The Department Manager of Emergency Services and Intensive Care Unit is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, coordinating and evaluating the activities of the Emergency Department (ED) and Intensive Care Unit (ICU) to maintain high quality patient care. The Manager is responsible for the Departmental Goals for Patients (Department Service, Patient Satisfaction, and Quality Improvement); People (Employee Development, Training, Recognition, Satisfaction, and Retention & Recruitment); Future (Budget, Cost Management, Revenue, New Service Development) and Community (Participation). This position participates in Operational and Strategic Planning as part of the management team. The Manager assures that the departments meet all regulatory requirements related to service area for DHS, TJC, and other as appropriate. Working collaboratively with other managers to meet goals and solve problems is a requirement of this position. Assumes 24-hour responsibility for the departments.
BSN or equivalent.
Minimum of three (3) years’ management experience.
Minimum of three (3) years’ clinical nursing experience (prefer hospital experience).
Maintains current California Registered Nurse Licensure.
Maintains current BLS.
Maintains current ACLS.
Maintains current PALS or ENPC
Prefer CEN, TNCC, or CCRN.
Sit and Stand frequently.
Walk and bend frequently.
Reach and turn frequently.
Lift and carry up to 20 lbs. occasionally.
Flexibility in work routine.
Able to work with frequent interruptions.
Able to sit for long periods of time.
Ability to adjust vision sufficiently to perform duties
Emergency and crisis situations
Regularly exposed to the risk of contagious and blood borne diseases
Subject to varying and unpredictable situations
Exposure to unpleasant elements (accidents, injuries, illness)
Subject to irregular hours
Increased stress due to multiple calls and inquiries
Occasional exposure to radiation hazards, radioactive substances and biohazard material
Supervisory Controls and Guidelines:
Reports to Vice President of Nursing (VPN)
Supervises Emergency Services and Intensive Care Unit Department Staff.