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.
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 out lined in policy.