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Neuro ICU - RN Department Director

UMC Health System

Lubbock, TX
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UMC Health System
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Title: Neuro ICU - RN Department Director
JobID: 6163
Part I-General Job/Performance Information
  • Education and Experience
    • Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing
    • Master of Science degree in Nursing required
    • 5 years professional nursing experience
    • 2 years of experience in ICU
    • Previous leadership experience required
  • Environmental/Working Conditions
    • Works in a well-lighted, heated and ventilated building. Hours may vary to accommodate needs in the department as prescribed by the philosophy of the hospital. Exposure to blood borne pathogens is high risk.
  • Interaction With Other Departments and Relationships
    • This position must interact closely with medical staff and other ancillary departments in order to facilitate a quality multidisciplinary approach to patient care
  • Physical Capabilities
    • Work is of medium demand; walking, sitting and standing most of the time while on duty. Occasional lifting of patients with assistance is required. Adequate hand/eye coordination and fine motor skills required. Talking and hearing is essential in instructing and supervising of nursing personnel and in receiving doctor's orders and patient's condition reports. Near visual acuity required to work with charts and records and to observe patients.
  • Skills and Abilities
    • Age specific knowledge is required when needed for appropriate patient care. Current knowledge of regulatory standards appropriate for area of responsibility, i.e. CMS, DNV, TDHHS etc... Must demonstrate a working knowledge of leadership and management skills.
  • Job Description
    • Plans, supervises and evaluates patient care and nursing personnel of a specific nursing unit on a 24-hour basis. In compliance with the Philosophy of the Department of Nursing, will be responsible for operations of a specific nursing unit to ensure quality patient care, competent and responsible personnel management and cost efficient and effective utilization of unit resources.  Serves as a mentor and role model for staff.  Responsible to ensure department aligns to Hospital and Nursing strategic plans and initiatives.  Has a working knowledge of organizational and nursing policies.  
  • Required Licensures/Certificates/Registrations
    • Current RN licensure from Texas State Board of Nursing or holds a recognized compact state licensure

Job Type: Full time
Category: Nursing
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