Nurse Manager-Oncology

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Fort Worth, TX US
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Area of Interest:
Nursing Leadership
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Full Time
Texas Health Fort Worth

At Texas Health Harris Fort Worth, we are dedicated to finding people to help us fulfill our commitment to make health care human again. We staff our exemplary hospital with health care professionals who approach every patient, every colleague, every physician and every family member with compassion. Come join us on our Journey as we rise to the next level.

Texas Health Harris Fort Worth is in search of a Nurse Manager to oversee the Oncology unit. The Nurse Manager reports to the Director of Nursing for Med/Surg Services and will provide overall direction for employees, 24 hour accountability and budgetary responsibility for the unit. We are looking for a dynamic and accountable individual with excellent people skills especially in the area of Physician relations. The manager will take an active role in project management and process improvement and will identify opportunities to integrate evidence based practice/research findings and improve patient care and quality. The Nurse Manager will be responsible for managing daily operational activities focused on patient satisfaction, recruitment, retention and staff development and who will foster a culture of accountability.

Graduate of a NLN (National League of Nursing) or CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education) accredited nursing programs.
BSN Required
Current Registered Nurse license to practice in Texas or Compact State.
Minimum of 3 years Oncology or related experience.
Experience as an RN in an acute care setting
Current AHA BLS training.
Proactive problem solving; good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; basic computer skills; time management skills.

Progressive leadership responsibility preferred.
3-5 years of Oncology preferred


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 area’s role, and develop solutions to barriers.
Prepare operating and capital budgets for areas of responsibility.
• Manage the approved budget and adjust strategies as needed to meet budget expectations.
• Communicate information from management reports to direct care providers.

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
• Facilitate staff participation in community service
• Supports shared decision-making through the unit-based council in order to develop inter/intradepartmental teamwork and team goal accomplishments.
• Establish collegial relationships with physicians, unit personnel, other departments and administration.
• 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.
• Develop, implement, monitor and assess processes that impact outcomes
• Use benchmark data from internal and external sources to identify opportunities for improvement of care delivery and safety.
• Recognize/communicate ethical and legal concerns through established channels of communication.
• Promote and demonstrate the professional image of nursing in demeanor, appearance, attitude and behavior.
• Engage in self-performance appraisal, identifying areas of strength as well as areas for professional/practice development.
• Engage in professional development activities related to nursing leadership and area of expertise.
• All other duties as assigned.

Entity Information:
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth is a 726-bed, Magnet-designated regional referral center that has served the residents of Tarrant County and surroundings communities since 1930. Hospital services include cardiovascular care, high-risk obstetrics, gynecology, orthopedics and sports medicine, neonatal intensive care, and trauma/emergency medicine. In early 2014, Texas Health Fort Worth will be opening a new 75,000 square foot Emergency Services Center, one of the largest in the region. Texas Health Fort Worth has more than 4,000 employees, 200 volunteers and nearly 1,000 physicians on its medical staff. Texas Health Fort Worth recently received national recognition for its oncology program and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Tarrant County. The hospital is also a designated Cycle III Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.
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