Nurse Manager - Medical Unit
Location:
San Antonio , Texas
Posted:
September 26, 2017
Reference:
01578-75976
At Metropolitan, we recognize the unique needs of each of our patients and strive to deliver Methodist Excellence each and every day. Ours is a hospital that is patient-focused and staffed by people who genuinely care for the well-being of others. That's our promise. Because we are part of Methodist Healthcare, we embrace the organization's mission of Serving Humanity to Honor God .

We are very proud of our hospital and the services we provide to the surrounding community. With our Metropolitan Methodist Hospital Women's Pavilion, the only stand-alone facility in downtown San Antonio dedicated to the health of women and their newborn babies, we have been busy earning an excellent reputation one baby at a time. Our Health for Life Center at Metropolitan Methodist Hospital consistently makes a difference through life-changing weight loss surgery. The recent addition of a robotic surgery system is a prime example of how we are integrating new technology to better serve the needs of our patients.

Metropolitan Methodist Hospital is here to offer outstanding heart and cancer care, general surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedics, obstetrics and gynecology services, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services, sleep disorder evaluation and the largest emergency department in downtown San Antonio. Metropolitan Methodist Hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission in stroke care and is designated as an accredited Chest Pain Center.


Summary:
The Nurse Manager is responsible to the Director, Vice President and/or the Chief Nursing Officer for facilitating, coordinating and delegating the delivery of patient care to a defined group of patients during their entire hospitalization period. S/he is responsible 24 hours a day for the staffing and management of patient care in each of his/her units, for promoting the practice of professional nursing in a specified patient care area, and for the acquisition, development, and utilization of resources (human and material) needed to fulfill those responsibilities. S/he works cooperatively with administrators, physicians, staff, other managers and all customers of the Methodist Healthcare System to provide services, which consistently meet and exceed the expectations of their customers. This is accomplished by assessing and prioritizing opportunities to improve, plan and implement effective changes and evaluate outcomes of process improvement activities. The Nurse Manager models behavior consistent with the MHS management philosophy actively supports the Mission and Vision of the MHS and effectively maintains the hospital's Standards of Care and Practice.
Qualifications:
Minimum Education and Experience:

1. Education

• Bachelor's degree in Nursing preferred, Master's degree highly preferred.

2. Experience

• At least 3 years clinical acute care nursing experience.
• 1-year management experience as full time or relief charge nurse, clinical care manager, or Nursing Administrative Supervisor desirable.
• Demonstrated leadership skills.
• Evidence of continued professional development.
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office is preferable.

Minimum License Required:
Current license to practice professional nursing in the state of Texas.
Reporting Relationships:

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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