Covenant Health

Job Title
Nurse Manager
Parkwest Medical Center
Department Name


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Nurse Manager - Emergency Room

Full Time, 80 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift


Position Summary:

Is accountable for the delivery of high quality nursing care and for the administrative management of the rehab nursing units on a 24-hour basis. Fulfills all duties and responsibilities associated with the Nurse Manager position.


  • Selects, trains, orients, develops and evaluates performance of the department staff. Ensures staffing mix and allocation in accordance with departmental guidelines.
  • Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality improvement initiatives, safety, environmental and infection control standards. Ensures compliance with the Joint Commission standards, CARF standards, federal and state guidelines, and nursing standards and practices.
  • Develops departmental budgets. Administers operations in accordance with budgeted parameters.
  • Maintains operational reports and records and collects statistical data for administrative and regulatory purposes.
  • Coordinates and reports outcome of nursing activities performed on behalf of the patient.
  • Ensures the accurate and consistent completion of all regulatory requirements including but not limited to CMS reporting requirements.
  • Establishes and maintains communication between the nursing unit, medical staff, therapy staff, and ancillary departments for the purposes of problem solving and quality improvement. Utilizes appropriate lines of communication within the facility.
  • Ensures establishment and implementation of unit goals and objectives are in alignment with the facility and system.
  • Protects patient confidentiality by promoting professional staff communications.
  • Supervises, institutes, and evaluates nursing interventions and documentation.
  • Works collaboratively with other disciplines to ensure patient care is timely, efficient, and effective.
  • Facilitates professional development of staff with accountability for staff retention.
  • Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.



Minimum Education:

None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.


Minimum Experience:

Three (3) years of recent clinical experience.


Licensure Requirement:

Current TN State Registered Nurse license.



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