Job Description


Harris Health System is the public healthcare safety-net provider established in 1966 to serve the residents of Harris County, Texas. As an essential healthcare system, Harris Health champions better health for the entire community, with a focus on low-income uninsured and underinsured patients, through acute and primary care, wellness, disease management and population health services. Ben Taub Hospital (Level 1 Trauma Center) and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital (Level 3 Trauma Center) anchor Harris Health’s robust network of 39 clinics, health centers, specialty locations and virtual (telemedicine) technology. Harris Health is among an elite list of health systems in the U.S. achieving Magnet® nursing excellence designation for its hospitals, the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered clinics and health centers and its strong partnership with nationally recognized physician faculty, residents and researchers from Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; and the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine at the University of Houston.

Skills / Requirements

Job Summary:
Collaborates with the Nurse Manger to enhance the quality of care, improve staff performance and mentor the nursing staff while supervising the day-to-day activities of the assigned area. Provides leadership to ensure the smooth operation for the area. Enhances the interdisciplinary and interdepartmental relationships within the area, services and hospital or clinic.

Minimum Qualifications
Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN) with a BSN or MSN Plan.
Basic Life Support from a hospital-based American Heart Association (AHA) approved program.

Work Experience (Years and Area): 2 years clinical in area of responsibility

Management Experience (Years and Area): Charge nurse or leadership experience in area of responsibility preferred

Equipment Operated: Minor and Major equipment specific to the area

Special Requirements
Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contract), Writing /Composing (Correspondence / Reports )

Other Skills: Analytical, Mathematics, Medical Terms, Research, P.C., Word Processing

Work Schedule: Weekends, Holidays, Flexible, Overtime

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