Interim Director, Pediatric CVICU

Interim Director, Pediatric CVICU

Interim Director, Pediatric CVICU Needed in an Oklahoma Healthcare System Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104

The Position

  • The Interim Director of the Pediatric CVICU will oversee and manage the day-to-day operations of a department comprising 25 beds. 
  • Reporting to the Chief Nursing Officer, this leader will oversee a team of approximately 150 FTEs. 
  • They will assess and provide department-wide education to staff, fostering stability and serving as a prominent, knowledgeable figurehead. 
  • Preferred candidates will demonstrate exceptional clinical competency and exhibit nurturing mentorship qualities. Proficiency in clinical pediatric/cardiac ICU settings, along with experience in central ventricular support and transplantation, will be crucial. 
  • Must be available to start within 2-3 weeks of acceptance.


  • BSN required; Master’s degree highly preferred.
  • Active RN license required.
  • Previous healthcare experience required.

The Community 

  • Named one of the 50 Best Places to Travel in 2020 by Travel + Leisure, Oklahoma City offers all of the culture, cuisine, attractions and amenities you’d expect in a modern metropolis.
  • The downtown area is enjoying a renaissance with the Bricktown district as the focal point. See the sites from a water taxi on the Bricktown canal, take a horse-drawn carriage ride, or hop on a trolley to explore the dozens of restaurants, movie theaters, and clubs lining the streets of this historic area.
  • There are beautiful lakes and parks throughout the metro. Golf courses and tennis courts abound. You can take up rowing or kayaking on the Oklahoma River. Or, check out an Oklahoma City Thunder basketball game in your free time!
  • The arts find expression in the Oklahoma City Philharmonic, the Oklahoma City Art Museum, the Oklahoma City Ballet and numerous stage productions throughout the year. Oklahoma City's Civic Center draws popular Broadway touring companies, while the Ford Center attracts top country, rock, and pop stars. 

Interim Leadership with B.E. Smith

  • Becoming an Interim Leader through BE Smith provides an exceptional opportunity to rapidly make meaningful improvement in healthcare settings. Is the interim leadership lifestyle right for you Apply now and discover how Interim Leadership could revolutionize your career path.
  • Joining the B.E. Smith team means you could receive a full benefits package upon accepting roles. This includes health, dental, and vision insurance, life insurance, AD&D, and a flexible spending account, with some benefits varying based on the job's type and duration.
  • As a B.E. Smith employee, we manage your taxes by handling withholdings and also paying the employer portion of your FICA contributions.
  • Interim positions come with varying travel requirements. B.E. Smith and the client cover all travel, accommodation, and work-related expenses. You receive bi-weekly trips home at the client's expense, plus a rental car and comfortable lodging for a convenient living experience.
  • Some roles may require specific licenses. A compact nursing license allows registered nurses to work in any state that is part of the Nurse Licensure Compact without needing separate state licenses. Stay up to date on new legislation, and confirm licensure requirements with the recruiter.
  • B.E. Smith is continuously addressing the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic with a commitment to transparent communication. We strive to mitigate its impact on clients, healthcare workers, employees, and stakeholders of B.E. Smith. Upholding our integrity, we remain dedicated to sharing timely updates and insights, guided by our core value of “Doing the Right Thing.”
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