Assistant Nurse Director, ICU
Full Time (Exempt)
Work Hours: Day shift
Under the leadership of the department director, the assistant director collaborates with the director of the Intensive Care Unit in planning, goal setting, developing department budgets, and coordinating supplies/equipment, staffing, and care/service to carry out the department’s responsibilities in an efficient and effective manner in conjunction with and support of Community Hospital’s strategic plan.
The assistant director is responsible and accountable for assigned tasks such as supervising the department’s daily operations, including but not limited to, being a resource and role model to staff for problem resolution with issues with patient care, service delivery, safety, supplies, equipment, computer software, and customer concerns.
The assistant direct ensures staff have the appropriate orientation/training and competence for the care/service provided and that all staff adhere to Exceeding Expectations standards for professional conduct. This is achieved through supportive training, coaching, developing, evaluating staff performance, policy/procedure enforcement, and corrective action, if necessary.
The assistant director plays a major role in supporting quality initiatives through ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, collection and analysis of quality and performance improvement data, assisting with development of future performance improvement targets and quality initiatives, and development or revision of department policies and procedures, as needed.
The assistant director supports financial viability with attention on expenses, revenue, utilization and productivity in assigned cost centers, and tactical execution of Lean concepts.
Must have at least 3 years of experience as an RN in an acute care hospital within the past 5 years, ideally in an ICU/CCU/CVICU setting. Previous Charge RN or management experience in a high acuity ICU, CCU, CVICU patient population is required. Previous experience as an Assistant Nurse Manager and leadership experience is preferred. Immediate and/or step-down post-op open heart experience strongly desired.
Bachelor’s degree is required or currently enrolled in formal BSN program or enrollment in courses that can be applied to completion of formal BSN program within six months of hire into the Assistant Director position. Must complete BSN within five years of hire.
State of CA RN license required. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS required. ACLS and PALS certifications must be obtained prior to the completion of orientation and independent assignment. Must pass the arrhythmia interpretation/telemetry test at 85% prior to completion of orientation and independent assignment of telemetry/monitored patients, then annually. CCRN preferred.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2919