Director Critical Care and Cardiology

Subspecialty: Cardiology ICU

Posted: 1/8/2021

Company: Providence Health & Services

Location: Portland, Portland Metro Area

Description: Director Critical Care and Cardiology
Director of Nursing - Critical Care & Cardiology
Portland, Oregon

Providence St. Vincent Medical Center is seeking a Director of Nursing - Critical Care & Cardiology who will be accountable for the provision and quality of nursing services at the facility level with a defined area of focus, in support of Providence Health & Services System and Regional goals. This includes strategically ensuring a balance of optimal and efficient patient care; staff, patient, and physician satisfaction; and cooperative partnerships with other organizational departments and professional groups. With a constant focus on patient-centeredness and staff and patient safety, the Nursing Director creates and maintains standards and systems for care delivery at their facility. These systems of care delivery promote evidence-based practice and are designed to support the management of productivity targets within a context of constant change in patient volumes, patient acuity, and available resources. Through leading in patient care delivery and planning strategically, consistently supports efficient and effective patient care services, and achieving organizational and system goals. This includes advancing the strategic vision and goals of the Oregon Nursing Center of Excellence. Constructively manages change and promotes a team-based approach.

The critical care division is expanding, opening a brand new state of the art 16 bed ICU in January 2021 that will be a part of the heart transplant program.

The Director of Nursing - Critical Care & Cardiology will have the following accountabilities:

Benner: Caring.
ANA Standard: Ethics.
• Identifies need for, and acts as necessary to advocate for systemic change to ensure the Mission will be viable in the future with decreasing resources.
• Role models Core Values in actions, decision, and language.
• Promotes an environment of hope, healing, and hospitality.
• Sets standards and expectations for caring and trusting behaviors for all levels of nursing staff.
• Acts as lay leader to ensure the heritage of the sponsoring religious community is told in the organization.
• Acts on opportunities to extend the Mission and values other Catholic Health Care into the larger community/society.

Benner: Diagnosing and Monitoring; Administering and Monitoring Interventions.
ANA Standard: Assessment; Problems/Diagnosis; Identification of Outcomes; Planning.
• Focuses organization on top critical priorities.
• Anticipates future trends and consequences. Can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans to address future needs.
• Encourages creative approaches.
• Eliminated barriers for success.

Benner: Advocacy; Quality.
ANA Standard: Implementation^semi-colo

Position type: Full-time

Qualifications: QUALIFICATIONS
Required education/experience for this position include:
• Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
• Master's Degree in Nursing, or related field
• 6 years of experience in progressive leadership roles
• National Certification from ANA or Professional Organization in relevant field of clinical expertise
• Current Oregon RN License
• BLS Healthcare Provider
• Experience Leading a Critical Care Unit

Preferred qualifications:
• National Certification from ANCC
• Needs to have come from a larger system with 500 beds and have collective bargaining experience with unions.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

Our Mission
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

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