There is an RN-Manager (ICU) vacancy in Nursing Service. Please ensure to read the How to Apply section as there are new requirements for new hires. The nurse manager has 24-hour accountability for directing the clinical and administrative operation of the intensive care unit. The incumbent is accountable for adhering to established nursing and medical center policies. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to: facilitates the delivery of quality patient care; provides oversight for the competency and education of staff; provides guidance and direction, ensuring that staff are accountable implementing care based on nursing standards in a critical care setting and evidence-based practice; demonstrates, promotes, creates and ensures a culturally diverse workforce in which the values and needs of all individuals are respected; coordinates and integrates a variety of clinical and management decisions for an intensive care unit with clinicians and administration on all aspects of the unit; provides an environment that fosters employee staff development towards advancement in nursing practice and leadership; coordinates and facilitates patient flow including patient transfers and discharges; conducts patient and family rounds; observes hourly rounding; etc. The Nurse Manager acts on behalf of the Associate Chief Nurse in his/her absence. Per local facility policy, the RN is responsible for maintaining Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification. Required qualifications: United States citizenship. Graduate of a school of professional nursing approved by the appropriate state-accrediting agency and accredited by one of the following accrediting bodies at the time the program was completed by the applicant: The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN formerly called NLNAC) or The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). In cases of graduates of foreign schools of professional nursing, possession of current, full, active and unrestricted registration will meet the requirement of graduation from an approved school of professional nursing. OR the completion of coursework equivalent to a nursing degree in an MSN Bridge Program that qualifies for professional nursing registration constitutes the completion of an approved course of study of professional nursing. Current, full, active and unrestricted registration as a graduate professional nurse in a State, Territory or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico) of the United States, or the District of Columbia. Work Schedule: Monday thru Friday Some rotation to off tours, weekends and holidays 7:30 am to 4:00 pm Scheduling Flexibility Required Telework: Not Authorized Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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