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Type: Full Time
Location: Lewisville, Texas
DESCRIPTION SHIFT: No Weekends
NURSE MANAGER OF CRITICAL CARE
MEDICAL CITY LEWISVILLE
Built in 1976, MEDICAL CITY LEWISVILLE is a full-service medical and surgical facility offering 24-hour emergency services. We are licensed to accommodate 186 patients. Excellent customer service and patient safety are our top priorities. We are proud that more than 360 physicians and over 800 healthcare associates have chosen to make Medical City Lewisville their professional home. Our supportive environment, advanced technologies, and innovative medicines allow them to best treat you - our treasured patients - with the highest quality health care in a comfortable and compassionate setting.
The Manager is responsible for the supervision, coordination and evaluation of nursing care provided on the assigned unit(s). The Manager also coordinates and supervises the activities for the unit, which supports the safe and efficient delivery of care. The Unit Manager assists the Department Director in the implementation of Performance Improvement activities, hospital policies/procedures and in the financial management of the Unit.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Participates in hospital or departmental performance improvement activities.
Interviewing and hiring nursing staff.
Scheduling nursing staff.
Clinical resource for the Nursing Unit.
Serves as an advocate for nursing staff.
Evaluating staff performance.
Discipline, counseling and staff development.
Participates in financial management of the assigned unit.
Participates in financial planning/budgeting for the assigned unit.
Plans and conducts staff meetings.
Plans and coordinates unit related in-services.
Manages clinical activities on assigned unit, assuring age specific standards are maintained by staff as well as manager.
Maintains 24-hour accountability for the direction, supervision, coordination and evaluation of activities and services of the assigned unit.
Seeks opportunities to improve department or interdepartmental processes.
* Current TX RN license or RN Compact State License
* BLS (AHA) certification
* ACLS (AHA) certification within 6 months of hire.
* Bachelor of Science in Nursing or related field required from an accredited school.
* 3-5 years experience as a staff nurse in the clinical area.
* Documented clinical knowledge and skills related to the assigned clinical practice area.
* Previous management experience or demonstrated ability to serve in a leadership position.
* Effective verbal and written communication skills.
* Ability to work with others to ensure quality patient care.
* Strong problem solving skills.
* Continuous focus on excellence in work environment.
We are committed to:
Providing an inclusive work environment where everyone is treated with fairness, dignity and respect.
Recruiting and retaining a diverse staff reflective of the patients and communities we serve.
Equal employment opportunities are provided to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected category in accordance to applicable federal, state, or local laws.