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Manages one or more clinical units. Duties include determining appropriate staffing levels to achieve organizational goals, participating in the development of the unit budget, monitoring the units' compliance with standards and supervision of nursing staff.
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and five (5) years of Cardiovascular ICU clinical nursing experience, two (2) years of which were in a supervisory role or four (4) years of which were in a nursing lead role and will be required to attend hospital management, training class.
Valid license from the State of Nevada to Practice as a Registered Nurse, and; Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. Some positions may require one or more of the following: Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification; Trauma Nurse Core Certification (TNCC); Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS); Neonatal Resuscitation Protocol (NRP); additional certification in a Specialty Area.
Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements
- Minimum of three (3) years of recent supervisory experience managing a Cardiovascular Coronary Care Unit at a similar facility
- Minimum of three (3) years of nursing experience recovering heart surgery patients.
- Minimum of two (2) years of CCU/CVCU nursing experience.
- Prior experience supervising a minimum of 70 FTE's.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements
Nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and coordination of patient care); disease process; patient care plan development; patient evaluation and assessment techniques; body mechanics used with ambulating, transferring and repositioning patients; Federal, state and local laws and regulations affecting health care services and Joint Commission Accreditation for Health Organizations (JCAHO) standards; quality assurance and performance improvement principles and methods; Nurse Practice Act; supervisory principles and practices; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures; age specific care practices.
Assigning and monitoring the work of others; evaluating quality control; implementing nursing process including assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation; supervising and training staff; developing and monitoring budgets; developing staffing plans; performing data analysis; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds under stressful conditions; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting, including stamina to stand and/or sit for extended periods of time, strength to examine and treat varied individuals, vision to use standard office equipment and read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in both oral and written forms. Strength and agility to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently to move objects.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.