Manager Critical Care CVSU

HCA Holdings, Inc   •  

Anchorage, AK

Industry: Healthcare


8 - 10 years

Posted 64 days ago

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Alaska Regional Hospital consistently achieves top ratings and recognition for outstanding quality performance and excellent clinical outcomes. To achieve this level of high-quality, compassionate patient care, we depend on the collaborative efforts of our entire team, from physicians, to clinical specialists, and support staff. Anchorage is a thriving community offering plenty of opportunities to have fun. Alaska boasts some of the most incredible scenic beauty around the world and draws visitors year-round who come for a vacation and end up making Alaska home. Alaskans enjoy all the amenities of an urban lifestyle that includes performing arts, museums, cultural activities, shopping and fine dining only minutes from the great outdoors. You can enjoy golfing under the midnight sun, hiking, biking, fishing, skiing and other popular outdoor activities a short distance from home.

Manager Critical Care Cardiovascular Service Unit:

POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Chief Nursing Officer, the Manager of the Cardiovascular Services Unit will be responsible for the management of the department as delineated below.


Facilitates effective communication with all hospital staff, medical staff, patients, and families by providing and maintaining open lines of communication.
Collaborates with other departments to provide an effective interdisciplinary approach to patient care.
Promotes and supports a collaborative team atmosphere.
Responsible for timely 90 day and annual evaluation and reevaluation of employees per policy.
Develops and/or implements unit based, evidence based policies and procedures that guide and support services.
Supervises the use, maintenance and availability of equipment, supplies, and services as established by hospital policy.
Ensures staff compliance to corporate, division and hospital policies and procedures.
Keeps abreast of current therapeutic modalities and evidence based best practices within the nursing profession and communicates effectively to ensure staff has the information, tools and resources needed to perform duties.
Interviews and hires new employees as needed utilizing behavioral interviewing techniques.
Espouses and integrates a philosophy of quality care and sets an example for change and implementation of new concepts.
Complies with federal and state regulatory standards.
Oversees and develops various programs related to unit based services provided within the specialty.

Patient Satisfaction:
Responsible for employee, patient and physician satisfaction.
Utilizes HCAHPS reports and employee and physician survey data to meet established targets.
Leads and models behaviors effectively setting a positive example for staff.

Develops staffing patterns for the department ensuring adequate staffing and mix of personnel for safe quality patient care.
Manages daily staffing per HCA defined tools, meeting financial targets set for the department.
Effectively manages resources to minimize waste and maximize financial performance.

Fosters the growth and development of others through effective orientation and continuing education of staff.
Participates, monitors and drives compliance for required education within HealthStream/Competency Center in collaboration with the Education Department.
Manages all nursing core and unit based competencies within the HealthStream Competency Center.
Promotes quality care and patient satisfaction by encouraging and driving specialty standards set for department.


License Required:
Registered Nurse for the State of Alaska
Certifications: BLS and ACLS, CCRN preferred.
Previous Management Experience Preferred

5 years’ experience required. 10 years preferred in all aspects of Critical Care Nursing. Previous management experience preferred

4 year/Bachelor Degree or in process of/BSN Required. Post Graduate Degree Preferred Knowledge of State of Alaska law, Nurse Practice Act, Federal/CMS regulations and Joint Commission standards