Position Summary Under the direction of the Chief Nursing Officer, supervises and facilitates direct and/or indirect, safe and effective professional nursing care and oversees, directs, and coordinates hospital activities. Represents Nursing Directors and other managers after normal business hours. Oversees patient care to a patient population ranging from infant to geriatric. Functions as a resource for clinical practice. Represents nursing and hospital administration to the medical staff, patients, and associates. Identifies, resolves, and provides follow-up on problems involving patients and/or hospital operations. In the absence of Administration, acts as the Incident Commander in Emergency/Disaster situations. Works collaboratively with the health care team, is customer focused and strives to meet hospital goals. Supports and enhances quality care according to established practice standards and guidelines for the area(s) assigned.
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant's or employee's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Associated topics: ambulatory, asn, coronary, domiciliary, intensive care, maternal, nurse clinical, nurse rn, surgery, tcu