Director of Critical Care (ICU and PCU Departments) in Mesquite, TX at Dallas Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 10/31/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Responsibilities The Director of ICU / PCU is a Registered Nurse who assumes 24 hour administrative responsibility for the management of all critical care nursing service functions. Supervises, assesses, plans, implements and evaluates the delivery of patient care. Develops and implements departmental plans, including performance improvement activities and compliance with current regulations. The Director assumes 24 hour accountability for the departments. Supervises and evaluates all personnel assigned to the unit and effectively utilizes nursing personnel, time responsibilities for the unit and is directly accountable to the CNO or Administrator. Consults and communicates with staff, physicians and administration both written and verbally on nursing issues and interpretation of hospital policies to ensure patient needs are met. Assumes house supervisory responsibilities as assigned, including responding to codes throughout the hospital, assessing and charting, and following through with appropriate documentation. Oversees the provision of patient care for adolescent, adult, and older adult patients. Interacts with outside agencies, patients and patients' families/significant other(s) to provide comprehensive care.

Education and Work Experience

  1. Current and valid state license as a Registered Nurse.
  2. Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
  3. Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)-(AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
  4. Current PALS upon hire and maintain current.
  5. Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) preferred.
  6. Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) preferred.
  7. A minimum of two years supervisory/management experience necessary.
  8. Minimum of three years of continuous clinical experience in a clinical/acute care setting preferred.
  9. Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) required.
  10. Behavioral Violence Prevention (BVP) within 6 months of hire and maintain current annually.
 

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