Job Description

Location: Southwest General Hospital
Posted Date: 11/4/2020

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the general direction of the Chief Nursing Officer, the Cardiovascular Director is responsible for maintaining the efficient functioning of the Cardiovascular Unit, Cath Lab and Intensive Care Unit on a twenty-four hour basis. The Cardiovascular Director:

A. Coordinates patient care services provided in the Cath Lab, PCU and Intensive Care Unit.

B. Functions as a resource person for staff members and assists in necessary education of individual members of nursing staff with a focus on promoting clinical competence in the provision of critical care nursing care services.

C. Assumes responsibility for the quality of nursing care provided by the Intensive Care Unit including the implementation of programs to improve this quality.

D. Ensures adherence to standards in the Cardiovascular, Cath Lab and the Intensive Care Unit based on Hospital Administrative Standards, Human Resource Standards, Department of Nursing Standards, and Emergency and Intensive Care Unit Department Standards with collaboration with the Chief Nursing Officer in unusual situations.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

A. Current licensure in Texas as a Registered Nurse.

B. Minimum of three (3) years of clinical practice with emphasis on leadership and management experience.

C. Previous experience in cardiovascular and critical care with certification (CEN or CCRN) preferred.

D. Current verification of competency in cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

Steward Health Care complies with applicable Federal and State civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, citizenship, alienage, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability. Steward Health Care does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, citizenship, alienage, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability.

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