Clinical Nurse Manager, ICU, INTCU RN

Company Name:
SCL Health System
St. Mary's Hospital is dedicated to meeting the healthcare needs of the residents of western Colorado and eastern Utah. An opportunity exists due to join this organization as the Clinical Nurse Manager, for the ICU and INTCU. Relocation assistance is available along with access to our competitive benefits packages which include comprehensive selections of medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, retirement and more.

The selected candidate will manage the 12 bed ICU and the 6 Bed INTCU which are part of St. Mary's 32-bed Intensive Care Services. These units provide high-level medical care for children and adults requiring continuous observation and treatment. Intensive care patients include those admitted from our emergency department suffering neurological trauma and multiple injuries, recovering heart surgery patients, and others whose condition calls for constant observation and concentrated care.

You will join a team where all nurses in Intensive Care Services receive advanced critical care training and 70 percent have earned certification as Critical Care Registered Nurses. You can learn more and get a view a video tour online at http://www.stmarygj.com/intensive-care-unit#.U6MSOvldXK1

This position is responsible for the planning, development and implementation of operational policies and procedures for a specific department within nursing services. Collaborate in intra- and inter-departmental planning, problem solving, and decision making within the scope of their responsibility. This position requires the application of advanced, broad-based knowledge of nursing practice and theory as well as advanced knowledge of techniques of supervision, management, and leadership.
Interprets and directs the implementation of nursing philosophy and objectives, departmental policies and procedures, and applies recognized standards of nursing care and practice.
Plans, selects, and devises nursing operations, work methods, procedures, work flow and standards for quality and quantity of work, including staffing standards.
Assigns, directs and reviews the work of subordinate supervisors/other nursing personnel. Prepares formal answers to, and recommends the adjustment of, grievances and disciplinary matters.
Determines personnel, material, equipment, and facilities needed to accomplish program goals.
Prepares budget for assigned area or program and is responsible for adherence to approved budget.
Coordinates nursing activities with those of other services or disciplines.
Monitors and evaluates operations for compliance with licensure, accreditation and regulatory standards.
Establishes, implements, and evaluates quality of care for assigned area or program.
Assesses plans, directs, and evaluates educational and clinical professional development programs for assigned area or program.
Performs other duties as assigned.
The information above is for summary purposes, and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of essential functions.

High School diploma or equivalent, required
Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing, required
Valid license as a Registered Nurse in the State of practice, required
Possess a current Basic Life Support Certification, required
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, required
Three years of experience in a setting serving the same age/type of patient population served by this facility or department, preferred
Three years of experience supervising nursing personnel, preferred
Bachelor degree in nursing, preferred
Qualified candidates are encouraged to Apply Now for immediate consideration.

A not-for-profit organization, St. Mary's Hospital was founded in 1896 by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth. Today, St. Mary's Hospital is the largest medical center between Denver and Salt Lake City, and boasts over 350 beds, approximately 2,000 staff and 300 active physicians.
St. Mary's Hospital & Regional Medical Center is located in Grand Junction Colorado, a community that is welcoming and entrepreneurial. Grand Junction is a hub for education, retail, healthcare and energy development. The area boasts many outdoor recreational opportunities and a vibrant downtown with many entertainment options.
To learn more about St. Mary's Hospital & Regional Medical Center, please visit www.stmarygj.org

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