Clinical Nurse Supervisor - Day Surgery Center

*This Opportunity is in the Aurora, Illinois.  Comprehensive Relocation Assistance available*

Clinical Nurse Supervisor Day Surgery Center

Advocate Medical Group West

1221 N Highland Ave., Aurora, IL 60506

Advocate Health – Midwest Region

  • Job ID # R69980
  • Schedule: Day Shift, Monday through Friday (No Weekends – No Holidays)
  • Parking:  Free and convenient

MORE, BETTER, FASTER:  Although we work hard at Aurora Health Care to develop and promote our internal talent, we know that to be a truly successful healthcare enterprise that meets the unique needs of our patients, we must simultaneously seek out and welcome in external talent.  We recognize that leaders with varied perspectives, experiences, and insights will enhance our care and services.  Listening and collaborating with different voices enables us to innovate and improve services for all the patients and communities we serve.  

Aurora Health Care is proud to be part of Aurora Health, the nation’s 5th largest, nonprofit, integrated healthcare enterprise operating 67 hospitals and 1,000 outpatient centers. Together we will do more, better, faster.


Be accountable for supporting the ASC Manager in overseeing the Ambulatory Surgery Center and Endoscopy departments.  Oversees and directs the operations of assigned department(s) to ensure appropriate use of resources, efficiency of workforce, and overall maintenance of department(s).

  • Ensures delivery of comprehensive nursing care, collaborating with providers and other health care professionals in accordance with standards of nursing practice and established policy and procedures. This includes keeping current on department specific standards that may include attending courses, reviewing journals, and obtaining society membership or certification.
  • In conjunction with department manager, develops, implements, and updates policies and procedures related to department operations.
  • Stays conversant on and consistently upholds Clinic policies, Behaviors of Excellence guidelines, federal and state rules and regulations, as they apply.
  • Manages and audits daily operations for efficient workflow and encourages involvement of associates in process improvement and waste reduction initiatives.
  • Performs interviewing, hiring, corrective action and termination activities in partnership department manager and HR.
  • Ensures adequate staffing levels in all areas; utilizing cross training and cross staffing. As necessary, provides direct patient care to meet the needs of the patient. Effectively runs the daily OR schedule and coordinates appropriate staff to assigned cases to promote efficient turn over time and surgeons workflow of cases.
  • Promotes and facilitates team resolution of problems and conflicts related to department operations, staffing, patient/customer service or associate relation issues utilizing service recovery standards, actions plans, or training, as warranted.
  • Adheres to safety practices to maintain a safe work environment and promote patient safety. • Reports safety issues through established channels and systems • Reviews and works to resolve safety concerns • Participates as requested in safety initiatives.
  • Consistently and effectively communicates clinic, site, and department information to direct reports as appropriate via regular staff meetings, huddles, or other standardized means.
  • Participates in and encourages process improvement to positively impact Key Results Areas, as applicable.
  • Oversees and carries out standard work audits to ensure associate, Charge Nurse and provider compliance.
  • Oversees/carries out and maintains 6S audits.
  • Ensures visual management is maintained and shares with associates to support sustainment and accurate data collection (eg. Daily huddles and problem strips)
  • Continually evaluates metrics and department performance utilizing visual management. (eg. Scorecard, customer/associate satisfaction, process improvement) and use to implement change.
  • Serves as a team leader on process improvement projects that directly impact the department
  • Utilize available process improvement tools to problem solve and develop project teams.
  • Creates, evaluates and submits assigned department reports: (i.e. capital, personnel and operating budgets, department financial statements, general ledger, OT-FTE report, etc.)
  • Maintains organized department records and data.
  • Maintains complete and accurate associate files regarding certification/licensure, performance reviews, etc. to ensure compliance with Clinic, AAAHC and/or state and federal regulations.
  • Coordinates, facilitates, or assists with department(s) or other organizational meetings, as assigned.
  • Serves as a member on the department's Medical Advisory Committee, and Quality Improvement Committee, other Dreyer/Advocate-wide committees as appropriate.
  • Provides for associate and self-training and development.
  • Creates an environment to promote ongoing learning.  Coordinates and/or provides department orientation, training and coaching for direct reports according to identified needs and standards of care
  • Assesses orientation, training process, peer mentoring and/or tools, adjusts accordingly to support and enhance associates’ on boarding process, performance, knowledge, and skills.
  • Monitors competency of direct reports’ knowledge and usage of clinic systems/programs and identifies areas for additional training and learning opportunities.
  • Oversees completion of all development goals, department in-services and competencies within allotted time frame.
  • Demonstrates self-direction by identifying learning needs, institutes self-development activities/goals and works to improve identified performance areas.    Acts as a resource to direct reports regarding work or clinic related issues.    Performs duties in a manner that reflects and is a role model for Behaviors of Excellence and clinic policies.


  • Active Registered Nurse license – Illinois
  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program
  • BLS and ACLS certifications (PALS required for Pre-Post Department)
  • 2 years of clinical surgical nurse experience
  • 2 years team lead / supervisor experience
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of clinic staff and management.
  • Functional PC skills and working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Knowledgeable of required EMR and PC software to perform tasks.
  • Evidence of management skills: Good judgment, organizational skills and ability to prioritize work.
  • Strong clinical knowledge essential to discipline.
  • Previous experience in mentoring/training associates.
  • Ability to understand financial statements, budget planning, project planning concepts.
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks.

**Compensation is based on applicable years of experience: Mid-Pt $96,512.00. Relocation package available. Comprehensive benefit package includes but not limited to comprehensive relocation package, medical, dental, vision options and 401k with matching. Enhanced tuition reimbursement available. Structured leadership onboarding, progressive developmental education, training and mentoring for performance excellence, ongoing support, and career growth support.

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