Assistant Clinical Director of Nursing (RN), Inpatient - Emergency Center (8a - 5p)

 
Position: Assistant Clinical Director of Nursing (RN), Inpatient - Emergency Center (8a - 5p)

Job ID: 143231

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Emergency Room Physicians

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

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 an Assistant Clinical Director of Nursing – someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you will manage and oversee daily clinical, administrative and human resource activities for the designated clinical area(s), including providing 24-hour availability. You will participate in, coordinate and ensure the delivery of high quality, developmentally appropriate patient and family centered care at the unit level.

 

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Responsibilities :

 

 

  • Participates as a full partner with Medical Director and in partnership with healthcare provider team to ensure cohesive department communication 
  • Partners with staff, medical and unit leadership to ensure clinical excellence within a family centered care environment, utilizing multiple sources of information and reports 
  • Demonstrates astute fiscal accountability, for area of clinical responsibility, as evidenced by the appropriate management and justification of resources, which includes personnel, equipment, supplies and capital 
  • Creates and facilitates collaboration and cooperation among diverse groups, people and professional disciplines to achieve desired results 
  • Facilitates staff participation and participates in the Quality Outcomes Program and/or unit-based quality initiatives for developing and monitoring exemplary clinical outcomes 
  • Conducts appropriate investigations and follows-up on individual and patient complaints 
  • Strives to achieve the goal of Joint Commission accreditation through collaboration with colleagues in other departments to ensure all requirements are met 
  • Submits performance planning documents, ongoing planning materials, action plan and department goals 
  • Reports financial performance monthly 
  • Assures that new staff attends departmental orientation within 30 days of employment

 

 



Qualifications:

 

  • Knowledge of Word Processing Software, Spreadsheet Software and Patient Care Delivery Models 
  • Experience with basic budgeting 
  • Current RN licensure by the Texas Board of Nurses 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BSN) 
  • A Master’s Degree in Nursing, Business, or a healthcare field, or currently enrolled in a Master's degree program with completion of degree within 2 years of assuming the role 
  • Three (3) years of management/leadership experience

 

 

 



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