Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital is now among an elite group of facilities nationwide that has received Magnet recognition for excellence in nursing services by the American Nurses Credentialing Center s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program . The designation is one of the highest levels of recognition a hospital can receive and recognizes healthcare organizations for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovation in professional nursing practice. Memorial Hermann Greater Heights joins four other Memorial Hermann acute care hospitals as one of 36 Magnet recognized facilities in Texas.
Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from an accredited school of professional nursing required.
Manages the daily operations of a patient care department, including forecasting and ensuring adequate staffing, taking departmental call; planning for continuity of care, serving in charge nurse role and providing direct patient care as needed.
Collaborates with physicians, management team members, business partners, and customers to address strategic initiatives and organizational goals.
Participates in a systemic, interdisciplinary, and ongoing evaluation of programs, process improvement, desired client-centered outcomes, and organizational outcomes.
Considers the diverse needs of each patient through the entire continuum of care, providing and ensuring the highest level of service according to established service standards, optimizing the patient experience.
Ensures adequate scheduling and staffing; recruits, retains, and develops staff; provides performance feedback, addressing issues as necessary, and provides input into staff performance reviews in a timely effective manner.
Promotes a safe and accountable environment; adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards, being a good steward of resources, including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service.
Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; may serve as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff.
Adheres to all regulatory and Texas Board of Nursing standards.
Performs other duties as assigned, within scope of practice and clinical competency.