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Nurse Manager ( RN ) - Neonatal ICU ( NICU)

Texas Health Resources
Fort Worth, Texas
Closing date
Dec 4, 2022

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Registered Nurse (RN)
Neonatal ICU (NICU)
Position Type
Full Time
Work Setting
Hospital / Medical Center, Nonprofit
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*Nurse Manager - NICU*

_Are you looking for a rewarding career with family-friendly hours and top-notch benefits? We're looking for qualified candidates like you to join our Texas Health family._

* Work location: Texas Health Fort Worth (THFW) Fort Worth, TX
* Core work hours: Full Time (40 Hours); Day Shift; Monday - Friday, 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM time could varry based on business needs

Our compassionate and multidisciplinary team on our 63-Bed Level III Neonatal ICU cares for micro-preemies, multiples, high-risk and ill infants and is a regional referral center for high-risk deliveries. We have over 600 NICU admissions per year and offer a 24-hour open visiting policy for parents plus a Peek-A-Boo NICU Crib Cam. Our NICU received the AEIX Award for improving admission temperatures in Very Low Birthweight Infants.

We offer March of Dimes NICU Family Support Program, Infant Surgical Support with Cook's Children Medical center and a Neonatal Palliative Care - weeCare Program.

We are proud to be a Baby-Friendly designated facility, Texas Mother-Friendly Worksite and named "Best Place to Have a Baby" by _FortWorth Child_ magazine readers.

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth has a longstanding history of providing advanced medical care. We're a 707-bed, Magnet-designated, full-service hospital serving our community since 1930. Our location in Fort Worth provides convenient care to the residents of Fort Worth and the surrounding areas.

If you're looking for cardiovascular care, high-risk obstetrics, gynecology, neurosciences, sports medicine and emergency medicine, we've got it. Plus we're an accredited Cycle III Chest Pain Center, an Emergency Center of Excellence and provide gynecology, neonatal intensive care, respiratory therapy and orthopedic medicine.

And talk about award winning. Texas Health Fort Worth is Joint Commission-certified in both Heart Failure and Chest Pain, a Comprehensive Stroke Center, an Acute Heart Failure Center, a Level II Trauma Center, a designated Magnet hospital and the Best Place to Have a Baby in Tarrant County.?We are a top-notch choice in North Texas for emergency services, women's services, cardiac care and much more.

As part of the Texas Health family, we employ over 26,000 employees and are among the top five largest employers in the DFW area. Join us and be a part of our exceptional team as we provide outstanding care and deliver award-winning results. You belong here.

*Qualifications - External*

*Job Duties*

Plan, organize, and delegate activities as required for safe, efficient, and effective operation of the unit including active participation with other hospital departments and leadership to accomplish this purpose.
Provide resources and guidance to support the utilization of evidence based practice standards.
Identify and utilize processes and resources that support optimal delivery of data and information to staff.
Facilitate activities that prepare unit, environment, and staff to meet credentialing bodies requirements.
Identify key drivers in throughput process, evaluate areas role, and develop solutions to barriers.

Plan, manage, patient care processes to improve performance.
Facilitate delivery of quality patient care.
Require documentation that meets hospital and credentialing standards/policy/guidelines.
Demonstrates positive supportive role in change process.

Responsible for staffing based on patient care needs.
Responsible for personnel functions including staff, performance reviews and corrective action.
Promote professional growth and development of all employees.
Supports diversity and inclusion in the organization.
Recognize and reward individual and team accomplishments.
Promote staff retention.
Facilitate new staff orientation.
Supports shared decision-making through the unit-based council.

Incorporate customer needs and expectations into daily operations and business planning strategies.
Promote team building strategies and principles of group process in interaction with staff.

Prepares operating and capital budgets for areas of responsibility.
Manages approved operating and capital budgets effectively and adjusts strategies as needed to meet budget expectations.
Identifies and evaluates patient care requirements and outcomes based upon patient acuity, system and budgetary guidelines.

Demonstrates involvement in professional organization.
Participates in hospital/department/system committees.
Stays current with professional activites.
Alerts appropriate individuals regarding ethical and legal concerns (i.e. Risk Manager, Compliance Officer, Director).
Educates, promotes and evaluates appropriate use of chain of command by staff.
Acts as a role model/mentor.
Adheres to ANA Code of Ethics.
Complies with hospital policies and with Nurse Practice Act.
Active in Reach Out THR and other community activities.
Makes appropriate referrals to Peer Review.
Participates in 360 degree evaluations.
Creates development plan that identifies and addresses areas of needed growth.
Completes reports in a timely manner. Utilizes various resources for development.

Bachelor's Degree Nursing Required
Other - CLIAFE Must comply with CLIA regulations regarding foreign education equivalency Required
Masters Preferred

3 Years progressive leadership experience Required
5 Years experience in clinical area Required
NICU Experince Strongly Preferred

*Licenses and Certifications*
RN - Registered Nurse Upon Hire Required
BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly Required
NRP - Essential Neonatal Resuscitation Program with in 90 Days Required
NRPA-Advanced Neonatal Resuscitation Program with in 90 Days Required

Knowledge of industry standards: organization, theory, principles, and research processes, quality improvement and change management techniques, financial analysis, budget process and planning, accreditation and regulatory standards, strategic planning principles, ability to assess nursing care requirements based on nursing principles, scope of practice, and regulatory standards.

*Why Texas Health?*

At Texas Health Resources, our mission is to improve the health of the people in the communities we serve.

We are one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health systems in the United States with a team of more than 23,000 employees of wholly owned/operated facilities plus 2,200 employees of consolidated joint ventures in the greater Dallas Fort Worth area. Our career growth and professional development opportunities are top-notch and our benefits are equally outstanding.

Join our award-winning Texas Health family and become a part of a team that is improving the health of our communities daily. You belong here.

Here are a few of our recent awards:

* 2021 FORTUNE Magazine's 100 Best Companies to Work For® (7th year in a row)
* Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 years running)
* America's Best Employers for Diversity list by Forbes
* A 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" by Fortune and Great Place to Work®


Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $55.17 - $79.49 per hour

* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* AD&D insurance
* Adoption assistance
* Dental insurance
* Disability insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Employee discount
* Flexible spending account
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Life insurance
* Loan assistance
* Loan repayment program
* Opportunities for advancement
* Paid time off
* Parental leave
* Pet insurance
* Referral program
* Tuition reimbursement
* Vision insurance
* Wellness program
* Day shift
* Monday to Friday
Work setting:
* Magnet hospital

* Nursing: 5 years (Required)

* RN (Preferred)

Work Location: One location
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