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Director Registered Nurse (RN) - Neurology - $60-84 per hour

Company: Memorial Hermann Health System
Location: Spring
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Memorial Hermann Health System is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Neurology Director for a nursing job in Spring, Texas.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Neurology
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours
  • Employment Type: Permanent
    At Memorial Hermann, we're about creating exceptional experiences for both our patients and our employees. Our goal is to provide opportunities for our diverse employee population that develop and grow careers in a team-oriented environment focused on patient care.Every employee, at every level, begins their journey at Memorial Hermann learning about the history of the organization and its established culture built on trust and integrity. Our employees drive this culture, and we want you to be a part of it.Job SummaryPosition responsible for providing leadership, direction and support for one or more patient care departments, ensuring the delivery of quality care to patients; and for planning, implementing, reviewing and controlling the budget, staffing, and robust process improvement.Job DescriptionNeuroscience Director of Patient Care - The WoodlandsMemorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center is located in the heart of a rapidly growing, nationally recognized master-planned community with award-winning schools and every amenity close at hand. Our nursing community is as wonderful as the community of which we are a part, offering opportunities to function at the highest levels of professional nursing.Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital is among an elite group of facilities nationwide that has received Magnet-- recognition (3X) for excellence in nursing services by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program--. The designation is one of the highest levels of recognition a hospital can receive and recognizes healthcare organizations for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovation in professional nursing practice.We are embracing the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's Transforming Care at the Bedside (TCAB), which engages and supports our front line caregivers in identifying and implementing change that will improve care and empower our bedside caregivers to provide the best care possible. We implemented this model of care in 2007 and have seen our staff engaged in creating innovations that have improved our patient, physician and staff satisfaction. Our culture promotes learning, evidence-based practice and recognition of excellence at all levels.This Director will manage 2 Neuro units: Neuro Med/Surg IMU (24 beds) & Neuro ICU (12 beds). Approximately 85 FTEs*Master's Degree*Neuroscience experience strongly preferred*Nursing Director experience strongly preferredMinimum QualificationsEducation: Bachelor of Nursing degree from an accredited school of professional nursing required; Masters Degree preferredLicenses/Certifications:
    • Current State of Texas license or temporary/compact license to practice professional nursing
    • Professional Certification in clinical area or management within one year of hire preferredExperience / Knowledge / Skills:
      • Five (5) years of progressive clinical experience
      • 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
        • Directs the day-to-day operations for assigned patient care departments, maintaining 24/7 operational responsibility and directing clinical and non-clinical staff.
        • Reviews and approves all new hires, establishes and controls standards for performance appraisals; works with managers to identify staffing needs and provides for accordingly; coordinates training needs of staff with education department; remains available, accessible and visible to staff; recognizes staff's achievements and accomplishments and provides ongoing feedback on performance.
        • Works with service line leaders and managers to establish departmental scope of service, goals and strategic plan for the department; stays up-to-date on new developments in the field and incorporates such in the department's scope of service; reviews departmental policies, procedures, and systems; conducts appropriate department promotional activities and participates in hospital market activities.
        • Monitors and directs all patient care activities.
        • 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.
        • Participates in a systemic, interdisciplinary, and ongoing evaluation of programs, process improvement, desired client-centered outcomes, and organizational outcomes.
        • Ensures that revenue, expenses, contribution margin and FTE's meet or exceed budget; prepares and submits budget and related reports; forecasts and accurately projects expenses; takes corrective action to address negative variances; identifies and proposes capital budget items appropriately.
        • Promotes physician input and communication; includes medical staff in planning new or revised policies, procedures and services; provides rapid response and follow-up to medical staff issues/concerns; seeks new ways to encourage new physicians to utilize hospital services.
        • Adheres to all regulatory and Texas Board of Nursing requirements and standards.
        • Performs other duties as assigned, within scope of practice and clinical competency.
        • Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors; adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications 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; serves as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff.
        • Other duties as assigned.Memorial Hermann Health System Job ID #10276_1419603769-aee69013a16732b7de6ad11d26d9ad24. Pay package is based on 8 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation). Posted job title: Neuroscience Director of Patient CareAbout Memorial Hermann Health SystemCompany Overview:Charting a better future. A future that's built upon the HEALTH of our community. This is the driving force for Memorial Hermann, redefining health care for the individuals and many diverse populations we serve. Our 6,100 affiliated physicians and 29,000 employees practice the highest standards of safe, evidence-based, quality care to provide a personalized and outcome-oriented experience across our more than 270 care delivery sites. As one of the largest not-for-profit health systems in Southeast Texas, Memorial Hermann has an award-winning and nationally acclaimed Accountable Care Organization, 17* hospitals and numerous specialty programs and services conveniently located throughout the Greater Houston area. Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center is one of the nation's busiest Level I trauma centers and serves as the primary teaching hospital for McGovern Medical School at UTHealth. For more than 114 years, our focus has been the best interest of our community, contributing more than $411 million annually through school-based health centers and other community benefit programs. Now and for generations to come, the health of our community will be at the center of what we do - charting a better future for all.
          *Memorial Hermann Health System owns and operates 14 hospitals and has joint ventures with three other hospital facilities, including Memorial Hermann Surgical Hospital First Colony, Memorial Hermann Surgical Hospital Kingwood and Memorial Hermann Rehabilitation Hospital-Katy.
          Our MissionMemorial Hermann Health System is a non-profit, values-driven, community-owned health system dedicated to improving health.
          Our VisionTo create healthier communities, now and for generations to come.
          Our ValuesCommunity: We value diversity and inclusion and commit to being the best healthcare provider, employer and partner.Compassion: We understand our privileged role in people's lives and care for everyone with kindness and respect.Credibility: We conduct ourselves and our business responsibly and prioritize safety, quality and service when making decisions.Courage: We act bravely to innovate and achieve world-class experience and outcomes for patients, consumers, partners and the community.Benefits
          • Dental benefits
          • Vision benefits
          • Employee assistance programs
          • 403b retirement plan
          • Health Care FSA
          • Dependent Care FSA
          • School loan reimbursement

Keywords: Memorial Hermann Health System, Houston , Director Registered Nurse (RN) - Neurology - $60-84 per hour, Executive , Spring, Texas

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