Provides leadership for one or more departments including management of human and fiscal resources. Active participant in budget process for one or more units. Responsible for day to day operations for a 24/7 unit and screening, hiring and retaining patient care staff to meet the demands of department(s) but in concert with budgetary guidelines. Responsible for active participation in all patient satisfaction initiatives, patient rounding and recognition of all staff members in department(s). Responsible for researching, mandating and delivery of ongoing educational needs in collaboration with clinical effectiveness and education department(s). Responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with all customers including physicians and other departments.
Registered Nurse, preferably BS prepared. Management experience preferred in an acute care setting. Minimum of 2 years of RN experience and preferably in the area of supervision. Active RN License.
CPR is required for any RN, LPN, PCT, Patient Transporter or other direct patient care provider. Emergency Department, Intensive Care Units, PACU, Medical Emergency Team and Anesthesia require ACLS. Pediatrics, SICU, Emergency Department and Medical Emergency Team also require PALS.
Wellmont Health System is a leading healthcare provider in the Tri-Cities region of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia. Formed in 1996 with the merger of Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, Tenn., and Bristol Regional Medical Center in Bristol, Tenn., Wellmont is a not-for-profit, integrated health system guided by the mission to deliver superior health care with compassion and a v...ision to deliver the best health care anywhere. Wellmont has grown steadily since its inception, developing a regional network of hospitals and healthcare facilities serving patients in Kingsport, Bristol, Johnson City and surrounding communities in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.