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Manager Critical Care - MSICU

San Jose, CA, United States

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Description

SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Good Samaritan Hospital is a 474 bed acute care hospital in the heart of Silicon Valley, with two locations, the main campus in San Jose, California and the Mission Oaks campus in Los Gatos, California. We are a recognized leader in neurosciences, high-risk obstetrics, comprehensive cancer services, advanced cardiology, and innovative surgery techniques. Our recognition includes being the first of only five hospitals in the country to become a Stroke Certified Hospital, one of only ten hospitals nationwide to be awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer four consecutive times, and a Santa Clara county designated STEMI receiving center.  We have also been chosen by the members of the communities we serve as the “Bay Area’s Best Place to Have a Baby” and “Family Favorite Hospital” for over 10 years. Recognition from so many organizations demonstrates our dedication to quality health care for the people of Silicon Valley.

 

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.

 
About HCA

HCA is the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes approximately 178 hospitals and 109 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and Great Britain employing approximately 183,000 people. Approximately four to five percent of all inpatient care delivered in the country today is provided by HCA facilities.


Qualifications

Education

M.A. / M.S. preferred

B.A. / B.S. required

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
License/
Certifications
California Registered Nurse License

ACLS Certification

BLS Certification

NIH Stroke Cert Required

Experience

3-5 Years Managerial or supervisory

5 Years in Cardiovascular, trauma, or neurosurgical ICU (or related unit).

Skills/Abilities/
Knowledge

Ability to work at a fast pace and to prioritize multiple assignments/projects and respond to numerous requests

 

Ability to resolve conflicts among staff and work collaboratively with department director, physicians and other members of the healthcare team

 

Ability to ensure operational efficiency, problem solve and make decisions, and exercise self-control and tolerate stress when dealing with multiple requests and/or conflicting demands from multiple customers.

 

Under minimal direction, has the ability to sustain direction in assessing needs, directing staff and carrying out departmental and professional responsibilities; self-starting and self-motivating; working hours may exceed eight (8) hours per day and is based on what is needed to accomplish work at hand.

 

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Good Samaritan Hospital
Facility: Good Samaritan Hospital
Job ID: 03360-21601
Category: Directors and Managers
Contract: No Weekends
Shift: Full-time
Job Class: Regular

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