Schedules, leads, and oversees the day-to-day activities of a defined team of critical care specialty nurses and support staff, ensuring adherence to appropriate Federal, State, and local regulations and guidelines, University policies, and accepted critical care nursing protocols and procedures. Coordinates services with other patient care units. Provides a full range of direct nursing services and patient care as appropriate.
Duties and Responsibilities
Monitors and coordinates the daily patient care activities of the unit; schedules staff and patients to ensure full coverage of patient care needs at all times and to ensure effective patient services.
Provides expert, day-to-day guidance, consultation, and leadership to an assigned team of critical care nursing and related support staff.
Leads, guides, and trains employees performing related work.
Oversees and provides direct nursing evaluation and/or other related care and consultation to patients as required.
Oversees and provides direct nursing evaluation, procedures, and/or other related care and consultation to critical care patients as needed.
Coordinates services with other patient care units as required; maintains communication with allied services and maintains community liaison as appropriate.
Oversees quality assurance activities and compliance to operational standards.
Participates in program development and in development and implementation of operating policy and procedure.
Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Minimum Job Requirements
Bachelor's degree in Nursing; at least 4 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified