HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Director - Critical Care/ICU in West Hills, California

West Hills Hospital & Medical Centeris a full-service acute care facility located in West Hills, CA, in the Western San Fernando Valley. The 225-bed facility recently completed an $80 million expansion that includes a new Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit, Outpatient Services Unit, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, and The Grossman Burn Center. HealthGrades (a leading independent health care rating company) announced that West Hills Hospital has received the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence for 2011 & 2012, the Clinical Excellence Award for Critical Care for 2012. West Hills Hospital is also among the Top 100 Hospitals nationwide for Gastrointestinal and General Surgery. West Hills Hospital was the first Accredited Chest Pain Center in Los Angeles County, and also recently received a Certificate of Distinction as a Primary Stroke Center from the Joint Commission.

  • * Title:Director, Intensive Care Unit**

Reports To:Chief Nursing Officer**

Summary of Responsibilities: Manage and coordinate ICU, direct and supervise functions and activities; interpret policies, procedures, standards, and regulations as is appropriate to personnel, medical staff, patients, and public; and perform nursing duties as needed. Direct, coordinate, and administer the operations and activities of the department(s) in order to effectively achieve the organization’s established goals; assess and evaluate care/services provided, staffing levels, competence, and educational needs of all employees and effectively coordinate and control resources. Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication and development and implementation of organizational and department policies/procedures; maintain an environment for continuous quality improvement; and be responsive to organizational change and community needs.

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Education/Certificates/Licenses/Experience: * Graduate from an accreditedSchoolofNursing. Baccalaureate in Nursing required. Masters in Nursing or equivalent preferred. Current licensure in the State of California. BCLS, ACLS required. CCRN preferred. Minimum of 2 years acute hospital clinical nursing required. Previous management experience preferred in ICU setting. Experience in the principles of performance improvement (team leading; project leading). *

Title: Director - Critical Care/ICU

Location: California-West Hills-West Hills Hospital and Medical Center

Requisition ID: 01554-3456