MD Anderson Cancer Center Assistant Nurse Manager (Procedural) - West Houston in West Houston, Texas

MD Anderson is seeking an Assistant Nurse Manager (Procedural) in the West Houston location . The ideal candidate will have a BSN and three years of clinical nursing experience. Procedural experience in PACU, endoscopy, bronchoscopy, and anesthesia is a plus.

Responsible for clinical expertise within the Houston Area Location (HAL) which includes procedural services in the PACU, endoscopy, bronchoscopy, and anesthesia. Plans and evaluates area compliance within institutional/regulatory policies and procedures. Ensures scheduling and assignment/reassignment of staff to meet the needs of the patients. Supports clinical competence and professional development of the staff. Provides direct patient care approximately 50% of the time.

Ensures adherence to the Nurse Practice Act of the State of Texas, institutional standards of care and policies and procedures and external regulatory agencies. Ensures that staff and HAL are compliant with external regulatory agency requirements (e.g. JC, HIPAA, Magnet etc.). Ensures maintenance of personnel records in compliance with Joint Commission and institutional requirements. Ensures single point of review is completed within defined timeframe. Monitors location's aesthetics and functionality by collaborating with Facilities Management regarding property maintenance issues. Collaborates with NM/ Director in developing and updating policies and procedures.

Coordinates personnel activities of the location including staff education, selection, counseling, and evaluation. Assumes responsibility for the recruitment of clinical nurses and clerical staff. Collaborates with NM/ Director regarding hiring needs and decisions. Demonstrates effective interviewing and employee selection skills to meet unit needs for specific skills, knowledge and diversity. Ensures respective location's staff is appropriately cross-trained by assisting in the orientation of new staff as well as precept nurses in PACU, endoscopy, bronchoscopy, and anesthesia as well as other services. Addresses employee issues in a timely manner. Develops and maintains effective staffing plans.

Ensures the provision of safe and effective patient care and business services. Develops goals / objectives consistent with identified best practices and evaluates outcomes accordingly. Ensures effective triage and coordination of patient appointments between the HAL and main campus. Collaborates with the Patient Access Supervisor to ensure effective and efficient Business Center operations.

Serves as a professional role model and mentor. Effectively models role of leader as facilitator, coach, mentor and group leader. Demonstrates professional accountability by maintaining proficiency in assigned role and involvement in professional organizations. Seeks opportunities to broaden business perspective and knowledge.

Education

Required: Bachelor's degree in Nursing.

Experience

Required: Three years of clinical nursing experience. Successful completion of the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center New Graduate Nurse Residency Program can be substituted for two of the three required years of clinical nursing experience.

Licensure/Certifications

Required: Current State of Texas Professional Nursing License (RN).

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