Nurse Director Critical Care Unit CCU

This highly-regarded East Texas hospital is actively interviewing for a Nurse Director to oversee clinical and administrative operations for the Critical Care Unit (CCU). Join this awarded and recognized medical center, and help lead delivery of outstanding Nursing Care.

Well known in the community for superior patient care and quality, this 300+ bed medical center in Eastern Texas has been recognized at the local, state, and federal levels for its commitments to being best-in-class. The Critical Care Nurse Director will join a hospital that offers a wide array of inpatient and outpatient services to the region. Cardiovascular Services and Neurosciences, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, Wound Care and Oncology – all are available at this outstanding medical center in the beautiful lake and river lands of Eastern Texas.

This multi-specialty Critical Care / Intensive Care Department has had an astounding track record of delivering the highest quality, award winning care. The CCU Nurse Director will take clinical and managerial control of three high-performing units which see a broad range of patients and cases at this certified trauma center. The Director will oversee an 8-bed CVICU, which takes care of post-surgical and post-event patients, a 12-bed mixed unit with neuro and orthopedic trauma critical care, and a 24-bed general critical care unit.

Reporting to the Chief Nursing Officer, the Critical Care Director will take responsibility for a complex set of units and activities. Supporting you in this task are CCRN Clinical Nurse Supervisors who oversee each of the three departments. Also supporting the Director are a team of ICU Charge Nurses and Critical Care Team Leads who take more staff-level oversight, and who are amazing patient care champions.

The Critical Care Nursing Director will play a crucial role in the clinical and administrative operations of this unit, and of this hospital. This person will get to actively participate in the development and planning of the annual budget for this unit, setting and maintaining target staffing levels, and keeping a close eye on regulatory compliance for the Intensive Care Unit. This non-profit healthcare system has a great reputation for supporting the continuing education of its nurses, and this applies to roles like the Critical Care Director.

The ideal ICU Director will also have a strong inclination toward improving clinical performance and producing superior patient outcomes. This Director will collaborate across disciplines and departments to ensure that patient care is front and center. The ICU Director will provide vision, leadership, and mentorship to a strong staff of Critical Care Registered Nurses (CCRN) by focusing on the continuum of care and optimizing patient flow.

By applying, and joining this respected medical center in Eastern Texas, you will also be joining a community founded on being a good neighbor and taking care of one another. With great schools, a fantastic quality of living, and a friendly community of neighbors, East Texas is a great place to be. When it’s time to unwind, you’ll have many options at your fingertips. The lights, sounds, and action of Dallas are all just a short drive away. If the Critical Care Nurse Director needs some fresh air, you’ll find boating, hiking, climbing, and biking waiting for you just around every bend in the road. 

The CCU Critical Care Unit Nurse Director will support and oversee the operations of a high-acuity, busy unit. You will provide leadership and guidance to a nursing staff that will make you proud. You will take on many challenges for this medical center, and you will be supported for your hard work. You will receive a great benefits package, including generous PTO, retirement matching, and annual performance based merit increases. You will also receive a competitive compensation, and you will enjoy the fact that you’re making such a huge difference in the lives of so many.