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Director Critical Care ICU- Presbyterian St. Lukes

at Hospital Corporation of America

Posted: 1/27/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 03166-76930

Job Description

Presbyterian/St. Lukes and Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children is the largest hospital in Colorado and is the only tertiary/quaternary care hospital in a seven state region that offers one campus with leading comprehensive care. Located in the Uptown neighborhood in Denver, CO, we provide the most advanced care for patients across the Rocky Mountains and Great Plans. 


We are proud to serve our community with experienced physicians who offer a wide range of medical services for patients of all ages, and together, we provide compassionate and innovative care for our patients.


Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life.


Position Summary: 

The Director of Critical Care is responsible for the management and growth of the Women's service line.  This position provides leadership and focuses on the development, implementation, and administration of growth tactics and oversight of the parent education department. Participates in strategic planning, financial forecasting, recruitment and retention initiatives of physicians, and other aspects service line development at the direction of the AVP of Business Development. Embraces and consistently demonstrates Culture of Excellence and ICARE standards of behavior, encompassing both patients, employees, physicians and other stakeholders.

  • Directs the continuous strategic long- and short-range planning and service line development
  • Develop and grow community partnerships and professional relationships with key stakeholders in the seven state region who provide care to obstetric, neonatal, and pediatric patients
  • Actively participate in RMHC CMFH business development, leadership meetings and other committees as needed.
  • Proposes, develops, and implements new programs, services and access points
  • Recommends and implements innovative models geared towards growth
  • Provides strategic marketing and business plan development
  • Assesses, recruits and applies strategies to retain targeted physicians
  • Develops, implements, and evaluates programs to meet volume, profitability, quality, and service standards to ultimately drive value
  • Provides analysis of volumes including historical results and forecast projections to Administration.
  • Uses project management tools to plan, monitor and report on status of growth activities
  • Identifies, develops business cases for approval and manages implementation of capital planning projects
  • Collaborates with Marketing in the development and implementation of the annual Marketing Plan including any community outreach activities
  • Creates and maintains constructive relationships with affiliated organizations
  • Works in tandem with nursing and administrative leadership to assure outstanding clinical quality, service excellence and operating performance.


Position Requirements:

Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current Registered Nurse license in the State of Colorado preferred. 

Education: Bachelor's Degree required. Master's degree in nursing, business or healthcare related field preferred.                             

Experience: Minimum 3-5 years of relevant healthcare administration or management experience, or in business development. Prior physician relations or navigation experience required.


Must be comfortable and skilled at working with physicians, healthcare providers and other stakeholders in the organization. Have knowledge of JCAHO, State Health Department regulations and other regulations and laws.  

Position Description/Performance Appraisal/Competency Summary: 

Have the ability to interpret their intent and application. Demonstrates the ability to handle a variety of responsibilities under pressure. Must be able to function independently. Participates in evaluating and establishing systems to meet operational needs of the assigned departments.   Evaluates and/or develops new procedures, equipment and methodologies.   Demonstrates good communication skills.  Recognized personal responsibility in striving for innovative health care delivery that meets contemporary needs and assumes leadership in negotiating for changes in health care.  Must have knowledge of physician practice strategies for growth and efficiency.  Must have knowledge of the medical community and familiar with hospital operations.