The Chief of Critical Care is responsible for the ongoing development, growth and oversight/authority of the Critical Care program. Must be able to demonstrate effective interpersonal skills and an understanding of the interdependent roles of various allied health professions. The Chief of Critical Care is responsible for promoting high standards of practice through development of policies, protocols and practice guidelines; participating in rigorous performance improvement monitoring; staff education and research.
Board certified in critical care medicine.
Member in good standing of the Health System Medical Staff.
Current license to practice medicine in Texas.
Three (3) yearsâ€™ experience in critical care.
Ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships.
Ability to provide thoughtful leadership related to identifying and implementing change.
Ability to problem solve effectively, make and implement decisions.
Demonstrated history of positive collegial relations with patients, key learners, colleagues, support staff, hospital-based providers, managers, system executives and community leaders.Â
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.