Assistant Administrator - Nursing Administration

Cook County Sheriff Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 3 weeks ago

Reporting Relationships

Reports to the Director of Systems and Operations in Nursing

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from accredited college or university

  • Seven (7) years of experience working directly for an executive leader or department head

  • Three (3) years of experience in preparing and consolidating budgets for multiple departments

  • Prior experience in an administrative, financial, or operations capacity within a Healthcare or Hospital setting

  • Prior experience with personnel administration, i.e. maintaining department FMLA and leave records, maintaining compliance training schedules, tracking performance review schedules, maintaining and updating job description library, policy manuals, etc.

  • Prior experience collecting data and preparing reports with financial or statistical information

  • Prior experience in project management with responsibility for tracking timetables and project status

  • Prior experience dealing with employees at all levels of the organization

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree from an accredited college or university

  • Prior experience in a supervisor capacity

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word. Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Strong interpersonal skills for dealing with Hospital staff at all levels of the organization

  • Written and verbal communication for report writing

  • Analytical skills, problem solving skills preparing and reconciling budgetary information.

  • Mathematical skill, describe: statistical skills for preparing reports

  • Attention to detail for all reporting and personnel aspects of this position

  • Work to deadlines

  • Flexibility and adaptability in performing work duties

  • Strong project management skills

Physical and Environmental Demands

This position is functioning within a healthcare environment. The incumbent is responsible for adherence to all hospital and department specific safety requirements. This includes but is not limited to the following policies and procedures: complying with Personal Protective Equipment requirements, hand washing and sanitizing practices, complying with department specific engineering and work practice controls and any other work area safety precautions as specified by hospital wide policy and departmental procedures.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the personnel so classified.



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


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




  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage

  • Basic Term Life Insurance

  • Pension Plan

  • Deferred Compensation Program

  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time

  • You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)

For further information on our excellent benefits package, please click on the following link:

  • 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.


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Assistant Administrator - Nursing Administration

Cook County Sheriff