Director of ICU/Telemetry in Harlingen, TX at HARLINGEN MEDICAL CENTER

Date Posted: 10/24/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    5501 U.S. 77
    Harlingen, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/24/2018

Job Description

The Director of ICU 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. 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 Assistant Administrator of Patient Care Services or Administrator. Communicates with staff, physicians and administration both written and verbally. Assumes house supervisory responsibilities as assigned, including responding to codes throughout the hospital, assessing and charting, and following through with appropriate documentation. ICU oversees the provision of patient care for adolescent, adult and older adult patients.