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Texas Health Resources Nurse Manager I-Intensive Care Unit in Denton, Texas

Nurse Manager I-Intensive Care Unit

Are you looking for a rewarding career with family-friendly hours and top-notch benefits? We’re looking for qualified candidates like you to join our Texas Health family.

At Texas Health Denton we’re proud to serve Denton County and the surrounding areas with personalized, quality care in a setting close to home. We’re a 255-bed, full-service hospital providing convenient care to people across North Texas and Southern Oklahoma since 1987. With more than 1,100 employees and 450 physicians on our medical staff we’re one of Denton County’s largest employers.

Just a few of our many service areas: Cancer Care, Neck & Back Program, Critical Care, Neonatology, CT Cardiac Imaging, Neurology, Electrophysiology, Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, Emergency Care, Robotic Surgery, Endovascular Surgery, Stroke Care, General Surgery, Weight Loss Surgery, Heart & Vascular Services, Women & Infants Care, Interventional Radiology and Wound Care & Hyperbaric Treatment.

Texas Health Denton is a Joint Commission-accredited Primary (Level II) Stroke Center and Chest Pain Center, a Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence and a Pathways to Excellence-designated hospital.

Our four-story, 215,000-square-foot specialty center for women and infants features 12 labor and delivery beds, 2 C-section suites along with 6 antepartum and 24 postpartum beds. The ground floor houses a breast imaging center, outpatient physical therapy, cardiac rehabilitation and an internal medicine residency program.

As part of the Texas Health family, we employ over 26,000 employees and are among the areas top five largest employers. Come be a part of our exceptional team as we continue to provide outstanding care and deliver award winning results. You belong here.

  • Work location: Texas Health Fort Denton (THDN), Denton, Texas

Job Duties

OPERATIONS:

Plan, organize, and delegate activities as required for safe, efficient, and effective operation of the unit including active participation with other hospital departments and leadership to accomplish this purpose.

Provide resources and guidance to support the utilization of evidence based practice standards.

Identify and utilize processes and resources that support optimal delivery of data and information to staff.

Facilitate activities that prepare unit, environment, and staff to meet credentialing bodies requirements.

Identify key drivers in throughput process, evaluate areas role, and develop solutions to barriers.

QUALITY PATIENT CARE OUTCOMES:

Plan, manage, patient care processes to improve performance.

Facilitate delivery of quality patient care.

Require documentation that meets hospital and credentialing standards/policy/guidelines.

Demonstrates positive supportive role in change process.

HUMAN RESOURCES:

Responsible for staffing based on patient care needs.

Responsible for personnel functions including staff, performance reviews and corrective action.

Promote professional growth and development of all employees.

Supports diversity and inclusion in the organization.

Recognize and reward individual and team accomplishments.

Promote staff retention.

Facilitate new staff orientation.

Supports shared decision-making through the unit-based council.

CUSTOMER SATISFACTION:

Incorporate customer needs and expectations into daily operations and business planning strategies.

Promote team building strategies and principles of group process in interaction with staff.

BUDGET:

Prepares operating and capital budgets for areas of responsibility.

Manages approved operating and capital budgets effectively and adjusts strategies as needed to meet budget expectations.

Identifies and evaluates patient care requirements and outcomes based upon patient acuity, system and budgetary guidelines.

PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTABILITY:

Demonstrates involvement in professional organization.

Participates in hospital/department/system committees.

Stays current with professional activities.

Alerts appropriate individuals regarding ethical and legal concerns (i.e. Risk Manager, Compliance Officer, Director).

Educates, promotes and evaluates appropriate use of chain of command by staff.

Acts as a role model/mentor.

Adheres to ANA Code of Ethics.

Complies with hospital policies and with Nurse Practice Act.

Active in Reach Out THR and other community activities.

Makes appropriate referrals to Peer Review.

Participates in 360 degree evaluations.

Creates development plan that identifies and addresses areas of needed growth.

Completes reports in a timely manner. Utilizes various resources for development.

Education

Bachelor's Degree Nursing required

Experience

3 years progressive leadership experience and 5 years experience in clinical area required

Licenses and Certifications

RN - Registered Nurse required upon hire

BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly required

CPI - Crisis Prevention Intervention training required within 60 days

ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support required within 90 days

Skills

Knowledge of industry standards, organization, theory, principles, and research processes, quality improvement and change management techniques, financial analysis, budget process and planning, accreditation and regulatory standards, strategic planning principles, ability to assess nursing care requirements based on nursing principles, scope of practice, and regulatory standards.

Why Texas Health?

At Texas Health Resources, our mission is “to improve the health of the people in the communities we serve”.

We are one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health systems in the United States with a team of more than 23,000 employees of wholly owned/operated facilities plus 2,200 employees of consolidated joint ventures in the greater Dallas Fort Worth area. Our career growth and professional development opportunities are top-notch and our benefits are equally outstanding.

Join our award-winning Texas Health family and become a part of a team that is improving the health of our communities daily. You belong here.

Here are a few of our recent awards:

  • 2022 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (8 th year in a row)

  • A "Top 100 Places to Work" for 2021 by The Dallas Morning News (10 th time)

  • #1 as 2021 “20 Best Workplaces in Health Care and Biopharma” by Great Place to Work® and Fortune (7th consecutive year, 6th year as #1)

  • “America’s Best Employers for Diversity” list by Forbes

  • A “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" by Fortune and Great Place to Work®

  • A 2021 LinkedIn Top Companies in Dallas - Fort Worth list. This award recognizes the best workplaces for team members to grow their careers and honors companies that not only attract talent but also invest in the development of their employees.

Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits , Job Listings by Category , recent Awards we’ve won and more.

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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