POSITION SUMMARY :
Manages the daily operations and staff functions on the ICU, overseeing the ICU patients' continuum of care from entry to discharge to ensure all patient care needs are being meet. Primary patient population served include those admitted for acute neurological incidents, acute respiratory failure, MI, acute GI bleed, electrolyte imbalance, trauma, and patients post drug overdose; the patient population ranges in age from older adolescent to geriatric (14-99). The manager assists in developing objectives, policies, and procedures which support the mission, vision and values of the hospital. Promotes participation in patient/family teaching and provides leadership by working cooperatively with members of the health care team to maintain standards for professional nursing practice in the clinical setting. Participates in organizational and unit based quality improvement activities, ensures compliance with accreditation/licensure requirements. He/She role models leadership development, policy development, and decision-making among staff. The ICU manager also provides continued guidance and direction to new employees and provides input on standards of care, supplies and equipment to nursing director. The position works collaboratively with medical staff, other departments, departmental staff, and serves in a leadership role.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS :
Minimum: Current CA RN License, BLS, ACLS,
Preferred: CCRN, TNCC
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS :
Minimum: 5 years experience in a cardiovascular, trauma, or neurosurgical ICU (or related unit). Demonstrated progressive leadership or clinical ladder roles/positions.
Preferred: 3-5 years managerial or supervisory experience. Five years ICU nursing with emphasis on trauma, neurosurgical, or cardiovascular care.
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS :
Minimum: Graduate of accredited Nursing program. BSN or related degree.
Preferred: MSN or related degree
A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom