Director of Critical Care

01/29/2019
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Academic Hospital achieves $1,725,602 Positive Financial Impact in 308 days

Background

 

Facility Overview: 400 bed academic hospital, Level 1 Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center and Premier Burn Center.

Case Presentation: Critical Care Department has 7 specialty units comprising of 61 beds with nearly 100% occupancy rates. Position has been open 8 months and they were using 2 directors from other units for stretch coverage which was having a negative impact related to vision, culture, and outcomes.

Outcomes:
1. CAUTI decreased from 5.5 to 2.5
2. Falls decreased from 1.1 per month to 0.6
3. RN Turnover was steadily reduced