Position Title: Director, Critical Care
Department: Emergency Care Cntr-E
Purpose: Provides leadership for the strategic and operational direction for the Emergency Department, Trauma Program, Cardiac Stepdown Unit, and Intensive Care Unit.
Key accountabilities include: fostering interdisciplinary collaborative relationships, using critical thinking and analytical skills to evaluate outcome data, designing and implementing performance improvement strategies based on data, ensure all functions are in compliance with regulatory, accrediting and professional standards, ongoing evaluation of service delivery/patient experience and implement related improvement strategies. Works closely with medical directors of service lines to collaborate on advancing clinical and service outcomes and efficiencies. Responsibilities also include management of human, fiscal, material and environmental resources in accordance with hospital guidelines and organizational philosophies.
Report To: Associate Administrator, GMC Davenport
Supervisory Responsibility: Divisional/Multi-Level:
The job requires direct responsibility for the management of multiple departments with large numbers of staff assigned to each. The incumbent directly and indirectly supervises multiple directors, managers, assistant managers, and/or supervisors who in turn manage and supervise their areas of responsibility. Incumbent has multiple shift responsibility for staff.
Materials Responsibility: High: Work requires a high degree of responsibility for material resources.
Examples of resources could include large operating or capital budgets for a large functional area, major plants, facilities or properties, or other equivalent material assets. The employee has a large amount of control over these resources. The cost of errors might result in significant financial loss and affect overall corporate results. The difficulty, variety and depth of problems associated with these material resources is moderately complex.
Key Relationship: Co-workers/Health System Employees, Outside Agencies/Other Health Care Providers, Patients, Families, and Significant Others, Physicians/Medical Office Staff, General Public/Visitors/Volunteers, Vendors/Clients, Auditors/Review Agencies, News Media
Education: Master's Degree
Field Of Study: Nursing or Health Care Administration or related field, with one degree being in nursing
Training Preferred: Certification in Emergency, Trauma, Nursing Administration or Critical Care
Licensure/Registration: Registered Nurse in Iowa; Registered Nurse in Illinois within 1 year.
Experience: More than 5 years experience required.
Interaction is with a wide variety of people inside or outside the organization.
Communications are often extremely difficult or stressful in nature. Contact with others involves highly complex and sensitive topics. The job requires extremely well developed interpersonal skills for dealing with a range of complicated problem situations. The job requires the use of diverse communication techniques.
Working Conditions: There is limited exposure to highly adverse environmental conditions including physical hazards, health and safety risks, and otherwise undesirable characteristics in the environment. Personal risks require safety equipment or precautions to be followed closely but the time the employee may be exposed to these conditions is limited to 10% or less of the work day.
Possible Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens: Yes
Genesis Health Group