RN with Bachelor’s in Nursing and four (4) years clinical experience, including two (2) years progressive management experience, and approved specialty certification. Must possess and maintain a current license or valid permit to practice in Texas.
To direct and facilitate the flow of patient care activities of assigned preoperative service(s) to ensure optimal quality, cost, and service outcomes. Possesses the clinical skills to serve as a resource for assigned service(s).
Specific Job Related Duties
Assumes a leadership role in the planning for the assigned service(s).
Coordinates and directs the patient care operations of the assigned service(s).
Supervises personnel effectively, and analyzes workload and skill requirement to meet care needs for assigned service(s)
Actively participates in completion of annual staff evaluations.
Assists nursing personnel in identifying and resolving patient and family needs.
Assesses patients and identifies actual and potential nursing patient care needs across the continuum of care, using specialized knowledge and skills.
Applies advanced knowledge to plan, prioritize, individualize and manage appropriate age, specialty and culturally sensitive care across the continuum for identified patient group.
Delivers appropriate age, specialty and culturally sensitive nursing care to identified patient group(s) integrating a holistic approach.
Consistently completes accurate, concise and legible documentation on all patient, unit and hospital records.
Performs documentation and charge audits.
Continuously researches and evaluates new and existing products and equipment for cost effectiveness and patient safety
Preferred Work Experience
Our preferred candidate must have the following Periop Services experience; CT, Vascular, and Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) plus at least a minimum of one year experience.
Equal Employment Opportunity UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Internal Number: 72893
About The University of Texas Medical Branch
The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health) is a component of the University of Texas System located in Galveston, Texas, about 50 miles southeast of downtown Houston. As a major academic medical center, UTMB Health includes schools of Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions and Graduate Biomedical Sciences; a robust research enterprise that attracts nearly $150 million in funding annually; a comprehensive inpatient care complex and Level 1 trauma center on Galveston Island; and an extensive network of campus- and community-based outpatient clinics. Its 12,000 employees work on the main campus in Galveston and at locations throughout East, Southeast and South Texas.