Director Nursing, Orthopedics
The Director is responsible for planning, organizing, directing and managing resources for a 30 Bed inpatient Orthopedic Unit for the new Orthopedic Hospital which is attached to North Central Baptist Hospital in the Stone Oak area of San Antonio. The unit is part of a new Orthopedic Hospital and patient rooms are luxurious. It will oversee approx 50 FTE. Nurse to patient ration is 5 to 1. There is low turnover on the unit and staff is very engaged and experienced. The team is the most engaged unit at North Central Hospital .The unit is very busy and they are completing plans for a 12 bed overflow unit. These responsibilities include: budget responsibility; efficient/effective resource utilization; recruitment and effective/efficient management of assigned staff; achieving quality outcomes; performance improvement; monitoring of quality and quantity of services; maintaining positive working relationships with staff and System departments and managers, and purchasing and maintaining equipment. Completes established competencies for the position within designated introductory period. Other related duties as assigned.