DescriptionSHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
Nurse Manager (RN) 6th Floor Medical Surgical
West Houston Medical Center has been offering exceptional care to the West Houston community for 30 years. With more than 1,200 members on our care team and 400 of the region's most talented doctors, we are able to provide nationally-recognized quality care.Our hospital in Houston provides a wide range of services, several of which are nationally accredited or affiliated:
- Bariatric/Weight Loss Surgery
- Breast Center
- Cancer Treatment
- Cardiovascular Center
- Diabetes Management
- Ear, Nose and Throat
- Emergency Medicine
- Senior Care
- Sleep Disorder Center
- Women's Services
- Wound Healing
West Houston Medical Center is currently looking for a
Nurse Manager (RN) 6TH Floor Medical Surgical
Under the general supervision of the Director, the Nurse Manager assumes responsibility for all functions in the assigned unit. In collaboration with the Director and members of the medical staff, this individual is responsible for the ongoing assessment of quality of patient care services provided in the department by all levels of practitioners. The nurse manager in the assigned unit:
Initiates, guides, and directs the coordination of all functions for the assigned unit.
Functions as a resource person for staff members and assists in necessary education of individual members of the nursing staff.
Assumes responsibility for the overall quality of nursing care provided in the assigned unit.
Makes decisions regarding activities within the department based on Hospital Administrative Standards, Human Resource Standards, and Department of Nursing Standards in collaboration with the Director in unusual situations.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; B.S.N. preferred.
Education requirements appropriate for meeting age-specific needs of all patients admitted to the unit:
Nutrition, i.e. alteration in nutrition, less than body requirements
Hazards of immobility, i.e. impaired physical mobility
Impaired verbal communication or special communication needs
Alteration in elimination
Sleep pattern disturbance
LICENSURE AND/OR CERTIFICATION REQUIRED
Current licensure in the State of Texas as a Registered Nurse.
Minimum of three years clinical experience in area of specialty with an emphasis on leadership and management.
Current verification of competency in BLS is required.
Computer skills preferred.
Certificates as requested by department