Director/Registered Nurse (RN) - Medical/Surgical & Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

  • MaineHealth
  • Farmington, ME, USA
  • Sep 23, 2022
Administration/Operations Nursing

Job Description

Summary

  • Position Summary
    • The Nurse Director for Medical/Surgical manages and coordinates the clinical and other unit activities in order to provide patient and family-centered care. Collaborates with relevant stakeholders in planning and decision-making that affects the unit. Is the primary role model; and coaches, empowers and assists the staff in professional growth and fulfillment of the mission, vision and values of the organization
  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Education: Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university in an accredited nursing program desirable. Master's degree from accredited nursing program preferred.
    • License/Certifications: Active nursing license. Current BCLS required. ACLS required for critical care departments. Other certifications specific to department policies may be required.
    • Experience: One to two years demonstrated clinical competence and leadership or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Ability to mentor and empower staff; to set the climate on each shift for cooperation and teamwork
    • Self-directed and self-motivated with a firm understanding of other nursing and leadership roles; skilled change agent
    • Effective communicator with the ability to create strong nurse/physician partnerships; serves as a role model through professional behavior and open, direct communication