Texas Health Resources Neuro Service Line Lead Nurse Needed In Plano in Plano, Texas

Qualifications/Duties:

Texas Health Resources Presbyterian Plano, a Magnet Hospital, is looking to fill their RN Neuro Surgery Service Line Specialist position to work Full Time.

Required Minimum Education:

*Graduate of a NLN (National League of Nursing) or CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education) accredited nursing programs.

*For RNs hired after Jan 2014 completion of BSN within 3 years of THR RN start date as defined in offer letter.

*Effective Dec 2015 RNs hired or transferring in THR completion of BSN within 2 years.

*BSN upon hire strongly preferred

Required Certification:

*Current AHA BLS

Minimum Qualifications / Requirements:

*2 years minimum recent Neuro , Scoliosis or Spine Surgical experience required in a hospital setting.

*Knowledge of Nursing Process, strong positive interpersonal skills, ability to read, write and speak English clearly.

*A high degree of confidentiality, positive interpersonal skills, and ability to function in a fast-paced environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

*BSN

*CNOR

*Neuro Circulating Experience

Shift:

*Full Time

*40 hours per week

*Monday- Friday

*0630-1500

*Call may be required

Duties:

  • Demonstrates leadership through example, promoting teamwork through effective leadership skills.

  • Promotes independent decision-making, helps staff maximize strengths and correct/improve weaknesses.

  • Encourages and promotes development of staff to meet full potential.

  • Acknowledges and appreciates individual or group efforts and accomplishments.

  • Assists with personnel functions, including the interview and hire process, performance evaluations, retention efforts, and shared governance.

  • Leads Safe Choices investigations, and participates in employee counseling and coaching sessions.

  • Duties as dictated within specific unit; may include schedule creation and publication (ensuring efficient and safe use of staff to meet patient and budgetary needs), payroll, quality, and education duties.

  • Knowledge of budgetary / fiscal goals; participates in proactive measures to meet and maintain identified system, entity, and department targets.

  • Assists in keeping staff informed by hosting meetings, posting bulletins, and emails.

  • All communications and presentations are of professional quality.

  • Assumes responsibility for seeking out and participating in continuing education opportunities related to role development of the leader / nursing supervisor.

  • Monitors and assesses staff compliance to policy, protocols, and care practice guidelines. Provides just in time training where warranted or initiates progressive counseling when necessary

  • Serves as interim Unit Manager when needed, performing all necessary functions to meet the department, staff, and customer needs.

-Work with physicians to coordinate needed supplies and/or instrumentation is readily available for surgical procedures.

-Be responsible and accountable for facilitating the daily surgical schedule, including working in add-on urgent and emergent cases.

-Coordinate the daily O.R. schedule with the charge nurse.

-Provide direct patient care

-Provides essential leadership and coordination of patient care services related to the daily surgery schedule.

-Collaborates with O.R. Manager, Supervisor and Service Coordinators to ensure daily staff assignments are appropriate and commensurate with associate skill, knowledge and competence.

-Work toward the department, facility and organizational mission, vision and goals.

Entity Information:

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano is a 366-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical leader, providing technologically advanced care to Plano, Frisco and surrounding communities since 1991. This full-service facility features a full range of specialties including emergency medicine, cardiology, adult and adolescent behavioral health, pediatrics, an adult intensive care unit, state of the art and technologically advanced surgical services and a Level III NICU. Texas Health Plano has more than 1,600 employees and over 1,360 physicians on its medical staff in more than 65 specialties. The hospital is an Advanced Level III Trauma Facility, accredited Chest Pain Center by The Joint Commission, named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Collin County and a Gold-Level Mother Friendly business. Texas Health Plano is the recipient of the Disease Specific Care Certifications from the Joint Commission in Chest Pain, Joint Replacement – Hip and Joint Replacement – Knee and an Advanced Certification as a Primary Stroke Center. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

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