The Nurse Manager assumes 24-hour responsibility for planning, supervising, and evaluating the care of patients to ensure comprehensive and continuous care for each patient/family in the unit and shift of responsibility.????This involves management and responsibilities for diverse categories of personnel for patient care.????The Nurse Manager position requires in-depth productivity management, knowledge of management principles, communication, teaching/learning principles, nursing practice, and the ability to apply nursing theories.????Acceptance of the philosophy and policies of the nursing unit and of the institution are essential.????The position requires skill in interpersonal communication, group dynamics, problem solving, delegation, interviewing, observation, counseling, and teaching.????The Nurse Manager must evaluate personnel, assess environment, and determine priorities for care in order to plan, implement, and evaluate outcomes of care.????The Nurse Manager must function effectively in stressful situations. Education Required:
Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing Certification Licensure Required: Current RN license in the State of Texas. Current BCLS Certification.
Experience Required: Minimum of three(3) yearsclinical experience and minimum of two(2) yearsprogressive management experience preferred. Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care/service appropriate to the age of the patients served on the assigned unit/department.