UT Health San Antonio is broadening its reach in clinical care with the opening of the new UT Health San Antonio Multispecialty & Research Hospital (https://uthealthsahospital.org/) . This eight-story 144-bed facility will offer uninterrupted patient care in one location within San Antonio, TX, the 7th largest city in the U.S.We are excited to share multiple opportunities within our new hospital for Nurse Unit Managers within the following specialties:Stem Cell TransplantCritical CareEmergency Medicine- Advanced Care ClinicOncologyComplex SurgicalMedical-SurgicalPre-Op/PACUJob Summary:Oversees the administration of patient care operations, including human resource management, operations management, facilities/physical assessment management, business center operations and patient coordination. Ensures high-caliber patient care and treatment.Job Duties:Oversees and participates in patient care operations.
Ensures operational practices are continually improved through the development, implementation and evaluation of continuous quality improvement initiatives.
Ensures compliance with institutional, divisional and unit based policies and procedures as well as external regulatory requirements.
Provides financial oversight to include supply inventory, equipment budget preparation and implementation.
Ensures performance to annual budget by taking corrective action when appropriate or necessary.
Develops, monitors and enforces productivity and performance standards.
Ensures maintenance of all practice standards.
Develops staffing plans and justifies incremental resources.
Remains current and proficient with regulatory requirements for the provision of clinical services.
Conducts accreditation readiness audits to assess compliance with standards and to identify opportunities for improvement.
Assures compliance with regulations including policy and procedures, documentation, and care practices.
Manages department specific key performance indicators (KPIs) quality, safety, and service.
Evaluates the patient care delivery processes on a regular, systematic, and frequent basis, reporting findings to appropriate leaders.
Supports shared leadership structure and works collaboratively to accomplish goals and positively influence and support team members.
Directs, develops, and implements strategic and operational projects, processes, programs, and services either through independent/highly autonomous work or through the facilitation of work teams to enable the effective and efficient completion of objectives.
Works in cooperation with the Medical Staff to ensure regulations and accreditation standards are maintained.
Oversees activities of the department staff, ensuring quality, productivity, functional excellence, and efficiency to accomplish strategic and operational objectives.
Promotes a practice environment that empowers nurses to provide effective, compassionate, efficient, and quality nursing care.
Performs patient and employee rounding daily.
Provides timely guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge/skill areas needed to accomplish a task or solve a problem.
Participates in selection, scheduling, supervision, development, retention, and evaluation of employees.
Facilitates the development of a diverse workforce through recruitment, promotion, and cultivation of talent.
Implements employee engagement activities inclusive of unit-based practice councils and purposeful individual employee rounds.
Assists with staff meetings, special projects and the development, implementation, and evaluation of performance improvement activities. Communicates data and solicits input from staff regarding performance and quality improvement i.e., patient safety, infection control.
Performs all other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in Nursing or higher from an accredited school of nursing required
Masters degree preferred.
Five (5) years of professional nursing experience with at least one (1) in area of specialty
Two (2) years in a supervisory role is required.
Current Texas BON (or Compact State) RN license required
American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required
ACLS required for certain specialties
Specialty areas may have increased experience requirements as dictated by unit or standard of care
Additional InformationBenefits OverviewUT Health San Antonio offers an excellent benefits package for its employees. Employees who work at least 20 hours a week, with an appointment of at least 4.5 months, are eligible for benefits.Medical - UT SELECT Medical insurance is offered free for employees and administered by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas. Family members can be added to the plan through payroll deduction. Employees and their dependents can also receive discounted copays and coinsurance when using UT Health Physicians, a network of 800 premier physicians including more than 100 specialists.Dental - Three dental insurance plan options are available for employees and their families through Delta Dental Insurance Company, two PPOs and one dental HMO plan. Both PPO plans allow employees to choose any licensed dentist.Vision - Fully insured Vision Care benefits are offered by Superior Vision Services. Two vision plan options that offer either standard or enhanced vision benefits. Life Employees receive $40,000 of group term life insurance and $40,000 of basic accidental death and dismemberment insurance for free, with options to purchase additional employee and dependent coverage for both at group rates.Retirement - Employees are eligible for either the Teacher Retirement System (TRS) or the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP). TRS is a defined benefit retirement plan which UT Health matches employee contributions. ORP is for eligible faculty staff employees. Voluntary retirement programs are also available to invest before- or after-tax dollars with the choice of five quality retirement plan providers.Time Off- A generous leave program offers multiple paid leave options:Front-loaded Paid Time Off: 128 to 208 hours (16 to 26 days) of Paid Time Off based on years of service, given at the start of each fiscal year. PTO may be prorated in year one based on date of hire.Extended Illness Bank: 8 hours (1 day) accrued per month which can be used for illness or injury after one day of Paid Time Off is taken.Paid Family Leave: Up to 240 hours (6 weeks) to care for a spouse, child, or parent after 6 months of consecutive employment.Holidays: 12 set paid holidays each year plus three floating holidays, which can be used anytime during the fiscal year.FSAs- Employees can enroll in flexible spending accounts (FSAs) to set aside money from earnings before taxes for qualifying dependent day care expenses or out-of-pocket health care expenses.???????Discounts - Employees enjoy a range of discounts on services, tickets, and gym membership.UT Health San Antonio is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is our policy to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.