Charge Nurse - Outpatient Clinic - Pediatrics
at La Rabida Children's Hospital

Date Posted: 6/9/2019

Job Description

Who we are:

La Rabida Children’s Hospital is the only hospital of its kind in Chicago.  We specialize in treatment of chronic illnesses, developmental disabilities, abuse and trauma. 

La Rabida provides comprehensive, interdisciplinary health services to children across a continuum of care, serving as a model for family-centered care.

La Rabida is a very special place.  Triumphs occur here. Children overcome odds and excel beyond hope. This is where those who serve gain more than they give. La Rabida offers rewarding job opportunities across a wide array of clinical, administrative and support service functions.

Our lakefront location is spectacular.  If you’re ready to work for an organization where caring is a way of life, you’ve come to the right place. 

Job Summary:

The charge nurse in collaboration with ambulatory nursing and interdisciplinary teams, facilitates the coordination of care among all patients seen within the outpatient center.  The charge nurse focuses on modeling excellence in patient care through effectively and efficiently coordinating patient care clinic assignments among the ambulatory nursing team; using effective communication with patients/families and team members; and assessing the needs of acute and chronically ill children.  The charge nurse models the nursing process in a family-centered interdisciplinary context to coordinate care and achieve team goals.

Job Requirements

What we need from you:

  • Candidate must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing.  Bachelors Degree preferred. 
  • Licensed to practice professional nursing in the State of Illinois required.  
  • CPR and PALS certification required.  
  • Charge nursing experience within an ambulatory or inpatient setting is preferred. Pediatric nursing experience strongly preferred.

What you will receive:

•         Competitive Salary

•         Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision coverage

•         Life Insurance, Disability Insurance and Accident Insurance

•         Retirement Plan - plan for your future and life after La Rabida with our customized 403b plan with generous matching

•         Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) - we make sure employees have the time they need to recharge and be the best versions of themselves!

•         Tuition Reimbursement - looking to continue your education toward a Bachelor's or Master's Degree.

La Rabida Children's Hospital is very proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Job Snapshot

About Us

La Rabida Children’s Hospital is the only is the only hospital of its kind in Chicago.  We specialize in treatment of chronic illnesses, developmental disabilities, abuse and trauma.  La Rabida provides comprehensive, interdisciplinary health services to children across a continuum of care, serving as a model for family-centered care.

La Rabida is a very special place.  Triumphs occur here. Children overcome odds and excel beyond hope. This is where those who serve gain more than they give. La Rabida offers rewarding job opportunities across a wide array of clinical, administrative and support service functions. We also offer psychology training programs in child clinical and pediatric psychology.

Our comprehensive employee benefits program is competitive. Our lakefront location is spectacular. We are an equal opportunity employer. We promote healthy eating and our facilities are smoke free.

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