Full Time-Mixed (Rotating Weekends)
Provide leadership within the Emergency Department in order to meet and exceed organization/departmental expectations
Participates in interviewing, hiring and evaluation process. Evaluations are completed in a timely manner and by due dates.
Ensures new staff is preceptor and assimilate/become engaged in timely and competent manner.
Provides leadership related to achieving department goals, conflict resolution, coaching and counseling, learning/adhering to policies and procedures and effective communication.
Responsible for daily staffing patterns and pre-scheduling of department staff. Makes ongoing/daily adjustments to meet census staying within allotted guidelines and Plus targets.
Investigates and follow-up on all patient complaints/concerns.
Provides positive feedback to staff/area of complaint/concern, voiced by patient.
Consults complaints/concerns to the ED Director.
Provides resources and education of staff regarding clinical documentation.
Demonstrates competency in all computer based management programs for which he/she has access.
Assist with patient care responsibility when indicated by patient census.
Effectively assists the Director of ED in communicating and implementing recommendations that have been identified to improve unit dynamics and patient outcome.
Available as a resource person for staff regarding appropriate hospital and departmental policies and procedures
Performs daily patient rounds on all patients and reports any issues to director.
Oversees all Process Improvement which includes unit specific projects, Core Measures and all regulatory compliance
Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.
2 years recent clinical experience and competence in Emergency Medicine and/or Critical Care.
2 years supervisory experience required
Licensure and Certification:
Current Texas state license (RN)
American Red Cross or American Heart Association Basic Life Support course (BLS or BCLS) and certificaltion required
American Red Cross or American Heart Association Advanced Life Support course (ALS or ACLS) and certification required
American Red Cross or American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support course (PALS) and cerification required