Hospital Operations Administrator RN - Part Time

Rush University Medical Center

Chicago , IL 60602

Are you an experienced RN, interested in expanding your career and working for an organization that is committed to excellence? If so, our part time Hospital Operations Administrator RN position is for you!

Position Highlights:

Under the administrative direction of the Associate Vice President, the Hospital Operations Administrator RN represents the Medical Center's Management Staff by providing administrative direction and support to all departments and areas. Hospital Operations Administrator RN exemplifies the Rush mission, vision and values and acts in accordance with Rush policies and procedures.

This position is for 24 hours per pay period - every other weekend night shift.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Interpret Medical Center policy and procedure.

  • Act as the Emergency Incident Commander during situations of extreme crises to coordinate and ensure that basic hospital functions continues, while managing the crisis.

  • Represent the Management Staff and policies of Public Relations in situations involving the News Media, Fire and Police Departments, as well as all other public agencies to preserve the image of Rush University Medical Center.

  • Provide administrative supervision to all areas of non-clinical care and clerical for direction, problem solving and discipline. Develop effective clinical strategies to lead and support decision making and actions for clinical staff and patient care units. May intervene and take immediate action when the supervisor and/or nursing leadership is unwilling or unable to do so.

  • Mentor and coach nursing staff and create an environment of professional growth by demonstrating proficient leadership skills at the nursing division level.

  • Initiate investigation of incidents that will result in liability exposure to the Medical Center and make notification to the department of Risk Management.

  • Deliver timely reports to department directors in regards to operational problems that occur within their respective departments. Work closely with all nursing units to resolve staffing issues and concerns.

  • Receive and take necessary action upon receiving complaints from patients, visitors and staff. Serve as clinical authority and resource.

  • Locate and procure material and human resources that are necessary for the continuous operation of the Medical Center.

  • Take whatever action is necessary to ensure quality patient care and the integrity of the Medical Center. Attend all emergency situations in the Hospital and provide clinical administrative assistance and support as well as provide feedback regarding the effectiveness of emergency responses.

  • Responsible as liaison between patient and visitors for hospital related problems, policy clarifications and other non-programmed intervention. Work closely with the Emergency Department, Bed Management, Admitting, the Clinical Staffing Office, Nursing Units and Environmental and Patient Transportation Services to ensure patients are assigned beds and transferred appropriately. Resolve issues and concerns when normal channels and resources are unavailable.

  • Provide notification to senior medical, clinical and administrative leaders in the case of a Medical Center emergency, sentinel event and other events of a highly serious nature.

  • Provide administrative coverage to Rush University Medical Center, Johnston R. Bowman Center, and all other present and future facilities.

  • Articulate standards and monitor compliance with the State Nurse Practice Act, State Board of Nursing Regulation, regulatory agency standards and the policies of the Hospital. Translate the nursing and corporate vision and strategic plan into measurable goals and sustainable programs.

  • Utilize clinical information systems, i.e., Epic, Teletracking to promote safety, quality and cost effective care.

  • Demonstrate accountability for own professional practice, including progress toward achievement of annual goals and strategically plan for ongoing education to acquire new knowledge and skill set.

  • Participate in organizational shared governance and leadership. Works collaboratively with other professional nurses, physicians, and OR staff to achieve the mutual goal of obtaining extraordinary patient outcomes.

Position Qualifications Include:

  • Current State of Illinois Registered Nurse licensure required. Baccalaureate degree in nursing required; Master's Degree preferred.

  • Minimum of three years' healthcare supervisory experience in progressive hospital/nursing management positions preferably with board hospital/patient care management responsibilities. Previous administrative or supervisory experience preferred. Consistent proficient performance at RN 2 position or equivalent experience.

  • National Certification required.

  • Possesses excellent interpersonal skills, and interacts effectively with others in difficult situations. Analytical and problem solving skills required.

  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks. Ability to work flexible shifts and days when required. Demonstrates the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

  • Possesses the ability to work in stressful and crisis situations, while exhibiting the highest degree of professionalism.

  • Proven experience in conflict management and strong ability to negotiate differences.

  • Must have the ability to walk throughout the Medical Center.

  • Must be able to stand for prolong periods of time.

  • Work requires lifting or carrying objects of 10-30 pounds.

  • Maintains the confidentiality of all patient information and that of the Medical Center.

Company Highlights:

  • Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care.

  • Rush's 14-story hospital Tower is the cornerstone of the Rush Transformation, and is the symbol of a philosophy-an evolution in the delivery of patient-centered care.

  • Rush University Medical Center is a four time Magnet facility, the highest recognition given for nursing excellence. Rush was also the first hospital in Illinois serving adults and children to receive Magnet status.

  • Leading academic medical center, acute care hospital w/ 664 licensed beds

  • Rush offers a competitive salary, valuable healthy living benefits to include: health, dental and vision to help you maintain and improve your health. Rush also offers several ways to invest in your future. Whether you're saving for retirement or a child's education, Rush offers benefits to help you make the most of your moneynow and in the future.

Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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Hospital Operations Administrator RN - Part Time

Rush University Medical Center