MemorialCare – Saddleback Medical Centers of excellence are renowned for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer, heart disease, stroke, pulmonary disease, orthopedics and diabetes; and for leadership in emergency medicine, critical care medicine, breast health, outpatient rehabilitation, advanced imaging, women’s health, geriatric care and surgery, including robotic-assisted procedures.
Saddleback Medical Center has consistently been named one of Healthgrades’ America’s 50 Best Hospitals, an achievement gained by just 1% of the nation’s hospitals. It has also been honored among Truven Health Analytics’ Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals in the U.S., consecutively voted Orange County’s #1 Best Hospital in the Orange County Register’s Best of Orange County poll of readers and has appeared on both Becker’s Hospital Review and Thomson Reuters’ lists of America’s Best Hospitals. Saddleback’s U.S. News & World Report “high-performance” ranking categories included Heart Failure, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
Saddleback Medical Center is a STEMI and primary stroke receiving center. With Phillips monitors at each bedside the 22 bed unit provides care for medical, neuro, post-interventional radiology, surgical intervention, and post cardiac surgical patients.
Interventions provided in the ICU are Target Temperature monitoring with ArticSun, Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump therapy (IABP), Impella Therapy, Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT) using the NxStage, Licox monitoring for sub-arachnoid hemorrhage, and Continuous Cardiac Output (CCO) monitoring with the Vigilance II.
The Manager of ICU is responsible for directing, planning, and developing all aspects of quality of care, in collaboration with medical staff leadership, to achieve clinical and service objectives, fiscal performance targets. The Manager has oversight and responsibility for staff performance, education, and competence; performance improvement; staffing patterns; internal and external relationships for the department; communication to Administration; marketing and program development; and fiscal management of operational budgets and equipment. The position is accountable to County, State, and Federal agencies as well as The Joint Commission for maintaining compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and standards.
The ideal candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, MSN or MBA preferred. Current State of California RN license, BLS and ACLS from AHA, and NIHSS Certification. Three years of management experience in an acute care hospital ICU department required. Five years of experience as a bedside Critical Care Nurse managing the care for stroke, cardiac, neuro, and spine cases preferred.
Knowledge of current leadership, management, and quality improvement principles. Ability to develop, engage, educate, and train a team of variable experience. Solid understanding of budget, regulatory and compliance, and service line marketing techniques. Experience in direct implementation of new programs and services resulting in high quality of care for the adult and geriatric populations.