Location: San Jose, CA
Benefits: Yes, full, comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, 401K with match, Stock, Tuition Reimbursement, Adoption Assistance, etc.
Salary: Based on experience
Position Type: Full-time, permanent position. No weekends!
Facility Type: 474-Bed, Full Service Acute Care Hospital
Department: Critical Care/ICU
Reports To: Director of Critical Care
- Manages the daily operations and staff functions on the ICU, overseeing the ICU patients’ continuum of care from entry to discharge to ensure all patient care needs are being meet.
- Primary patient population served include those admitted for acute neurological incidents, acute respiratory failure, MI, acute GI bleed, electrolyte imbalance, trauma, and patients post drug overdose; the patient population ranges in age from older adolescent to geriatric (14-99).
- Assists in developing objectives, policies, and procedures which support the mission, vision and values of the hospital.
- Promotes participation in patient/family teaching and provides leadership by working cooperatively with members of the health care team to maintain standards for professional nursing practice in the clinical setting.
- Participates in organizational and unit-based quality improvement activities, ensures compliance with accreditation/licensure requirements.
- He/She role models leadership development, policy development, and decision-making among staff.
- The ICU manager also provides continued guidance and direction to new employees and provides input on standards of care, supplies and equipment to nursing director.
- The position works collaboratively with medical staff, other departments, departmental staff, and serves in a leadership role.
- Responsible for the delivery of professional nursing care and provides leadership to staff.
- Requires basic understanding and ability to utilize the nursing process, develop and enforce guidelines of medical plan of care and departmental policies.
- Assess patients in order to plan, intervene and evaluate care
- Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
- Bachelors’ Degree, Required
- Masters’ Degree, Preferred
- CALIFORNIA Registered Nurse License, REQUIRED
- (*Must have CA RN license to be considered)
- BLS, ACLS
- NIH Stroke Scale
- Minimum of 5 years’ work experience in Cardiovascular, Trauma, or Neurosurgical ICU (or related unit).
- 3-5 years of progressive hospital/nursing management experience, Required.
- MUST HAVE STRONG NEURO EXPERIENCE
- Evidence of experience which defines competency in Cardiac/Cardiovascular Services, hospital and healthcare management.
- Evidence of experience in successful administration and leadership of organizational management programs.
- MUST HAVE STRONG NEURO EXPERIENCE with MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE
- Ability to manage department employee and labor relations / Human Resource related issues
- Ability to work at a fast pace and to prioritize multiple assignments/ projects and respond to numerous requests
- Ability to ensure operational efficiency, problem solve and make decisions, and exercise self-control and tolerate stress when dealing with multiple requests and/or conflicting demands from multiple customers.
- Requires basic understanding of and ability to utilize the nursing process; requires knowledge, ability and judgment necessary to: Exercise judgment within the guidelines of the medical plan of care, department policy and licensure practice act.
- Create or assist with the development and implementation of policies and procedures consistent with those of the organization and nursing standards.
- Current Microsoft, computer and other relevant software skills.
- Ability to resolve conflicts among staff and work collaboratively with department director, physicians and other members of the healthcare team
- Ability to sustain direction under minimal direction, in assessing needs, directing staff and carrying out departmental and professional responsibilities; self-starting and self-motivating; working hours may exceed eight (8) hours per day and is based on what is needed to accomplish work at hand.
- Oversee the supervision of personnel, which includes work allocation, training, and problem resolution; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for personnel actions; motivates employees to achieve peak productivity and performance.
- Promote effective communication within the multi-professional team and Understand management and delegation principles.
Together, we believe our success is dependent on an environment where caregivers, staff, administrators, physicians and volunteers are at the core of a patients-first culture.
- Security and stability from working with America’s leading healthcare provider!
- Unmatched potential for a variety, flexibility and career growth.
- The joy of teaming with people who share your passion for the care and improvement of human life.