Director of Critical Care University of Maryland, St. Joseph Medical Center Towson, MD
University of Maryland (UM) St. Joseph Medical Center (SJMC) is a 224 licensed bed, Catholic acute care hospital. UM St. Joseph is a member of the University of Maryland Medical System, a multi-hospital system with academic, community and specialty service missions reaching every part of the state and beyond. UM St. Joseph Medical Center provides access to a full spectrum of health care services. Ranked #3 in Maryland and #3 in the Baltimore Metro area in the U.S. News and World Report Best Hospitals ranking in 2018. UM SJMC was also rated high performing in seven adult procedures/conditions including: aortic valve surgery, colon cancer surgery, heart bypass surgery, heart failure, hip replacement, knee replacement and lung cancer surgery. In 2018, UM SJMC also earned Healthgrades’ Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence, a Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A, and a CMS 5 Star rating.
The Heart Institute, a Center of Excellence at UM SJMC, offers a state-of-the-art, centralized service that provides a complete continuum of cardiac care including open-heart surgery, a cardiac surgery unit, an all-digital Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, Cardiographics, Electrophysiology Lab, Nuclear Medicine, a 20-bed cardiac unit, hospital-wide monitoring capabilities and a Cardiovascular Fitness program.
UM ST. JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER is seeking an experienced, dynamic contemporary nursing leader to assume the role of Director of Critical Care. This position reports to Rose Labriola, Vice President of Nursing and Patient Care Services. The Director will have responsibility for a 28 bed Intensive Care Unit, 12 Intermediate Care beds, and 6 Cardiac Surgery beds. The Director will have oversight for 100 FTEs. There is hospitalist 24-hour physician coverage in critical care. There is also a Rapid Response Team available 24/7. The electronic medical record in use is EPIC. Direct reports to this position include two Managers: one for the ICU and one for the IMC and Cardiac Surgery.
A Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree, one of which must be in Nursing.
Critical Care Experience in open heart surgery within a complex organizational setting.
Five to seven years of leadership in a complex organizational setting.
Contemporary leadership expertise, knowledge of emerging efficient models of nursing care, and initiatives for improving nursing practice, safety, quality and patient satisfaction/outcomes.
BALTIMORE, MD, Baltimore is a major city in Maryland with a long history as an important seaport. Fort McHenry, birthplace of the U.S. national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner,” sits at the mouth of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. Today, this harbor area offers shops, upscale crab shacks and attractions like the Civil War–era warship the USS Constellation and the National Aquarium, showcasing thousands of marine creatures.
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