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Director Medical-Surg & ICU - Chatham

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Job ID: 9545
Location: Siler City, NC
Facility/Division: Chatham Hospital
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description


Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.


The Medical/Surgical and Intensive Care Unit Director is responsible for providing administrative and clinical leadership and direction for the nursing practice at Chatham Hospital with a 24 hour accountability. They are responsible for the daily operations and long term planning of Med Surg, ICU, Care Management, Social Work and the Maternity Care Center. Assures the delivery of comprehensive, safe, effective and appropriate nursing care in accordance with established hospital policy and nursing practice standards.

Job Responsibilities:

1. Assumes responsibility for the operational management of the Med/Surg and ICU departments. They are responsible for the recruiting, hiring, orienting, supervision and evaluation of the employees within their unit.
2. Builds and maintains positive, collaborative working relationships with the medical providers.
3. Contributes to the effective operation of Chatham hospital by demonstrating dependability in job performance.
4. Demonstrated commitment to continued professional growth of self and staff, as well as maintenance of competency.
5. Demonstrates a commitment to cost effectiveness in providing services and supports the continuous effort to conserve resources while providing individualized high quality care. Effectively uses clinical and financial information to establish and meet budgetary goals. Will coordinate budget planning as needed with other members of the healthcare system leadership. Evaluates the impact of strategic fiscal changes on quality outcomes.
6. Demonstrates a sustained interest and effort in creating a work environment within the Med/Surg and ICU departments and within Chatham Hospital that fosters collaboration, caring, and positive staff attitudes and behaviors.
7. Participates in direct patient care as appropriate. Ensures that appropriate care and services are available to patients, clients and families for assigned shifts. Ensures that there is appropriate clinical staffing and skill mix is available for patient care for the assigned shift. Maintains the requirements of Joint Commission and other regulatory/licensing agencies.
8. Plans and organizes the programs of the Chatham Hospital Medical/Surgical/ICU departments within the philosophy, goals and objectives and the patient safety standards of the Chatham nursing division and the hospital as a whole.
9. Promotes Chatham hospital and its' nursing organization within the UNC Healthcare System and the professional and lay committees. Interacts with both UNCH and Chatham Hospital management and staff.
10. Supports and participates in hospital-sponsored community outreach activities in Chatham County.

Other Information

Education Requirement:
Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline.
Graduation from a state-accredited school of professional nursing.
Licensure/Certification Requirement:
Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina.
Professional Experience Requirement:
Five (5) years of experience in a charge nurse capacity or evidence of leadership abilities as a registered nurse.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Requirements:
Understands and applies principles, procedures, requirements, regulations, and policies related to specialized expertise.

Job Details

Legal Employer: NCHEALTH

Entity: Chatham Hospital

Organization Unit: Chatham Hospital Management 

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: US:NC:Siler City

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Yes

This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care System. This is not a State employed position.
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