Emergency Services Nurse Manager
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- Employment Type: Full Time
- Department: Emergency Services
- Hours/Pay Period: 80
As our Nurse Manager of Emergency Services at St. Luke’s Health – Memorial Hospital Lufkin, now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health, you’ll oversee a department of frontline nurses and act as the conduit between these caregivers and leadership teams. You will communicate the organization’s goals to the nursing staff as we constantly seek to improve patient experiences, reach out to our community, and deliver quality care. At the same time, you will advocate for your team by bringing any issues, requests, or new ideas from them to leadership.
To thrive in this role, you must be competent and confident. Utilizing your excellent communication skills one-on-one and in front of groups, you will tackle tough conversations and, above all, be an educator at heart. Every interaction is an opportunity to share your knowledge with others and improve their understanding of a patient’s needs, the needs of the nursing staff, or the needs of the organization.
St. Luke's Health Memorial provides over a quarter of a million services each year to patients in Deep East Texas. St. Luke's Health Memorial cares for Lufkin, Livingston, and San Augustine communities. Memorial is home to the area's first dedicated heart and stroke care center, and only Joint Commission certified primary stroke care facility, the area's only cancer center, and comprehensive diabetes, heart, and stroke center. As Texas's first health care system to acquire the da Vinci® High Definition Robot, St. Luke's Health Memorial paves the way for the latest advancements and innovations in healthcare. St. Luke's Health Memorial's passion for the health of the individuals we serve reaches beyond the walls of our facilities. As a pillar of health in Deep East Texas, we are committed to developing and nurturing healthier communities.
If you are committed to social justice, health equity, and prepared to deliver care in new, innovative ways, you belong with us.
The Manager of Emergency services will be responsible for planning, organizing, implementing, and maintaining initiatives for the department. Responsible for the management of clinical nursing practices and patient care delivery within in the emergency department. Role functions include managing human, fiscal, material, support, and systems resources while achieving and maintaining the department's goals by focusing on the unit or department's daily operations. Demonstrates a high level of integrity and willingness to take on new challenges and prioritizes associate engagement. Consistently promotes a positive work environment by being visible and available to all staff and customers. Supports associate development needs with an emphasis on evidence-based practice and education.
- Oversee a department of nurses, ensuring everyone has what they need to deliver the best care possible to our patients.
- Engage with the floor. Talk to the nurses, the patients, and families. Keep your finger on the pulse of your department so you can keep things running smoothly.
- Attend meetings with leadership to learn about new initiatives, budgetary status, areas for improvement, etc., and bring this information back to your team of nurses.
- Monitor attendance among nursing staff, watching for any patterns of missed shifts which may need addressing.
- Monitor productivity and efficiency of your department, including budgets. We want to achieve the best throughput while never compromising on care.
- Mentor people on your team. Share your knowledge and confidence with assistant nurse managers, charge nurses, and others. Build them into potential nurse managers like yourself.
- Associate degree received from an accredited school of nursing.
- BSN degree required within 3 years of employment from an accredited school of nursing.
- At least 3 years of clinical and/or management experience in an acute care setting.
- Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas
While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid vacation, adoption assistance, and more!
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Are you a career fit with our CommonSpirit Health culture? To understand how we are structured, we believe in some core philoosophies with the following:
We will be stronger together, achieving excellence in all we do, collaborating across the fields and growing our collective knowledge.
We will let humankindness guide us as we treat every person with hollistic, persaonalized care for the bod, mind and spirit.
We will advance the science and art of nursing as innovative leaders who demonstrate the power of evidence-based, compassionate care. If you believe in working together with humankindness for all to advance the science and art of nursing - thne you have found your career fit with us!
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