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RN - Director ICU/Telemetry/Med-Surg - Edinburg RegionalMedicalCenter- 528

Universal Health Services


Location:
EDINBURG, TX
Date:
08/22/2017
2017-08-222017-09-20
Job Code:
225046
Categories:
  • Healthcare
  • Clinical Specialist
  • CNO / CNE
  • ICU / CCU
  • Med / Surg
  • OR / PACU
  • Telemetry
  • Nurse Practitioner
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RN - Director ICU/Telemetry/Med-Surg - Edinburg RegionalMedicalCenter- 528

Job Code:  225046
Facility: South Texas Health System
Location: EDINBURG, TX US Southern
Region: Southern
Travel Involved: 10-20%
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Bachelor's Degree 
Skills:  
Category: Nursing
FTE: 1.00
Position Summary:
The Department Nurse Director shall oversee and guide nursing and clinical employees that are hired for their department. Responsible for interacting with hospital staff, patients, families, visitors, and/or ancillary departments regarding patient care, concerns and conflicts by identifying and assisting resolution. Responsible and accountable for maintaining performance skills of their employees, assuring regulatory and accreditation readiness, and maintaining staff schedules, payroll, orientation, staff meetings, policies, performance improvement, and is accountable for budget compliance and budget variance. Routinely works week days, but may need to support staff at other times when necessary. This position summary contains the most basic duties and does not exclude other assignments not mentioned.
 
Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. 4 years of previous RN experience required.
2. 3-5 years previous management experience preferred.
3. Must demonstrate commitment and adherence to STHS’s Compliance Program and Code of Conduct through compliance with all policies and procedures, the Code of Conduct, attendance at required training and immediately reporting suspected compliance issue(s) to the Compliance Officer.


EDUCATION / LICENSURE:
1. Registered Nurse currently licensed in the State of Texas, or part of a compact state license, or has a valid temporary RN license for the State of Texas while waiting to receive the permanent license.
2. New hires as of December 1, 2009 must have BSN (or Bachelor’s in related field) with master’s preferred. Internal candidates without a BSN may be considered based upon a written agreement that they will obtain their BSN within a predetermined time frame after transfer to the Director position. This timeframe will be determined based on review of current educational credits and degree plan and education plan development with the System CNO. Failure to obtain their BSN within the prescribed time may result in removal from the Director position.
3. Must have and maintain current certifications, according to unit specific needs. Certification must be in accordance with the curriculum of the AHA, for Healthcare Provider’s Program (for any and all certifications applicable through the AHA program) – please check all that apply:

BCLS/CPR Must be current upon hire and thereafter
ACLS If required in unit, nurse with a year or less of experience - obtain within 12 months of hire; nurse with over a year of experience - obtain within 6 months of hire; or if hired with a current certification must keep current at all times
PALS or ENPC If required in unit, nurse with a year or less of experience - obtain within 12 months of hire; nurse with over a year of experience - obtain within 6 months of hire;
or if hired with a current certification must keep current at all times
NRP If required in unit, nurse with a year or less of experience - obtain within 12 months of hire, nurse with over a year of experience - obtain within 6 months of hire; or if hired with a current certification must keep current at all times
TNCC If required in unit, must have and maintain certification within eighteen months after hire; or if hired with a current certification must keep current at all times
STABLE If required in unit, must obtain within 12 months of hire, or if hired with a current certification must keep current at all times
CPI If required in unit, nurse with a year or less of experience - obtain within 12 months of hire; nurse with over a year of experience - obtain within 6 months of hire; or if hired with a current certification must keep current at all times
SAMA If required in unit, - obtain within 30 days of hire

4. Familiar with basic nursing performance standards as outlined in the TX Nurse Practice Act.
5. Membership in related professional organization preferred.


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