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Manager of Critical Care /MSICU

KORE Healthcare Recruitment San Jose, CA
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Position:   Manager of Critical Care /MSICU
Location:  San Jose, CA
Benefits:  Yes, full, comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, 401K with match, Stock, Tuition Reimbursement, Adoption Assistance, etc.
Relocation:  Yes
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
JOB DESCRIPTION
  • 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
EDUCATION:
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Bachelors’ Degree, Required
  • Masters’ Degree, Preferred
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:
  • CALIFORNIA Registered Nurse License, REQUIRED
    • (*Must have CA RN license to be considered)
  • BLS, ACLS
  • NIH Stroke Scale
EXPERIENCE:
  • 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
SKILLS/ABILITIES/KNOWLEDGE
  • 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.
WHY WORK FOR US?

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.

We offer: 
  • 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.

KORE Healthcare Recruitment

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