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Director of Professional Nursing Practice - Magnet Process

San Antonio, TX, United States

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SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Center City San Antonio is the backdrop for a vibrant and diverse community of patients served by Metropolitan Methodist Hospital. Our 354 bed hospital offers outstanding heart and cancer care, general surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, obstetrics and gynecology services, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services, sleep disorder evaluation and the largest emergency room in downtown San Antonio. Our Suzell Waller Women’s pavilion, the only stand-alone facility in downtown San Antonio dedicated to the health of women and their newborn babies, has earned an excellent reputation, one baby at a time.

Metropolitan Methodist Hospital has been recognized by Modern Healthcare as a Best Place to Work in Healthcare and for the third consecutive year as a Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation. We are pleased to announce it is the first hospital in San Antonio to achieve Pathway to Excellence designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. We have also been nationally recognized by Leapfrog for our focus on safety and quality, receiving a Grade A Hospital Safety Score for 5 consecutive rating periods, as well as Leapfrog’s Top General Hospital award in 2017. For more information, please visit our website at and select Metropolitan Methodist Hospital under Locations.

We offer you a generous benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental, disability and life insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Why join the Metropolitan Methodist team?

  • Metropolitan was recently named The Leap Frog's Group TOP General Hospital. 
  • Designated by Modern Healthcare as one of the top 150 best places to work in Healthcare.
  • First hospital in San Antonio to receive Pathway to Excellence Designation.
  • First and only hospital in San Antonio and one of only 3 of TX hospitals to be named a Top General Hospital.
  • First Texas hospital, and only the 8th hospital in the nation to earn The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for Sepsis Certification. 
  • Recognized for the third consecutive year as a Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation

Your role:

Under the general supervision of the Chief Nursing Officer contributes to the fulfillment of the York Hospital/WellSpan mission and vision by planning, designing, implementing and maintaining programs, policies/standards, and management systems in all facets of nursing/patient care administration.

Serves as a role model for leadership in the professional practice of nursing and clinical programs. Promotes an awareness and understanding of positive professional practice principles, cultivates and inspires transformational leadership principles, and ensures quality staff and patient outcomes through the development of programs and systems consistent with the Mission, vision, and values of Methodist Health System.


  • Bachelors degree in nursing is required; a masters degree in nursing or affiliated degree is preferred.
  • A minimum of 5 years progressive leadership experience in acute care nursing.
  • Experience with Magnet processes strongly preferred.

Employee completes initial and ongoing training and competencies as defined by service line, facility and department/unit which are specific to the needs of the patient population served (if applicable).

Minimum License, Certificates, or Registrations Required:

  • Required: Current RN license in the State of Texas.
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Facility: Metropolitan Methodist Hospital
Job ID: 01578-93657
Category: Directors and Managers
Contract: Full-time
Shift: No Weekends
Job Class: Regular

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