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Clinical Nurse Leader - Correctional Health-hiring Fair - Clinical Nurse Coordinator

Company: Cook County Sheriff
Location: Chicago
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Clinical Nurse Leader - Correctional Health-hiring FairMinimum Qualifications

* Master's of Science in Nursing (MSN) from an accredited college or university (Must provide official transcripts at time of interivew)
* Licensed as Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Illinois or the ability to obtain prior to starting employment
* Three (3) years of full-time clinical nursing experience
* Two (2) years of nursing leadership experience
* Prior experience improving the quality and safety outcomes for patients
* Must possess an active Basic Life Support (BLS) certification (Must provide proof at time of interview)
* Additional certification(s) required based on clinical department:
* Peri-Operative and Emergency Department: Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
* Adult Critical Care: ACLS: Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
* Maternal Child: Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Neonatal Advanced Life Support (NALS)


* Must be able to travel to all CCH affiliates on an as needed basis.

Preferred Qualifications

* Doctorate degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university
* Evidence of advanced nursing coursework in pathophysiology, clinical assessment, finance management and healthcare systems leadership
* Clinical Nurse Leader certification
* National Certification in the clinical area of expertise for which the individual will be working
* Bilingual

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics

* Knowledge and clinical expertise in a defined area of Nursing clinical practice
* Knowledge, skills and abilities to serve as a mentor and clinical expert and to work respectfully and effectively with patients and staff in a culturally diverse work environment
* Knowledge and expertise in infection prevention and control practices
* Excellent listening, verbal, and written communication skills necessary to communicate with all levels of staff and a patient population composed of diverse cultures and age groups
* Strong interpersonal skills
* Ability to conduct oneself in a consistently professional manner
* Strong analytical and organizational, problem-solving, critical thinking, and conflict management/ resolution skills to identify opportunities, obtain best practice information pertinent to the improvement
* Ability to perform literature review of recent research and develop evidence-based systems and solutions
* Ability to follow specific engineering, work practice controls and work area safety precautions
* Attention to detail
* Ability to multi-task and be effective and efficient in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment
* Ability to adhere to system, hospital, and department policies and standards

VETERAN PREFERENCE

PLEASE READ

When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service.

To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:

* Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
* Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, "Are you a Military Veteran?"
* Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing). Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable

OR

A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.

If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference

VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.

MUST MEET REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION

* Degrees awarded outside the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.
* Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
* CCHHS is strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.

COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Keywords: Cook County Sheriff, Chicago , Clinical Nurse Leader - Correctional Health-hiring Fair - Clinical Nurse Coordinator, Healthcare , Chicago, Illinois

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