The CICU Nurse Manager is responsible for leading a team of 40 direct reports/staff and managing quality care, including internal and external customers within our 32-bed CICU.
About Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is South Florida’s only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children. We have nearly 800 attending physicians and more than 475 pediatric subspecialists. Our hospital is also home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern U.S. and has been designated as a Magnet hospital. Every child and family we have the opportunity to serve is partnered with a team devoted to their health journey. This is your chance to help lead the way.
About our Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
Nicklaus Children's Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) is one of the few pediatric CICUs in the nation and the first dedicated pediatric cardiac unit in the Southeast. As the largest and most comprehensive group in South Florida, we provide highly specialized pre-and post-operative care for children undergoing cardiac surgery and interventional catheterization. Our Heart Program’s multidisciplinary team is comprised of:
3 pediatric surgeons
16 pediatric cardiologists
3 dedicated pediatric cardiac anesthesiologists
7 cardiac intensivist
3 interventional cardiologists
4 cardiac imaging physicians
15 cardiac-dedicated nurse practitioners
We are in the 97% percentile for Employee Satisfaction across Pediatric healthcare organizations, and in the 95% percentile nationally in healthcare organization overall.
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is routinely ranked among the best programs in the nation for pediatric cardiology and heart surgery by U.S News & World Report.
For outcomes, visit: www.nicklauschildrens.org/RTO.
BSN degree from an accredited school of nursing
Active RN licensure within the State of Florida (or eligible)
Minimum 3 years of RN experience; 2 years of pediatric nursing preferred, including charge nursing
Demonstrated ability to problem solve, communicate effectively, and maintain confidentiality
CPR: Healthcare Provider certification
CPI (Crisis Intervention Training) (as per department only)
Level II fingerprinting background (as per department only)
Acts as supplemental Operations Administrator when needed to supervise shift-to-shift operations.
Coordinates and collaborates with stakeholders such as multidisciplinary teams, internal and external customers to create collaborative work relationships that drive performance and quality outcomes in a timely and effective manner.
Identifies LEAN projects and selects tools to review and evaluate current process states
Manage budget(s) effectively and is made aware of any variances of greater than 5% by director. Directly manages personnel resources from hiring to employment separation while supervising staff through orientation, training and annual performance reviews within established guidelines within scope of responsibility. Monitors and impacts cost containment while enhancing revenue streams to meet the fiscal goals according to hospital policies and procedures. Maintains a comprehensive staffing plan/ model that is aligned with budget and key quality indicators.
Oversees and supervises day to day operations, reacting effectively to unplanned circumstances, demands and challenges of respective areas of responsibility, assuring quality services and patient directed care. Coordinates and collaborates with stakeholders such as multidisciplinary teams, internal and external customers to create collaborative work relationships.
Performs administrative duties such as collecting, analyzing, and reporting data pertinent to each department. Identifies, promotes, and facilitates educational programs and trains staff in related skills, values, and career development to ensure the employee engagement and retention goals are achieved. Participates in life wings as a method of process improvement. Oversees and supervises day to day service operations, reacting effectively to unplanned circumstances, demands and challenges of respective areas of responsibility, assuring quality services and patient directed care.
Coordinates the unit's customer service indicators including the preparation, analysis, and submission of required reports. Complete daily patient rounds and staff rounds to provided updates on needed improvements and successes. Updates and communicates outcomes and information to staff during meetings or huddles. Establishes standards, provides training and enforces compliance of departmental hospital customer service program. Recognizes staff members who are identified by families and helps embed a culture of service excellence with all staff.
Our Culture and Benefits
We are a passionate team united by our goal to champion the health of the children and families we are privileged to serve. We CREATE healthier futures through collaboration, responsibility, empowerment, advocacy, transformation, and empathy. If you’re looking to be part of a team that makes a difference in the lives of others, this is your home.
We offer a generous, comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees and their families. This is just the start:
Medical, dental & vision insurance
Retirement plan with matching contributions
Onsite child care, gym, nutritionist, and convenient care clinic
Extensive Paid Time Off Program (or utilize our PTO Cash-out Program)
Career development program; personal and team coaching programs
Employee recognition and rewards program; incentive program; referral program
No state income tax!
We’re located in Miami, home to year-round tropical weather that is ideal for outdoor enthusiasts. Living and working here means being part of a vibrant, multicultural community - an international hub of cultural diversity with world-class offerings. With our own international airport, travel is easily accessible. Miami is in the midst of an exciting transformation, with businesses growing at one of the fastest rates in the country. There are excellent public and private school options, as well as a number of universities. Our Miami-Dade Public Schools is the fourth largest public school district in the nation.
Six Specialty Programs are Again Identified Among the Best in the Nation
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital pediatric specialty services again ranked among the best in the nation. No other hospital in Florida has more ranked pediatric programs.
Recognized for Excellence in Nursing with Nine Beacon Awards
Nicklaus Children's Hospital has received three new Beacon Awards for Excellence from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), bringing to nine the total number of hospital units that have garnered Beacon Award status. Nicklaus Children's is the only children's hospital in the nation to be recognized with nine Beacon Awards, demonstrating the hospital's commitment to excellence in inpatient care through use of evidence-based data to enhance outcomes and satisfaction.
Named to Becker’s 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare
Becker's Healthcare has once again named Nicklaus Children's Health System to its "150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare | 2018" list, which highlights hospitals, health systems and healthcare companies that promote diversity within the workforce, employee engagement and professional growth.
Named One of the 2018 Best Workplaces in Health Care & Biopharma by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE
Great Place to Work and FORTUNE have once again honored Nicklaus Children’s Health System as one of the 2018 Best Workplaces in Health Care & Biopharma.
(EOE DFW) Updated 6-26-2015
**(Sign on Bonus does not apply to internal applicants)**