The Nurse Manager (NM) functions as the first-line administrative nursing leader, with 24-hour accountability for care delivery including budget of CCU nursing unit. The nurse manager must be able to navigate proficiently within the EHR. He/She must be able to clinically assist with patient care and be able to function in the charge role if indicated. The nurse manager coordinates, elevates and resolves problems and conflicts as they occur. With support from charge nurses and educators, the nurse manager directly supervises the clinical nursing and ancillary nursing personnel assigned to a unit or care delivery site. He/she ensures the effective daily operation of the nursing unit on 24-7 basis by monitoring all activities necessary to provide consistent high quality patient care, including staffing, equipment, supplies and services. In this role , the nurse manager will coordinate the activities of nursing staff, is accountable for the effective and efficient operation of the unit and staff including that orders, treatments, plans of care, clinical pathways are being carried out in a consistent manner. The nurse manager has knowledge of the policies, procedures, and regulations that govern nursing practice and must exercise sound, independent judgment in adapting and applying leadership and clinical principles to specific situations. The nurse manager relies on experience, judgment and collaboration to plan and accomplish goals. The NM assists in the advancement of the professional practice environment by communicating the NGHS nursing strategic direction and focusing on activities that support the nursing strategic direction. Provides nursing involvement support for VOICE and the NDNQI quality teams including coaching team members in their professional participation. Assists with overall clinical governance and other projects as assigned.
Licensed to practice as an RN in Georgia. Required: National Certification in either a clinical or leadership specialty within two years of hire.
Required: A degree in Nursing (either BSN or MSN). Preferred: A Master's Degree (Nursing or other if possessing a BSN) within five years of hire.
Required: Three to five years as a RN, preferably in an acute care setting. Preferred: Two years nursing leadership experience. At minimum one year direct supervision of healthcare delivery if in combination with leadership experience outside of nursing (i.e. second career).
As one of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Top Workplaces in Atlanta for the 7th year in a row, Northeast Georgia Health System provides an environment where initiative is rewarded and individual growth is promoted. Our designation as a Level II Trauma Center creates opportunity for professional development through an elevated standard of care. NGHS healthcare jobs offer a competitive salary an...d benefits package along with a culture that celebrates the possibilities within you and our organization. Here, your passion for your nursing jobs, allied health jobs or pharmacy jobs translates into power.Our UniquenessThe healthcare professionals at NGHS share your passion to seek out challenges, create a better healthcare experience for our patients and a better workplace. With the most advanced technologies, progressive treatments and comprehensive support, NGHS provides the leadership and opportunities that allow you to do your best work.LeadershipA collaborative style of work sets Northeast Georgia Health System apart. Our leadership team is passionate about mentoring individuals, developing their teams and being positive role models. Strong leaders benefit everyone – our staff, facility, patients and community. We seek them out when adding to our team and also develop them from within through planning and training. Our diverse and talented staff leads the way in exceptional care through teamwork and mutual respect.DiversityWe celebrate individuality and are committed to diversity. Our staff is comprised of people who reflect a variety of backgrounds, bring their individual experience to their practice and put their differences to work. Through our hiring practices and training, we create a productive and dynamic workplace, recognizing the value and contribution of a diverse staff.