Cardiology Assistant Patient Care Manager (RN,SN)/Full-Time; Evenings

Company University of Chicago Medical Center
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(5/1/2024 12:57 PM)
Job ID
New Position Type
FT Regular
CBA Code

Job Description

Join UChicago Medicine, as an Assistant Patient Care Manager in our 4C Cardiology Unit. The University of Chicago Medicine is designated as a Level 1 Adult Trauma Center, meaning the hospital is prepared to handle the most seriously injured trauma patients 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 

Sign-On Bonus & Tuition Reimbursement available! 


Job Summary

The Assistant Patient Care Manager (APCM) will be responsible and accountable for over-seeing the operations and patient flow of a designated Care Center on her/his respective shift. Duties include completing daily or shift specific quality audits and Managing for Daily Improvement (MDI) boards, facilitate daily huddles with staff, and directing delivery of quality, patient-centered care in a financially responsible manner.  This is in collaboration with and under the supervision of the Patient Care Manager (PCM).  In the absence of the PCM, the APCM assumes responsibility for the unit.  APCM supports PCM with 24/7 coverage of the unit.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Assists & collaborates with the PCMs in supporting changes, new and existing programs with staff input and feedback.
  • Assist in development of goals that are consistent with department goals and Hospitals’ mission.
  • Assists & collaborates in utilizing appropriate resources and departments to facilitate operations. 
  • Active participation in committee work and task force assignments on as needed bases.
  • Identifies issues, presents strategies and acts as a change agent to resolve patient care issues.

Required Qualifications

  • Graduate of an NLN accredited School of Nursing.
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing or higher.
  • Minimum of two years nursing experience.
  • Minimum of one year clinical experience in the area they are applying.
  • Charge nurse experience with demonstrated leadership skills required and/or equivalent experience.
  • Experience working at an academic medical center and in a unionized environment preferred.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • Specialty certifications preferred.
  • Experience working at an academic medical center and in a unionized environment preferred.

Position Details

  • Full-time, 1.0 FTE
  • Shift: Evening, 1pm-1130pm. 4 days/wk, 10 hour shifts
  • Unit/Department: 4C Cardiology
  • Non-Union


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