Prime Healthcare

Director of Nursing - Critical Care

Facility Centinela Hospital Medical Center
Position Type
Full Time


The Director of Critical Services (MICU, CVICU, DOU) is an exempt full time position that reports directly to the CNO/Administrator.


  • The Director of ICU is a Registered Nurse who assumes 24 hour administrative responsibility for the management of all critical care nursing service functions.
  • Supervises, assesses, plans, implements and evaluates the delivery of patient care.
  • Develops and implements departmental plans, including performance improvement activities and compliance with current regulations.
  • Assumes 24 hour accountability for the departments.
  • Supervises and evaluates all personnel assigned to the unit and effectively utilizes nursing personnel, time responsibilities for the unit and is directly accountable to the Assistant Administrator of Patient Care Services or Administrator.
  • Consults and communicates with staff, physicians, and administration both written and verbally on nursing issues and interpretation of hospital policies to ensure patient needs are met.
  • Assumes house supervisory responsibilities as assigned, including responding to codes throughout the hospital, assessing and charting, and following through with appropriate documentation.




  • Current and valid state license as a Registered Nurse.
  • A minimum of two (2) years supervisory/management experience necessary.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of continuous clinical experience in Critical Care/Acute Care settings required.
  • Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN) required. Masters (MSN) preferred.
  • Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
  • Current ACLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
  • Current Critical Care RN (CCRN) certificate(s) upon hire, preferred.

We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. EEO is the Law:


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