Manage one or more defined areas of nursing services through which assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care are provided. Allocate available resources to promote efficient, effective, safe, and compassionate nursing care based on current standards of practice. Coordinate activities between defined areas and provide clinical and administrative leadership and expertise. Accountable for the environment in which clinical nursing is practiced such that recruitment and retention of nurses is enhanced. Responsible for the implementation of the mission, vision, values and standards of the organization and nursing services within their defined area of responsibility.
Minimum Qualifications Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a bachelor's degree in nursing required. Current, valid registration to practice in the State of Texas is required. Master's degree in nursing or related field preferred. Certification in a nursing specialty and/or nursing administration is required within 2 years of appointment.
2 years clinical experience
1 year of management or supervisory experience in an appropriate clinical area
Personal computer, calculator, fax, copier.
Special Requirements Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact), Exceptional Verbal (e.g. Public Speaking), Preferred Languages: Spanish, Writing /Composing, (Correspondence/Reports)
Other Skills: Analytica, Mathematics, Medical Terms, P.C., Word Processing
Work Schedule: Flexible
Other Requirements: 24 hour accountability for area(s)
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.