Our services have been retained by CS Mott Children’s Hospital, University of Michigan Health. This hospital has recently been acclaimed as one of the nation’s leading children’s hospitals in Ten Specialties by The US News & World Report. We are seeking candidates for an exciting opportunity: Clinical Director of Pediatric Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU). Our ideal candidate will be a seasoned leader with the ability to engage a team and take them to the next level in care delivery.
What we are looking for
This Clinical Director of Pediatric PACU will have a rich experience in PACU, with Pediatric and/or Adult patient populations.
Will have an approachable leadership style that welcomes input from the team.
Will be able to work effectively in a matrixed environment and have the clinical expertise to collaborate with physician leaders.
A visionary leader that develops for the future: mentoring emerging leaders in the department, succession planning, and considering how perianesthesia service continues to expand in the PACU and other areas.
Position Focus ClinicalDirector of Pediatric Post Anesthesia Care Unit
The Director reports directly to the Chief Nursing Officer of the children’s hospital and the Corporate Director of Perioperative Services in a matrixed structure.
Will oversee 58 FTE’s in the PACU, with 47 bays, including 4 isolation bays.
Coordinate between PACU, Anesthesia and Inpatient departments, for efficient throughput.
Provide guidance and support with setting of priorities and Pediatric PACU program development, and continuous improvement initiatives.
Introduce and employ a staffing plan that meets care requirements and effectively adapts to fluctuating patient acuity and patient mix.
Initiate and promote opportunities for continuing education for nursing staff.
Join a pioneering hospital in research and excellence in clinical provision and a thriving academic environment.
Provides access to a full array of pediatric services throughout Southeast Michigan
Thriving area with large parks, beautiful nature spots, and outstanding schools. The area also offers a happening downtown with regular festivals and live outdoor music.
Requirements Director of Pediatric Post Anesthesia Care Unit
RN required with MSN, MHA or MBA. If Master’s is not in Nursing, BSN is required.
Experience in leading large complex PACU environments and budgets.
Knowledge and experience in applying LEAN Management principles.
CPAN, CAPA, ACLS, NE-BC preferred.
Current or eligible RN licensure in Michigan
Please contact me for confidential discussion of this opportunity:
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