Cook County Health and Hospitals in Granite City, IL

  • Industry: Healthcare - Nursing - Nursing Manager
  • Type: Full Time
  • $122,260.00 - 195,330.00
position filled


LOCATION: Nursing Administration
DEPARTMENT: Nursing Professional Development & Education
Applicants may apply for this position online or submit a resume/ CV to the following email address :
When submitting a resume/CV by email, you must include the job title and posting number in the subject line of your email . An application or resume/CV must be filed for each position which interests you.
The Director of Nursing Quality and Regulatory Compliance reports to Associate Nurse Executive of Quality, Development, and Advanced Practice Nursing and is responsible for enhancing the clinical quality and outcomes of nursing practice through the use of clinical data and project planning, implementation and evaluation by applying evidenced-based best practices throughout Cook County Health (CCH). In addition, the Director of Nursing Quality and Regulatory Compliance is responsible for developing systems and processes, which ensure continual survey readiness and regulatory compliance. The CCH is made up of John H. Stroger Hospital, Provident Hospital, Oak Forest Health Center, the Ambulatory and Community Healthcare Network, the CORE Center, Cermak Health Services, and the Cook County Department of Public Health. The mission of the System is to provide high quality care to the residents of Cook County (IL) regardless of ability to pay.
This position is exempt from Career Service under the CCH Personnel Rules.
? Licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Illinois
? Master's or higher level degree in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing
? Five (5) years of clinical or leadership experience as a Registered Nurse
? Three (3) years of nursing leadership experience
? Two (2) years of nursing quality and/or regulatory compliance experience
? Knowledge of and experience working in Magnet recognized facilities
General Administrative Responsibilities
Collective Bargaining
? Review applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements and consult with Labor Relations to generate management proposals
? Participate in collective bargaining negotiations, caucus discussions and working meetings
? Document, recommend and effectuate discipline at all levels
? Work closely with labor relations and/or labor counsel to effectuate and enforce applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements
? Initiate, authorize and complete disciplinary action pursuant to CCH system rules, policies, procedures and provision of applicable collective bargaining agreements
? Direct and effectuate CCH management policies and practices
? Access and proficiently navigate CCH records system to obtain and review information necessary to execute provisions of applicable collective bargaining agreements
? Contribute to the management of CCH staff and CCH systemic development and success
? Discuss and develop CCH system policy and procedure
? Consistently use independent judgment to identify operational staffing issues and needs and perform the following functions as necessary; hire, transfer, suspend, layoff, recall, promote, discharge, assign, direct or discipline employees pursuant to applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements
? Work with Labor Relations to discern past practice when necessary
Typical Duties
? The Director of Nursing Quality and Regulatory Compliance assesses, plans, organizes, directs and evaluates overall nursing quality and regulatory compliance initiatives at the unit, divisional, departmental and system level. The Director collaborates with Nursing leadership, Nursing staff and other patient care related services, as well as those in Quality/Performance Improvement roles to enhance the quality of nursing practice through the use of clinical data and the application of evidence-based practice. Under the direction of the Associate Nurse Executive, Quality, Development, and Advanced Practice Nursing, specifically have responsibility for:
? Providing leadership and direction in overall nursing quality and regulatory compliance.
? Planning, coordinating, implementing and evaluating programs provided by CCH relative to quality improvement and regulatory compliance.
? Utilizing various assessments and data, identify gaps in compliance from a quality and regulatory compliance perspective in the Department of Nursing.
? Reporting at the system, divisional and departmental level survey readiness findings and action planning to ensure compliance.
? Creating structure and processes to ensure optimal quality and compliant nursing performance.

? Partnering with various service lines, departments and leaders throughout the organization to promote and provide quality and compliance education that helps CCH meet its mission and vision.
? Serving as the Department of Nursing point of contact for surveyors during regulatory visits.
? Representing the CCH on various advisory boards and Commissions.
Reporting Relationships
Reports to the Associate Nurse Executive of Quality, Development and Advanced Practice Nursing
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
? Knowledge of research/evidence based practice initiatives, and Microsoft Office.
? Ability to: lead staff development initiatives to successful outcomes, and effectively utilize data, particularly with respect to evidence-based practices.
? Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish strong and effective collaborative relationships.
? Excellent communication skills to prepare written materials and correspond with administrative personnel and the general public.
? 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)
? 100% Tuition Reimbursement for nursing-related programs
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 knowinglyprejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiring uponor because of any political reason or factor.


Associated topics: admin, assistant director, director of nursing, lead, memory, nurse manager, nursing manager, rgn, services manager, supervisor

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