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Director of Cardiac Critical Care

Company: Frye Regional Medical Center
Location: Statesville
Posted on: July 4, 2024

Job Description:

Job SummaryThe Director Cardiac Critical Care Services supports the Cardiovascular ICU (8 beds) and the Cardiovascular Stepdown Unit. (8 beds). The CVICU provides care to fresh post-surgical open hearts, valves, cardiovascular patients with devices to include but not limited to: impellas, intraortic balloon pumps, Swan-Ganz lines, and others. In addition, this patient population includes post-surgical vascular patients. The CV Stepdown Unit is near the CVICU and cares for open heart patients following extubation (less than 24 hours) and other patients to include critically ill STEMI cases and others.This Director reports to the Chief Nursing Officer. The Director is accountable for high quality, safe and appropriate nursing care, competency of clinical staff, and appropriate resource management related to patient care.This leader will assume responsibility for assisting in assessing, planning, coordinating, implementing and evaluating nursing practice on each unit. The Director will supervise and evaluate work activities of all nursing personnel and provide clinical leadership and set strategic and long-term goals for the nursing staff. The Director will assess performance objectives for each nursing unit and organize, coordinate, develop and review policies, procedures and nursing protocols to meet all regulatory, compliance and quality care standards.The Director is responsible for the quality of care, operational and financial efficiency (budgeting) of the nursing unit. The Director will lead and professionally develop the nursing staff within the unit, providing performance goals, feedback, and development opportunities. In addition, the Director will is responsible for recruitment, hiring and training of personnel and will chair committees as assigned. Provide direct care as needed. -Role assumes 24/7 responsibility of Director's assigned areas. Responsibilities:--- Active and current Registered Nurse license in the state of North Carolina.--- Highly effective interpersonal and communication skills.--- Proven leadership ability and hospital operational ability.--- Ability to serve as role model and advocate for the professional discipline of nursing. -Essential FunctionsDevelops and implements departmental goals, plans, and standards consistent with the clinical, administrative, legal, and ethical requirements/objectives of the organization. Directs and evaluates departmental operations, including patient care delivery, information technologies, service level determination, and complaint management, to achieve performance and quality control objectives. Plans and monitors staffing activities, including hiring, orienting, evaluating, disciplinary actions, and continuing education initiatives. Prepares, monitors, and evaluates departmental budgets, and ensures that the department operates in compliance with allocated funding. Coordinates and directs internal/external audits. Creates and fosters an environment that encourages professional growth. Integrates evidence-based practices into operations and clinical protocols. -COMPANY DESCRIPTIONFrye Regional Medical Center, located in the beautiful foothills of North Carolina is a 355-bed acute care hospital, 81-bed Behavioral Health facility and more than 70 primary and specialty care providers. -Benefits - -Wide range of benefits options!Here at Frye, -you choose your own -Medical, Dental, and Vision plans from a variety of competitive options that give you the coverage that best fits your needs.HSA401(K) retirement plan contributionsGenerous Paid Time OffAccident & Critical Illness InsurancePrescription Assistance with OptumRxIncome protection programs for the entire family such as life insurance, Short/Long-term Disability, and Identity Theft.Employee Assistance program at no cost to you to provide emotional, legal, financial, and daily life support for your entire household. -Services are available 24 hrs. a day, 7 days a week.Free travel and entertainment discount program to ensure you enjoy your time away from work. - -Why join our team?Frye Regional Medical Center employs more than 1500 professional and clinical staff. -Our medical center is a 355-bed acute care facility which offers a broad array of inpatient and outpatient care. -Frye Regional Medical Center is dedicated to providing patients with a full range of services to meet the healthcare needs of our community. -We believe our employees are our most valuable assets in accomplishing this goal and we have made great strides to ensure employee satisfaction. -If you are passionate about changing lives, we are looking for you!Minimum Education Minimum education: Bachelor's degree in nursing required; Master's degree in nursing preferred. -Nurse practitioners are welcome to apply! -Licenses/CertificationsRequires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast paced, stressful environment and take appropriate action.BLS requiredACLS requiredCurrent RN license to practice in NC (NC licensure or multi-state (compact) license). -Minimum Work ExperienceMinimum 5 years RN experience, CVICU experience required; Minimum 2 years management experience preferred.Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

Keywords: Frye Regional Medical Center, Huntersville , Director of Cardiac Critical Care, Executive , Statesville, North Carolina

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