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Patients Medical Center (PMC) provides inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical services to residents of Pasadena, Deer Park, La Porte, Baytown, and Clear Lake. The facility includes 53 medical/surgical beds, eight ICU beds and three endoscopy rooms, and offers a range of primary and specialized services—wound care, general surgery, gastroenterology, occupational health, heart and vascular, women’s services, diagnostic imaging, outpatient rehab services, and sleep disorders.
Responsible for the administrative, clinical, technical, coordination of staff, equipment, and supplies. Communicates and problem solves with all members of the team to facilitate the best possible outcomes for patients, physicians, and the department. Engages in twice daily huddles (morning and afternoon) with appropriate staff to review case loads, determine appropriate staffing ratios, and assign staffing schedules.
Responsible for scheduling staff for optimal efficiency and utilization, with minimal downtime of the department(s)
Maintains consistent communication and status of room availability, case load, and staff availability
Ensures record-keeping of physician/staff adherence to specified block schedule and associated bylaws
Ensures physicians are notified of patient arrival as agreed upon with the Governance Committee
In conjunction with management, Establishes consistent standards for timely and efficient room turnover, on time starts and holds staff accountable to benchmark
Within the scope of responsibility, Functions as an extra person to fill gaps in service when and where needed
Conducts staff rounding and reports results to management
Ensures proper documentation and archiving of cases
Assigns preceptor, and Oversees staff competency and training needs in cooperation with education staff
Ensures family updates occur on time
Reports equipment malfunction/failures in a timely manner to the appropriate personnel, and follows up until corrected
Education and Licensure:
Registered Nurse in the state of Texas
*Two (2) years of related experience
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
*Thorough familiarity and working knowledge of the function, equipment, and technology in the area of responsibility
*Good supervisory/management skills
*Effective interpersonal skills
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St. Luke’s Health consists of hospitals, medical groups, and emergency rooms serving Greater Houston.