This position is responsible for the effective implementation of nursing operations for assigned unit(s). Effects departmental outcomes through interpretation, implementation, and evaluation of hospital and departmental outcomes philosophy, policies, and procedures. Facilitates intra and interdepartmental communication and collaboration to promote excellence in patient care and enhance patient outcomes. Effectively manages utilization of staff and material resources so that the most therapeutically effective patient care is provided in a cost-effective manner. Promotes the professional development of the patient care staff assigned to the unit(s).
A. EDUCATION AND TRAINING:
Requires a Bachelor's degree or higher in Nursing from an accredited nursing program. Masters degree is preferred.
Requires a minimum of five years of experience. Demonstrated leadership skills (decision making, problem solving, delegation, prioritizing) and/or supervisory experience are required.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.