HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Director of Critical Care in Tallahassee, Florida

/ Capital Regional Medical Center (CRMC) is a fully-accredited healthcare facility with more than 1,100 employees and 500 physicians. A 266-bed, acute-care hospital that offers 24/7 Emergency Services in Leon and Gadsden Counties including; a // Pediatric ER // , // Senior Care ER // and an // Express Care ER // . We also offer a // Bariatric Center // , // Behavioral Health Center // , // Cancer Center // , Chest Pain Center w/PCI, // Comprehensive Breast Center // , // Family Center // , // Heart & Vascular Center // , // Orthopedic Center // , // Physical Therapy Services // , // Senior First // , // Sleep Center // , Stroke Center, // Surgical Services // , // Wound Healing Center // , // Network-of-Care Affiliated Physician Practices // , and more. / / /

POSITION SUMMARY: Provide leadership for planning, management, implementation, integration and coordination of the Critical Care Unit in support of facility goals dedicated to excellence, effective leadership, and financial stability. Support the delivery of the high quality, cost effective patient care through activities based on facility strategic goals and objectives.


  • Directs development of specific short and long-range programs and project plans to obtain the facility objectives.

  • Responsible for the planning and coordination of Critical Care Unit’s daily activities, the operational efficiency and effectiveness as well as major impact on all other hospital areas.

  • Effectively interviews and selects a qualified number of personnel as required to meet department objectives. Ensures hiring practices conform to appropriate Affirmative Action/EEO practices and regulations.

  • Provides direction to the staff and supervisors of the Critical Care Unit. Reviews performance of the department staff and approves staff evaluations. Responsible for appropriate disciplinary action of staff members as needed.

  • Oversees the prioritization of projects and directs resources to ensure the attainment of facility goals.

  • Responsible for ensuring the department meets and adheres to all applicable federal, state, Joint Commission, and local regulatory agency requirements and for ensuring the department and facilities success in any regulatory survey.

  • Participates on various committees and other task forces as may be established by management to plan, organize and drive the facility.

  • Directs and/or participates in regular discussions and reviews on a variety of diverse/complex issues including financial and administrative matters, which have hospital-wide impact.

  • Responsible for making decisions required to maintain acceptable operations based on strategic goals and policies. Displays ingenuity and foresight in determining the most appropriate solution in the absence of established guidelines.

  • Confers with other department directors when necessary to resolve procedural difficulties, clarifying department responsibilities, objectives and resolving identified problems.

  • Directs, reviews, and analyzes progress and performance of contract services personnel. Makes recommendation on contract initiation, renewals and termination.

  • Responsible for special projects as assigned by the Administrative Management Team. Meets all objectives as set forth in individual evaluation and displays a good work attitude towards job responsibilities.

  • Adheres to hospital/departmental attendance policy, work hours and maintenance of personal appearance as stated in facility policy.

  • Actively seeks ways to control costs without comprising patient safety, quality of care or the services delivered.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the occurrence reporting system and reports trends in occurrences to staff. This information is used to improve patient safety.


  • 2 year Associate’s Degree in Nursing required

  • 4 year Bachelor’s Degree required

  • 4 year Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing preferred

  • Master’s Degree preferred


  • State of Florida RN License required

  • BLS – AHA Healthcare Provider

  • ACLS


  • 3-5 years experience Nursing required

  • 1-2 years progressive management experience in Acute Care setting required

Job: *Directors & Managers

Title: Director of Critical Care

Location: Florida-Tallahassee-Capital Regional Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00355-8088