Director of Nursing - Med/Surg

Director of Nursing Med / Surg South Texas Now looking for a Nursing Director to join our 200+ bed hospital as Director of Nursing for the Medical Surgical unit in beautiful Texas.
Texas offers a tremendous quality of life with a low cost of living, NO State Income Tax and is a great place to call home!!
Summary:
Manage the day-to-day operations of the Med/Surg Unit and provide quality cost effective care for the patient population with 24/7 accountability.
Manage the departmental budget and develop cost containment strategies to operate the department.
Lead/participate in departmental performance improvement activities and integration of services.
Develop departmental interfaces and interface with internal and external customers to provide exemplary service and achieve goals.
Participate in multi-disciplinary committees.
Support change-is an advocate of system change and improvement.
Leads the change process to ensure that change is successfully implemented.
Facilitates learning opportunities to ensure personal and professional growth of department staff.
Review, updates and ensure compliance with policy and procedures related to the Med/Surg Unit.
Ensure that new employees are oriented and trained appropriately.
Act as a preceptor and resource for the department processes.
Experience:
5 years of Medical/Surgical experience 3-5 years of progressively responsible management experience Prior Director-level experience is a plus Education:
Bachelor's of Science in Nursing or Nursing Degree from an Accredited Nursing School required Master's Degree in Nursing, Business or related field preferred Certifications / Licensure:
Current State Registered Nurse License (RN) CPR certified Basic Life Support (BLS) Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Speciality or Administration certification highly preferred Special Skills:
Must be able to work under deadlines.
Must be able to utilize independent decision-making skills in a wide variety of situations.
Requires a high degree of accuracy in the performance of varied responsibilities.
Personal computer skills required.
Frequent contact with employees, physicians, customers, community individuals and volunteers.
Must be self-motivated to complete work in a timely manner to meet deadlines.
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