The Director of Nursing Professional Development and Education reports to Associate Nurse Executive of Quality, Development, and Advanced Practice Nursing and is responsible for enhancing the quality of nursing practice through the use of clinical data education and the application of evidenced-based practice throughout Cook County Health and Hospitals System (CCHHS). The CCHHS is made up of John H. Stroger Hospital, Provident Hospital, Oak Forest Health Center, the Ambulatory and Community Healthcare Network, the CORE Center, Cermak Health Services, and the Cook County Department of Public Health. The mission of the System is to provide high quality care to the residents of Cook County (IL) regardless of ability to pay.
Licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Illinois OR Licensed Registered Professional Nurse able to obtain Illinois State licensure within two (2) weeks of starting employment
Master’s or higher level degree in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing
Five (5) years of management experience
Five (5) years of staff development experience
Knowledge of and experience working in Magnet recognized facilities
ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM
As one of the largest public health systems in the country, the Cook County Health and Hospitals System (CCHHS) cares for more than 300,000 individuals resulting in over 1 million patient visits each year. Our mission to care for all, regardless of their ability to pay, dates back to 1835. In that time, we have cared for millions of patients and trai...ned thousands of doctors, nurses and health professionals. We conduct important research making substantial contributions to current practices. With a patient-centric focus, we look to our teams to provide a commitment to leading edge practices and approaches, collegial relationships and the CCHHS mission.