May be responsible for recruitment, interviewing and selection of staff for the Intensive Care Unit.
Responsible for and safety of employees assigned to the Critical Care .
Collaborates with all support services to provide a safe, clean and Provides leadership and direction in accordance with organizational and departmental goals and objectives.
Provides for professional growth and development of Critical Care staff through identification of needs, sponsoring training programs, encouraging education (formal and continuing) efforts and evaluation of it.
Responsible for completion of regular performance evaluations for each staff member; conducts evaluations for new staff prior to completion of probationary period.
Counsels the employees, develops staff and, as appropriate, utilizes the disciplinary process.
Plans and maintains the staffing pattern for the Critical Care , meeting the patient's need for continuity of care and level of care.
Management of Critical Care Units:
Responsible for safety and comfort of patients, and the hed secure environment for patients, staff and visitors.
Develops, Justify and maintains the fiscal plans(Budget) for Critical Care unit. Monitors patient revenue, expenses and operating expenses (salaries and capital expense items) and provides appropriate reports to patients care administration.
Evaluates and sets standards for facilities and equipment, and monitors utilization of equipment and supplies.
Promotes open communication within the unit, service, and with other units and services. Plan and conducts unit staff meetings for each shift.
Provides assistance in the orientation to and practice of emergency procedures, fire Drills, evacuation procedures and internal/ External disaster plans and procedures.
Management of Patient Care:
Provides input and standards in formulating patient care policy and procedures for patient care services and the organization, works with the medical staff to coordinate medical and nursing management of patient care.
Participates in quality assessment and improvement, including utilization and promotion of familiarization with quality improvement standards and programs. Reviews quality improvement reports and integrates appropriate actions into the system.
Facilitates and monitors activities related to patient care and set standards for accurate reporting and recording of patient symptoms, reactions and progress.
Organizes patient care and ensures continuity of care based upon knowledge of patient needs.
Evaluates patients care through assessments, planning, intervention, reevaluation, written documentation, observation and comparison to establish standards.
Administers nursing care to patients, as needed, to maintain clinical skills, to assess particular patients requirements or as support to patient care unit staff.
Assumes the role of patient advocates respecting guideline found in the patient rights.
Serves as a clinical resource person and assists Critical Care personnel in assessing patient/family status to plan patient's care.
Communicates with patient, significant others and health professionals regarding care to the patient.
Provides mechanisms to assure patient and significant others participation in care planning.
Provides for professional growth and development of Critical Care staff and establishes climate conducive to meeting educational needs and efforts of the unit.
Provides direction for the teaching of patients and their significant others, and other educational activities of the Patient Care Services of this Hospital.
Interprets philosophy, goals, objectives, policies and procedures for all personnel, patients and the public.
Cooperates with clinical instructors in planning, implementation and evaluation of students' clinical experience.
Assumes responsibility for own personal continuing education and developmental needs; attends meetings. Workshops and conventions to enrich personal knowledge, growth and skill in providing clinical care for patients.
Ensure the staffs Check inventory of all equipment, crash cart and instruments as per the inventory register.
Check the census of the department.
Enquire New admissions
Serves as a resource to others.
Serves on committees in patient care/nursing, hospital wide or professional nursing organizations.
Supports and/or participates in research programs as approved by the Division of Patient Care Services.
Fosters good public relations for Critical Care and the Hospital
Maintains a professional appearance and acts as a role models to the staff.
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