The Staffing Coordinator is responsible for planning, organizing, and evaluating the individual staffing needs of each Patient Care unit. The Staffing Coordinator will support the established staffing and scheduling patterns, to ensure optimum staffing within budgeted levels, which promotes quality and consistency of nursing resources. Must relate a professional, courteous manner and have good verbal and written communication skills.
- In collaboration with the Nurse Managers, will help develop monthly staff schedules to ensure optimum staffing in all units per union contractual agreements
- Develop and maintain monthly unit assignment to ensure the daily staffing pattern for all units
- Monitor staffing needs and project future staffing levels making sure that staff is available where needed
- Identifies modifications necessary to reflect staffing patterns, census, patient needs, and to meet the changing health care needs
- Determines priority of work as assigned and completes assignment by intended target date
- Coordinate vacations and time-off requests with the Nurse Manager to ensure optimal staffing levels.
- Maintain a current listing of employee contact numbers
- Provide periodic analytic reports to Administration to maintain cost effectiveness and control
- Maintain a quality float pool staff for utilization in all units
- Notify Administrative Assistant V, Nurse Manager, Manager of Nursing Operations and/or the Director of Nursing of short staffing situations; contact replacement personnel, Commercial Agency, In-House Registry, and/or Overtime and modify schedule when required.
- Maintain records of employees who miss shifts; (regular or overtime) - Provide monthly reports.
- Provide monthly reports for the hours and division/unit for Commercial Agency, In-house and Overtime
- Acts as a liaison between Commercial Registry and Stroger for staffing purposes
- Reconciles agency invoices with actual time worked.
- Writes memos and communicates on behalf of the Chief Nursing Officer when appropriate
- Attends mandatory in-services
- Supports Stroger philosophy, goals and objectives.
- Possess proficient computer skills
- Maintains confidential nature of work and acts according
- Performs other duties, within realm of competency as assigned
- Associate of Arts degree AND prior staff scheduling experience OR a minimum of two (2) years of staff scheduling experience is required. (If degree obtained, official transcripts must be provided at time of interview.)
- Must be proficient in MS Excel and MS Word. (Testing may be required)
- Experience developing and maintaining spreadsheets is required.
- Must be able to type at least 25 wpm. (Testing will be required)
VETERAN PREFERENCE PLEASE READ
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:
- Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
- Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, Are you a Military Veteran?
- Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submitthe one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
A copy of a valid State ID Card or Drivers License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVERS LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW
- Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
- Basic Term Life Insurance
- Pension Plan
- Deferred Compensation Program
- Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
- You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
For further information on our excellent benefits package, please click on the following link: http://www.cookcountyrisk.com/
MUST MEET REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION
- Degrees awarded outside the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.
- Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
- CCHHS is strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER