RN, Clinical Manager - Pre-Op/PACU
Director of Patient Care
$98,000.00 to $147,000.00
Bachelor's degree in Nursing, and current Texas License
Basic Life Support through the American Heart Association
Three or more (3+) years of experience in PACU
2 years Management experience in Pre-op/PACU
Job Description Summary
The Memorial Hermann Orthopedic & Spine Hospital brings Memorial Hermann’s exemplary standards for patient safety, quality and excellence to a facility that is focused solely on orthopedic and spine care. Memorial Hermann Orthopedic & Spine Hospital is dedicated to the highest quality service with easy access and optimum outcomes for patients across Greater Houston undergoing orthopedic and spine surgery.
From affiliated physicians to support personnel, the staff at Memorial Hermann Orthopedic & Spine Hospital is specially trained and dedicated to helping patients undergo procedures that restore or improve functionality and allow them to return to an active lifestyle. The convenient central location and small size make it ideal for outpatient surgery and services such as knee, shoulder and hip pain treatments as well as rehabilitation.
Memorial Hermann Orthopedic & Spine Hospital specializes in:
•Elective orthopedic surgery
•Neurosurgery for spine-related conditions
•Sports-related spine and orthopedic conditions and injuries
This position is responsible for providing leadership to the department – overseeing the daily operations – managing and developing departmental staff, collaborating with the interdisciplinary team in the delivery of patient care, utilizing the nursing process, ensuring the delivery of quality care to patients.
Education: Bachelor of Nursing degree from an accredited school of professional nursing required or documented degree plan and timeframe to complete Bachelor of Nursing; For clinical manager positions in Magnet-designated hospitals or hospitals in pursuit of Magnet designation, a minimum of a Bachelors of Nursing is required at the time of hire or promotion
Current State of Texas license or temporary/compact license to practice professional nursing
Certified in Basic Life Support
Professional certification in clinical area or management preferred
Additional certifications may be required based on discipline and/or nursing unit requirements
Experience / Knowledge / Skills:
Three or more (3+) years experience in clinical area of practice and minimum one (1) year experience in a supervisory or management role
Clinical Manager II: Additional two (2) years experience (3 years total) in supervisory or management job
Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of “we advance health” through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann.
Manages the daily operations of a patient care department, including forecasting and ensuring adequate staffing, taking departmental call; planning for continuity of care, serving in charge nurse role and providing direct patient care as needed.
Collaborates with physicians, management team members, business partners, and customers to address strategic initiatives and organizational goals.
Participates in a systemic, interdisciplinary, and ongoing evaluation of programs, process improvement, desired client-centered outcomes, and organizational outcomes.
Considers the diverse needs of each patient through the entire continuum of care, providing and ensuring the highest level of service according to established service standards, optimizing the patient experience.
Ensures adequate scheduling and staffing; recruits, retains, and develops staff; provides performance feedback, addressing issues as necessary, and provides input into staff performance reviews in a timely effective manner.
Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors; adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service.
Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff.
Other duties as assigned.
Company Culture & Perks
What does it mean to truly connect with a patient? You’ll find out as part of the Memorial Hermann Health System. Here, you’ll have the unique opportunity to utilize the latest technical advances in medicine while also benefiting from our insights into the human aspects of care. You’ll serve each patient as an individual, and you’ll help develop their own personalized plan of care.
Every day, you’ll be empowered to do what’s best for them while also advancing your own skills. If you want to explore a change in your career, we encourage it. In fact, we celebrate it. Your mentors will guide your growth, your co-workers will encourage your success and your career will be built the way you want. We invite you to follow your dreams and lead with compassionate care.
The Houston Chronicle named us a Top Workplace for the 10th consecutive year. They partnered with Energage to gather survey responses from employees, and ranked companies based on criteria ranging from company values and culture, to leadership and benefits.
We rated highly based on our values and the meaningful work we do. We’re honored to receive this recognition and inspired to do more for our people.
Awards that we're proud to have received:
Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement
Initial Certification for Spine Surgery
Blue Distinction Center+ for Spine Surgery
What you'll get from working with us:
Great culture - here you'll find an environment of camaraderie where each teammate treats one another like family
Support - our leadership team will be on the floor with you provide you with support every step of the way
Growth opportunities - we encourage and will assist you in your quest to further your education