Director of Nursing RN – Critical Care (ICU) – Telemetry Jobs in Joliet, IL at Ascension


Sign-on bonus:$15,000

Department:ICU / Telemetry

Schedule:Day shift; Monday – Friday with 24/7 accountability

Hospital:Ascension Saint Joseph

Location:Joliet, IL


Paid time off (PTO)
Various health insurance options & wellness plans
Retirement benefits including employer match plans
Long-term & short-term disability
Employee assistance programs (EAP)
Parental leave & adoption assistance
Tuition reimbursement
Ways to give back to your community

*Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Actual compensation offer will vary based upon role, education, experience, location, and qualifications. Connect with your Talent Advisor for additional specifics.


Direct services, workflow, and resources for assigned nursing area.

Develop departmental goals and objectives consistent with medical, administrative, legal and ethical requirements of the health care delivery system.

Direct clinical activities, including patient assessment, care plan development, service level determination, patient visits, and complaint management.

Plan, organize, and direct all activities related to staffing, including hiring, orienting, evaluating and continuing education initiatives.

Prepare and monitor budget(s) and ensure that assigned nursing area operates within allocated funds.

Coordinate and direct internal and externally-driven audits.


Licensure / Certification / Registration:

Registered Nurse credentialed from the Illinois Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job
transfer date required.

BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) preferred.


Bachelor’s degree in nursing or diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required.

Master’s degree or combination of Bachelor’s degree and experience preferred.

Work Experience:

5 years of experience required.

10 years of experience preferred.

2 years of leadership or management experience required.

5 years of leadership or management experience preferred.

Additional Preferences

No additional preferences.

Why Join Our Team

Ascension Illinois delivers compassionate, personalized care throughout Chicago and its surrounding suburbs. As one of the largest health systems in Illinois with 15 hospitals and more than 230 sites of care, you will find an environment that allows you to thrive and create a career path you love. Join a diverse team of more than 17,000 associates and more than 600 providers who are dedicated to providing compassionate, personalized care to all.

Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 150,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states.

Our Mission, Vision and Values encompass everything we do at Ascension. Every associate is empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identificatio…

Title: Director of Nursing RN – Critical Care (ICU) – Telemetry

Company: Ascension

Location: Joliet, IL



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