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Nurse Manager - LTACH Med/Surg

Company: The Clinical Recruiter
Location: Houston
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

(Only QUALIFIED Healthcare Professionals accepted) Nurse Management - Nurse Manager - LTACH Med-Surg
Houston, Texas
JO# 30921

* Bonus Eligible *
* Relocation Assistance *

Summary:
The Nurse Manager assumes 24-hour responsibility for planning, supervising, and evaluating the care of patients to ensure comprehensive and continuous care for each patient-family in the Medical Surgical unit.
Reports to the Unit Director and provides overall direction for employees, 24 hour accountability and assists with budgetary responsibility.
Assists with hiring, training, directing, development and evaluating of staff.
Assists with development and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure efficient and effective delivery of health services in a unit.
Approves or monitors expenditures, purchases and other actions to ensure compliance with budget guidelines.
Promotes, supports, and facilitates the delivery of compassionate, evidence based nursing care to create an optimal patient experience.
Supervises the total nursing care of all patients on the unit(s) of service and gives the appropriate direction to each staff member to provide quality patient care.
Maintains timely and open communication with all members of nursing personnel, medical staff, multi-disciplinary team, and other providers.
Evaluates personnel, assesses environment, and determines priorities for care in order to plan, implement, and evaluate outcomes of care.
Knowledge of appropriate regulatory agency standards to include but not limited to JCAHO, OSHA, and others as applicable.

Experience:
3-5 years acute care nursing experience required
2 years nursing experience in the Medical Surgical Unit required
2 years nursing experience in progressive leadership role in healthcare required

Education:
Associates Degree of Nursing from an accredited school of nursing required
Bachelors and-or Masters Degree Nursing highly preferred

Certifications Licensure:
Current State Registered Nurse (RN) licensure
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS)
Other credentials and certifications as defined by unit-service line
American Nursing Credentialing Center (ANCC)-recognized certification within one year of eligibility
HMH - ANCC- recognized leadership certification within one year of eligibility

Ideal Candidate:
The ideal candidate would be someone with 5+ years experience as a Nurse with acute care experience as well as 3+ yrs in a nursing leadership role.

Special Skills:
Requires skill in interpersonal communication, group dynamics, problem solving, delegation, interviewing, observation, counseling, and teaching
Participates in evaluation process and demonstrates ability to identify behaviors
Must have strong written and oral communication skills
Demonstrates ability to assess staff needs and develop objective goals
Maintains clinical and leadership competencies

Keywords: The Clinical Recruiter, Houston , Nurse Manager - LTACH Med/Surg, Healthcare , Houston, Texas

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