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NURSE MANAGER - INTENSIVE CARE UNIT

METHODIST DALLAS MEDICAL CTR

CRITICAL CARE NURSING

3

Full-time

Night

2300-0730, flex

METHODIST DALLAS MEDICAL CTR
1441 N. BECKLEY AVENUE PO BOX 655999 DALLAS, TX 75265-5999

Your Job:

Manages all patient care areas in our ICU. Works independently and interdependently with hospital and corporate systems to accomplish efficient, cost-effective, quality patient care. The ICU Nurse Manager will be responsible for the running of the assigned department. They will oversee the patient schedules and ensure staff and equipment is available to provide service to the patients. This position will work in collaboration with the AVP of Academic Clinical Programs to both create and maintain the annual budget. In addition, patient care will be necessary as volume dictates. This position will be responsible for hiring, disciplinary action and yearly reviews for the ICU clinical staff. This position will be responsible as an expert clinical resource for all clinical programs at the hospital. 

Your Job Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing. Bachelor of Science in Nursing BSN
  • CPR, ACLS
  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas
  • Ability to interpret financial reports.
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English with strong writing, spelling and grammatical skills
  • Computer literate including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint proficiency.
  • Consistent professional behavior and ability to handle confidential information.
  • Demonstrates the ability to communicate efficiently by Identifying and communicating in a positive/constructive manner.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work in a stressful environment during a crisis situation.
  • Demonstrates initiative is a self-starter, works independently within time frames delegated.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of MHD guidelines and reference, Infection Control guidelines, and MHD safety guidelines
  • Develops mechanism by which important and pertinent information is related to appropriate personnel.
  • Listening efficiently and communicating in a positive/constructive manner.
  • Organizes and utilizes time efficiently to complete assignments.
  • Proactive to analyze problems accurately develop recommendations and takes appropriate actions to resolve problems.
  • Promotes good public relations through positive interaction with the patient, visitors, families, and co-workers
  • Strong leadership ability
  • Work Experience: Two years of hospital nursing experience; Meets Level III managerial criteria or demonstrated comparable achievement in past experience.

Your Job Responsibilities :

  • Attends and participates in workshops/seminars/classes related to the practice of nursing and management skills.
  • Coaches and develops the skills and talents of the unit staff, with emphasis on the unit leadership team. Assist with the maintenance and enhancement of clinical and managerial competence.
  • Collaborates with manager of Nursing Education in the responsibility for the actual planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of MHD continuing nursing educational activities.
  • Conducts attends and participates in department and committee meetings.
  • Coordinated the hiring, training, evaluation/counseling and discharge of unit staff.
  • Develops and implements staffing plans.
  • Functions as a consultant/resource on a specified unit to assist with staff/patient/customer needs.
  • Monitors patient care, develops and implements action plans from trends identified.
  • Participates in the planning and implementation of the budget. Monitors and addresses variances with the budget.
  • Plans and organizes the unit activities by developing and monitoring unit goals.
  • Promotes efforts to support and participate in value management (VM), activities both inter and intradepartmental.
  • Other duties as assigned.

One of the best places to work in North Texas just keeps getting better. Methodist Dallas Medical Center is home to the new Charles A. Sammons Tower, dedicated to emergency, trauma, and critical care. Our Level 1 Trauma Center, one of only three in Dallas County, features a rapid CT scanner for trauma and emergency imaging. We offer an advanced primary stroke center and a transplant center for adult liver, kidney, and pancreas transplants. Founded in 1927, Methodist Dallas is Methodist Health System's largest hospital, with 585 private rooms. It is one of the leading teaching and referral hospitals in Texas, and it offers an exciting, demanding, and fulfilling career for professionals, where you can work with complex, high-acuity cases. Other expertise includes:

  • The nation's first hospital certified by The Joint Commission for pancreatic surgery and the first in Texas certified for pancreatic cancer treatment.
  • Hip and knee joint replacement programs, certified by The Joint Commission.
  • American College of Cardiology (ACC) Foundation NCDR ACTION Registry®-GWTG™ Platinum Performance Achievement Award for excellence in heart attack care.
  • Methodist Health System believes its greatest asset is the team members in our organization that values and encourages diversity and inclusion in all aspects of our organization. These are our guiding principles:

    Mission:

    To improve and save lives through compassionate quality health care.

    Vision for the Future

    To be the trusted provider of integrated quality health care in North Texas.

    Core Values

    Methodist Health System core values reflect our historic commitment to Christian concepts of life and learning:


    Servant Heart - compassionately putting others first
    Hospitality - offering a welcoming and caring environment
    Innovation - courageous creativity and commitment to quality
    Noble - unwavering honesty and integrity
    Enthusiasm - celebration of individual and team accomplishment
    Skillful - dedicated to learning and excellence

    We know that employees who are happy, healthy, and fulfilled take better care of patients. We also know that caring for our employees as individuals makes us a better organization. Our benefits include:

    • Medical plan choices
    • Pharmacy coverage
    • Dental and vision plans
    • AD&D insurance
    • Employee assistance program
    • Flexible spending account
    • Paid time off
    • Extended illness benefits
    • Wellness program
    • Weight management, tobacco cessation, and prenatal programs
    • Basic and volunteer life insurance
    • Short-term and long-term disability
    • Retirement plans with matched contributions
    • Leave of absence
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Adoption assistance
    • Employee discounts
    • And more.