Director of Nursing
Nexus Health Systems 2.45 reviews - The Woodlands, TX

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Under the direct supervision of the Director of Clinical Services (DCS) , the Director of Nursing assists in oversight and coordination of delivery of nursing services
  • Coordinates nursing schedules and payroll with the assistance of the Staffing Coordinator in a timely manner.
  • Conducts monthly staff meetings with clinical staff
  • Ensures PI data is complete for reporting the first Monday the week of MOR
  • Ensures PI projects are complete as scheduled, reports deficiencies to DCS.
  • Is available on call 24/7. Arranges for appropriate coverage when unable to be on call
  • Oversees staff schedule, ensures schedule is balanced throughout the week
  • Ensures cancellations are properly documented by staffing coordinator
  • Responsible for staff performance.
  • Addresses patient complaints timely.
  • Ensures nursing documentation meets state, federal, and accrediting agency standards
  • Monitors staff performance and attendance. Records variances and counsels staff as appropriate in collaboration with Human Resources Manager, Supervisors and DCS. .
  • Oversees House Supervisors and outlines role expectations. Ensures duties assigned are performed as scheduled Assesses skill levels of staff when planning and coordinating the delivery of patient care.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of licensing standards and regulations as they pertain to nursing.
  • Conducts walking rounds to assess unit environment and staff issues.
  • Develops department specific audits to address documentation and patient care issues
  • Ensures nursing documentation is appropriate and according to policy and procedures.
  • Addresses physician complaints in a timely manner
  • Ensures staff conduct remains professional and consistent with hospital policies and procedures
  • Provides input into the development of a Departmental budget
  • Utilizes knowledge of fiscal management when making daily operational decisions.
  • Assists in communicating department based productivity plans to department personnel in a positive and supportive manner.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of strategies to correct when productivity goals are not met.
  • Attends meetings and seminars as required and is timely in attendance.
  • Assists DCS in ensuring nursing department policies and procedures are current and are reviewed on an annual basis.
  • Ensures daily staffing is adequate to meet patient needs and acuity
  • Provides training to staff regarding nursing concerns, issues, and procedures on an as needed basis.
    EDUCATION:

    § Must be licensed Registered Nurse in the State of Texas.

    § BSN preferred

    EXPERIENCE:

    § Minimum two years nursing management and/or supervisory experience preferably in LTAC or Acute Care.

    LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

    § Must be certified in BLS /ACLS.

    Must be licensed in the state of Texas.

    About this company
    2.45 reviews
    In 1992, Nexus Health Systems embarked on a mission to create specialized healthcare environments where patients could receive treatment and...