Nurse Clinical Manager - OR Ortho Svc, - Memorial City- FT, Days

Location
Memorial City Hospital, Houston, Texas
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 01, 2017
Closes
Oct 01, 2017
Specialty
Med / Surg, OR / PACU
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Nurse Clinical Manager - OR Ortho Svc, - Memorial Ciyt - FT, DaysMemorial City Hospital

Job Description
Position responsible for providing leadership to the department – overseeing the daily operations – managing and developing departmental staff, collaborating with the interdisciplinary team in the delivery of patient care, utilizing the nursing process, ensuring the delivery of quality care to patients.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from an accredited school of professional nursing required OR documented degree plan and timeframe to complete Bachelor of Science in Nursing.  For clinical manager positions in Magnet-designated hospitals or hospitals in pursuit of Magnet designation, a minimum of a BSN is required at the time of hire or promotion.

Licenses/Certifications:
  • Current State of Texas license or temporary/compact license to practice professional nursing
  • Certified in Basic Life Support
  • Professional certification in clinical area or management preferred
  • Additional certifications may be required based on discipline and/or nursing unit requirements.

Experience:
  • Three (3) or more years experience in clinical area of practice; and
  • Minimum one year experience in a supervisory or management role
  • Clinical Manager II:  additional two years experience (3 years total) in supervisory or management job
  • Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of “we advance health” through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • Manages the daily operations of a patient care department, including forecasting and ensuring adequate staffing, taking departmental call; planning for continuity of care, serving in charge nurse role and providing direct patient care as needed.
  • Collaborates with physicians, management team members, business partners, and customers to address strategic initiatives and organizational goals.
  • Participates in a systemic, interdisciplinary, and ongoing evaluation of programs, process improvement, desired client-centered outcomes, and organizational outcomes.
  • Considers the diverse needs of each patient through the entire continuum of care, providing and ensuring the highest level of service according to established service standards, optimizing the patient experience.
  • Ensures adequate scheduling and staffing; recruits, retains, and develops staff; provides performance feedback, addressing issues as necessary, and provides input into staff performance reviews in a timely effective manner.
  • Promotes a safe and accountable environment; adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards, being a good steward of resources, including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service.
  • Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; may serve as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff.
  • Adheres to all regulatory and Texas Board of Nursing standards.
  • Performs other duties as assigned, within scope of practice and clinical competency.