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General Medicine/Intermediate/Stepdown Assistant Patient Care Manager Inpatient: Nights

Company: The University of Chicago Medical Center
Location: Chicago
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

General Medicine/Intermediate/Stepdown Assistant Patient Care Manager Inpatient: NightsJob Description

Join UChicago Medicine, as an Assistant Patient Care Manager on the 4SW General Medicine/Intermediate/Stepdown unit.


The University of Chicago Medicine is designated as a Level 1 Adult Trauma Center. The hospital is prepared to handle the most seriously injured trauma patients 24 hours a day, seven days a week. UCM nurses truly work at the Forefront of Medicine -- providing the best and most advanced care available. Here, collaboration is the key to high-quality patient care and our nurses work side-by-side with internationally recognized physicians, scientists, and other healthcare professionals.

The Assistant Patient Care Manager (APCM) will be responsible and accountable for over-seeing the operations and patient flow of a designated Care Center on her/his respective shift. Duties include completing daily or shift specific quality audits and Managing for Daily Improvement (MDI) boards, facilitate daily huddles with staff, and directing delivery of quality, patient-centered care in a financially responsible manner. This is in collaboration with and under the supervision of the Patient Care Manager (PCM). In the absence of the PCM, the APCM assumes responsibility for the unit. APCM supports PCM with 24/7 coverage of the unit.

Excellent interpersonal communication skills are needed to maintain an open network of communication among staff members, care center and sector leadership, and other health care professionals and departments. Specialty certifications preferred.

Required Qualifications

* Graduate of an NLN accredited School of Nursing.
* Bachelor of Science in Nursing or higher
* Current Illinois RN license
* Minimum of 2 years of ICU nursing experience

Preferred Qualifications

* 5 years Nursing Experience
* Specialty Certification
* RN experience in a Level 1 Trauma Hospital
* Charge Nurse Experience
* 2 years of Nursing management/Leadership experience

Position Details

* Job Type/FTE: Full-time (1.0)
* Shift: Nights
* Unit/Department: 4SW
* CBA Code: Non-Union

Why Join Us

We've been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment--- with patients and with each other. We're in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you'd like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we're doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion.


Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront.

University of Chicago Medicine is growing; discover how you can be a part of this pursuit of excellence at:

The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual ori

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