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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Employment Opportunity: Healthcare – Professionals/Technicians

Title: Head Nurse

Posting No.: 1888

Closing Date: Until Filled

Department: Care Center

Hours: Full-Time: Monday-Friday 7:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., including weekends and holidays

Salary: $70,000-$80,000 annually

Responsibilities include:
•    Coordinates daily operations on a post-acute unit to ensure quality clinical care and customer satisfaction
•    Oversees the admissions and discharge processes to ensure a smooth transition for all patients
•    Identifies and resolves obstacles associated with unit processes and procedures
•    Consults with interdisciplinary team members, monitors patient progress toward care plan/treatment goals and ensures that clinical concerns are addressed
•    Monitors and evaluates performance of professional and sub-professional personnel. Directs, promotes, disciplines and appeals of employment decisions or effectively recommends action for assigned personnel
•    Identifies and addresses staff development needs
•    Prepares, analyzes, and distributes required reports to nursing administration, facility administration, and other departments
•    Ensures compliance with required clinical documentation and EHR entries. Conducts routine audits to ensure compliance and addresses concerns
•    Attends and/or leads meetings with nursing staff, nursing administration, physicians and interdisciplinary team members
•    Functions as unit nursing representative during the annual IDPH survey and intermittent visits
•    Participates in facility-wide quality improvement initiatives and projects

Requirements include the following experience or equivalent combination of training and experience:
•    Completion of coursework for a degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university, and three years of experience as a practicing nursing; or an equivalent combination of training and experience
•    Requires possession of an Illinois Registered Nursing Certificate

A post offer physical is required.
A pre-employment background check is required.

Applications accepted until position is filled.

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DuPage County is an Equal Opportunity Employer