Georgia Employer UNIT DIRECTOR LL - SURGICAL TRAUMA ICU in Atlanta, Georgia
Grady Health System offers many career paths for experienced professionals. Whether you have many years of experience or are in the early stages of your career, you can find a rewarding career at Grady! SUMMARY The Unit Director II is responsible and accountable for multiple units' overall strategic and operational planning, operations, and the provision and evaluation of patient care by all unit staff members and others, such as providers, ancillary staff, and students who provides care, treatment, and services on the unit. The Unit Director II serves as a positive role model and sets the tone for the units' reputation and performance. The Unit Director II provides 24/7 leadership and management in the areas of customer satisfaction, provision of safe & effective care, finance, human resources, communication, patient advocacy, performance improvement, and leadership & professional development. Provides leadership that results in meeting and/or exceeding customer satisfaction targets for patients/families, physicians, and employees. Collaborates with staff, medical leadership, and other interdisciplinary health care personnel to ensure safe and effective care that meets/exceeds regulatory requirements and professional industry standard. Manages financial resources effectively and efficiently that results in meeting and/or exceeding financial targets. Manages human resources effectively and efficiently. Establishes effective means of intra and inter unit/departmental communications. Advocates for the patient/family rights and educates patient/family concerning their responsibilities. Provides leadership for continuous performance improvement and staff development. Creates an environment of high performance expectations, exhibits qualities of an effective leader, and serves as a leader/role model via professional development. QUALIFICATIONS BSN required Master's Degree in Nursing (MSN) preferred. Minimum of 8 or more years job related experience in a clinical nursing leadership role as head of a multiple unit service at a level I or II trauma center. Nursing leadership experience, having had operational responsibility for inpatient cardiovascular nursing Experience required Experience with a MAGNET Hospital Certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center preferred. Current Georgia License as a Registered Professional Nurse required. EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.