Patient Care Director – Pediatric ICU
A Patient Care Director is a Master’s Prepared Clinical Nurse Manager.
The Patient Care Director assumes front line responsibility and accountability for managing the delivery of patient care and is responsible for the total management of a designated unit, which includes setting goals and objectives in accordance with the organizational strategic initiatives, and for planning, organizing, directing, and monitoring unit activities on a twenty-four (24) hour basis.
The Director is fiscally responsible for the unit, facilitating efficient and cost effective daily operations. Coordinates and evaluates the effectiveness of staff, unit performance, and system operations. Implements unit’s strategic plan relevant to initiatives, while continuing to develop professional and support staff in establishing an environment where staff and patients are able to reach their full potential.
Master’s Degree required. Minimum of 3 years of clinical experience required.
20 + Beds, 3+ Isolation Units
40% admits are transfers
Self-sufficient nurses stations in each room
High patient satisfaction
24-hour visitation for parents
Parents attend rounds
Young, vibrant staff
Very challenging ICU in entire hospital – needs to know how to access a 2, 10 and 18 year old,
Must have Ability to effectively handle child abuse cases and burn cases
Very acute patient population – Everything except cardiac transplants
This is part of a prestigious nationally recognized academic medical center ensuring continuity of care and compliance with regulatory and hospital requirements. You’ll collaborate with Patient Care Directors, serving as a member of the Nursing Leadership Team and a vital consultant for the interdisciplinary team. And you’ll join with high profile hospital leadership to plan, implement and evaluate critical short- and long-range goals.
There’s never been a better time to join this Ivy League academic medical center’s nursing team. Experience a culture of nurse autonomy, where patient and employee satisfaction are at an all-time high. Here, shared governance and flexible scheduling enhance morale, motivation and clinical advancement-it’s a premier opportunity for your life and career
Our campus is situated in the heart of the City, a global cultural hub. We provide hospital housing, housing available on or close to campus, making it easier for the transition of someone looking to relocate; hospital retirement contributions and financial planning assistance, for a more fulfilling work-life experience.