HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Nurse Manager - Telemetry in San Antonio, Texas

*Excellence isn’t just a word at Methodist Hospital System. *It’s what drives our staff each day and what makes us the most preferred healthcare provider for San Antonio and its surrounding counties.

Ours is a hospital deep-rooted in tradition that is patient-focused, faith-based and staffed by people who genuinely care for the well-being of others. It’s our promise to you as we strive to carry out the mission of Methodist Healthcare: /Serving Humanity to Honor God./

As the flagship hospital of the Medical Center and of the Methodist Healthcare System of hospitals, we appreciate the support and recognition we receive from the community in being ranked No. 1 in the Express-News Reader’s Choice Awards from 2009-2013. We also enjoy being the most preferred hospital in San Antonio, as consistently reported by the Consumer Research Corporation.

We’re looking for aNurse Managerto join our team and help us continue our journey towards Baldrige recognition and Magnet certification. A career at Methodist Healthcare System allows you the ability to advance as a nursing leader professional and make an impact on lives around this thriving area of Texas.

If you would like to join us in leading our vision to make San Antonio the healthiest city in the nation, then join Methodist Excellence. It starts with you.

_Job Summary:_ The Nurse Manager is responsible to the Director, Vice President and/or the Chief Nursing Officer for facilitating, coordinating and delegating the delivery of patient care to a defined group of patients during their entire hospitalization period. S/he is responsible 24 hours a day for the staffing and management of patient care in each of his/her units, for promoting the practice of professional nursing in a specified patient care area, and for the acquisition, development, and utilization of resources (human and material) needed to fulfill those responsibilities. S/he works cooperatively with administrators, physicians, staff, other managers and all customers of the Methodist Healthcare System to provide services, which consistently meet and exceed the expectations of their customers. This is accomplished by assessing and prioritizing opportunities to improve, plan and implement effective changes and evaluate outcomes of process improvement activities. The Nurse Manager models behavior consistent with the MHS management philosophy actively supports the Mission and Vision of the MHS and effectively maintains the hospital’s Standards of Care and Practice.

_Minimum Education and Experience:_

1.Education

• Bachelor’s degree in Nursing preferred, Master’s degree highly preferred.

2.Experience

• At least 3 years clinical acute care nursing experience. • 1-year management experience as full time or relief charge nurse, clinical care manager, or Nursing Administrative Supervisor desirable. • Demonstrated leadership skills. • Evidence of continued professional development. • Knowledge of Microsoft Office is preferable.

Minimum License Required: Current license to practice professional nursing in the state of Texas. Reporting Relationships:

Job: *Nursing Mgmt & Admin

Title: Nurse Manager - Telemetry

Location: Texas-San Antonio-Methodist Hospital

Requisition ID: 02531-80215