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Registered Nurse- Manager, ICU, FT

HCA East Florida Division Type Full time Posted 2/22/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 4/17/2014
FL - Florida (All) - Margate Referral - n/a -    
Job Description

Registered Nurse- Manager, ICU, FT(Job Number: 00456-2925)

Work Location: United States-Florida-Margate-Northwest Medical Center - North Broward County
Schedule: Full-time

Description

Registered Nurse - Manager, ICU, FT 0.9
Northwest Medical Center
Margate, FL
Facility Description:
Join a dynamic team of healthcare providers in a friendly work environment. We're dedicated to the highest quality patient care and we're looking for dedicated, qualified, compassionate professionals to become part of our team. Northwest Medical Center offers supportive management, great benefits and flexibility. A 223-bed medical center, we continue to expand and integrate the latest technology into patient care.

With the opening of our brand new, state of the art CV Tower and the future expansion of our Emergency Room which will double our ER in size, there is a lot of opportunity for professional growth. Cardiac services, oncology, neurosurgery and The Spine Institute - these are just a few of the areas in which we excel!

Northwest Medical Center is a member of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA Ranks on Fortune's list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years. In addition, HCA has also been named one of Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies for four consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!
Benefits:
We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance.
Job Description:
The ICU Manager is responsible for the nursing care of critically ill patients in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. The tasks and responsibilities include:
  • Initiates change and improvements as indicated.
  • Identifies the educational needs of clinical personnel and makes recommendations for appropriate educational opportunities.
  • Investigates and analyzes patient or staff processes and intervenes to provide guidance and problem solving opportunities to insure patient care is not adversely affected.
  • Conducts concurrent audits of patient care records to determine documentation compliance of staff.
  • Monitors and educates staff on current and new metrics.
  • Demonstrates consistent awareness of individual patient conditions and unit acuity levels.
  • Assists in overseeing Departmental/ Hospital PI activity, under the direction of the Director, which includes timely collection of data, analysis, recommendations for improvement and evaluation of actions taken.
  • Observes that patients receive quality of care in accordance with federal regulations, assists with education as needed.
  • Completes concurrent chart reviews to ensure compliance with Core Measures, Risk Premium Initiatives &Hospital Initiatives
  • Explains tests, procedures, disease processes, medication and equipment to patient and family throughout the course of treatment.
  • Assists Director with patient concerns and issues. Appropriate communication to all responsible parties.
  • Ensures continuity of care through accurate and consistent communication of patient information with other departments/staff.
  • Holds 24 hour responsibility of unit.
  • Assumes responsibility during emergencies, and in the development and implementation of the Rapid Response Team. Is available to direct and guide personnel.
  • Demonstrates sound independent decision making by the ability to assess situations from a variety of perspectives, consider alternatives and choose the most appropriate course of action.
  • Demonstrates effective communication and problem solving skills with peers, subordinates and superiors and fosters teamwork.
  • Assists the Director with staffing the unit during all hours of operation.
  • Directs the Department in a manner commensurate with the mission and values of the organization.
  • Maintains appropriate staffing levels within budgeted man hours/Stat. Monitors annual budget to assure compliance.
  • Is accountable for review and balance of schedule.
  • Holds staff accountable for all aspects of their level and counsels appropriately.
  • Demonstrates systems thinking in looking at the needs of the unit as a whole.


Qualifications

  • Current FL RN License
  • BLS and ACLS required
  • CCRN highly preferred
  • 2-3 years of recent ICU experience
  • 3-5 years of supervisor or management experience required
  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be proficient in using computers
  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50lb

Keywords: Registered Nurse, RN, Manager, ICU, Intensive Care Unit, Full time,

Keywords: Nurse Manager, Supervisor, ICU, CCU, Intensive Care Unit, Critical Care, Nurse
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