This is where a great opportunity meets growth, top tier team and exponential career opportunities for your future.
Your facility: The only hospital in the area that offers a specific electronic service for our most vulnerable patients, monitored by critical care staff who specialize in treating patients in the ICU.
Your unit: A dual model that not only includes ICU, but also Respiratory, where everyone works together to see the units flourish.
Your team: Highly engaged. A team that believes in safety, shared governance and patient centricity, which is known to have top patient experience scores in the system.
You: Someone who wants to mentor, grow as a leader, be the SME that you have proven to be, and continue your leadership career at an advanced facility.
AURORA LAKELAND MEDICAL CENTER:
ALMC has been serving Walworth County since 1917. Located in the county seat of Elkhorn, ALMC is a nationally recognized community medical center, offering a wide range of medical specialties in a culturally affirming and compassionate way to help all people live well.
ABOUT ADVOCATE AURORA HEALTH CARE:
Advocate Health Care, now under Advocate Health, is a safe clinical enterprise operating 27 hospitals and over 500+ ambulatory care sites, 22k RNs in our 77k member team. Our list of accolades include, but are not limited to, “Top Work Places”, “Top 100 Hospitals”, QUEST Award, “Best Places to work for Women and Diverse Managers”, and System for Change Award. Join us and change lives… including your own.
The exciting news…
Advocate Aurora Health and Atrium Health have combined, creating Advocate Health where we deliver the best health outcomes and make care more accessible and affordable. We're now the 5th largest health system in the US.
This new combined system will boast:
6 States~67 Hospitals~150k Teammates~1k plus sites
HOW YOU’LL MAKE A DIFFERENCE:
As the Birthing Center Assistant Clinical Manager you will be responsible for supervising nursing, support staff and patient care activities on assigned shifts. You will act as a clinical resource to unit staff members and may also assume responsibility for direct patient care, as needed. Here is your opportunity to be a leader who serves as a mentor, educates, grows, develops others, participates in
initiatives. You will be promoting the conceptual framework of Aurora Health Care's nursing practice and exhibit the behaviors of excellence.
Coordinates and manages all resources necessary to provide optimal nursing care, including availability of staff resources, patient care supplies and automated patient care systems. Effectively manages resources through systems management and coordinates system issues to assure optimal patient care.
Maintains an optimal level of productivity, based on the coordination of efficient 24-hour staffing and scheduling patterns and labor management standards.
Evaluates the quality of patient care provided by department staff by using standards of practice, patient outcomes and other quality indicators to include peer review, incident reports, use of policies and procedures, evaluation of equipment, supplies and products; ensures appropriate resources are available for department performance improvement initiatives.
Develops service strategies and monitors service levels against indicators to demonstrate improvement in customer and patient satisfaction. Coordinates and integrates services with other areas.
Maintains and promotes effective relationships with and between patients, families, department staff, other departments, medical staff and their support staff, other healthcare facilities and vendors. Acts as a liaison between medical and nursing staffs as necessary.
Facilitates evidence-based nursing by creating an environment that encourages utilization of evidence in practice and decision-making to maintain quality, cost and customer service; ensures integration of evidence in congruence with departmental, organizational, and strategic goals.
Participates in shared governance councils and provides feedback as requested. Makes recommendations for changes in nursing practice to shared governance councils and promotes new approaches and concepts. Supports shared governance by holding staff accountable and by monitoring and counseling department representative(s) to ensure role compliance.
Responsible for attaining and maintaining department’s compliance with the Joint Commission (TJC) on Accreditation and other regulatory bodies.
Develops and communicates change initiatives. Achieves care management targets in area(s) of responsibility and achieves target improvements in employee engagement. Plans for staffing needs appropriately meeting established productivity benchmarks and achieves patient loyalty targets
Assists physicians and other departments with development of new services, identifying potential new sources of revenue and/or assisting in the marketing of existing and new programs.
Performs human resources responsibilities for staff which include interviewing and selection of new employees, promotions, staff development, performance evaluations, compensation changes, resolution of employee concerns, corrective actions, terminations, and overall employee morale.
Develops and recommends operating and capital budgets and controls expenditures within approved budget objectives.
Responsible for understanding and adhering to the organization’s Code of Ethical Conduct and for ensuring that personal actions, and the actions of employees supervised, comply with the policies, regulations and laws applicable to the organization’s business.
Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served. Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described in the department’s policies and procedures. Age specific information is developed further in the departmental job standards.
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification Required:
• Registered Nurse license issued by the state in which the team member practices.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing.
• Typically requires 5 years of experience in nursing that includes experiences in multiple areas. Includes 1 year of supervisory experience in managing a staff and budgets in a nursing environment at the supervisory/management level.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
• Advanced knowledge of nursing management concepts, clinical practice, and facilities policies and procedures.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to deal with conflict resolution. • Strong aptitude in human resource management.
• Ability to handle multiple demands simultaneously.
• Sound decis and critical thinking skills.
• Proficient in use of computers, software, and other electronic systems.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
• Must be able to sit, stand, walk, lift, squat, bend, reach above shoulders, and twist frequently during work shift.
• Occasionally required to lift over 50 lbs. with assistance.
• Required to use foot pedals on carts or machines.
• Must have functional sight and hearing.
• Exposed to the following hazards on a continuous basis: mechanical, electrical, chemical, radiation, blood and body fluids.
• Required to wear gloves, goggles and gowns on an as-needed basis.
• Operates equipment essential to performing the duties of the job.
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.