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Manager Critical Care

San Jose, CA, United States

Description

SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Regional Medical Center of San Jose is an acute care hospital with a Level II Trauma Center. The hospital provides a host of technologically-advanced services including CardiovascularNeuroOrthopedic, Bariatric and General Surgery, Interventional Pulmonology and services for Women. Regional holds Joint Commission advanced certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center and a Get with the Guidelines- Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. It is a certified Chest Pain Center, county-designated STEMI (heart attack) Receiving Center, designated Lung Cancer Screening Center, a member of Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ECMO) and is certified by The Joint Commission in Sepsis care.

 
RMC is seeking a manager for for its 34 bed Adult Intensive Care Unit. Regional’s ICU is a fast paced, high acuity environment that is patient and family centered. As a Level II Trauma and Comprehensive Stroke Center we are a receiving hub for patients needing a higher level of care. Our ICU treats patients with blunt and penetrating trauma, ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes, patients requiring ECMO-Extracorpeal Membrane Oxygenation- for cardiac or pulmonary diagnoses, CRRT, Balloon Pumps, post open heart and thoracic surgeries and much more. 

                                                                                                              

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 Far West

As part of a strong network of hospitals throughout California and Nevada, HCA Far West is committed to supporting its healthcare professionals and ensuring their growth.

Our exclusive and specialty medical services in nine hospitals and six surgical centers throughout two states, provides a full spectrum of primary, acute, tertiary and chronic care for our patients. Our specialized care areas focus on advancing the science of medicine while providing high quality, life-saving technology and patient-focused care.

 
About HCA

HCA is the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes approximately 163 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

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

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Regional Medical Center
Facility: Regional Medical Center of San Jose
Job ID: 08385-21414
Category: Directors and Managers
Contract: Days (rotating weekends)
Shift: Full-time
Job Class: Regular

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