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Manager RN, Registered Nurse - Stone Oak Surgery Center

Company: CHRISTUS Health
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:



Assumes primary responsibility and 24/7 accountability for effective implementation of nursing practice and operations for assigned areas; at CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital. The nurse manager affects departmental outcomes through interpretation, implementation, and evaluation of hospital and departmental philosophy, goals, policies, and procedures. Facilitates intra and interdepartmental communication and collaboration to promote excellence in patient care, patient experience and patient outcomes. Effectively manages utilization of staff and material resources so that the most therapeutically effective patient care is provided in a safe and cost effective manner. Promotes the professional development of patient care and administrative support staff assigned for areas.


  • Participates in the establishment and implementation of yearly goals for the units.
  • Monitors operations of the unit. Measures progress towards goals, identifying problems and taking corrective actions.
  • Serves as an advocate for patients/families, assuring that patient/family rights are respected, patient satisfaction issues are addressed, and associates adhere to the core values of the corporation.
  • Directs patient care in compliance with regulatory standards such as Joint Commission and state licensure requirements.
  • Participates in the development, communication, and implementation of nursing and organizational policy and procedure.
  • Participates on intra and interdepartmental committees and task forces which are focused on improving patient care.
  • Collaborates with other Department Managers and Hospital Leadership to resolve unit/staff issues.
  • Participates and directs staff in hospital plans for emergency and disasters.
  • Develops, communicates and updates unit(s), standards, protocols, policies and procedures to meet trends in nursing practice and patient services.
  • Collaborates with Human Resources to recruit and hire qualified associates.
  • Counsels, guides, and disciplines associates to enhance patient care through compliance with established hospital policies and procedures.
  • Evaluates staff job performance on a timely basis and in a manner that recognizes associate's accomplishments, enhances performance and facilitates professional development.
  • Provides HR with information to maintain associate files with current licensure, credentialing records, certifications, orientation documentation, skills checklists, and continuing education requirements.
  • Facilitates and encourages staff participation in the professional practice model.
  • Confronts and resolves conflicts involving staff, physicians, patients/families, interdepartmental and intra departmental issues.
  • Empowers associates through effective delegation, maintaining accountability.
  • Directs and ensures staff participation in process improvement activities for the unit/hospital.
  • Conducts regularly scheduled staff meetings which address unit issues, process improvement, and safety; Ensures staff meeting minutes are available on a timely basis.
  • Establishes and enforces with staff a method for ongoing maintenance and upkeep of the unit supplies and equipment.
  • Maintains and ensures documentation of quality control aspects of the clinic(s) (e.g. POCT logs, refrigerator temps, etc which are required by Joint Commission)
  • Collaborates effectively with physicians, administrators, patients, families, other departments, and the community to provide quality patient care and enhance patient outcomes.
  • Maintains core staffing within established guidelines that assure patient safety and considers skill mix and experience of staff.
  • Oversees daily staffing of the unit and collaborates with Lead Associates on the development and revision of the staffing schedule.
  • Ensures assessment of competency of all associates as a part of the orientation program and on an ongoing basis.
  • Identifies, plans, develops and/or arranges for programs to meet the educational/skills needs of the associates upon hiring and on an ongoing basis.
  • Identifies, plans, develops methods to meet the educational needs of the patient population.
  • On an annual basis, contributes to the development of operating and capital budgets to meet the needs of the unit.
  • Assures effective and appropriate utilization of material and human resources,
  • Reviews financial and productivity management reports and takes appropriate actions.
  • Demonstrates competence to perform assigned patient care responsibilities in a manner that meets the age specific and developmental needs of patients served by the department.
  • Appropriately reviews patient assessment, treatment, and/or care methods performed by nursing to accommodate the unique physical, psychosocial, cultural, spiritual, age specific and other developmental needs of each patient served.
  • Demonstrates adherence to the Mission and CORE values of CHRISTUS Health System. GG. Performs other duties as assigned. Requirements:
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • RN License in state of employment or compact
    • BLS Work Type:

      Full Time

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