The Nurse Manager ensures that excellent patient care is provided by a nursing staff of sufficient number and competency to meet patient needs. Care is delivered in an environment that is healthy, healing and respectful to all patients, visitors and staff.
The Nurse Manager provides quality customer service to patients of all ages, their families, visitors, medical staff, clinicians and co-workers, ensuring that everyone will be treated courteously, quickly and with respect. This role establishes and maintains an environmental control plan, coordinates materials management for the department, assists in monitoring clinic activities.
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:
Current RN licensure in Virginia or eligible
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:
Current RN Licensure in Virginia AHA BLS Certification or equivalent
5 years of relevant clinical experience with 2 of those years of progressive leadership and/or supervisory/management
Experience in academic medical center environment
Masters degree in Nursing or a related field or within one semester of completion.
If the Master’s degree is not in nursing then it is required to have a BSN from an accredited school. **unless grandfathered under previous requirements
Master’s degree in Nursing from an accredited program
Certification in specialty area
Independent action(s) required:
All day-to-day operations of the unit are handled independently.
Advice and guidance are sought from the Director on an as needed situational basis and when there is a major impact on activity outside the unit.
Actions that are taken without prior approval include daily operational functions and leadership of staff.
With Guidance of Supervisor; advice and guidance are sought for termination of employees, handling employee grievances, review of annual unit goals and budget, approval on unit guidelines and procedures and review of staff annual performance evaluations.
Supervisory responsibilities (if applicable):
All employees of the nursing unit report to this position; however, supervisory responsibilities may be delegated as appropriate.
Additional position requirements:
Required frequent visibility on all shifts and weekends to enhance staff communication and monitor staff effectiveness.
Age Specific groups served: N/A
Physical Requirements (includes use of assistance devices as appropriate):
Physical: Lifting 50-100 lbs.
Other: Exposure to potentially hazardous and infectious substances
Activities: Prolonged standing, Frequent bending, Walking (distance), Climbing (steps, ladder, other), Reaching (overhead, extensive, repetitive), Repetitive motion
Mental/Sensory: Strong recall, Reasoning, Problem solving, Hearing, Speak clearly, Write legibly, Reading, Logical thinking
Emotional: Fast pace environment, Steady pace, Able to handle multiple priorities, Frequent and intense customer interactions, Noisy environment, Able to adapt to frequent change
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