Northwestern Medicine is a network of four award-winning, Magnet®-recognized hospitals and more than 60 sites of care throughout Chicagoland. This translates to more than 4,000 aligned physicians including faculty, residents and researchers who are dedicated to exceptional service based on our mission of Patients First. The treatment provided within our network is informed by the latest research from the Feinberg School of Medicine.
Take the opportunity to join us in an important role at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, which is nationally respected as a large, urban, academic medical center. Ranked in the top five in the nation for OB, our state-of-the-art facility features an 86-bed NICU that offers a strong learning environment and provides exceptional family support programs, a clinical pathway program, and a primary focus on OB and neonatal service lines. Experience the advantages of our co-management model, with two managers for the unit, when you become our new:
Neonatal ICU MANAGER
Chicago Main Campus: Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Serving as the clinical expert for the patient population and implementing evidence-based practice, the professional we select for this important role will attract, develop, and retain exceptional caregivers and provide them with an environment that supports their professional practice. Collaborating with Human Resources and other managers to ensure appropriate staffing, this individual will advance innovative recruitment and retention strategies, collaboratively manage the disciplinary process, facilitate the annual performance-review process, and establish/implement/monitor the capital and operating budget. Additional responsibilities will include:
- Translating our organizational vision into a unit vision that engages and motivates the team.
- Managing people and resources to ensure safe and efficient patient-care operations.
- Partnering with physicians in a co-leadership model to build a collaborative inter-professional practice environment.
- Coaching, mentoring, and developing caregivers in their professional practice and career development.
- Advancing professional nursing practice through nurse certification, BSN education, professional organization involvement, and volunteerism.
- Collaborating with the education coordinator to develop a plan for transitioning new caregivers into practice and monitoring progress to goals.
- Matching team member talents/interests with career opportunities.
- Identifying internal and external customers and their respective requirements and expectations.
- Actively seeking, listening, and responding to client feedback with appropriate solutions and interventions.
- Partnering with Central Staffing Office and Bed Assignment to ensure optimal patient throughput.
- Collaborating with the team in the application of safe staffing and scheduling guidelines.
- Ensuring proper application of staffing tools.
- Embedding innovative strategies to support a healthy practice environment, encourage appropriate break times, and minimize worker fatigue.
- Considering new ways to improve business relationships with customers, suppliers and the community.
- Partnering with the operations manager on performance-improvement plans.
- Seeking new ideas from various sources and encouraging the sharing of ideas.
- Participating in leadership-development activities.
- Master’s degree or current enrollment.
- Licensure as a professional nurse in the state of Illinois.
- Five or more years of relevant experience.
- Certification in area of specialty or administration.
Northwestern Medicine offers exceptional resources, education, growth opportunities, and benefits-including premier health insurance featuring our renowned physician network.
For more information and to apply, please click here (Job 0021522).