DIRECTOR, NURSING ICU & CARDIAC CATH LAB
BAYLOR, SCOTT & WHITE
COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS
HARTZ Search invites you to explore an exciting opportunity with our client, Baylor, Scott, and White Health – located in College Station, TX, for a Director, Nursing & Cardiac Cath Lab. Reporting to the Regional Chief Nursing Officer, this Director of Nursing leads the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Cardiac Cath Lab at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - College Station. This Director has responsibility for planning, selecting, and/or devising methods, policies, and procedures for Managers and Staff employees to accomplish designated goals. Negotiate interdepartmental resources, communicate, and plans with various cross-functional departments to ensure an effective level of service to the Nursing Units.
All Baylor Scott & White Health employees, providers, volunteers, vendors, students, and contract staff must receive both doses of the Moderna or Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, or the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine unless granted an exemption.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION & QUALIFICATIONS:
- Complete and maintain professional and technical licensures/certifications required.
- Maintain membership in the professional nursing organization.
- BLS/CPR and ACLS are required in some departments.
- Reporting to the Regional Chief Nursing Officer
- Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing required. Masters is required strongly preferred in nursing
- Experience: ICU and/or Cath Lab Leadership experience preferred. Three to five years of progressive nursing management experience is required.
- 74 FTES and 16 ICU beds
- 1 Cath Lab with expansion plans
- Oversee the operational, personnel, and fiscal management of assigned areas of responsibility with an emphasis on high-quality, cost-effective patient care.
- Monitor daily productivity, address variance from established standards and adjust staffing to maintain established production standards.
- Establish annual unit-specific quality improvement goals, conduct monitoring, analysis, process changes, reporting, and re-evaluation of prepared goals to Nursing Quality Council and Clinic Quality Council.
- Investigate adverse events, review data and findings, assess for trends, act on self-remediation needs and identify opportunities for development.
- Collaborate with non-nursing departments to establish processes and address issues that enhance the provision of patient care and satisfaction.
- Conduct and participate in daily rounds to identify immediate needs, monthly patient room rounds, monthly Environment of Care Rounds, Tracers, and Patient Safety Rounds, and act on findings in a timely manner.
- Establish opportunities to acquire input, to include unit monthly Action Unit Committees, input at staff meetings, and other creative mechanisms.
- Comply with requirements of regulatory, licensing, and accrediting agencies.
- Design measurements and tools to evaluate achievement and education strategies.
- Identify and clearly communicate communication gaps in staff knowledge and/or competency.
- Directs the effective management of financial, informational, and personnel resources to ensure efficient operations and continuity of care.
LOCATION – COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS:
College Station is home to the main campus of Texas A&M University, the flagship institution of the Texas A&M University System. The city owes its name and existence to the university's location along a railroad. Texas A&M's triple designation as a Land-, Sea-, and Space-Grant institution reflects the broad scope of the research endeavors it brings to the city, with ongoing projects funded by agencies such as NASA, the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and the Office of Naval Research.
College Station is a city in Brazos County, Texas, situated in East-Central Texas in the heart of the Brazos Valley, in the center of the region known as the Texas Triangle. It is 83 miles (130 kilometers) northwest of Houston and 87 miles (140 km) east-northeast of Austin. As of the 2010 census, College Station has a population of roughly 120,000. College Station and Bryan make up the Bryan-College Station metropolitan area, the 13th-largest metropolitan area in Texas with 280,000 people.
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