Position responsible for managing and supervising department staff and for management of one or more nursing units or one or more shifts; providing leadership to the nursing unit, and participating in the marketing, planning, program development, and community outreach functions; ensuring positive physician/staff relations; and for acting as interim or relief department director as necessary. Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the patient served. Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development as it relates to the different life cycles.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
**Rehab experience strongly preferred**
1. Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing; Bachelor’s degree or educational plan to complete degree.
2. For Magnet hospitals or hospitals seeking Magnet designation, a minimum of a BSN is required for all Managers of Patient Care positions, regardless of the position level.
3. Completion of management/leadership training programs as designated by the institution within first year of employment.
4. Ongoing management/leadership training programs as designated by organization’s leadership.
5. Current State of Texas license/permit to practice professional nursing.
6. Completion of Basic Life Support or other certification based on nursing unit requirements.
7. Three or more years experience in clinical area of practice.
8. Three or more years supervisory or management experience.
9. Professional Certification in clinical area or management.
10. Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of “we advance health” through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
1. May be responsible for the day-to-day supervisory operations of a patient care unit. Duties may include: “charge nurse” function, provision of hands-on patient care, planning for continuity of care for forecasting next shift’s needs, administrative call, and clinical and personnel problem-solving.
2. Formulates and ensures optimal patient outcomes and customer satisfaction through ongoing performance initiatives with multidisciplinary teams according to the age/needs of the patient/population served. Participation in unit, hospital and/or system-based committees and performance improvement initiatives.
3. Supervises monthly financial, operational, and clinical services to ensure adequate staffing and scheduling; screens and selects staff, establishing appropriate level of compensation; addresses performance issues and takes corrective action as necessary; conducts performance reviews in a timely and effective manner.
4. Establishes credibility with physicians, management team members, and outside business partners and customers.
5. Participates in a systemic, interdisciplinary, and ongoing evaluation of programs, process improvement, desired client-centered outcomes, and organizational outcomes.
6. Ensures safe care to patients, adhering to policies, procedures, and standards of care within budgetary specifications, including time management, supply management, and accuracy of practice; coordinates resource allocation (supplies, staff, beds, etc.).
7. Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education, skills competency; supports department-based goals, which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor, and resource to less experienced staff.

Keyphrases: rehabilitation jobs
Associated topics: ambulatory, infusion, intensive, maternal, neonatal, psychatric, registered nurse, surgical, tcu, transitional

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