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Nursing Director - ICU

Job ID 5599747

Job Description

Nursing Director - ICU-(3045804)


ICU Overview
BWFH Intensive Care Unit (ICU) has a total of 14 ICU beds treating medical and surgical patients. Our patient population consists of those with hemodynamic instability requiring IV pressor support, ventilator support, IV hydration, antibiotics, and hemodialysis. The ICU has a collaborative interdisciplinary team of Nurses, Physicians, Pharmacists, Social Workers, Case Managers, Dieticians, Palliative Care Physicians, Chaplaincy Representation and Unit Service Technicians. We are an academic teaching ICU which includes Resident, intern & Intensivist coverage.


In collaboration with the Associate Chief Nurse, the ICU Nursing Director plans, organizes, implements and oversees clinical and program development in ICU, Dialysis and Respiratory Therapy to contribute to meeting the mission and goals of Brigham & Women’s Faulkner Hospital as well as the regulatory requirements of the JCAHO and other applicable federal, state and local regulatory or accrediting agencies. Responsibilities include oversight of professional nursing practice. Planning, management and operation of ICU, Dialysis and Respiratory Therapy to ensure quality patient care for patients in the following age groups: adolescents, adults and geriatrics. The Nursing Director will also assure the practice of the Patient and Family Centered Care Model in an environment that exemplifies best practice.

About Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital
Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital is a 162- bed non-profit, community teaching hospital located in Jamaica Plain directly across the street from the Arnold Arboretum. Founded in 1900, Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital has a long history of meeting the health care needs of our patients by offering comprehensive care in a wide variety of specialties. At Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital, our world revolves around our patients and their families, which is why we’ve been nationally recognized for our best practices in patient care, safety measures and surgical outcomes. If you’re looking for more than a career, join Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital. Our patients call it better care. Our employees call it home. 


Master’s Degree in Nursing or a relative field required. Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing required. 5+ years in critical care field required, progressive leadership experience, management experience preferred. Must have a Massachusetts Registered Nurse Licensure. Leadership experience with demonstrated clinical staff development and progressive leadership abilities required.  Management experience preferred.  Certification in Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers required. ANCC Board Certification Critical Care preferred.  Fosters an environment of professional practice, teamwork and accountability.  Working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.  Self –directed, self-starter and able to implement new programs.   Analytical ability to solve clinical nursing issues and conduct quality improvement and evidence-based projects. Organizational skills to set priorities and to proficiently complete assigned workload.  Ability to work well under pressure due to critical patient care issues, changing organizational climate and personnel issues.  Effective verbal and written communication skills to give clear direction, coaching and feedback to staff.  Excellent customer service skills.  Ability to work well with others in a culturally diverse environment. 

EEO Statement

Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an employee’s protected status, such as age, race, sex, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation.
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