Director, Acute Care & ICU, Anacortes, WA
Island Hospital located in Anacortes and recognized as a Top 5 hospital in Washington State for quality care, is actively seeking an experienced Director of Acute Care & ICU!
The Director of Acute Care and the Intensive Care Unit has responsibility for the management and operation of the nursing units and is accountable for the development of annual goals and evaluation of care. The Director serves as a clinical role model and is actively involved in initiatives to continually improve the patient care experience. This position is responsible for staffing, training, performance management, compliance and fiscal management of departmental assets, and implementing and evaluating quality improvement plans, including but not limited to, work process standards and performance goals to ensure optimal service delivery and patient care.
Candidates must demonstrate effective interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate with Physicians, leadership, clinical staff and support staff to provide an optimal care experience for patients and their families. Candidates must be able to exercise a high degree of initiative, judgement, discretion and decision-making, with the ability to provide direction and development and must demonstrate an attitude consistent with the Island Hospital Promise.
- Minimum of five (5) years of clinical experience in an acute care and intensive care unit setting.
- Minimum of two (2) years of previous clinical leadership experience.
- BSN required and a Master’s degree is preferred with a focus on business, management or healthcare administration.
- Must maintain an active RN license issued by the WA Department of Health.
- Must maintain active BLS and ACLS certifications.
In addition to competitive wages, Island Hospital offers a comprehensive benefits plan that includes full medical, dental and vision insurance, long term disability and life insurance, vested retirement plan contributions, and generous Paid Time Off and Extended Illness Bank hours.
About Island Hospital
Recognized as one of the most innovative small hospitals in the U.S., ranked as a 4-Star hospital by Medicare (one of only 10 in the state) and recognized for the lowest readmission rates in the state of Washington in 2015, Island Hospital is an integral part of the great quality of life on Fidalgo Island. We have been trusted to provide care to our community since 1962 and are honored to be their provider of choice. Island Hospital provides an innovative and growing environment for our employees to further their careers, and as a 43-bed hospital we provide a range of services and exceptional quality care typically found in a larger facility.
Located in Anacortes, WA, Island Hospital is the center for health and wellness in west Skagit County, also serving north Whidbey Island and the San Juan Islands. Island Hospital is accessible by car over the Twin Bridges, and is conveniently situated halfway between Seattle and Vancouver BC. It is the destination point for the San Juan Islands and International ferry runs for Washington State. With a temperate climate year round and being surrounded by oceanic straits, emerald forests and abundant wetlands, it’s a perfect setting to enjoy a variety of outdoor activities year round.