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Nurse Manager, OBGYN - OB/GYN

Company: The University of Chicago Medical Center
Location: Chicago
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Nurse Manager, OBGYNJob Description

Join one of the nation's most comprehensive academic medical centers, University of Chicago Medicine, in a thought-driven role as Nurse Manager of our REI (Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility) Clinic at our South Loop location. Our employees deliver world-class care in an environment where opinions are respected, decision-making is rewarded, and teamwork is the order of the day. Our staff is encouraged to achieve their career goals, which in turn benefits all of our patients and the University of Chicago Medicine as a whole.

Sign on Bonus Eligible up to $10K

Under the general direction of the Section Chief, the Physician Director for the practice, and/or the Practice Director/Manager, responsible for administrative and patient activities at The Center for Reproductive Medicine and Fertility. The position responsibilities are split approximately 30% administrative and 70% clinical nursing. Oversees day-to-day clinical operations, including scheduling, planning, organizing, and directing all activities related to patient centered care at the REI (Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility) practice, and handles an array of administrative duties, including development and updating of clinical protocols; workflow standardization; recruitment and hiring; supervision; purchasing; inventory; facility, safety and equipment management. Responsible for preparing for and participating in various inspections, including the JCAHO accreditation process. Responsible for coordinating patient care, working closely with physicians and other clinical team members, while communicating with patients regarding treament protocols, medications, and other testing procedures.

Essential Job Functions:

* Participates in the recruitment and selection of unit staff. Identifies recruitment needs and necessary staffing levels
* Determines staffing needs in consultation with physician director and assures proper scheduling and utilization of services in maintaining quality patient care
* Assists staff members in identification of learning needs and promotes staff participation in professional and institutional activities. Participates in and promotes educational opportunities for staff. Encourages staff participation in designing and attending in-service classes
* Assesses patient acuity and plans appropriate assignments to meet patient needs for both inpatients and outpatients
* Evaluates staff performance on a formal and informal basis. Completes annual performance evaluations and forwards to appropriate individuals. Provides recommendations for merit increases
* Ensures that appropriate staff attend mandatory educational programs and in-services per JCAHO regulations
* Assists in testing and evaluating new equipment, procedures and programs
* Participates in periodic review of sectional activities needs assessment and development and prioritization of goals and objectives. Assists in the development and review of policies, procedures, and standards
* Confers with physicians and supervisors concerning the care and treatment of individual patients. Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates patient care on a daily basis
* Makes regular inspections to ascertain state of maintenance of the environment, including equipment, and takes required corrective action
* Provides orientation and training of staff members in carrying out physicians' orders, seeing to the needs of patients, and developing approved nursing practices
* Collaborates with medical director on quality assurance issues. Collaborates with medical director in collecting data for staff meetings, research, reports and evaluation
* Promotes safety of patients and personnel by compliance with institution and regulatory agency standards and policies. Defines and organizes quality improvement initiatives
* Assists in providing patient care and obtaining necessary documentation for a wide variety of research protocols
* Participates in budget development, making recommendations regarding staffing, equipment, and supply issues
* Monitors expenditures throughout the year, and takes required corrective action. Promotes cost containment programs
* Demonstrates a cost-conscious attitude toward time and resource usage

Required Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree in Nursing from an accredited academic body
* Licensed Registered Nurse with a valid, unrestricted Illinois State license
* Two or more years experience with Fertility practice required
* Ambulatory nursing experience preferred
* Must have a minimum of five years' experience working in a clinical setting as a Registered Nurse
* Experience in a nursing leadership role
* Demonstrated clinical and/or leadership skills that serve as a role model for subordinates
* Excellent organizational skills
* Computer proficiency. Familiarity with UCH Information Systems (Epic, Last Word, OACIS) preferred

Position Details:

* Job Type/FTE: Full Time (1.0 FTE)
* Shift: Days - 8 hour shift
* Unit/Department: OB/GYN
* CBA Code: Non-Union

Must comply with UCMC's COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire.

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.

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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: www.uchospitals.edu/jobs

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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