties of a staff nurse.

2)Performs the duties of the charge nurse.

3)Educates and holds self and staff accountable for the nursing standards of practice and documentation.

4)Models behaviors that demonstrate an environment of open communication and teamwork.

5)Holds self and staff accountable for completion of mandatory employment requirements in collaboration with the Clinical Manager and APN/Educator

  • In collaboration with the clinical manager, manages patient care delivery to optimize patient outcomes, customer satisfaction, and resource management.

1)Utilizes appropriate computer systems to effectively manage staffing, scheduling, payroll, supply management, and budget reports to optimize patient outcomes while maintaining judicious use of resources.

2)Enforces policies and procedures to produce positive patient outcomes, delivers timely feedback, and utilizes the corrective action process as necessary.

3)Provides support to staff as well as charge nurse

4)Holds staff accountable for all initiatives that improve patient satisfaction, including hourly rounding and service recovery.

5)Holds staff accountable for all initiatives that improve patient safety and health outcomes.

6)Fosters a Shared Governance environment by supporting staff engagement via attendance at meetings or facilitating time for project work.

  • Promotion and support of an environment that is conducive to staff growth and development and autonomy.
  • Promotes the STEPs program by identifying RN's who may be potential STEP's candidates and providing support to RN's who have applied for STEPs promotion, in collaboration with the Clinical Manager and APN/Educator.

1)Responsible for the orientation for Charge Nurse.

2)Demonstrates a proactive approach in addressing unit's shared governance structure.

3)Promotes effective working relationships among team members, including facilitating discussion towards positive outcomes among individuals or the entire unit.

4)Provides opportunities and encouragement for staff to recognize their peers.

5)Organizes reward and recognition events for individual nurses or the entire unit.

6)Periodically rounds on each staff member to informally gauge levels of associate satisfaction.

7)Manages assigned projects in expected timeframe, and oversees and provides guidance to projects managed by unit staff, in collaboration with Clinical Manager and APN/Educator

  • Participates in developing the strategic plan, direction for the unit, and utilizes CQI techniques, in collaboration with the Clinical Manager and others.
  • Ensures compliance with all regulatory agency standards (i.e. federal, state, Accrediting Organization, IDPH) and all hospital policies and procedures.
  • Assists with achievement of KRA goals and established benchmarks, including NDNQI.
  • Collaborates with physicians and residents to facilitate compliance with regulatory and documentation requirements.
  • In the absence of the clinical manager, assumes the responsibility of the clinical manager role, in collaboration with the Nursing Director.
  • Implement short and long term staffing plans to include position management and staff selection, in conjunction with the clinical manager.
  • Conducts assigned performance reviews.
  • Identifies opportunities to facilitate Evidence Based Practice.


Education: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing. 


  • Nurse, Registered (RN)
  • CPR Illinois Licensed Professional Registered Nurse Certification relative to specialty area. Obtain and/or maintain PALS


  • 3-4 years' clinical experience; OR RN plus five years’ clinical experience and enrolled in a bachelor’s in Nursing program within six months of appointment (completion of program within five years of appointment). Experience as a charge nurse (1 year).

At Advocate Aurora Health Care 

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, please contact Alex Mendoza (AHCTalent Acquisition) directly at: