An excellent opportunity is now available for a Nurse Director Critical Care Services at a 250 bed Southern Texas Medical Center.
The ICU Nurse Director will report to the Chief Nursing Officer, and will be supported by 3 Nurse Managers and will have oversight of 88 FTE’s
The Nurse Director of Intensive Care Unit ICU will be responsible for leading and directing all care and services provided with the Critical Care departments to ensure optimal patient care.
The Nurse Director of Critical Care unit will see patients in vast ranges of acuity scales, from those who have had minor to sever incidents, to those recovering from cardiovascular surgery, stroke and extreme traumatic events. The Critical Care Nurse Director will be responsible for a 25 bed ICU.
The Nurse Director Critical Care will assume fiscal responsibility for the unit budgets serves as a liaison with medical staff and other personnel, promotes the maximum growth and development of each employee, supports nursing research and assures patient advocacy. The Critical Care Nurse Director will work with Managers of Critical Care, Trauma, Medical Surgical and Emergency maintaining a premium level of patient care as they move throughout the hospital.
The Nurse Director will oversee a multidisciplinary team including: intensivists, physicians, registered nurses, the charge nurse, pharmacists, respiratory therapists, nutritionists, physical therapists, speech therapists, occupational therapists a clinical librarian and a social worker/case manager.
The Medical Center is extremely busy, as are the Ambulatory Clinics, the healthcare organization has over 40 clinics throughout the region.
Located on the Gulf, South Eastern Texas, the area is home to a thriving economy, stable housing market, safe communities and endless outdoor activities on the Gulf.
The Healthcare organization is prepared to offer a generous salary, comprehensive benefit package, relocation assistance and bonus potential.