Supervisor Surgical Intensive Care Unit

Title: Supervisor Surgical Intensive Care Unit 

Site: Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center  

Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Relocation assistance can be provided) 

Schedule: Full-time at 40 hours/week primarily 2nd shift  


St. Luke’s is Wisconsin’s largest hospital, at 938 beds, we offer a wide range of medical specialties in a  culturally affirming and compassionate way to help all people live well. Our neuroscience team is at the top of its field. We are a 27-bed, two-floor unit where you’ll find a patient-centered, collaborative approach to treatment as well as innovative surgical techniques that deliver pinpoint accuracy and faster healing. As a certified Joint Commission Comprehensive Stroke Center, we offer our patients lower rates of long-term damage and comprehensive rehabilitation options. And our regional epilepsy and multiple sclerosis programs are national trendsetters. St. Luke’s provides ample career growth opportunities!  


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 


As the Surgical ICU Supervisor, you will be responsible for supervising nursing, support staff and patient care activities on assigned shifts. Acts as a clinical resource to unit staff members. May also assume responsibility for direct patient care, as needed. Promotes the conceptual framework of Aurora Health  Care's nursing practice. This is accomplished by subscribing to the five management accountabilities:  human resources, fiscal, materials management, support and system linkage. 


• Provides work direction to the staff with clear responsibility for the coordination of resources to efficiently support procedures, day-to-day operations and the smooth flow of patients. 

• Promotes an environment conducive to the delivery of quality patient care.  • Promotes communication among patients, families, hospital departments, and medical staff to optimize the interdependence of all team members.  

• Develops and maintains effective intra- and inter-departmental relationships.  • Evaluates the quality of patient care provided in the specialty area. Ensures policies and procedures are in compliance with those of the medical center, the nursing department, and regulatory agencies.  

• In collaboration with the manager, conducts ongoing process improvement. • Serves as a clinical resource contact for patients, families, nursing staff, other health care members and external agencies.  

• In collaboration with departmental and organizational staff, develops department orientation and continuing education programs for all staff.  

• Teaches and guides staff. Assists with various teaching programs. 

• Provides input regarding equipment/supply needs, renovations, and environmental issues in preparation of operating and capital equipment budgets.  

• Supports Shared Leadership and its functions related to Nursing Evaluation, Peer Review,  Policy/Procedures, and Standards of Nursing Practice.  

• Performs human resources responsibilities for staff which includes coaching on performance, completes performance reviews and overall staff morale.  

• Recommends hiring, compensation changes, promotions, corrective action decisions, and terminations. 

• 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. 


Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing 

Certification/License: Registered Nurse license issued by the state in which the team member practices. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required: 

▪ Typically requires 3 years of experience in an inpatient NICU environment. 

▪ Excellent interpersonal, communication, and problem-solving skills necessary.  ▪ Ability to handle multiple demands simultaneously. 

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 Rukiya Caldwell (AHC Talent Acquisition) directly at: