Director (RN) - Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

  • HCA
  • Houston, TX, USA
  • Aug 11, 2017
Healthcare

Job Description

Job Code: 00417-83787

Full-time

No Weekends

West Houston Medical Center - Houston, Texas

Director (RN) - Intensive Care Unit (ICU)


West Houston Medical Center has been offering exceptional care to the West Houston community for 30 years. With more than 1,200 members on our care team and 400 of the region's most talented doctors, we are able to provide nationally-recognized quality care.

Our hospital in Houston provides a wide range of services, several of which are nationally accredited or affiliated:
  • Bariatric/Weight Loss Surgery
  • Breast Center
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Cardiovascular Center
  • Diabetes Management
  • Ear, Nose and Throat
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • Neurosciences
  • Orthopedics
  • Rehabilitation
  • Senior Care
  • Sleep Disorder Center
  • Women's Services
  • Wound Healing
West Houston Medical Center is currently looking for a Director (RN) - Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

The Director is responsible for the overall operation of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). This position assists the Chief Nursing Officer in accomplishing the goals and objectives of the facility. The director is expected to guide staff in the delivery of evidence-based critical care centered on the patient's individual needs.

Responsibilities:

  • Develops and implements departmental plans, including performance improvement activities and compliance with current regulations.
  • Supervises and evaluates all personnel assigned to the unit and effectively utilizes nursing personnel, time responsibilities for the unit and is directly accountable to the Chief Nursing Officer.
  • Communicates with staff, physicians and administration both written and verbally.
  • Assumes house supervisory responsibilities as assigned, including responding to codes throughout the hospital, assessing and charting, and following through with appropriate documentation.
  • Oversees the provision of patient care for the age groups listed below.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of Patients Rights and the nursing performance.
  • Evaluates nursing interventions, patient response, effectiveness, complications, communicates information to physicians and co-workers in a timely manner.
  • Develops and implements policies and procedure that guide and support the provision of care. Coordinates staff meetings on a regular basis to ensure adequate communication to staff.


Qualifications:
  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing required, Master's preferred
  • 10 years nursing experience in critical care
  • 5 years supervisory experience
  • Current license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas
  • BCLS and ACLS required (American Heart Association Healthcare Provider)


Bachelor's Degree

Last Edited: 11/01/2017

Reference

00417-83787