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Director Acute Care Nursing

Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: College Station
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Job Description:


Manage multiple Nursing Units with responsibility for planning, selecting, and/or devising methods, policies and procedures for Managers and Staff employees to accomplish designated goals. Negotiate interdepartmental resources, communicates and plans with various cross-functional departments to ensure effective level of service to Nursing Units.


Oversee the operational, personnel and fiscal management of assigned areas of responsibility with an emphasis on high quality, cost effective patient care.

Monitor daily productivity, addressing variance from established standards and adjust staffing to maintain established productive standard.

Establish annual unit-specific quality improvement goals, conduct monitoring, analysis, process changes, reporting and re-evaluation of prepared goals to Nursing Quality Council and Clinic Quality Council.

Investigate adverse events, review data and findings, assessing for trends, acting on self-remediation needs and identify opportunities for development.

Collaborate with non-nursing departments to establish processes and address issues which enhance the provision of patient care and satisfaction.

Conduct and participate in daily rounds to identify immediate needs, monthly patient room rounds, monthly Environment of Care Rounds, Tracers, and Patient Safety Rounds, and acts on findings in a timely manner.

Establish opportunities to acquire input, to include unit monthly Action Unit Committees, input at staff meetings and other creative mechanisms.

Comply with requirements of regulatory, licensing, and accrediting agencies.

Design measurements and tools to evaluate achievement and education strategies.

Identify and clearly communicate communication gaps in staff knowledge and/or competency.

Directs the effective management of financial, informational and personnel resources to ensure efficient operations and continuity of care.


Bachelors required.

Master's degree preferred; may consider 50% or more or course requirements to obtain Master's degree.

5-8 years progressive nursing management experience required.

Three to five years progressive nursing management experience required.

Complete and maintain professional and technical licensures/certifications required

Maintain membership in professional nursing organization.

BCLS and ACLS are required in some departments.

Basic Life Support (BLS), Cardiopulmonary Resuscitate (CPR)


Our competitive benefits package includes the following

Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits

401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%

Tuition Reimbursement

PTO accrual beginning Day 1

Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level


EDUCATION - Bachelor's

EXPERIENCE - A minimum of 5 years experience required


Registered Nurse (RN)

Basic Life Support (BLS), Cardiopulmonary Resuscitate (CPR): BLS or CPR Required.

Keywords: Baylor Scott & White Health, College Station , Director Acute Care Nursing, Healthcare , College Station, Texas

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