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Baylor Scott & White Health PICU Emergency Room Nurse Manager in Temple, Texas

The PICU Nurse Manager for Baylor Scott and White Health (BSWH) is responsible for creating and sustaining a healthy work environment for staff which fosters excellent professional nursing practice, shared decision-making, interdisciplinary teamwork and collaboration resulting in positive patient and staff outcomes. The Nurse Manager supervises all nursing and unit-based personnel in the department in order to provide a safe, caring environment for patient/family and staff. The Nurse Manager plans, develops, implements, evaluates and monitors policies/procedures, budgets, the allocation of resources, continuous quality improvement initiatives, educational programs and shared governance/shared leadership councils to achieve departmental and organizational goals and objectives and provides nursing care when necessary for age-specific patient population.

In addition, the Nurse Manager for Baylor Scott and White Health has the following responsibilities:

  • Engages supervisors and staff in the development and implementation of departmental goals and objectives/strategic plan for area of responsibility.

  • Identifies, plans, implements, evaluates and monitors performance improvement opportunities that promote changes in nursing practice by maintaining current knowledge in nursing research, evidence-based clinical and leadership practice, patient care delivery models and work redesign.

  • Creates and sustains a compassionate, supportive, safe and therapeutic environment for patients/families and staff.

  • Ensures the development of awareness by nursing staff, medical staff and there health care providers, of issues arising from individual differences.

  • Advocates on behalf of the nursing staff to represent the concerns of patients, families and staff.

The ideal candidate will have strong managerial courage and a passion for patient care.

  • Location/Facility - Baylor Scott & White Health McLane's Children's Hospital in Temple, TX

  • Specialty/Department/Practice - Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

  • Shift/Schedule - Full-time Days

  • Benefits - Our competitive benefits package includes*:

    • Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
  • 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • PTO accrual beginning Day 1

*Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree required

  • 3+ Years of experience required

  • Registered Nurse (RN) license required

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within 30 days of hire required

As a health care system committed to improving the health of those we serve, we are asking our employees to model the same behaviors that we promote to our patients. As of January 1, 2012, Baylor Scott & White Health no longer hires individuals who use nicotine products.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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