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Manager Nursing ICU

Houston, Texas

St Luke's Health - The Vintage Hospital


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  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Department: Nursing Administration
  • Hours/Pay Period: 80

The posted compensation range of $42.69 - $61.91 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2024-348507 Employment Type Full Time Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Mon - Fri Remote No Category ICU Nurse
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St. Lukes Health–The Vintage Hospital provides high-quality compassionate care for residents of the Willowbrook Champions and Tomball areas of Northwest Houston. With the resources of the St. Luke’s Health system we are able to deliver the most advanced care available to our Northwest Houston community. The Vintage Hospital offers the latest in diagnostic and surgical expertise including heart care women’s health and orthopedics.

The Manager of Nursing will have 24 hour accountability for the unit area. The major responsibilities are in providing leadership and communication, monitoring the work environment, assuring quality, managing the fiscal budget, managing human resources and ensuring the delivery of competent clinical practice.

*At a Minimum, two (2) years of experience in a Supervisory role required;  Nurse Management experience preferred.

*We are looking for someone with a track record of driving Process/Performance Improvements; Patient Safety Initiatives and meeting Quality Metrics.


1. Support and actualizes the Division of Nursing philosophy and goals by assuming leadership in program development and implementation.
2. Staff is developed to assume leadership roles both formally and informally, via role modeling and facilitating staff participation in shared governance structure.
3. Facilitates development and implementation to solution to problems.
4. Develops and Implements effective communication channels to provide information to all staff members, holding at least one unit meeting per month with posting of minutes and notice.
5. Directs and Participates in the orientation of new employees, evaluates programs effecting employees.
6.Has an identified council structure with an elected Staff Nurse Professional Practice Council representative. Conducts unit council meetings monthly incorporating new knowledge and skills to meet changing needs of patient families, department employees and institution.
7.Has a positive working relationship and problem solving with other members of the patient care delivery team including physicians and other departments.
8.Participates in committees and task forces as indicated.
9.Facilitates staff to assume leadership roles.
10.Demonstrates positive leadership skills and communication that embraces changes, which results in achievement of outcomes.

11. Staff actively Participates in clinical decision-making affecting practice.
12. Promotes a caring helpful environment including the arrangement of the physical setting and assembling equipment in a manner conducive to more effective and efficient nursing care
13. Participates in unit, service and divisional CQI/CQE programs, documents results, reports by deadlines, formulates corrective action plans for improvement.
14. Meets established research-based standards of care, quality control targets, operationalizes CQI.
15. Develops a multidisciplinary program to monitor quality patient care indicators.
16.. Maintains fiscal budget within established variance, focusing on hppd, labor cost per day, overtime, orientation costs, SSP costs and medical supplies.
17.Adjusts staffing patterns according to unit activity and patient acuity.
18.Reviews fiscal Worksheet, analyzing variances and implementing appropriate action plans.
19.Develops and Manages the unit budget to control operational and capital expenditures for capital equipment priorities based on patient unit needs and according to budget policy
20. Shared leadership in place with structured recruitment and retention and PEP/professional practice.
21. Facilitates professional growth and development of staff utilizing career development plans. Identifies staff career development and training needs. Uses CQI/CQE and staff input for development of educational programs.
22. Demonstrates accountability for human and material resource management with division guidelines and standards
by monitoring, correcting variances for productive and non-productive utilization.
23. Complies with personnel policies and procedures, follows guidelines and conducts effective performance interviews, job standards are understood by employees, etc.
24. Directs and Participates in the orientation of new employees, evaluates program's effectiveness and employee's progress.
25. Participates in an innovative program (pilot study, research project, etc.) that has an effect on patient care within the past year.
26.Participates in a professional organization, (i.e. specialty or administration).
27.Maintains clinical exposure through actual intervention, coordination of patient care, role modeling, consulting, problem solving and in-services.
28.Ensures the effective delivery of competent, compassionate nursing care based on social, psychological, developmental and spiritual needs of the patients as demonstrated by patient care outcomes achieved through
established standards of care and by the patients and families perception of care.


Required Education and Experience:

*Bachelor's Degree and Registered Nurse

Starting in January of 2016, any new hires should have:
*Bachelor's Degree and minimum of 3 years leadership experience required; clinical leadership in the discipline preferred
Master's Degree and no experience

Required Certifications:




* CCRN Preferred


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 Career path shows a list of jobs that someone could get by getting promotions at this company: 1. Student Nurse  2. New Grad Nurse  3. Staff Nurse 4. Educator 5. Charge Nurses/ Supervisors  6. Nurse Practitioner  7. Managers/Directors  8. CNE

While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

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While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

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