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HCA Houston Healthcare West is a full-service 266 bed hospital that provides a range of health services. It is recognized as a Certified Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission and, under an affiliation agreement with The Woman’s Hospital of Texas, brings to its community The Woman’s Hospital of Texas at West Houston, a three-story cardiac and critical care tower. The Sugar Land Cancer Center and the Sugar Land Diagnostic Center, departments with HCA Houston Healthcare West, are located on the Southwest Freeway at the Williams Trace and Sugar Lakes exit. For more information, visit our website at www.HCAhoustonhealthcare.com. HCA Houston Healthcare West is affiliated with HCA Houston Healthcare, part of the HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division. The division is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers and diagnostic imaging facilities in greater Houston, Corpus Christi and South Texas. Facilities include: 17 hospitals, nine ambulatory care centers, 13 off-campus emergency centers, and a regional transfer center. For more information, visit www.HCAGulfCoast.com.
Under the general supervision of the Director, the Nurse Manager assumes responsibility for all functions in the assigned unit. In collaboration with the Director and members of the medical staff, this individual is responsible for the ongoing assessment of quality of patient care services provided in the department by all levels of practitioners. The nurse manager in the assigned unit:
A. Initiates, guides, and directs the coordination of all functions for the assigned unit.
B. Functions as a resource person for staff members and assists in necessary education of individual members of the nursing staff.
C. Assumes responsibility for the overall quality of nursing care provided in the assigned unit.
D. Makes decisions regarding activities within the department based on Hospital Administrative Standards, Human Resource Standards, and Department of Nursing Standards in collaboration with the Director in unusual situations.
Persons in this category are responsible for consideration of developmental issues of patients in each of the following ages identified:
Neonatal/Infant (Birth to 1) Adult (18-65)
Pediatric (1-12)) Geriatric (65+)
This position may from time to time require that patients be cared for outside the normal age group. In this event, the person should consult available resources to provide appropriate care and demonstrate competency.
A. Current licensure in the State of Texas as a Registered Nurse.
B. Minimum of three years clinical experience in area of specialty with an emphasis on leadership and management.
C. Current verification of competency in BLS is required.
D. Computer skills preferred.
E. Certificates as requested by department