Aug 09, 2019Full-time
Great opportunity for an ICU Director in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Responsibilities of the ICU Director: Directs the department's activities and resources to achieve departmental and organizational objectives. Develops and implements departmental goals, plans, and standards consistent with the clinical, administrative, legal, and ethical requirements/objectives of the organization. Directs and evaluates departmental operations, including patient care delivery, information technologies, service level determination, and complaint management, to achieve performance and quality control objectives. Plans and monitors staffing activities, including hiring, orienting, evaluating, disciplinary actions, and continuing education initiatives. Prepares, monitors, and evaluates departmental budgets, and ensures that the department operates in compliance with allocated funding. Coordinates and directs internal/external audits. Creates and fosters an environment that encourages professional growth. Integrates evidence-based practices into operations and clinical protocols. Requirements of the ICU Director: Bachelor’s degree in Nursing required Master's degree in Nursing preferred Years of relevant experience may be substituted for required education. Registered Nurse (RN) in State of Michigan required Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider (BLS-HCP) Required Certification of Nursing Administration preferred 2 years management experience required About the area: Located in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, this city is found on the shimmering shores of Lake Superior. Every season abounds with opportunities for outdoor activities. Go fishing, mountain biking, hiking or sailing in the summer and go snowmobiling, skiing or snowboarding after the snow falls. Our residents experience life at a different pace and find the best nature has to offer.The city is located in the central region of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. With a population of 21,335, it is the UP’s largest community. In addition to being a population center, it serves as the regional center for education, healthcare, recreation and retail offering amazing arts and culture opportunities, stellar schools. Nearby is Northern Michigan University, housing the nation’s only Olympic Education Center.Residents of the area have long appreciated their community’s abundant natural beauty, unique climate and the high quality of life that is enjoyed here. Our national recognition includes being named one of “America’s Most Livable Communities”, involvement in Michigan’s “Cool Cities” initiative, and receipt of the “All-American City” award. Water sports and skiing can be enjoyed only 15 minutes from the hospital, and family activities are available throughout the year. The County has 85 miles of groomed cross-country ski trails and several Nordic skiing events.