Assistant Clinical Director Nursing (RN) - Transplant Services

 
Position: Assistant Clinical Director Nursing (RN) - Transplant Services

Job ID: 151883

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: TRANSPLANT SERV ADMINISTRATION

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

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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, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. 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 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.  

Summary:

We are looking for an Assistant Clinical Director of Nursing– Transplant Services someone who works well in a fast-paced 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 also 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 :

  • Partners with staff, medical, and unit leadership to ensure clinical excellence within a family centered care environment, utilizing multiple sources of information and reports as evidenced by trend identification and action plan development
  • Participates as full partner with Medical Director and in partnership with healthcare provider team to ensure cohesive department communication
  • 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 the purpose of developing and monitoring exemplary clinical outcomes
  • Commits to the on-going development of self, unit leadership team and staff to achieve professional goals
  • Completes timely performance management reviews for direct reports
  • Assures that new staff attends hospital orientation within 30 days of employment
  • Assures that new staff attends departmental orientation within 30 days of employment
  • Reports financial performance on a monthly basis
  • Conducts appropriate investigations and follows-up on individual and patient complaints
  • Ensure 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
  • Collaborate with colleagues in other departments to ensure all Joint Commission requirements are met


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing required
  • Master’s degree in Nursing, Business or a healthcare field required
  • RN license from the Texas Board of Nurses required
  • Additional Education
    • If an employee enters the job without a master's degree, the master's degree must be obtained within 3 years.
    • The employee must sign an attestation form, and the expiration date of the attestation must be tracked to ensure employees meet the established deadlines for completing their education.
    • This is tracked by HR using Education Contract Tracking (EDUCONTR).
  • BLS certification from the American Heart Association required
  • 3 years’ management and leadership experience required
  • Transplant experience, highly prefered
  • Competent in word processing and software spreadsheet software
  • Basic budgeting knowledge
  • Operate a personal computer


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