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Director of Critical Care in Kansas City, MO at Prime Healthcare Services Inc

Date Posted: 5/7/2019

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St. Joseph Medical Center is a faith-based, 310-bed hospital providing a wide range of acute care and outpatient services. Key services include the St. Joseph Heart Institute, Senior Care Services, and the Joint and Spine Institute. St. Joseph is a member of Prime Healthcare Services, one the nation’s leading hospital systems. It is recognized by Truven Health Analytics as one of the “15 Top Health Systems” in the nation. We believe that continuous, quality of care and performance improvements are the foundation for preserving and enhancing healthcare delivery. 

As our new Director of Critical Care, you will have administrative responsibility for the management and coordination of our Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit and Cardiac Care Unit.  In this role, you will supervise, assess, plan, implement and evaluate the delivery of patient care associated with these units. We are looking for someone with a positive attitude, enjoys mentoring staff, is a relationship builder and has a keen eye for improving patient care.  As you would suspect, this position oversees departmental planning including performance improvement activities and compliance with current regulations. Most importantly, you will lead a close, very collaborative, Critical Care team. Sound Intriguing, if so, let’s put some icing on this cake; Not only will you work with some of the brightest Doctors and Nurses on the planet, we also provide a very competitive compensation package and great benefits.

1. Current and valid Missouri 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. A minimum of two years supervisory/management experience necessary.

7. Minimum of three years of continuous clinical experience in a clinical/acute care setting preferred.

8. Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred.

9. Behavioral Violence Prevention (BVP) within 6 months of hire and maintain current annually.


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