Pediatric ICU Nurse Manager
University Medical Center of El Paso - El Paso, TX

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We are seeking a qualified and enthusiastic Pediatric ICU Nurse Manager to join the team of caring professionals at El Paso Children's Hospital.

The Manager is responsible for planning, supervising, and evaluating patient care and nursing personnel of the PICU on a 24-hour basis. Coordinates duties for all shifts to accomplish continuity of safe quality patient care. Monitors outcome measures and shares variances with Associates for continuous process improvement in a clinical area. Responsible for supervision of the Hospital as requested by Chief Nursing Officer.

Duties include, but not limited to:
Establishing well thought-out plans for accomplishing Hospital and Departmental goals with consideration for EPCH's priority projects and collaborative needs of other department/services. Assesses progress and adjusts priorities and activities to support goal achievement through measures.

Operational knowledge of Texas Nursing Practice Act, patient care standards, standards of nursing practice, and regulatory agency standards. Directs performance improvement at the unit level.

Assumes responsibility and accountability for the safety and quality of patient care delivered.

Ensures the development of staffing methodologies that facilitate high quality, cost effective patient care.

Serves as a resource for complex clinical issues.

Assures systems and methodologies are established and continually evaluated for the ongoing assessment of competency of all staff supervised.

Supports all Children’s Hospital regulatory, IT and patient care initiatives.

Required Skills

1. Conceptualize and articulate a vision for nursing practice for a specific clinical area and translates into action.
2. Ability to foster and facilitate collaborative interpersonal relationships.
3. Calculates risks associated with an anticipated action.
4. Ability to facilitate transitions through sound process improvement methodologies.
5. Ability to negotiate and resolve conflict.
6. Willingness to embrace change and manage it effectively.
7. Ability to foster and implement team-building strategies.
8. Skill in the use of computer systems and related software applications.
9. Ability to read and comprehend English at a level necessary to follow written and oral instructions and safety precautions.
10. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

Required Experience

A. Work Experience:
Five year clinical nursing experience in specialty required, of which three years should be in a nursing leadership role.

B. License/Registration/Certification
1. Current license as a Registered Nurse in the state of Texas.
2. CPR Training Program for licensed nurses

3. Clinical Specialty Certification required.
4. Nursing Executive Leadership Certification required

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