ICU Director Job Opening in South Carolina

Job Opening in a midsized health system with a couple of locations, located in Central SC, for an experienced ICU Director to join their team.  The Director will be overseeing 3 campuses.

Clinical Director of Critical Care will oversee the ICU, IICU, Cardiac Telemetry Monitoring Unit (handful of employees) and Dialysis (contracted, but will be point of contact for facility) – departments for our downtown and Northeast campuses

Responsibilities/ Duties:

  • Plans are in accordance with the hospital’s mission, values, strategic plan, goals, and objectives.
  • Completes all planning, feasibility, goals and objectives, budgets and other planning projects in a timely manner pre-established timetable.
  • Ensures continuous and timely availability of nursing services to patient.
  • Meets all assignment/project deadlines.
  • Renegotiates as may be appropriately required.
  • Prepares management reports accurately and within designated time frames.
  • Develops budget for assigned areas utilizing data from past budget history, patient care trends/patient days, and overall hospital guidelines and standards, professional regulatory or accrediting agencies.
  • Analyzes, financial and management reports, justifies variances and sets target goals by making revisions in staffing patterns, supply usage, policies, etc.


  • Provides clinical and administrative leadership for the planning, organizing, directing and evaluating of patient care services.
  • Provides leadership to the associates to promote communication, teamwork, and enhanced professional practice through daily rounds and availability to staff.
  • Responsibility to establish standards of nursing practice.
  • Provides direction and review of the development of policies, procedures and professional practice standards specific to their area of practice.
  • Approves all nursing policies, procedures, standards of care, and standards of nursing practice.
  • Ensures that the nursing standards of patient care and standards of nursing practice are consistent with nationally recognized professional standards, and regulatory agency standards including patient safety goals.
  • Provides leadership and direction of the day-to-day operations of all aspects of assigned areas.
  • Responsible and accountable for assuring nursing associates are functioning within the limits of the South Carolina Nurse Practice Act.
  • Maintains active annual membership in a minimum of one professional association.
  • Examines functions and duties of various nursing service roles.
  • Recommends changes for additions, expansion or deletion to the AVP of nursing.
  • Involves associates in developing, implementing, and evaluating specific projects.
  • Evaluates and takes necessary action on decisions and problems that impact unit/department management.
  • Reviews the written performance evaluations on all assigned associates at least annually.

Performance Improvement:

  • Provides coordination, direction, and administrative oversight to assigned areas and nursing leadership for performance improvement activities.
  • Monitors delivery of nursing care and patient outcomes.
  • Prioritizes performance improvement initiatives.
  • Assists in the coordination and implementation of continuous performance and quality improvement activities as they pertain to clinical and medical staff activities including specific attention to patient safety, customer service, and patient throughput.

ICU –Department

Number of beds: 14
Types of patients/volume per day: 11 ICU patients
Number of FTE and PRN employees: 14 FT and 12 PRN
Equipment: (any special equipment on floor)Monitors, balloon-pumps, CRRT, Impella
Patient ratios:1:1, 1:2, or 1:3 depending on acuity
Number of associated physicians/Type: Hospitalists and Pulmonologists
Average years of experience of current staff: 7 years

ICU –Department

Number of beds: 4 – no step down
Types of patients/volume per day: capacity – some overflow patients
Number of FTE and PRN employees: 6 FT and 3 PRN
Equipment: (any special equipment on floor)Monitors, balloon-pumps, CRRT, Impella
Patient ratios: 1:2
Number of associated physicians/Type: Hospitalists and Pulmonologists
Average years of experience of current staff: 7 years

IICU –Department

Number of beds: 16
Types of patients/volume per day: IICU patients
Number of FTE and PRN employees: 25 FT and 15 PRN
Patient ratios: 1:4
Number of associated physicians/Type: Hospitalists and Pulmonologists


Minimum Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 10 years progressive clinical management experience.

Minimum Education:

  • BSN required.
  • Masters Degree preferred.

Required Licenses:

  • Current SC RN license in good standing required.
  • BLS &ACLS certification required.

The city is located in the middle of the state and is comprised of a diverse variety of neighborhoods, heritages, and historical districts. The city is known for the three rivers that converge in the city. There are multiple colleges and universities in the city. Centrally located in the state, the town also offers residents and visitors a number of day trip activities from beach excursions to the mountain retreats. The vibrant city has a number of parks. Many residents enjoy hiking, kayaking, swimming, running and bike riding in these areas.

Competitive Salary Range!

How to apply for the ICU Director Job: contact or

Tina Roberts
Executive & Management Recruitment Services
(415) 770-1200 – call/text


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