Nursing Manager- Surgery -*Full Time* Hobbs, NM

Covenant Health
R334375 Requisition #
Covenant Health is seeking a Nursing Manager for Surgical Department at Covenant Health System. Hobbs, NM
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Job Summary:
Plans, supervises, and evaluates the delivery of nursing care, the performance of assigned staff, and unit management 24 hours a day, 7 days per week, for designated clinical area(s).  Works closely with the Director of Nursing to ensure continuity of care across the continuum.  Minimal supervision required.
Essential Functions:
  • Responsible for all identified outcome measures as denoted on Performance Assessment.
  • Demonstrates knowledge, judgment and organizational abilities to meet the needs of patients served.
  • Sets expectations, develops plans, and manages the process to assess, improve, and maintain the quality of the organization's governance, management, clinical, and support activities.
  • Assumes responsibility for determining staff competency through on-going evaluation of performance.
  • Maintains a responsible attitude toward appropriate and efficient management within the department.
  • Assures that patient care services are appropriately integrated throughout the organization.
  • Facilitates staff attendance at meetings.
  • Supports and monitors an appropriate and efficient cost containment program.
  • Maintains a committed and cooperative attitude with all departments in the organization.
  • Meets all expectations of RN Staff position description.
  • Responsible for providing facilitation, information-sharing, and mentorship of unit council and facilitates staff participation in Shared Governance activities of the organization.
Minimum Position Qualification:
Education: Candidates must meet the criteria to sit for the NCLEX examination and become licensed in the State of Texas.
  • 3 years Professional nursing experience.
  • 2 years Clinical experience in specific clinical area.
License / Certifications:
  • BLS (AHA) required within (30 days of employment).
  • Current license to practice professional nursing from the Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners or approved compact State as a Registered Nurse.
Preferred Position Qualifications:
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.
Experience: Supervisory/leadership experience.
License / Certifications:
  • ACLS and/or PALS 
  • Specialty certification related to practice 

Covenant Health is celebrating over 100 years of serving Lubbock and our South Plains region. As the oldest and largest health system in Lubbock and the region, we currently employ over 5,200 people with a medical staff of over 600 physicians.

For over 100 years, Covenant has been driven by a mission of providing a Christian ministry of healing and caring for the whole person - mind, body and spirit. Our vision and differentiator is we are the only faith-based, integrated health network in the West Texas/eastern New Mexico region dedicated to a Christian ministry of healing.

As an expression of our mission, we believe we hold an important Covenant with our patients and try and treat every interaction as Sacred Encounters.

Our ministry includes six hospitals with over 1,100 licensed beds:

Covenant Medical Center - CMC
Covenant Children’s
Covenant Specialty
Covenant Plainview - PLV
Covenant Levelland - LVL
Trustpoint  (joint venture: Rehab Hospital of Lubbock)
Covenant Medical Group (CMG)
Covenant Health Partners
Hospice of Lubbock

Covenant Health's total service area includes 25 counties that covers most of West Texas and eastern New Mexico. The service area covers approximately 750,000 people and approximately 35,000 square miles.

Covenant provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Covenant complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Positions specified as “on call, per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

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