RN/Director of ICU & Acute Care

Job Code: 751218

LOCATION:  Skagit County (WA)

Come and be a part of a hospital facility trusted to provide personal and compassionate care to its community with a range of services and exceptional quality care typically fond in a larger facility. With a four-star rating from Medicare, as a Top 100 Rural and Community Hospital ranking, and accreditation by the DNV, this 43-bed independent public hospital district is seeking an experienced and motivated RN/Director of Acute Care & ICU to join their team.

The Director of Acute Care and the Intensive Care Unit has responsibility for the management and operation of the nursing units and is accountable for the development of annual goals and evaluation of care. The Director serves as a clinical role model and is actively involved in initiatives to continually improve the patient care experience. This department is comprised of 25 licensed acute care beds, 6 short stay unit beds and 6 ICU beds.

This role is a valuable member of the hospital’s Leadership Team and a collaborative clinical partner with Physicians, Executives, clinical and support staff working to provide optimal care experiences for patients and their families. The RN/Director of ICU & Acute Care is a leader who is focused on delivering positive patient care outcomes and on ensuring the success of the Acute Care & Intensive Care Unit Teams.

Key areas of responsibility for this Leader include oversight of the patient care experience, employee engagement, coaching & leading the team for success, managing staffing levels, training metrics, ensuring achievement of compliance requirements, and fiscal management of departmental assets. This role is instrumental in implementing and evaluating quality improvement initiatives, actively engaging in patient satisfaction measures, providing direct involvement with work process standards and performance goals to ensure exceptional service delivery and patient care.


  • Minimum of five (5) years of clinical experience in an acute care and intensive care unit setting
  • Minimum of two (2) years of previous clinical leadership experience
  • BSN required and a Master’s degree is preferred with a focus on business, management or healthcare administration
  • Must maintain an active RN license issued by the WA Department of Health
  • Must maintain active BLS and ACLS certifications
  • Superior interpersonal and effective communication skills

In addition to competitive wages, the Hospital offers a comprehensive and robust benefits package that includes full medical, dental and vision coverage, long-term disability and life insurance, a generous retirement contribution plan, as well as Paid Time Off and an Extended Illness Bank. Additionally, enjoy a variety of supplemental benefits including the opportunity to participate in a flexible spending account, long-term care, plans with Aflac, and an Employee Assistance Program.

The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

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