Director Nursing Inpatient Units and Respiratory in Downers Grove, IL

$150K - $200K(Ladders Estimates)

Advocate Health Care   •  

Downers Grove, IL 60515

Industry: Hospitals & Medical Centers


5 - 7 years

Posted 36 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Over its nearly 40-year history, Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital has evolved into a recognized national leader in health care. Good Samaritan Hospital has been named to the 100 Top Hospitals list six times and is the only health care organization in the state to earn the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, achieving the honor in 2010. Good Samaritan Hospital features DuPage County's only Level I trauma center, a certified Level III neonatal intensive care unit and received the American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet® recognition for nursing excellence. A range of services are offered at the hospital, including cardiology, oncology, orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, general surgery, gastroenterology, stroke care, obstetrics and gynecology, and low-dose diagnostic imaging. Good Samaritan Hospital is part of Advocate Health Care.

Position Requirements:

  • Masters Degree Req'd
  • Bachelors Degree Req'd(Either the Bachelors or Masters Degree must be in Nursing)
  • 5yrs health care mgmt experience
  • Excellent management skills including ability to work well with others, team building skills, communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to succeed in a changing environment and handle multiple responsibilities.
  • Knowledge of strategic planning, marketing and business development.
  • Strong drive to achieve superior results.
  • Current RN license in the State of Illinois.
  • Ability to work within a rapid changing environment.
  • Ability to prioritize independently and respond to multiple simultaneous requests.
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions and in difficult situations.
  • Ability to recognize needs and behaviors of specific age groups of patients treated.


This position is accountable for providing service line leadership, strategic planning, business development, and administrative oversight for the operations of Inpatient Nursing Units (Med Surg/IMCU/CCSD/CCU), APRN Clinical Nurse Specialists, APRN Nurse Practitioners, Inpatient and Respiratory Services.

This will include development of strategies for utilization of resources in clinical and support areas to ensure the delivery of the highest quality of patient care to the

satisfaction of patients, team members, medical staff and management, in the most effective and economical manner.


  • Responsible for development, direction and outcome achievement of quality performance in areas of responsibility.
  • Directs and provides strategic planning in collaboration with department leadership. Influences fiscal performance of nursing division as a whole.
  • Comprehensive oversight and directs financial management in areas of responsibility. Provides guidance to direct reports in management and evaluation of operational services to ensure safety, quality and cost effectiveness.
  • Evaluates or develops programs to improve the Advocate Experience for patients and their families.
  • Evaluates or develops programs to improve Team member Experience and satisfaction.

Valid Through: 2019-10-11