Experience and Education
Licensure as a Registered Nurse by Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas with a minimum of a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing; Master’s Degree in Nursing from an ACEN or CCNE accredited nursing program and/or Master’s Degree in a related field. Certification preferred.
Five (5) years’ experience in the healthcare field, preferably in a hospital setting; Two (2) years of progressive leadership experience.
A current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, course accredited by the American Heart Association (AHA)
Demonstrate continuous performance improvement in targeted areas of responsibility in alignment with the overall annual Hospital performance improvement targets.
Provides daily oversight of the department to include meeting financial goals and objectives and supporting the activities and programs of the education team.
Works collaboratively with clinical leaders to properly identify and prioritize goals and objectives to meet the needs of the department and/or organization.
Evaluates efficacy and efficiency of clinical educational programs and curricula as well as any associated presentations and learning activities.
Employs processes and workflows to enhance organizational support of clinical education and workforce development.
Adheres and facilitates adherence by other personnel to all policies and procedures, code of ethics, JCAHO standards, and nationally recognized standards of nursing practice. Reviews nursing assignments and revises as necessary to meet specific needs of patients and/or to ensure adherence to policies and procedures. Implements disciplinary interventions, including termination, as appropriate and in compliance with policy.
Utilizes resources in manner which is appropriate and which optimizes resources for benefit of organization. Identifies efficiency or cost saving ideas and reports to executive leadership.
Develops annual capital and operational budgets with assistance from nursing administration personnel. Completes payroll editing at end of payroll cycle and maintains attendance records.
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information
**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.
UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; sex; including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.