Director of Nursing - Critical Care

  • Watertown, NY
  • Direct Hire
  • Job ID: NY119-2691476

Director of Nursing - Critical Care

Job Summary

  • Plans, coordinates and directs care for patients being seen in the Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit and Progressive Care Unit.
  • Responsible for overall performance improvement, operational performance and budgetary compliance, in accordance with the Organization’s mission and vision.  
  • Collaborates with Emergency Department and Critical Care medical leadership to assure quality evidenced based care is provided.
  • Establishes a rapport with community emergency services agencies. 

Job Requirements

Minimum Education Requirement:

Master’s degree required and formal education as a Registered Nurse is required.

Minimum Experience Requirement:

  • A minimum of eight years clinical experience in progressive nursing level positions at a health care institution.  
  • Emergency Department experience preferred.
  • Five years experience in a supervisory/management role. Must have a thorough knowledge of critical care nursing practices and principles.
  • Must be knowledgeable of new trends in clinical practice, and be able to apply data and analyze issues to ensure continuous improvement of practice.
  • Proficient in the use of a personal computer including spreadsheet analysis, presentation graphics and word processing.
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals and groups at all levels of the organization, patients, families and external individuals, groups and agencies.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, simultaneously handle multiple projects and make appropriate decisions to assure completion of tasks on time.
  • Demonstrates flexibility and willingness to undertake new responsibilities as assigned. Ability to work under stress.
  • Ability to solve problems of a complex nature.
  • Professional maturity and demeanor that daily sets the tone in carrying out the responsibilities of the position and to represent the organization to internal and external constituents.
  • High degree of honesty, integrity and confidentiality.

Minimum License Requirement:

Current NYS RN license.

Located in New York State’s magnificent North Country, this Medical Center is in Watertown, NY which has a rich history and experience of helping families stay healthy through outstanding, compassionate, state-of-the-art medical care.



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