RN Charge, LTAC, Tyler, Full Time, Nights
Advancing Healthcare Together – The Future of Healthcare is in East Texas
Why UT Health - East Texas?
Our People. Our people truly are our greatest strength. They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day. We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other.
Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone’s life and change the course of healthcare.
Our Place. [Insert Location] is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is somebody here.
Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health East Texas is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east Texas. With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed in-patient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people.
The nurse manager will promote the mission and values of the organization and be an active advocate of providing quality patient care, excellent customer service and efficient health care. As a member of the management team, the nurse manager will be involved in system planning, budgeting, manpower planning and program development in order to deliver efficient, effective and quality patient care.
What You Will Be Doing:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Manages and coordinates the operational activities of the assigned departments.
- Administers personnel actions - recruits skilled staff; ensures adequate levels of people resources to meet business needs and financial parameters; coaches, counsels and disciplines employees; plans, monitors and appraises job results; develops staff by providing information, educational and growth opportunities.
- Develops and interprets hospital and nursing division’s philosophies and standards of care; enforces adherence to regulatory requirements; measures health outcomes against standards; makes and/or recommends adjustments. Maintains the stability and reputation of the unit(s) by ensuring compliance with accreditation requirements.
- Establishes and maintains communication between ancillary departments, physicians, nursing personnel and other healthcare professionals.
- Develops and directs the implementation of policies and procedures within assigned units; and recommends and/or participates in the development of policies and procedures as applicable. Interprets policies and objectives of nursing services to staff and health center community.
- Determines fiscal requirements and prepares budgetary recommendations; monitors costs and expenditures of unit activities and authorizes expenditures as appropriate. Manages unit costs in a fiscally responsible manner. Assists in the selection, provision and control of material resources required for the performance of the unit such as, equipment, supplies, space and facilities; establishes standards to ensure cost containment and to optimize working environment.
- Develops, implements and evaluates performance improvement plans in response to opportunities in patient care areas, and assured patient safety outcomes.
- Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional support to employees, patients, friends and families.
- Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications and participating in professional societies.
- If applicable provide supervision responsibilities
QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:
- Bachelor’s in Nursing from an accredited school required. Effective 9/1/19 if applicant does not have a BSN – must be enrolled in accredited BSN program with scheduled date of completion.
- Minimum of 3-5 years’ clinical nursing experience in area of specialty preferred.
Certification and Licensure:
- Current RN license or current license deemed acceptable by the applicable State Board of Nursing.
- Maintains current BLS
- Requires strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
- Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
- Considerable knowledge of principles and practices of nursing and healthcare administration.
- Demonstrated ability to make sound clinical assessments and institute safe and efficacious care within the structure of a collaborative health team.
- Considerable knowledge of requirements by federal, state or regulatory bodies.
- Considerable knowledge of effective workforce utilization.
- Knowledge of general financial management
-Patient Centered Customer Service: Genuinely care about people.
-Cultivate a compassionate environment: Changing lives for the better together.
-Clinical and Operational Excellence: A relentless drive to be the best.
-Holistic Approach: Think and act for the benefit of the whole.
-Promote a collaborative environment: Build effective working relationships with others.
-Identify and Develop Talent: Prepare others to deliver excellence.
-Business Acumen: Know, own and drive our business.
-Continually Simplify and Improve: Work to make everything as efficient as possible.
-Foster Innovation: Seek and apply leading edge solutions.
-Set Clear Direction: Tell others where you are going, how to get there and why.
Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs, position patients and possess physical strength sufficient to assist in lifting/transferring patients and moving departmental equipment.
- Must possess digital dexterity.
- Must have keen sense of touch, smell, vision, and hearing.
- Must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time.
- Exposure to communicable diseases and biohazardous materials, danger of infection from contaminated materials, falls on slippery floors; possibility of injury from moving heavy equipment or patients.
OSHA category I position. Body substance isolation must be practiced