HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Director of Heart Center in Charleston, South Carolina

Are you an experienced nurse leader in the area of stroke or critical care? If you are and are looking to take that next career step, then apply today for our exciting Director of Heart Center position!



*Position Summary: *

Serves as a key contact for neurosurgical cases and stroke medical patients, ensures that the patient population served has a safe, high quality, efficient delivery of care throughout the continuum of care. Monitors to assure all quality benchmarks are reached by planning and implementation of clinical protocols and practice management guidelines, participates in case reviews, and is involved in stroke education and prevention programs internally and in the community. Helps facilitate achieving and maintaining accreditation as a Thrombectomy Capable Center via Joint commission via standards put forth by the accreditation committee. Supervises performance improvement analysis and data entry into the trauma registry while exhibiting professionalism in dealing with confidential information. Established and facilitates plan to achieve comprehensive stroke certification in collaboration with co-chairs of neurosurgical services and stroke medical director. Develop neuroscience services for Trident Health. Represents the neurosurgical/stroke program in various hospital, community, and state committees to enhance optimal stroke care management.

Trident Health is a 407-bed HCA hospital system comprised of two acute care hospitals – Trident Medical Center and Summerville Medical Center – as well as two free standing emergency departments – Centre Pointe Emergency and Moncks Corner Medical Center. The Joint Commission recently named Trident Health as one of the nation’s top hospitals for quality and safety for the fourth year in a row. Other noteworthy services include a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, an award-winning Heart Center, the Trident Breast Care Center, and the South Carolina Institute for Robotic Surgery. Accredited by The Joint Commission, Trident Health is committed to providing quality health services along with wellness information and opportunities to the communities it serves.

For those who fit our dynamic, patient-focused culture, we offer advantages like: · Our employees enjoy competitive salaries. · Get started on the right foot with our comprehensive orientation process. · Making a move? We offer relocation assistance. · Specialty specific educators provide valuable mentorship. · We value continued learning and offer* tuition reimbursement. · Our *wide-ranging benefit package is designed to empower your total well-being. · Dedicated to nursing excellence and patient-centered care, we have a collaborative approach to quality and safety.

Being a part of HCA Healthcare, HCA South Atlantic, provides unprecedented career opportunity including the ability to move within 178 hospitals and 1,800 sites of care located in 20 states and the United Kingdom.

Position Requirements:


a) *Licensure/Certification/Registration:* · Current license as a registered Nurse to practice in the State of South Carolina. · BLS-Healthcare provider · Stroke Certification * Transfers/New Hires have six (6) months from employment to obtain certifications b) *Education*: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, Master’s degree in Nursing, Healthcare Administration or Business is preferred. Five (5) years of leadership experience in healthcare within stroke and/or critical care services. Experience leading diverse teams, including physician stakeholders, is required. Preferred degree can substitute for two (2) years of the required experience.

National certification in specialty. Must be achieved within 12 months of appointment if not current.

d) *Experience:* Minimum of two years recent experience in stroke related patient population and one year of management experience. Performs in accordance with delineated job responsibilities and satisfactorily completes yearly evaluation based on these responsibilities. Must possess the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively meet the needs of the patient/internal and external customer. e) *Special qualifications:* Effective communication skills; both orally and written, with flexible interpersonal skills to facilitate the exchange of information within all levels of the organization. Ability to effectively read, write and speak fluent English. Computer skills needed. Ability to manage a team and work with others within a team to ensure quality patient care. Strong problem solving skills. Creative and innovative skills in personnel management and ability to facilitate growth and development of department and staff.

Job: *Directors & Managers

Title: Director of Heart Center

Location: South Carolina-Charleston-Trident Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00062-21471