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RN - Director - Critical Care

Company: Gables Search Group
Location: Lake City
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Job Description:

Director of Critical Care-Lake City, FL

Shift: Full Time-No Weekends

This hospital is a 91-bed facility located about an hour west of Jacksonville, Florida. The hospital is the only facility in the area to offer interventional cardiology and the first to be recognized as an accredited chest pain center. 

The hospital offers a variety of services, including 24-hour emergency care, robotic surgery, and cancer care. The quality of these services have earned the Center many awards and accreditations, such as an "A" Grade for Patient Safety by The Leapfrog Group and Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers. Staff members say the opportunities for growth, the friendly staff, and excellent leadership make this a great place to work. 

Position Summary:

Provides leadership for planning, management, implementation, integration and coordination of the Medical/Surgical patient units in support of facility goals dedicated to excellence, effective leadership, and financial stability. Supports the delivery of high quality, cost effective patient care through activities based on facility strategic goals and objectives.

Position Responsibilities:

Directs development of specific short and long-range programs and project plans to obtain the facility objectives.

Responsible for the planning and coordination of the daily activities, the operational efficiency and effectiveness for medical surgical units.

Effectively interviews ·and selects a qualified number of personnel as required to meet department objectives.

Ensures hiring practices conform to appropriate Affirmative Action/EEO practices and regulations.

Provides direction and reviews performance of the department staff.  Responsible for appropriate disciplinary action of staff members as needed.

Oversees the prioritization of projects and directs resources to ensure the attainment of department goals.

Responsible for ensuring the department meets and adheres to all applicable federal, state, JCAHO, and local regulatory agency requirements and for ensuring the department and facilities success in any regulatory survey.

Participates on various committees and other task forces as may be established by management to plan, organize and drive the facility.

Directs and/or participates in regular discussions and reviews on a variety of diverse/complex issues including financial and administrative matters, which have hospital-wide impact.

Responsible for making decisions required to maintain acceptable operations based on strategic goals and policies. Displays ingenuity and foresight in determining the most appropriate solution in the absence of established guidelines.


4 year Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing required

Master’s Degree in Nursing preferred


Current State of Florida license for Registered Nurse or appropriate compact licensure. If compact license held, active FL RN license required within 90 days of hire.

BLS within 90 days of hire required

ACLS within 90 days of hire required

Additional Information:

FTEs: 33 (approximately)

# Beds within unit: 18 Beds (12 on 3rd floor, 6 on 2nd floor

Must have at least 3- 5+ years of manager level experience

3-5 years’ experience in Critical Care

Must be a RN with BSN degree

Reports to CNO

General Comments

Salary Range: Min $85K-Max $115K Based on years of experience

**Up To 15% bonus annual bonus, based on performance KPI’s

Sign On Bonus: Case by Case Basis

Relocation Assistance: Yes, not set amount – payable on 1st paycheck in 1 lump sum

Keywords: Gables Search Group, Gainesville , RN - Director - Critical Care, Other , Lake City, Florida

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