HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Nurse Manager, Orthopedics in Arlington, Texas

As a member of the Medical Center of Arlington team, the Nurse Manager, Orthopedics makes a significant contribution to the public's perception of the hospital through patient care/treatment with consideration of the age/condition of the patient. The patient population served includes early adult to geriatric adult. Responsibilities include:

  • To direct and coordinate the departmental function and plan for the delivery of patient care while containing costs.

  • To maintain working conditions which enhance the competence, autonomy and accountability of the employees on the unit.

  • To ensure adherence to hospital and departmental business/strategic plans.

  • To ensure adherence to nursing procedures, standards and practices.

This role requires the understanding and ability to utilize the nursing process as well as the knowledge, ability and judgement necessary to:

  • Exercise judgement within the guidelines of the medical plan of care, department policy and licensure practice act.

  • Oversee the supervision of personnel, which includes work allocation, training, and problem resolution; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for personnel actions; motivates employees to achieve peak productivity and performance.

  • Create or assist with the development and implementation of policies and procedures consistent with those of the organization and nursing standards.

  • Promote effective communication within the multi-professional team.

  • Understand management and delegation principles.


  • Current Texas State RN license or compact license is accepted.

  • Current Healthcare Provider BLS issued by the American Heart Association required.


  • Recent experience at the level of staff nurse, preferably within the last two years.

  • Additional significant experience in area of orthopedics is preferred.

  • Three years of management experience preferred.

Title: Nurse Manager, Orthopedics

Location: Texas-Arlington-Medical Center of Arlington- Arlington (Dallas/Ft

Requisition ID: 00015-80802