POSITION SUMMARY: The Manager is responsible for ongoing, effective operations and the assessment and improvement of activities. Such responsibilities encompass the internal functioning of the department, which facilitates the functioning of the overall organization. The Manager supports an organizational culture for Service Excellence and practices the Service Excellence standards to all customer groups.
Northwest is a 495 bed system serving the city of Amarillo and the surrounding region. We offer the ideal combination of traditional values and the most advanced technologies in healthcare, plus the conveniences of big city living in a friendly, smaller-town atmosphere. From the beauty of Palo Duro Canyon and great recreational facilities, to our quality educational system, Amarillo is a great place to live and work.
Nurses are the heart of the hospital. That's why we're looking for nurses who are dedicated and passionate about their work. We're looking for nurses who can add to our culture of exemplary patient care and personal excellence. Our nurses provide safe, competent nursing care for patients in accordance with facility policies, standards, and philosophy. Nurses provide professional leadership and support to the healthcare team. The concepts of Patient Centered Care will provide the foundation for all nursing care. We demonstrate Service Excellence standards at all times. Join us to make a difference.
Northwest Texas Healthcare System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Northwest Texas Healthcare System, a subsidiary of UHS, is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.
EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE AND LICENSES/REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED:
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
Current licensure/permit to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas
BSN required or must complete within 2 years
Current BLS certification unless current ACLS/PALS and maintain certification throughout employment
Minimum of 2 years leadership experience preferred
Appropriate clinical experience
The following are required and must be maintained throughout employment:
ACLS completion within 3 months
PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS
Ability to read and write in English
Ability to communicate with patients, families, staff, physicians, support agencies, vendors, and others
Ability to remain calm under stress
Ability to respond to pages
Ability to evaluate and interpret information (including financial data) and make independent decisions
Ability to repeatedly twist, squat and stoop
Bending, lifting (minimum of 25 pounds) grasping, fine hand coordination, pushing, and pulling
Ability to work in computer literate environment to include word, Power Point and Excel.