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Hospital Nurse Manager

Houston, Texas
Job #: 396519
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With a strong communication and leadership style, the Nurse Manager will lead a team of dedicated healthcare professionals in the delivery of quality care to our patients, while creating a team environment which encourages clinical and professional growth. Every day the Nurse Manager will meet and exceed the needs of our patients and families. Join us as a Nurse Manager to provide compassionate care and clinical excellence in a team environment.

Success Profile

What do you need to be a successful Nurse Manager at Kindred? Here are the top traits we’re looking for:

  • Compassionate
  • Adaptable
  • Motivational
  • Quick-thinking
  • Leadership
  • Collaborative

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Being a caregiver at Kindred means having the opportunity to not only witness, but to be a part of a patient’s incredible journey of recovery. It is deeply satisfying to know that at the end of the day we have made a difference.

Sarah, Nursing Manager -- Kindred Hospital - Tarrant County (Fort Worth Southwest)

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Benefits

  • Healthcare

    We offer a variety of Health Savings Account (HSA) and PPO plan options.

  • 401(k) Plan

    Employees can contribute pre-tax dollars through payroll deduction.

  • Paid Time Off

    Your work/life balance is important to us. We offer our employees a flexible Paid Time Off program.

  • Wellness Program

    We offer tools, resources and support for weight loss, stress reduction, smoking cessation and making overall healthier choices.

  • Community

    Community involvement is consistent with our company's principles and with our mission of customer service and quality care.

  • Bonuses & Recognition

    Retention bonus, Employee of the Month Recognition, and Individual Recognition for going “Above & Beyond”.

Job Details


Description

What makes KindredHealthcare a great place to work? Our people, of course! Our Registered Nurses answer this special calling because they have a fundamental, internal drive to directly help people. In return, we serve, develop and respect our employees in environments created to optimize their job effectiveness, experience, and satisfaction. This is who we are.

Who are you? To succeed in our high-energy, high-reward environment, our nurses provide compassionate critical care and deliver exceptional patient experiences, meaningful outcomes, and bonds for life.

As the most acute level of care in Kindred’s continuum, our transitional care hospitals offer the same critical care patients receive in a traditional hospital or intensive care unit, but for an extended recovery period. Our Registered Nurses play a vital role in the recovery process for chronic, critically ill and medically complex patients.

As a Nurse Manager (RN) you will:

  • Be responsible for the overall direction and supervision of patient care activities and nursing personnel of a nursing unit. 
  • Consults with staff, physicians, and Chief Nursing Officer on nursing problems and interpretation of hospital policies to ensure patient needs are met. 
  • Ensures nursing staff follows policy and procedures, participates in the investigation and preparation of reports. 
  • Ensures adequate staffing for nursing units. 
  • Have authority and responsibility for implementing the Standards of Nursing Practice related to all nursing care areas and functions.
  • Act as the administrative representative in the absence of Chief Clinical Officer.
Sign On Bonus: $7,500
Qualifications

As a Nurse Manager (RN) you will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred.

  • Additional state requirements as applicable.

  • Equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may substitute for education requirements.

  • Valid Registered Nurse / RN licensure in the state.

  • BCLS and ACLS Certification.

  • Minimum three years’ experience in all aspects of medical surgical nursing.

  • Minimum two years supervisory experience preferred.