Director, Critical Care
Requisition #: 269515
Location: Howard County General Hospital, Columbia, MD 21044
Category: Nursing Management/Leadership
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: July 31, 2020
The Director of Critical Care Services is responsible and accountable to the Vice President, Nursing/CNO for overall operation of units under his/her direction. The Director advocates for and allocates available resources to promote efficient, effective, safe, and compassionate nursing care based on current standards of practice. They promote shared decision-making and professional autonomy by providing input - their own and that of their staff - into executive-level decisions, and by keeping staff informed of executive level activities and vice versa. The Director coordinates activities between defined areas, and provide clinical and administrative leadership and expertise. The Director has major responsibility for the implementation of the vision, mission, philosophy, core values, evidence-based practice, and standards of the organization, and nursing services within their defined areas of responsibility.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
- Graduate of an accredited program of professional nursing.
- Master’s degree in Nursing or related field required (i.e., health care administration, or business administration). If Master’s degree is not in nursing, must hold BSN.
Qualified applicants can be placed in the position if they hold a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing and agree to complete a Master’s degree in nursing or related field. Steady progress toward degree completion is defined as a minimum of 9 credits per calendar year from the time they begin coursework. Minimum of five (5) years clinical experience in health care setting required of which at least three (3) years must include administrative and supervisory responsibilities or equivalent in education and experience.
LICENCES & CERTIFICATIONS:
- Current licensure as a registered nurse by the State of Maryland.
- Must maintain current CPR certification.
- Nationally recognized certification in nursing administration and/or an appropriate specialty preferred. (CNOR)
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