Director Critical Care

HARTZ Search
Published
August 31, 2021
Location
Temple, Texas
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Job Type

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DIRECTOR, CRITICAL CARE

BAYLOR, SCOTT & WHITE – TEMPLE

 

HARTZ Search invites you to explore an exciting opportunity with our client, Baylor, Scott, and White Health –Temple, TX, for a Director of Critical Care.  The Director of Critical Care will be responsible for Medical, Surgical Trauma and Cardio Thoracic Intensive Care units in this facility with Adult Level One Trauma designation and Level Two Trauma Pediatric.    The successful Director, Critical Care candidate, needs to uphold the strong culture of BSWH, demonstrate effective nursing leadership in a shared governance environment and deliver safe, effective, direct and indirect patient-family centered care through critical care services.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Oversight of 70 beds >
    • Medical ICU: 33 beds (10 beds dedicated to Neuro)
    • Surgical Trauma ICU: 23 beds
    • Cardio Thoracic ICU: 14 beds
    • ++ APSICU: 45beds & New PACU: 28 beds - for COVID overflow only
  • Director, Critical Care Services will report directly to the VP of Critical Care
  • 3 Direct Report Managers with 200+ Total FTE’s
  • Budget oversight 80+ Million
  • Multiple Beacon Awards (Gold & Silver)
  • Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing is required. Master’s Degree required; MSN preferred
  • Experience: A minimum of five years of progressive nursing management experience is required.
  • Strong communication skills, ability to work in a matrix environment built on collaboration
  • Experience with Cardio Thoracic ICU Nursing is critical for the successful candidate

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee the operational, personnel, and fiscal management of assigned areas of responsibility, emphasizing high-quality, cost-effective patient
  • Mentor other leaders in the department and monitor daily productivity, addressing variance from established standards, and adjust staffing to maintain established productivity
  • Establish annual unit-specific quality improvement goals, conduct monitoring, analysis, process changes, reporting, and re-evaluation of prepared goals to Nursing Quality Council and Clinic Quality
  • Investigate adverse events, review data and findings, assess trends, act on self­ remediation needs and identify development opportunities.
  • Collaborate with non-nursing departments to establish processes and address issues that enhance patient care and
  • Conduct and participate in daily rounds to identify immediate needs, monthly patient room rounds, monthly Environment of Care Rounds, Tracers, and Patient Safety Rounds, and promptly act on findings.
  • Comply with requirements of regulatory, licensing, and accrediting
  • Design measurements and tools to evaluate achievement and education strategies.
  • Identify and communicate communication gaps in staff knowledge and
  • Directs the effective management of financial, informational, and personnel resources to ensure efficient operations and continuity of care.

 

LOCATION – TEMPLE, TEXAS:

Temple, TX enjoys the distinction of being the demographic center of the state of Texas.  With the major cities of Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio less than three hours away, it is the transportation center as well.  In fact, 84 percent of the state's population is within three hours of the Temple city limits.

Temple uniquely offers the best aspects of two worlds: the conveniences of big-city dwelling with the atmosphere of a small town.  A home to visionaries and dreamers who saw the fulfillment of their aspirations, Temple offers a bright future to those fortunate enough to live within this community of growth and opportunity.

 

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