Assistant Director of Nursing, SICU

Newark, NJ

Job ID: 19NSH64280

Regular Full-time

Jan 29 (244d ago)


Salary Range:

NS08S - Salary Negotiable


Qualifications:  Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of New Jersey. Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing is required. Master’s Degree in a related field is preferred. One (1) year minimum of nursing managerial experience preferred. Minimum of three (3) years clinical care delivery experience. BLS (CPR) and ACLS are required.



The primary purpose of the Assistant Director Nursing UH position is to practice as a change agent of University Hospital’s Management Team by operationalizing a Critical Care Services – SICU care delivery system that is clinically safe, effective and financially productive and responsive to expanding health care knowledge and reform. The Assistant Director is a positive role model, skilled communicator/facilitator and non-territorial team player with solid people influencing skills that introduces implements and sustains work processes redesigned to produce successful patient/family outcomes efficiently. She/he is skilled at interfacing with broad and diverse groups in multidisciplinary forums facilitated to improving and innovating care delivery. She/he works closely with the Director of the Critical Care Services Department and the Chief of Service for Critical Care to promote and ensure interdisciplinary collaboration and performance in achieving patient/family and organizational goals. The Assistant Director Nursing UH has extensive knowledge of the Joint Commission Standards, Joint Commission Sentinel Events and Action Plans, National Patient Safety Goals, Patient Bill of Rights, Department of Health Standards, Policy and Procedure and Patient/Family Centered Principles and emphasized patient safety in each practice and policy.
Clinical and fiscal goals are achieved by guiding and mentoring the first line management to develop "team-dynamic" functioning teams through directing, coaching, supporting and delegating. He/she engenders confidence and trust and fosters collaborative/collegial relationships that generate high staff achievement and pride.



University Hospital offers a competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. For more information, visit


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