Job Description

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


Under the general direction of the Chief Nursing Officer, the Intensice Care Unit Director is resonsible for maintaining the efficient functioning of the Intensive Care Unit on a twenty-four hour basis. The ICU Director:

A. Coordinates patient care services provided in the 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 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.


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 d critical care with certification (CEN or CCRN) preferred.

D. Current verification of competency in cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

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