SUMMARY: The Nurse Manager has the ability to articulate a compelling, actionable vision for the unit/department. Facilitates teamwork and unit pride by advocating for an environment that promotes high patient care standards and implements strategies to ensure physician satisfaction. 50% of the Managers time shall be spend on their designated shift. The Manager has the authority, accountability, and responsibility for the management of patient care within their respective areas. Areas of responsibility will include nursing practice, personnel management, staff development and positive customer relations. Demonstrates sound clinical judgment and appropriate decision making abilities that take into consideration evidenced based practice. Thoroughly understands and monitors financial performance of the unit/department.
Current permit or license to practice professional nursing in the State of Texas.
Graduate of an accredited nursing program. Bachelor degree in Nursing. If bachelor degree not in nursing applicant must possess MSN.
Advanced certification in field of specialty preferred.
A minimum of two years clinical experience in an acute pediatric setting, previous management experience preferred.
Current BLS, PALS, ENPC or NRP certification as per unit specialty as outlined in policy.
Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of eight entities – a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation.Cook Children's Medical Center Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 6...0 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state.Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise – to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day.History – Cook Children's has a rich history of nearly a century of caring for children.Our Promise – Knowing that every child's life is sacred, it is the promise of Cook Children's to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.Companies – Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Cook Children's is a not-for-profit organization that is comprised of eight nationally recognized companies.Community Health Outreach – Cook Children's Community Health Outreach works together with over 150 partner organizations to improve the safety and health of at-risk children through education, disease and injury prevention and support.Clinical Research – Cook Children's is home to a skilled team of research-minded physicians, nurses and health care professionals and administrators who drive our commitment to excellent clinical care and the search for medical advances.Public Relations – Cook Children's Public Relations works with national and local media outlets, produces Cook Children's publications, coordinates special events and helps develop key relationships within the community.Contractor & Vendor Information – Cook Children's contractors and vendors must ensure their employees are knowledgeable about working with our organization.Sponsorship guidelines – Cook Children's sponsors a select number of events that are strongly aligned with its promise to improve the health of every child in the region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.