Part Time Nurse Supervisor (RN) in Chicago, IL at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 8/15/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Facility: Southwood Interventions

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 


Equal Opportunity Employer.

Abraxas (Southwood Interventions) 

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Registered Nurse (RN) with Supervisory experience to add a Part-Time opportunity with leadership, growth, and experience opportunities. Southwood Interventions is located on the South Side of Chicago and provides substance abuse treatment for the city. 

Please apply below!

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assures the comprehensive development and implementation of policies and procedures for medical and nursing operations which includes demonstrating knowledge of the job responsibilities and procedures to follow in the event of an incident or emergency and demonstrating knowledge of responsibility regarding actions to minimize, eliminate, and report risks.
  • Serves as a resource on healthcare treatment issues and provide guidance.
  • Supervises the medical department to ensure high quality patient care which includes scheduling and training assigned employees, evaluating their performance, developing action plans, and implementing corrective action as required.
  • Monitors assigned personnel submission of monthly reports for timeliness and accuracy and monitors and implements policy and procedures in order to ensure a productive work environment with mechanisms of accountability.
  • Directs quality and performance improvement activities to meet standards and enhance the strategic planning for the organization, which includes assisting Performance Improvement staff to develop and maintain management systems and statistical databases to provide leadership with information and analysis to be used in planning and decision-making regarding resource utilization.
  • Monitors Risk Management activities for the facility and monitors the behavioral healthcare activities to ensure JCAHO accreditation and state, federal, or other regulatory standards are maintained.
  • Monitors the functioning of the medical department’s activities to ensure efficient effective health promotion procedures and practices.
  • Provides the organization, funding entities, and governmental bodies with all required written reports and communications as identified within scope of assignment.
  • Utilizes appropriate clinical and managerial skills to enhance client care, contract compliance, and fiscal expectations.
  • Adheres to all regulations surrounding confidentiality, treatment expectations, and program development.
  • Identifies potential conflicts or problems and implements appropriate crisis intervention techniques to prevent or intervene in crisis situations in order to deter or impact effect of problems
  • Works sufficient hours to ensure effective performance which includes being on 24-hour call to handle emergency situations and coordinate response.
  • Serves as the infection control officer for the facility which includes monitoring the infection control activities and reporting significant findings to the Medical Director. 
  • Maintains confidentiality of information as it relates to client information.
  • Demonstrates Professionalism in Performance of Job.
  • Responsible for effective use of resources within budgetary limitations.



Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Current licensure as Registered Nurse (RN) in the state in which this position is located.
  • Three (3) years of nursing experience, including at least one (1) year as a nurse manager or director.  Experience working with adolescents and substance abusers preferred.
  • Experience in the management of multi-disciplinary clinical programs and delivery of services in a multi-cultural environment is desirable. 
  • Ability to plan strategically and manage change. 
  • Knowledge of pertinent accreditation bodies such as JCAHO is desirable. 
  • Ability to compose a variety correspondence such as memorandums, letters, agendas, or summaries, in a clear and concise manner.  May be required to proofread the work of others and suggest changes when necessary.
  • Ability to work independently and in group settings.  Must be willing to lead the work of others.
  • Other Qualifications:
    • At least twenty-one (21) years of age
    • Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI)
    • Non-communicable diseases physical exam
    • Valid driver's license
    • Valid registered vehicle insurance