Director of Nursing - Med/Surg

Employer
Methodist Ambulatory Surgery Hospital
Location
San Antonio, TX
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Apr 24, 2019
Closes
May 24, 2019
Ref
07458-92019
Specialty
Managerial, Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent
Description
SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Methodist Ambulatory Surgery Hospital specializes in outpatient and elective inpatient surgery. The hospital offers a small, intimate atmosphere and environment that promotes wellness and rapid recovery. With nine operating rooms, our 31-bed facility provides patients with the latest technology and all the ancillary services associated with larger, full-service hospitals. We provide adult and pediatric services in a variety of surgical specialties including podiatry, ophthalmology, orthopedics, dental rehabilitation, general surgery, pain management and surgeries involving the ears, nose and throat.

With an outstanding reputation and superior customer satisfaction ratings, Methodist Ambulatory Surgery Hospital offers the same consistent, high quality of care the community expects from Methodist Healthcare. We have received the Texas Hospital Quality Improvement Gold Award which honors Texas hospitals for performing quality initiatives aimed at improving outcomes in patient care and demonstrating improved performance on specific national quality measures. The hospital has also been recognized twice among Modern Healthcare Magazine's Best Places to Work in Healthcare. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Ambulatory Surgery Hospital under Locations.




We offer you a generous benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental, disability and life insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Your Role:

  • Reports to the Senior Director, Vice President and/or the Chief Nursing Officer.
  • Facilitates, coordinates and delegates the delivery of patient care to a defined group of patients during their entire hospitalization period.
  • Provides leadership and overall responsibility for the functioning of assigned clinical patient care/procedural unit(s).
  • Responsible 24 hours a day, with full accountability, for the staffing and management of patient care in each of his/her units, for promoting the practice of professional nursing in a specified patient care area, and for the acquisition, development, and utilization of resources (human and material) needed to fulfill those responsibilities.
  • Liaison between physicians and the patient care team and works cooperatively with administrators, physicians, staff, other managers and all customers of the Methodist Healthcare System to provide services, which consistently meet and exceed the expectations of their customers.
  • Assess and prioritize opportunities to improve, plan and implement effective changes and evaluate outcomes of process improvement activities.
  • Models behavior consistent with the MHS management philosophy.




Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing


Note: Current MHS employees who completed a Nursing Diploma or Associates in Nursing degree program who are currently in a Nurse Director position have until 1/1/2014 to meet BSN education requirements.

Experience:

  • Three years recent RN acute care experience.


Employee completes initial and ongoing training and competencies as defined by service l ine, facility and department/unit which are specific to the needs of the patient population served (if applicable).

Preferred:

  • Master's Degree in Nursing or related field; 1-year management experience as a charge RN, clinical care manager/supervisor, or manager.


Minimum License, Certificates, or Registrations Required:

  • Must have current RN license to practice professional nursing in the state of Texas. Must have Texas RN license within 90 days of hire.

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