Manager of Nursing (RN), Inpatient - Cardiac Cath Lab (7a - 4p)

 
Position: Manager of Nursing (RN), Inpatient - Cardiac Cath Lab (7a - 4p)

Job ID: 144334

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Cardiac Cath Lab

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 7a - 4p

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Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital opening in 2017. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for a Nurse Manager, Inpatient – someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you will manage daily clinical and personnel activities and to provide administrative support to the Assistant Director. As the Nurse Manager, you will also participate and coordinate the delivery of high quality, family centered and developmentally appropriate patient care at the unit level.  Preference will be given to candidates with Cath Lab experience, ACLS and PALS.

 

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Responsibilities :

 

 

  • Maintains clinical competency, by ensuring that the physiologic, psychosocial, and developmental needs of the patient are met, within a family-centered care environment 
  • Ensures the staffing needs of the department are adequately met. Supports staff in the development of their schedules and monitors effectiveness of process on staffing needs. Participates in the decision-making processes for hiring new employees. 
  • Utilizes an inter-disciplinary approach to coach and develop unit-based staff to ensure the delivery of high quality patient care in a safe environment. Assists in developing clinical nurses along the novice to expert continuum. 
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills with health care team and works to eliminate communication barriers. Serves as a liaison between physicians, families, nursing staff and ancillary departments. 
  • Demonstrates accountability for cost effective management of equipment and supplies while ensuring the department achieves patient care goals 
  • Supports the implementation of unit goals and communication of the IDS strategic plan to staff 
  • Works collaboratively with Assistant Clinical Director, Nursing and Director to prepare and monitor capital and operational budgets. Demonstrates accountability for cost effective management of equipment and supplies while ensuring the department achieves patient care goals. 
  • Ensuring that Joint Commission requirements specific to your department are fulfilled, but also understand the linkage between your department’s requirements and those of the Integrated Delivery System. 
  • Collaborating with colleagues in other departments to ensure all Joint Commission requirements are met.

 

 

 



Qualifications:

 

 

  • Current RN Licensure by the Texas Board of Nurses 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BSN) 
  • Two (2) years of nursing experience, including pediatric or cardiac intensive care 
  • BLS Certification – Basic Life Support issued by the American Heart Association (beginning 02/19/18). If entering this role prior to 02/19/18, must have one of the following: (1) Verified BLS Card with an expiration date after 02/19/18; or (2) Attestation – If entering this role after 02/19/18, a verified BLS card is required.

 

 



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