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.
Current R.N. license in the State of Texas required.
Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing. MSN or BSN with other related Masters degree required.
A minimum of five (5) years of nursing leadership in an acute care setting is preferred. Must possess experience in staffing, scheduling, staff development, personnel management and financial management.
Ability to perform the essential functions of this position, with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to the health and safety of self or others. Ability to comply with all Good Shepherd policies and procedures that are job-related and consistent with business necessity. Ability to effectively communicate with patients and provide competent care as appropriate to the ages of patients served by this position.
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.