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RN - Manager of Critical Care

Company: Gables Search Group
Location: San Jose
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Job Description:

Manager of Critical Care (RN)-Full Time-San Jose, CA

Shift: Full Time-No Weekends

This Center in San Jose is a 264-bed acute care facility located in the famed Silicon Valley. Surrounded by mountains and close to beautiful beaches, this Center would be an ideal fit for nurses looking to maintain an active lifestyle in the great outdoors.

This hospital is a county-designated Level II Trauma Center and features six Centers of Excellence:  Emergency and Trauma, Cardiovascular, Women and Children's Health, Neurosciences, Cancer Care, and Medical/Surgical Services. Their friendly and welcoming staff includes more than 500 medical professionals in 21 specialty fields

Position Summary:

Manages the daily operations and staff functions on the ICU, overseeing the ICU patients’ continuum of care from entry to discharge to ensure all patient care needs are being meet. Primary patient population served include those admitted for acute neurological incidents, acute respiratory failure, MI, acute GI bleed, electrolyte imbalance, trauma, and patients post drug overdose; the patient population ranges in age from older adolescent to geriatric (14-99).  

The manager assists in developing objectives, policies, and procedures which support the mission, vision and values of the hospital. Promotes participation in patient/family teaching and provides leadership by working cooperatively with members of the health care team to maintain standards for professional nursing practice in the clinical setting. Participates in organizational and unit based quality improvement activities, ensures compliance with accreditation/licensure requirements.

He/She role models leadership development, policy development, and decision-making among staff.  The ICU manager also provides continued guidance and direction to new employees and provides input on standards of care, supplies and equipment to nursing director. The position works collaboratively with medical staff, other departments, departmental staff, and serves in a leadership role.

This position reports to: Director of Critical Care

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum:  Current CA RN License, BLS, ACLS,
  • Preferred:   CCRN, TNCC

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum:  5 years experience in a cardiovascular, trauma, or neurosurgical ICU (or related unit).  Demonstrated progressive leadership or clinical ladder roles/positions.  
  • Preferred:  3-5 years managerial or supervisory experience.  Five years ICU nursing with emphasis on trauma, neurosurgical, or cardiovascular care.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum: Graduate of accredited Nursing program. BSN or related degree.
  • Preferred: MSN or related degree

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS: 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Problem solving and critical thinking ability.  Knowledge of Nursing Practice Act and Critical Care competencies.
  • Minimum:  Effective front line supervision, word processing/spreadsheet, time management, clinical proficiency, Title XXII, Quality Improvement
  • Preferred:   Completion of formal management training
General Comments

Salary Range: $77.69 - $97.11(10+ years) (Salary ranges are Based on years of experience)

Relocation Assistance: On a Case by Case basis. (Dependent on distance away from facility)

Keywords: Gables Search Group, San Jose , RN - Manager of Critical Care, Other , San Jose, California

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