UT Health East Texas
Director of Critical Care
Full-time
UT Health East Texas
UT Health East Texas
2000 S. Palestine
75751 Athens , TX
Job Description: 

Coordinates and administers care to a patient population ranging from infant to geriatric and utilizes a collaborative, multidisciplinary approach to ensure that each patient receives nursing care appropriate to his/her illness or injury. Provides clinical supervision during his/her assigned shift, makes appropriate staff assignments, prioritizes care according to patient acuity. Directs departmental activities in accordance with hospital and departmental policy and ensures care is delivered consistent with physicians' orders and treatment protocols. Implements and/or oversees the implementation of a plan of care appropriate to each patients' needs.
Provides direct supervision for LVN's, nurse aides and/or nurse techs. Monitors, corrects and/or reports actions and behaviors in noncompliance with hospital policies and practices. 

Special Skills/Abilities/Knowledge: 

Registered Nurse with current license in the State of Texas.
BLS Certification & ACLS certification within one year of employment
Satisfactory completion of hospital orientation program and hospital new nurse orientation. Must
have minimum of 1 year nursing experience and been a staff nurse on floor at least 6 months.