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Manager Wound Care- PH Wound Care - Wound Clinic, Full-time, Days

Location Palos Heights, Illinois Business Unit Palos Hospital Job REQID P12321 Job Function Management-Nursing Shift Day Job (1st) Apply Now
At Northwestern Medicine, every patient interaction makes a difference in cultivating a positive workplace. This patient-first approach is what sets us apart as a leader in the healthcare industry. As an integral part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to join our quest for better healthcare, no matter where you work within the Northwestern Medicine system. At Northwestern Medicine, we pride ourselves on providing competitive benefits: from tuition reimbursement and loan forgiveness to 401(k) matching and lifecycle benefits, we take care of our employees. Ready to join our quest for better?


The Clinical Nurse Leader- Wound Care reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organization's Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines, and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.

The Wound Care Clinical Leader is responsible for oversight of all aspects of Palos Hospital’s Wound Care Services including utilization of resources, quality outcomes, and the coordination and integration of care between inpatient, outpatient, and community based services.  This leadership position has the accountability to lead the areas assigned to next-level capabilities and operational efficiencies consistent with the strategic plan, goals, and objective for wound care and Palos Health.  This position will anticipate, continuously improve, communicate, leverage resources, and balance achieving accountabilities with resource constraints.  The Clinical Leader for Wound Care is an expert clinical practitioner in his/her area of expertise with expanded authority and autonomy whose efforts are directed toward the improvement of patient care and practice as well as the programmatic operations of their area of specialty. The practice can be divided into major role components: leadership, operations, education, consultation, and clinical practice.


Master’s degree required. Current Illinois state license in the respective discipline.  Wound certification required.  Hold minimum of five years clinical experience in the area of specialization with knowledge of defined area.  Experience in hospital-based healthcare leadership with supervisory experience in relevant specialty clinical area preferred.  Knowledge of defined area of wound care practice.  Hold current CPR certification. 

Strong interpersonal skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Strong leadership skills with the ability to influence and manage.  Strong management skills including prioritization of concurrent projects. Ability to promote and maintain a team environment.  Strong problem-solving, analytical, and organizational skills with attention to detail.  Ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships we all levels of staff, other programs agencies, providers, and the general public. 


Equal Opportunity

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.
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