Urgently hiring
$38 per hour
Full-time, Part-time

RN Clin Leader-InPatient Eating Disorders - Naperville, IL

The RN Clinical Leader is responsible for directing unit activities and personnel on assigned shift in order to ensure high quality patient care, teamwork, and coordination of care.  Determines work priorities, prepares daily work assignments, approves overtime and monitors compliance for regulatory requirements.  Serves as resource person for unit personnel in resolving operation and patient care problems, acts as physician liaison, and role model for staff.

​​​Regularly performs duties of professional nurse which includes assessing patients' condition, developing and administrating patient plan of care, documenting care administered, and evaluating patient care outcomes greater than fifty percent of the time.

Assists in overseeing and directing specific unit personnel in order to ensure effective, cost efficient and safe provision of nursing care in accordance with established standards.

3.1  Coordinates and insures timely patient placement within unit.

3.2 Authorizes overtime for direct patient care needs.

3.3 Oversees work flows to ensure timely patient admission and discharge.

3.4 Works on routine unit based projects as assigned by the Manager.


Oversees staff in planning and implementing delivery of patient care according to identified patient needs, collaborates with the medical staff in communicating and coordinating patient care. Utilizes knowledge and skills of unit and department resource personnel in planning and implementing care, and resolving complex patient care problems.


Assists in hiring, orienting, training, evaluating the performances of and, when necessary, disciplining department personnel.  Provides direction, as necessary, to staff regarding sensitive and/or complex work, related problems, resolves complaints and responds to inquiries regarding department operations.


Develops and implements the department’s policies and procedures, ensuring overall quality of the services provided.  Oversees the department quality program and actively participates on the Hospital Quality Committee.


Assists the manager with development and implementation of new programs.


Participates in activities which enhance professional growth and development and ensure a current knowledge base of evidenced based research and practice. 


Serves as resource person for patient care personnel and aids in resolving questions related to policies, standards, and patient care techniques and procedures.  Regularly assesses patient satisfaction, investigating and interviewing for immediate complaints or problems.

9.1   Ensures completion and follow up of unusual occurrences reports and employee injury reports.

9.2  Coaches others to maintain a clean and safe environment.


       Provides feedback to manager on performance of assigned unit personnel.


Required Education and/or Experience:

  • Baccalaureate Degree or higher in Nursing – (Incumbents hired after September, 2011)
  • Demonstrates problem solving, conflict management, and customer services skills to serve as role model and change agent for corporate and unit based initiatives

Preferred Education and/or Experience:

  • Previous charge nurse experience
  • Minimum of three years behavioral health experience 


 Required License and/or Certification:

  • Current State of Illinois Registered Nurse license
  • CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) certification within 90 days of hire


Benefits offered by Edward-Elmhurst Health include:

  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness program
  • Medical, dental, and vision
  • 401K
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid time off
  • Discounted Fitness center membership
  • Plus many other Employee Perks




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Posting ID: 815936655 Posted: 2023-03-04 Job Title: Registered Nurse