Registered Nurse Operating Room - Adult Open Heart, Advocate Christ Medical Center

Registered Nurse Operating Room - Adult Open Heart, Advocate Christ Medical Center

Title: RN Supervisor – Ortho/Trauma/Surgical

Site: Advocate Condell Medical Center - 801 S Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville, IL 60048

Job ID: R57434


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 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.

Holiday requirement is one Winter and one summer holiday. Weekend requirement is 1 weekend in a schedule period. Hours: Four 10 hour shifts or five 8-hour shifts/week.


  • 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.
  •  Maintains unit, hospital, and management based competencies.
  •  Demonstrates appropriate psychosocial intervention based on age and developmental status.
  • In collaboration with the clinical manager, manages patient care delivery to optimize patient outcomes, customer satisfaction, and resource management.
  •  Serves as a clinical resource and mentor for staff.
  •  Participates in or is responsible for the interviewing, hiring, and competency assessment in conjunction with the clinical manager.
  •  Monitors and evaluates unit compliance with regulatory agency requirements.
  •   Collaborates with care coordinators, care managers, utilization review staff and medical directors in relation to appropriateness of care.
  •  Supports the development of the plan of care through collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team.
  •  Monitors customer satisfaction, in collaboration with the manager, shares results with staff, and improves in target areas.
  •  Monitors associate satisfaction and addresses issues or concerns, to assure resolution.
  •  Oversees staffing and scheduling, in collaboration with manager. Assures cost-effective methodology.
  •  Participates in or is responsible for the interviewing, hiring, and competency assessment in conjunction with the clinical manager.
  •  Assumes responsibilities in the absence of the clinical manager, in conjunction with the nursing director.
  • Promotion and support of an environment that is conducive to staff growth and development and autonomy.
  •  Develops, monitors, and evaluates the role of unit-based preceptor.
  •  Fosters ongoing professional development of staff by assisting with performance, assessment of needs and assisting individuals with identification of professional goals.
  •  Defines, coordinates, implements, monitors, and evaluates a unit-specific orientation program in conjunction with Center for Education and Development.
  •  Provides for competency-based education process for staff.
  •  Promotes participation in educational opportunities.
  • Collaborates with the clinical manager, medical director, and others in developing the strategic plan, direction for the unit, and utilizes CQI techniques.
  •  Conducts performance reviews for staff on a timely basis, with particular emphasis on developmental goals, as delegated.
  •  Implements monitoring systems defined for the unit to evaluate quality and adequacy of patient care. Implements measures to correct deficiencies.
  •  In conjunction with clinical manager, participates in short- and long-range planning for the unit.
  •  Identifies topics for and/or assists in the implementation of research process. Provides relevant education at the unit level.
  •  Communicates results of monitoring of patient care to clinical manager and other health care team members as appropriate.
  •  Participates in or is responsible for the evaluation of unit compliance with regulatory agency requirements.
  •  Identifies and participates in CQI projects
  • 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.


Education: Bachelor’s degree in health-related field plus 3-4 years’ clinical experience; OR RN plus five years’ clinical experience and enrolled in a bachelor’s program within six months of appointment (completion of program within three years of appointment). Experience as a charge nurse (1 year).


  • Registered Nurse license issued by the state in which the team member practices


  • 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 

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 Thomas McGovern (AHC Talent Acquisition) directly at: