Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Nurse Manager - PACU UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX Full-Time
Take advantage of this opportunity to join UT Southwestern Medical Center – ranked one of the “Best Places to Work” by the Dallas Business Journal. Due to our continued growth, UT Southwestern Medical Center is seeking a Nurse Manager - PACU. Candidates with PACU management experience of at least two years in an acute hospital setting required.
Collaborates with staff by developing and implementing an effective action plan to improve performance in the department.
Adheres and facilitates adherence by other personnel to all policies and procedures, code of ethics, JCAHO standards, and nationally recognized standards of nursing practice.
Reviews nursing assignments and revises as necessary to meet specific needs of patients and/or to ensure adherence to policies and procedures.
Implements disciplinary interventions, including termination, as appropriate and in compliance with policy.
Participates in identification and resolution of physician, patient and/or family complaints.
Reports complaints and interventions to Guest Services and/or Department of Nursing in timely manner for adequate follow-up prior to patient's discharge.
Reviews schedule and staffing plan with other Department of Nursing personnel to ensure adequate coverage of patient care needs on daily shift or shift-by-shift basis.
Utilizes staffing guidelines and/or patient acuity system and employs most cost effective option in providing appropriate patient care.
Utilizes resources in manner which is appropriate and which optimizes resources for benefit of organization and patient population.
Identifies efficiency or cost saving ideas and reports same to DON and/or CNO.
Interviews and makes final decision regarding hiring of all nursing personnel for unit.
Participates in development, implementation, and evaluation of performance improvement activities.
Completes performance reviews and orientation evaluations of nursing personnel.
Implements termination of nursing personnel with approval from Chief Nursing Officer and/or Human Resources Manager.
Provides immediate counseling of nursing personnel, up to and including suspension, as appropriate.
Follows-up with accurate and timely written reports to Nursing and/or Human Resources Director.
Generates and/or supervises generated occurrence reports as appropriate.
Provides appropriate and timely follow-up and submits to DON.
Conducts staff meetings and coordinates special projects, which may include educational activities, research projects, recruitment, and interdisciplinary and hospital committees.
Collaborates with nursing staff and Nurse Educator to meet educational needs of current nursing personnel.
Promotes personal and professional growth of all nursing personnel by allowing opportunities for active participation in unit-based activities and appropriate patient care.
Seeks out opportunities to teach.
Develops unit's annual capital and operational budgets with assistance from nursing administration personnel.
Completes payroll editing at end of payroll cycle and maintains attendance records.
Provides and supports efforts to develop teamwork between all nursing personnel, employees and staff.
Facilitates timely return of specialty equipment.
Participates in routine and special care conferences.
Demonstrates ability to function in charge role.
PACU Management experience.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Graduate of accredited school of nursing.
Five (5) years current registered nurse experience, with two (2) years recent progressive nursing leadership experience required.
Requires BLS, ACLS, and current Texas RN license.
BSN required, MSN preferred.
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information
About UT Southwestern Medical Center: UT Southwestern Medical Center ranks among the top academic medical centers with more active Nobel Prize winners than any other medical school in the world. As a premier educational, clinical and research institution, UT Southwestern is home to more than 2,000 distinguished scientists, physicians and allied health professionals. Our University Hospital has achieved Magnet Recognition® by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), joining only 7% of hospitals in the United States.
UT Southwestern is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: 42426
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