Cornerstone Healthcare Group, based in Dallas, Texas, was founded in 1990 and provides excellent healthcare services to our patients, residents and their families.
Our employees make a difference, join us so you can too! We pride ourselves on our quality of care, responsive service, and commitment to excellence. We treat each employee, patient and resident like we would a member of our own family, and measure our success by the direct impact we have on improving the quality of life for our employees, patients and residents.
The Nurse Manager is responsible for leading nursing practice during their shift, managing the intake and referral process during specific hours, role modeling effective patient care, coaching nursing staff on best practices, staff scheduling and compliance with policies and performance management. The Nurse Manager promotes patient care consistent with the philosophy and objectives of the hospital. The Nurse Manager maintains effective communication with other departments: nursing, medical staff, corporate admissions, social work and business development. This is a supervisory position, who directly reports to the facility Chief Nursing Officer.
Overall management and supervisory responsibility for the delivery of patient care that promotes safety and well-being of all patients ranging in age from 18 years to geriatric on their assigned shift.
Directs and facilitates the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the departmental policies, procedures and the standards of nursing practice to provide quality of patient care.
Supervises nursing care provided by all nursing department employees on the unit and others for whom they are administratively or professionally responsible.
Provides clinical support to the nursing staff by acting as a mentor and a role model.
Collaborates with hospital leaders, physicians and other team members to provide optimum services to the patients.
Plays a major role in employee and patient education to enhance knowledge, skills and necessary behaviors to achieve quality outcomes.
Adopts an approach to hospital-wide performance improvement that ensures important processes and activities are measured, assessed, and improved.
Plans, directs, coordinates and evaluates all intradepartmental and interdepartmental activities.
Is the designated on-site hospital administrator for after normal business hours.
Responsible for the assessment of all requests for administrative on-call contacts during his/her shift.
Responsible for all activities within the hospital in absence of the Administrator or department managers.
Responsible for providing a safe and effective environment for customer satisfaction, including physicians, employees, patients and families.
Ability to project a professional image.
Knowledge of regulatory standards and compliance requirements and hospital policies and procedures.
Working knowledge and ability to apply professional and ethical standards of practice in job situations.
Strong organizational and analytical skills.
Must demonstrate flexibility to meet the needs of all patients.
Education and/or Experience:
Graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing, BSN preferred.
Previous experience in Acute Care, Critical Care or LTAC Specialty Hospital required. Three (3) or more years preferred.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Registered Nurse,who is currently licensed to practice, in good standing, by the state of employment is required.
Must maintain current provider CPR certification throughout employment.
ACLS certification required within 6 months of employment and maintained throughout employment.
Additional certification in nursing specialty desired.
Cornerstone Healthcare Group