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RN Director - Surgical Services RN - McAllen Medical Center 568

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RN Director - Surgical Services RN - McAllen Medical Center 568

Job Code:  193583
Facility: South Texas Health System
Location: MCALLEN, TX US Southern
Region: Southern
Travel Involved: 30-40%
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Bachelor's Degree 
Skills: Administration -> Department Level
Category: Nursing
FTE: 1.0
Position Summary:
Responsible for the 24-hour management of the Surgical Services departments typically including Pre-op, PAT, OR, PACU, Anesthesia, Endo, SPD, OR Supply Management and other assigned areas to ensure the facility meets the established standard of care. Responsible for interacting with hospital staff, patients, families, visitors, and/or ancillary departments regarding patient care, concerns and conflicts by identifying and assisting resolution. Responsible and accountable for maintaining performance skills of their employees, assuring regulatory and accreditation readiness, and maintaining staff schedules, payroll, orientation, staff meetings, policies, performance improvement, and is accountable for budget compliance and budget variance. Routinely works week days, but may need to support staff at other times when necessary. This position summary contains the most basic duties and does not exclude other assignments not mentioned.
QUALIFICATIONS: 1. 4 years of previous RN experience required. 2. 3-5 years previous Acute Care Surgical Services Leadership Experience (RN). 3. Capable of exhibiting strong leadership presence throughout the organization related to all initiatives. Possesses ability to look beyond scope of individual responsibility act as stewards of UHS’s resources. 4. Detailed clinical and operations experience. 5. Demonstrated teamwork, written and verbal communication and analytical skills. 6. Computer skills with proficiency in MS Excel and Word. Knowledge of MS Project and Access recommended. 7. Six Sigma credentials preferred. 8. English verbal and written fluency. 9. Must demonstrate commitment and adherence to STHS’s Compliance Program and Code of Conduct through compliance with all policies and procedures, the Code of Conduct, attendance at required training and immediately reporting suspected compliance issue(s) to the Compliance Officer. EDUCATION / LICENSURE: 1. Registered Nurse currently licensed in the State of Texas, or part of a compact state license, or has a valid temporary RN license for the State of Texas while waiting to receive the permanent license. 2.BSN (or Bachelor’s in related field) with Master’s and CNOR preferred. Internal candidates without a BSN may be considered based upon a written agreement that they will obtain their BSN within a predetermined time frame after transfer to the Director position. This timeframe will be determined based on review of current educational credits and degree plan and education plan development with the System CNO. Failure to obtain their BSN within the prescribed time may result in removal from the Director position. 3. Must have and maintain current certifications, according to unit specific needs. Certification must be in accordance with the curriculum of the AHA, for Healthcare Provider’s Program (for any and all certifications applicable through the AHA program) 4. Familiar with basic nursing performance standards as outlined in the TX Nurse Practice Act. 5. Membership in related professional organization preferred.

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