Director of Critical Care

Location: San Jose, California
Date Posted: 10-10-2018
Title: Director Critical Care (ICU)
Shift: Day Shift Mon-Friday
Job Title: Nursing Director
POSITION SUMMARY
The director of Critical Care Services is responsible for overall planning, direction, and administration including budgeting considerations coordination and supervision of critically ill patients in the organization. This person implements the vision, mission, philosophy, evidence based practice, and standards in assigned areas. He/She encourages leadership development, policy development, and decision-making among staff. The director is also expected to evaluate quality and appropriateness of healthcare delivery in assigned areas. In addition the director accepts responsibility and accountability for services provided. In addition the director is responsible for assessing and developing  new programs that would enhance patient safety, quality care and family involvement
 
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Minimum:  Current CA RN License, BLS
Preferred:   ACLS, TNCC
 
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Minimum:  At least 5 years experience in a acute care setting.
Preferred:   3-5 years managerial or supervisory experience.
 
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
Minimum:  BSN or equivalent Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree (or achieved within 5 years).
 
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, problem solving, critical thinking ability, knowledge of Nursing Practice Act, and Emergency/Trauma/Critical Care.
Minimum:  Effective front line supervision, word processing/spreadsheet, time management, clinical proficiency, Title XXII, Quality Improvement

Preferred:   Completion of formal management training
 
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