The Manager of the ICU is responsible for administering, analyzing, and appraising the care given to patients within the ICU. Promotes a high level of patient, physician, staff and customer satisfaction. Maintains adherence to hospital policies, procedures and regulations. Participates in an interdisciplinary and inter-facility approach to achieving the mission, philosophy and goals of CHS.
Education: Graduate of an approved or accredited school of nursing. Certification in specialty area of practice preferred. BSN or healthcare related field preferred.
Experience: Three to Five years clinical nursing experience. Must show potential ability for management of a nursing unit. Demonstrates skills in communication, conflict resolution and human relations. Exhibits a team approach. Knowledgeable of fiscal, general healthcare issues, trends, quality management and legal aspects of nursing practice and standards. Knowledge and understanding of the entire aging process. Possess ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public. Able to follow directions and to perform work according to department standards when no directions are given. Requires good interpersonal skills and good communication skills, both verbal and written. Ability to function effectively in fast-paced environment with multiple demands/deadlines. Position requires some overtime and ability to coordinate several activities simultaneously. Emotional maturity and ability to function effectively under stress. Able to read, write, follow instructions and document care given in English. Ability to plan and organize.
ï± Current professional nursing license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of New Mexico. Required
ï± Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification. Required
ï± Current ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) Required
ï± Current PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) Required