Emory Healthcare Nursing Director, Intensive Care Unit in Atlanta, Georgia

Job Title Nursing Director, Intensive Care Unit

Job Requisition ID 71963BR

Operating Unit/Division Emory Johns Creek Hospital

Campus Location Emory Johns Creek Hospital

Department 456500:EJC Intensive Care Unit

Full/Part Time Full-Time

Regular/Temporary Regular

Work Shift Day

Specific Work Hours 8 AM - 5 PM

PRN Position? No

Job Description JOB DESCRIPTION: Assumes responsibility for clinical and resource management of unit/department (24hrs/day). The Director demonstrates knowledge of human growth and development assessment, range of treatment, and care of patients appropriate to the ages of patients served. He or she assumes responsibility for employee, physician, and patient satisfaction for quality of care. The Director supports hospital leadership and carries out the mission, vision, values, and quality commitment of the hospital. Meets budgeted expectations in regards to labor productivity and expense management. Participates in strategic planning, operations and capital budgeting processes. Recommends space and other resources needed by department Participates in selecting outside sources for needed services. Integrates department services with the hospitals primary functions and mission. Coordinates and integrates service within their department and with other departments. Maintains appropriate quality control programs. Oversees all staffing needs and personnel management including interviewing, hiring and training new staff members. Recommends a sufficient number of qualified and competent persons to provide care and services. Determines the qualifications and competence of department personnel who provide patient care services and who are not licensed independent practitioners in support roles. Provides for orientation, in-service training, and continuing education of all persons in the department. Acts as a mentor and coach in professional development of staff. Ensures all employees maintain patient and staff confidentiality and privacy. Develops and implements policies and procedures that guide and support provision of patient care and services. Oversees care of population served by providing support and expertise to staff. Continually assesses and assigns patient care. Continually assesses and improves departments performance in the hospitals PI program, National Patient Safety Goals, and corporate initiatives. Ensures quality of patient care and assists in patient care as necessary HIPPA Facilitates each department practice within the acceptable quality and regulatory standards, i.e. TJC, CMS, and OSHA. Maintains clinical competency and current knowledge of the relevant patient care standards through professional growth and participation in national professional organizations relevant to practice.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree. Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Georgia. Good computer, clinical, and communication skills. Strong leadership skills.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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