Director Nursing ICU/PCU

Requisition ID
Employment Type
Full Time
Cardiac ICU
Hours / Pay Period
Standard Hours
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Health Saint Elizabeth Reg Med Ctr


CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.



This position will be over the ICU, PCU, and Burn


Contributes to the fulfillment of the CHI Health Mission and Vision by planning, designing, implementing and maintaining programs, policies, and management systems in all facets of patient care administration in assigned departments. Leads the integration of services between departments to assure patient-centered care needs are met and quality, cost-effective care improvements are achieved.  Serves as a behavior role model and promotes an awareness and understanding of positive ethical and moral principles.


  • Has the authority to interview, hire, orient, terminate, promote, train and conduct performance evaluations.
  • Assigns day-to-day work activities; directs the functional and technical job performance of team members.
  • Allocate and direct staffing needs to meet patient, unit, and department needs, and collaborate with others to ensure overall staffing needs are met.
  • Manage performance including: Setting goals, clarifying job expectations, monitoring performance progress, providing feedback and recognition, developing skills and addressing performance issues related to work and our Commitments using corrective action.
  • Demonstrates accountability for achieving operational, financial, and strategic measures.
  • Promotes a culture of customer service focused on patients, families, visitors, physicians, other departments and the community. Ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a diverse and multi-cultural environment.
  • Establishes and maintains cooperative and collaborative relationships with the CHI Health, academic partners, vendors and Independent Medical Staff.
  • Develops and implements programs and processes to support patient, employee and physician engagement.
  • Maintains a collegial and cooperative relationship with the other ancillary, support, and service line leaders, working as a team to implement efficiencies, economies and best practices.
  • Demonstrates responsibility for maintaining and updating knowledge/skills in the fields of nursing, health care management and areas of responsibility. Participates in appropriate professional organizations and develops a professional network.
  • Assures appropriate level of understanding, awareness and compliance with all applicable regulatory, federal, state and agency laws, guidelines and professional standards.
  • Participates in all safety, security and infection control programs.
  • Demonstrates work practices consistent with CHI Health and department-specific safety, security and infection control policies.
  • Other duties as assigned by leader and organization.

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  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Master’s degree must be obtained within 2 years. Bachelors or Master degree must be in nursing.
  • Current RN licensure in the State of Nebraska or Iowa, Nebraska and Iowa are compact states, license must be in the state of your residence.
  • Minimum five years’ experience in ICU and/or PCU
  • Three years of supervisory experience
  • Verbal and written communication skills.
  • Delegation, team leadership, critical thinking, conflict resolution, time and workload management.


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