Description Directs and manages employees in multiple units engaged in providing care to a group of patients. Recommends and revises policies and develops performance standards, departmental goals, and objectives to maintain patient care. Ensures compliance with standards of nursing practice to promote optimum healthcare delivery. Acts as liaison with physician staff regarding unit issues.
Bachelor of Science, Nursing is required. Master's degree in related field strongly preferred.
Current Texas RN License is required.
Maintain BLS/ACLS (American Heart Association) certification, if required for the position
CPI required within 90 days of hire/transfer date for Emergency Services Departments.
Prefer national certification and/or professional organization membership.
Minimum of five years management/supervisory experience in a healthcare setting.
Must have strong understanding of and demonstrate skill in leadership, strategic management, professional development, change management, communications, team building, continuous quality improvement, problem solving, decision making, innovation, financial management of operations, and stewardship of resources.
Skill in establishing a balanced perspective on mission effectiveness and business results is critical.
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.