Nursing Leader responsible for patient care delivery, nursing, and nurse practice throughout the CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital - Sulphur Springs facility.
In alignment with regional leadership, provides vision and sets direction for quality evidence-based patient-centered care. Fosters a decentralized participative management style for nursing based on a shared governance approach. Encourages innovative leadership at the department level promoting nurses' decision-making control over nurse practice.
Establishes interdisciplinary teams throughout the facility supporting nursing care and patient care services. Builds collaborative nurse-physician relationships to provide safe, effective, and efficient patient care while ensuring nurses feel empowered to serve as patient representatives/advocates.
Serves as a member of the hospital's Senior Leadership Team consulting with and advising the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Chief Financial Officer (CFO), and the Chief Operating Officer (COO) as appropriate on issues relating to the operation of the hospital.
Recommends changes in resource-allocation, policy, facilities, equipment, and programs in order to achieve the hospital's objectives. In alignment with regional nursing leadership, provides nursing personnel with leadership, decision-making, and direction in patient care services and defined areas.
In alignment with the region, responsible for assessing the environment, forecasting trends, transmitting values, communicating ideas, developing and implementing policies, managing, and initiating systems and programs that promote excellence in service and safety for patient care delivery and that create an excellent place to work.
Master's Degree in Nursing or other health-related education
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to motivate others in the work environment.
Ability to perform in a rapidly changing and stressful working environment.
Demonstrated ability for leadership, the use of the nursing process, and emotional maturity.
Timely and dependable follow-up on problem resolution.
B. Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications:
Senior level management experience required
Must have minimum of five (5) years satisfactory performance as a staff nurse, AND five (5) years as a Nursing director or above.
Must demonstrate competence in management and leadership and successfully complete hospital and nursing management courses. Must demonstrate technical competence in utilization management and have an authoritative understanding of financial management to include operating and utilization factors as well as product line contribution.
Must have significant expertise in information technology.
Must have experience appropriate for facility/region's scope and complexity, position's authority and responsibility, and the scope and complexity of the nursing care needs of the major patient population(s) served.
CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances is the region’s preferred health care provider, with a proud tradition of over 75 years of dedicated service to the people of East Texas. As a national leader in patient satisfaction, advanced technology and quality initiatives, CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances is a faith-based, not-for-profit organization dedicated to creating healthy lives for people and communitie...s.
CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System includes CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospitals – Tyler, Jacksonville, Winnsboro and Sulphur Springs, the CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Louis and Peaches Owen Heart Hospital, CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Rehabilitation Hospital affiliated with HealthSouth, Tyler ContinueCARE Hospital at CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital, a long-term acute care facility, and CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic. CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic is the area's preferred multi-specialty medical group, with more than 360 Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers representing 36 specialties in 33 locations serving Northeast Texas across 41 counties.
CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances is one of the region's largest employers, with more than 4,500 employees. Every employee, regardless of their role in the organization, is a vital part of the team that makes Trinity Mother Frances the region's preferred health care provider. Whether you prefer to work in a clinic setting or in a hospital, in Tyler or a smaller community, our system of care offers career opportunities to fit your lifestyle.
Competitive benefits, excellent educational opportunities and an outstanding work environment make us the employer of choice in East Texas.