Overview

Seeking Clinical Manager for the John S. Burn Center, the only comprehensive Burn treatment center in Houston. Level I Trauma Center. Magnet Designated Hospital. The Burn Unit is currently a 14 Bed Unit expanding to 20 beds for acute inpatient care.

The John S. Dunn Burn Center is the only comprehensive burn center in Houston and is verified by the American Burn Association. The affiliated board-certified physicians at the burn center care for all types of burn injury, inhalation injury and various skin disorders including Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis.

 

The burn team provides the entire continuum of care, including critical care, acute inpatient care, burn reconstruction and scar management and rehabilitation. The Center is a collaborative effort between Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) division of Acute Care Surgery.

Scope of Service

The Burn Center cares for all aspects of every type of burn injury, inhalation injury and certain skin disorders requiring complicated wound management.

Minimum Qualifications

Education:

Bachelors of Nursing degree from an accredited school of professional nursing required or documented degree plan and timeframe to complete Bachelors Nursing

For clinical manager positions in Magnet-designated hospitals or hospitals in pursuit of Magnet designation, a minimum of a Bachelors of Nursing is required at the time of hire or promotion

Licenses/Certifications:

Current State of Texas license or temporary/compact license to practice professional nursing

Bachelors of Nursing degree from an accredited school of professional nursing required or documented degree plan and timeframe to complete Bachelors Nursing

Certified in Basic Life Support

Professional certification in clinical area or management preferred

Additional certifications may be required based on discipline and/or nursing unit requirements

Experience / Knowledge / Skills

Three (3) or more years experience in clinical area of practice and minimum one (1) year experience in a supervisory or management role

Clinical Manager II: additional two (2) years experience (3 years total) in supervisory or management job

Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of “we advance health” through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann.

Principal Accountabilities

Manages the daily operations of a patient care department, including forecasting and ensuring adequate staffing, taking departmental call; planning for continuity of care, serving in charge nurse role and providing direct patient care as needed.

Collaborates with physicians, management team members, business partners, and customers to address strategic initiatives and organizational goals.

Participates in a systemic, interdisciplinary, and ongoing evaluation of programs, process improvement, desired client-centered outcomes, and organizational outcomes.

Considers the diverse needs of each patient through the entire continuum of care, providing and ensuring the highest level of service according to established service standards, optimizing the patient experience.

Ensures adequate scheduling and staffing; recruits, retains, and develops staff; provides performance feedback, addressing issues as necessary, and provides input into staff performance reviews in a timely effective manner.

Adheres to all regulatory and Texas Board of Nursing standards.

Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors; adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service.

Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff.

Other duties as assigned.