RN Clinical Director Intensive Care Progressive

at Southwest General Hospital

San Antonio, TX

Posted on Sep. 14, 2016

RN Clinical Director - Intensive Care/Progressive Cardiac Unit
- FT - Days

Job Description:
Under the general direction of the Chief Nursing Officer, the Critical Care Director is responsible for maintaining the efficient functioning of the Intensive Care/Progressive Cardiac Unit on a twenty-four hour basis. The Critical Care Director:

A. Coordinates patient care services provided in the Intensive Care/Progressive Cardiac Unit.

B. Functions as a resource person for staff members and assists in necessary education of individual members of nursing staff with a focus on promoting clinical compe-tence in the provision of critical care nursing care services.

C. Assumes responsibility for the quality of nursing care provided by theIntensive Care/Progressive Cardiac Unit including the implementation of programs to improve this quality.

D. Ensures adherence to standards in the Intensive Care/Progressive Cardiac Unit based on Hospital Administrative Standards, Human Resource Standards, Department of Nursing Standards, and Intensive Care/Progressive Cardiac Unit Department Standards with collab-oration with the Chief Nursing Officer in unusual situations.


Qualifications:
A. Current licensure in Texas as a Registered Nurse.

B. Minimum of three (3) years of clinical practice with emphasis on leadership and management experience.

C. Previous experience in emergency nursing and/or critical with certification (CEN or CCRN) preferred.

D. Current verification of competency in cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

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