Nurse Director / AMCU – Tele/Step Down Director

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Nurse Director / AMCU – Tele/Step Down Director

Health Career Associates

Job Title: Nurse (RN) Director / Acute Medical Care Unit – Tele/Step Down

 

Job Summary:

AMCU/MSU are 27 bed units, census varies but is usually around 18. For AMCU (Tele) is more of a step down with complex issues or cardiac rhythms that require closer monitoring. The staff generally work the area with chronic CHF and diabetic COPD. Directs nursing service activities for assigned critical/coronary care unit patients. Delegates responsibilities to auxiliary and critical care unit staff nurses; supervises preparation and maintenance of critical care unit patient clinical records, and writes reports on critical care unit staff performance and services rendered. Maintains pre-set inventory standards for solutions, supplies, medicines and equipment, and keeps track of narcotics. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports a director or facility leadership.

 

Requirements:

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited nursing program with current state licensure and at least 5-7 years of direct experience. Familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in collaboration with other health care professionals required.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent computer skills to include proficiency in: Microsoft Office, email, payroll application software, EMR -utilization, and Pyxis applications.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in collaboration with other health care professionals required.
  • Current nursing license in the state of Illinois; in good standing with the State Board of Nursing.
  • Current Basic Life Support certification required. ACLS and PALS preferred.

 

Compensation: $ 95,000/year. No retention bonus but offers a $ 5,000 relocation package. 

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