University of Missouri - Columbia, MO

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Development, implementation and evaluation of systems and programs directed toward the provision of quality services for Medical & Neurosurgical Intensive Care patients from a multi-disciplinary perspective throughout the continuum of care. Works in close collaboration with the SICU, BICU, and CICU Managers and program medical directors.

Please apply directly to Peter Callan at Required Qualifications:

A Bachelor?s degree in Nursing or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired is required. A Master?s degree is preferred.
Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Missouri.
Two years Medical & Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit supervisory or management experience is required.
ACLS, PALS, and ABLS certifications are required.

AACN certification is desirable. Preferred Qualifications:
You must be a current University of Missouri employee to apply. Detailed Description:

Manage the operations of the Medical and Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit.
Assess the needs for policies, procedures and protocols relating to the care of medical and neurosurgical intensive care patients in coordination with the MNICU Medical Director, Hospital Administrator, Chief Nurse Executive, CICU, SICU, and BICU Managers.
Coordinate with physicians, nurses and other hospital staff to evaluate and address specific patient care issues.
Coordinate the development and implementation of clinical pathways for the medical and neurosurgical intensive care patient populations incorporating members from multi-disciplinary teams.
Assist the MNICU Medical Director and hospital administration in the development, implementation and evaluation of a quality plan, which is multi-disciplinary and patient-outcomes focused.
Establish compliance with private, state and federal regulations by ensuring systems and resources are designed and implemented to meet standards.
Coordinate the identification, investigation, reporting, and follow up of incidents and quality issues through the program while maintaining confidentiality.
Evaluate level of nursing care provided to patients through analysis of audits, review of documentation and observation of care given and develop departmental productivity standards based on evaluation results.
Utilize research findings to improve patient care, teaching, nursing management and work systems.
Cooperate with faculty for teaching programs of students.
Direct staff performance management activities by identifying and providing opportunities for education, development, and professional growth to recruit and retain competent staff in a healthy working environment. Collaborate with the unit education and clinical nurses to provide staff orientation and ongoing educational needs.
Collaborate with other hospital departments to ensure delivery of quality patient care services.
Represent and participate in appropriate committee activities.
Manage the operational and financial aspects for the Medical and Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit.
Prepare annual budget and monitor revenue/expenditures during the year. Achieve departmental and organizational goals and ensure optimal outcomes for the patient population within an approved budget.
Supervise personnel assigned to the Medical and Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit, including hiring, termination, counseling and evaluation of department staff.
Prepare for and participate in accreditation and certification surveys and coordinate related enhancement plans.
Serve as a resource for staff in department to network in order to provide high quality burn and wound patient care.
Support/facilitate the shared governance model as the nursing professional practice model.
Assure that all departmental certifications, licensures, and accreditations are maintained on a continual basis.
Participate in mandatory educational activities relating to Medical and Neurosurgical Intensive Care.
Participate in case review.
Represent the Medical and Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit on various hospital and community committees to enhance and foster optimal patient care management.

Please apply directly to Peter Callan at

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