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Associate Nurse Manager - Labor & Delivery - FT Nights


Dallas, TX

Employer:  Parkland Health & Hospital System
Category:  Transportation
General Labor


Interested in a career with both meaning and growth? Whether your abilities are in direct patient care or one of the many other areas of healthcare administration and support, everyone at Parkland works together to fulfill our mission: the health and well-being of individuals and communities entrusted to our care. By joining Parkland, you become part of a diverse healthcare legacy that's served our community for more than 125 years. Put your skills to work with us, seek opportunities to learn and join a talented team where patient care is more than a job. It's our passion.

Position: Associate Nurse Manager

Dept: Labor & Delivery

Shift: FT Nights; including rotating weekends

Primary Purpose:

Responsible for assisting in the daily management of unit activities including staff supervision and development, planning, budget, quality and facility operations and coordinating patient services to ensure high quality patient care and optimal outcomes.

Why Parkland Health?

When you embark on a career at Parkland, you have the opportunity to apply your skills, and advance your career goals. Many of Parkland's specialty areas have garnered national achievements in care, research, and technological innovation. We understand that the people of Parkland are the key to our success, and we support our employees with the tools and resources they need to excel. One of the reasons we are successful is because our work environment thrives with people from a wide range of cultural, racial, and religious backgrounds and from all walks of life. When you bring your perspective to Parkland Health, you'll find an inclusive setting that supports and respects you and your talents.

Be an essential part of our core purpose-the health and well-being of individuals and communities entrusted to our care and discover why Forbes named us 2022 "Best Employer by State", "America's Best Employer for New Grads", and "Best Employer for Diversity"!

Inside Parkland Health WISH Services

  • Medical - Active Day 1 of hire
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Mandatory Savings Plan
  • Paid Personal Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Annie's Place - Complimentary Backup Weekend Childcare (0-6 yrs)
  • Onsite Employee Health Center
  • Onsite Employee Dental Care
  • Onsite Employee Pharmacy Services
  • And more!

Job Summary:
  • Responsible for assisting in the daily management of unit activities to ensure high quality patient care and optimal outcomes. Develops staff schedules to ensure maximum utilization of individual and group capabilities, while providing optimal service to internal and external customers. Directly supervises time, attendance and patient care activities of assigned Nursing and ancillary staff. Motivates, counsels, guides and evaluates staff. Delegates tasks effectively. Participates in the selection and orientation of new staff. Ensures that assigned employees receive opportunities to further their knowledge.
  • Provides patient care, assessing patient needs, planning discharge and arranging support services to ensure effective, high quality patient care. Serves as a clinical role model and educational resource to ensure high quality, effective patient services.
  • Maintains and implements knowledge of all Parkland, The Joint Commission and clinical area rules, regulations, policies, procedures, laws and guidelines and ensures that employee activities are in compliance.
  • Identifies and analyzes the design of jobs, work processes and flows in the unit. Implements appropriate changes to improve effectiveness, productivity and efficiency that support the overall goals of the department and Parkland. Tracks and trends survey charts and other data sources and provides periodic reports. Monitors quality management practices on the unit including Nursing Standards and Practices, competencies and accreditation of staff. Collaborates with staff, physicians, administration and risk management to evaluate and improve patient services.
  • Responsible for tracking the effectiveness of unit policies and procedures and assisting the Manager in policy development or revision. Develops and evaluates staff activities to promote knowledge of all rules, regulations, policies, procedures, laws and guidelines that impact the unit and ensures compliance. Educates patients and families on rules and regulations and updates procedure manuals.
  • Responsible for a collaborative work team to ensure positive working relationships. Communicates effectively with physicians, students, and other departments such as Respiratory Therapy, Pharmacy, Property and Linen Services. Maintains good communication with other hospitals, government or regulatory agencies and community representatives.
  • Responsible for effective facility management as measured by cleanliness, proper type, amount and functioning of equipment and overall environmental safety. Oversees timely and effective maintenance of equipment and rooms.
  • Assists in developing and administering the annual operating, capital and payroll budget to ensure that the unit has the necessary funds to carry out established goals and objectives. Monitors charges and supplies, initiates orders and supervises capital improvements.
  • Assists management in developing annual goals and objectives for the unit that reflect the mission and philosophy of Parkland and meet department goals.
  • Serves on multidisciplinary, department and Nursing committees as selected and assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • ASN or BSN Degree from an accredited Professional School of Nursing (If ASN Degree, must obtain a BSN within three years of placement in job)
  • Current/Valid RN license or valid temporary permit with the Texas Board of Nursing or valid Compact RN license in good standing without stipulations.
  • Three (3) years of direct professional registered nursing in Labor & Delivery experience within the last three (3) years.
  • Leadership experience in a hospital setting is highly preferred.

Current License/Registrations

  • Current/Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification card at time of hire and the ability to maintain thereafter from one of the following: American Heart Association American Red Cross Military Training Network.
  • Current/Valid Advanced Life Support (ALS) or Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification card at time of hire and the ability to maintain thereafter from one of the following: American Heart Association American Red Cross Military Training Network.
  • Current/Valid Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) from one of the following: American Heart Association, American Red Cross, or Military Training Network -OR - Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Chemotherapy and Immunotherapy certification at time of hire.
  • Current/Valid Intermediate Electronic Fetal Monitoring Training Intermediate at time of hire.

Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status. As part of our commitment to our patients and employees' wellness, Parkland Health is a tobacco and smoke-free campus.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth
Job Segment: Labor and Delivery, OB/GYN, Obstetrics, Nurse Management, Nursing, Healthcare
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