Director of Med / Surg

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(Only QUALIFIED Healthcare Professionals accepted) Medicine/Surgery-Director of Nursing – Director of Med | Surg
Brownsville, Texas
JO# 28691

* Relocation Assistance *

Come join a progressive hospital as Director of Med|Surg in beautiful Texas.Texas offers a tremendous quality of life with a wonderful climate, low cost of living, NO State Income Tax and is a great place to call home!!

Summary:
Manage the day-to-day operations of the Med|Surg Unit and provide quality cost effective care for the patient population with 24|7 accountability.
Manage the departmental budget and develop cost containment strategies to operate the department.
Lead|participate in departmental performance improvement activities and integration of services.
Develop departmental interfaces and interface with internal and external customers to provide exemplary service and achieve goals.
Participate in multi-disciplinary committees.
Support change-is an advocate of system change and improvement.Leads the change process to ensure that change is successfully implemented.
Facilitates learning opportunities to ensure personal and professional growth of department staff.
Review, updates and ensure compliance with policy and procedures related to the Med|Surg Unit.
Ensure that new employees are oriented and trained appropriately. Act as a preceptor and resource for the department processes.

Experience:
Two (2) years of progressive management experience in a hospital environment as a manager or full time charge nurse|related position, required

Education:
Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing or Nursing Degree from an Accredited Nursing School
Master’s in health care related field

Certifications | Licensure:
Current State Registered Nurse License (RN)
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

Certifications | Licensure:
Total FTEs approximately 20 (subject to change after UM transition) 7 PRN employees.

Would prefer leadership experience in Case Management or Nursing. Experience with Case Management and Social work at least 2-3 years.
Bilingual (English|Spanish speaking) is a plus as the majority of our population is Spanish speaking, but it is not required. Experience with Complex Discharge Planning would be a great benefit.

Special Skills:
Must be able to work under deadlines.
Must be able to utilize independent decision-making skills in a wide variety of situations.
Requires a high degree of accuracy in the performance of varied responsibilities.
Personal computer skills required.
Frequent contact with employees, physicians, customers, community individuals and volunteers.
Must be self-motivated to complete work in a timely manner to meet deadlines.

Job Detail
  • Job IDnchcr-2321400
  • StreetN/A
  • StateTexas
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