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Manager of Critical Care - Registered Nurse

San Jose, CA · Healthcare
Position:  RN - Manager of Critical Care
Location:  San Jose, CA
Benefits:  Yes, full, comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, 401K with match, Stock, Tuition Reimbursement, Adoption Assistance, etc.
Salary: Based on experience
Relocation: Possible for ideal candidate
Position Type:  Full-time, permanent position
Shift:  Days, rotating weekends
Facility Type:  358-bed, full-service acute care hospital (trauma center)
Department:  Critical Care
Unit Size:  34 Bed, Adult ICU
Reports To:  Director
  • Manages the daily operations and staff functions on the ICU, overseeing the ICU patients’ continuum of care from entry to discharge to ensure all patient care needs are being meet.
  • Primary patient population served include those admitted for acute neurological incidents, acute respiratory failure, MI, acute GI bleed, electrolyte imbalance, trauma, and patients post drug overdose; the patient population ranges in age from older adolescent to geriatric (14-99). 
  • The Manager assists in developing objectives, policies, and procedures which support the mission, vision and values of the hospital.
  • Promotes participation in patient/family teaching and provides leadership by working cooperatively with members of the health care team to maintain standards for professional nursing practice in the clinical setting.
  • Participates in organizational and unit-based quality improvement activities, ensures compliance with accreditation/licensure requirements.
  • The Manager role models leadership development, policy development, and decision-making among staff. 
  • The Manager also provides continued guidance and direction to new employees and provides input on standards of care, supplies and equipment to nursing director.
  • The position works collaboratively with medical staff, other departments, departmental staff, and serves in a leadership role.
  •  Graduate from an accredited school of Nursing, Required
  • BSN or related degree, Required
  • MSN or related degree, Preferred
  • Active CA RN License, Unencumbered
  • BLS
  • ACLS
  • CCRN, Preferred
  • TNCC, Preferred
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a cardiovascular, trauma, or neurosurgical ICU (or related unit), Required 
  • Demonstrated progressive leadership or clinical ladder roles/positions, Required
  • 3-5 years managerial or supervisory experience, Preferred
  • 5+ years ICU nursing with emphasis on trauma, neurosurgical, or cardiovascular care., Preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Problem solving and critical thinking ability.
  • Knowledge of Nursing Practice Act and Critical Care competencies.
  • Minimum:  Effective frontline supervision, word processing/spreadsheet, time management, clinical proficiency, Title XXII, Quality Improvement
  • Preferred:  Completion of formal management training
Together, we believe our success is dependent on an environment where caregivers, staff, administrators, physicians and volunteers are at the core of a patients-first culture.
We offer: 
  • Security and stability from working with America’s leading healthcare provider! 
  • Unmatched potential for a variety, flexibility and career growth. 
  • The joy of teaming with people who share your passion for the care and improvement of human life.
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