Nurse Manager - Neurosurgery

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Nurse Manager - Neurosurgery

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

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Category: Nursing

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 230003L4

What we do here changes the world. UTHealth Houston is Texas’ resource for healthcare education, innovation, scientific discovery, and excellence in patient care. That’s where you come in.

UTHealth Houston Neurosciences is hiring for a Nurse Manager to join their team of professionals. The Nurse Manager will be responsible for: utilizing critical thinking while supervising clinical staff and managing staffing assignments; ensuring compliance with practice plan policies and procedures; collaboration and communication to upper leadership, staff and providers; and more. The ideal candidate will have neurology experience but it is not a must. Ambulatory care experience is preferred and a history of experience with assisting with procedures in any specialty is helpful. Prior supervisory experience is strongly preferred.

Location: 6400 Fannin Street, Houston, Texas. One position requires occasional travel while the other requires frequent regular travel to local satellite locations.

Once you join us you won't want to leave. It’s because we reward our team for the excellent service they provide. Our total rewards package includes the benefits you’d expect from a top healthcare organization (benefits, insurance, etc.), plus:

  • 100% paid medical premiums for our full-time employees

  • Generous time off (holidays, preventative leave day, both vacation and sick time – all of which equates to around 37-38 days per year)

  • The longer you stay, the more vacation you’ll accrue!

  • Longevity Pay (Monthly payments after two years of service)

  • Build your future with our awesome retirement/pension plan!

We take care of our employees! As a world-renowned institution, our employees’ wellbeing is important to us. We offer work/life services such as…

  • Free financial and legal counseling

  • Free mental health counseling services

  • Gym membership discounts and access to wellness programs

  • Other employee discounts including entertainment, car rentals, cell phones, etc.

  • Resources for child and elder care

  • Plus many more!

Position Summary:

Directs, supervises, and coordinates nursing staff to assure high quality, optimum patient care. Responsible for the management and evaluation of clinical personnel and may provide direction to operational, clinical and administrative staff in a clinic or clinics.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Coordinates the schedules of the department physicians, administrative and nursing staff to ensure adequate coverage and maximum utilization of manpower.

  2. Manages the duty assignments of clinical staff which includes, but is not limited to, Staff Nurses, Licensed Vocational Nurses, and Medical Assistants based on availability of physicians and patient load. May "fill in" to provide coverage because of illness, vacations, or emergencies.

  3. Schedules for as many as 160 doctors who may see up to 700 patients per week.

  4. Monitors departmental expenditures against a budget. May compile daily and monthly administrative reports. Works closely with Department Chairman's Office, Human Resources, Emergency Room, clinical quality and safety, Purchasing, area hospitals, and laboratories.

  5. May be responsible for the economical/efficient and quality performance of assigned clinic/area. Formulates goals and outcomes using an evidence-based and theoretical analysis of available data to reduce patient and community risks.

  6. Directs proper handling of patient records, coordinates with other medical departments and hospitals for admissions and scheduling, makes decisions involving personnel changes and assignments, type and quantity of supplies needed, and proper solution to any problems arising with patients over scheduling, appointments, or charges.

  7. Handles phone calls from patients regarding medical problems and laboratory results. Refers questions or problems of an unusual medical or emergent nature to physicians.

  8. Monitors and maintains inventory levels in order to assure efficient clinic operation.

  9. Ensures compliance with specifications of regulatory and accrediting agencies in order to meet federal, state, and local standards. Utilizes tools of quality improvement to collect and report quality data.

  10. Instructs subordinates in proper examination room techniques and procedures and often gives lectures and demonstrations of new procedures in order to update knowledge of nursing care.

  11. Manages Human Resources activities of department in regards to: recruiting and selection, hiring and termination, training, professional development, mentoring, counseling, performance evaluations, and salary planning.

  12. Other duties as assigned.

Certification/Skills:

Current nursing licensure in the State of Texas

BLS Certification

ACLS/PALS Certification preferred

Certification in area of specialty preferred

Minimum Education:

Bachelor's degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing school.

Associate's degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing school and 4 years of experience, in addition to the three years to meet the minimum experience requirement, may be substituted for the Bachelor's degree.

Minimum Experience:

Three years of experience required; prior supervisory experience preferred.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

Residency Requirement:

Employees must permanently reside and work in the State of Texas.

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University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth Houston is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth Houston includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

UTHealth Benefits

UTHealth Houston offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Houston Office of Benefits Website.

https://www.uth.edu/benefits/

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

UTHealth Houston is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth Houston policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.

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In addition, all UTHealthHouston​​​​​​​employees who are assigned to work at a location that is subject to the affiliated partner’s hospital, clinical offices, or agency are required to abide by UTHealth’sHoustonrules and regulations, as well as the affiliate’s rules and regulations, including COVID-19 vaccination and safety requirements.

Work location is based on the needs of the department and may be adjusted.