The House Administrator functions in the absence of the Chief Nursing Officer in providing direction and administrative leadership to hospital staff during the evening or night shifts, weekends and/or holidays. This position functions autonomously making operational decisions, resolving discrepancies, and responding to hospital-wide emergencies. All decisions and actions are within the established Cook County Health and Hospital Systems guidelines and standards for patient care.
Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN), from a college or university is required. (Must provide original college/university transcript at time of interview).
Must be licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Illinois.
Minimum of Five (5) years of nursing experience.
Minimum of Three (3)years of experience in nursing supervision/management or hospital administration with experience in dealing with staffing shortages, nursing personnel issues, resolving patient flow problems, and responding to facilities emergencies.
Must possess a current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) card. (Must provide proof at time of interview)
Master's degree in Nursing or Healthcare Administration.
Seven (7) years of Nursing and/or Nursing Administration experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS
Strong interpersonal skills for communicating with all levels of hospital personnel.
Knowledge of hospital and departmental policies, contractual agreements and regulatory standards.
Analytical skills, problem solving skills for all decisions involving patient care, staffing and emergency response.
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,
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCHHS is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCHHS is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.