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Nurse Manager Critical Care Services
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US-IL-West Chicago - 60186
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Critical Care Nurse Manager

We are seeking a Nurse Manager of ICU /Critical Care services for our community hospital.

The Nurse Manager of CCU/ICU is the leading nurse for the nursing unit. The Nurse Manager will promote a coordinated, interdisciplinary working relationship with physicians, nursing staff and other members of the health care team. The Nurse Manager will additionally provide clinical nursing leadership, serving as role model for the professional registered nurse by assessing, planning, coordinating and evaluating patient care activities.

The Nurse Manager is responsible for the management of the ICU department and evaluating the performance of staff, recruitment for the department, scheduling of staff, and maintaining and improving service quality. The Nurse Manager works with the other team members who provide health care series to the patients to coordinate and manage the treatment processes. The Nurse Manager utilizes the nursing process for patient care. Utilizes leadership and management skills to support the philosophy, goals and objectives of the hospital.

Responsibilities

Demonstrate the ability to monitor the patientís physical/psycho/social/spiritual/cultural needs, patient-family education and discharge planning needs.
Facilitate employee unit in-services on new and existing policies, procedures, equipment and techniques for patient care.
Plan the budgetary requirements for short and long range needs of the department with the approval of Administration.
Maintain compliance with unit standard for patient care and quality assurance/improvements program.
Prepare and maintain 24-hour staffing schedule and make necessary adjustments to meet the staffing needs of the unit.
Participate in the educational process of staff while working collaboratively with staff educators to provide quality driven educational programs.
Maintain appropriate staffing. Conduct timely performance appraisals, ensure staff development and administers corrective action as appropriate

Requirements

Current Registered Nurse license in the State of Illinois

Currently certified in CPR

Masters degree strongly preferred

5 years of clinical staff nursing experience within the Critical Care departments

2-4 years management experience

Currently certified in Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Crisis Intervention (CPI) preferred

Qualified Candidates please forward your resume to eclay@lpchealthcare.com or call 773-697-9018 for more information

Eric Clay
LPC Healthcare Recruiting Solutions Inc
4334 North Hazel Street, Suite 1417
Chicago, IL 60613
Phone: 773-697-9018

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