Director of Critical Care Services (ED/ICU) in Garden Grove, CA at GARDEN GROVE HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER

Date Posted: 10/26/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    12601 Garden Grove Boulevard
    Garden Grove, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/26/2018

Job Description

The Director of ICU / ER 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 pediatric, adolescent, adult and older adult patients. Interacts with outside agencies, patients and patients' families/significant other(s) to provide comprehensive care. Provides triage and treatment to pediatric, adult and geriatric patients seeking emergency care.