Covenant Health

Job Title
Nurse Manager
ID
3518805
Facility
Roane Medical Center
Department Name
MEDIC SURGICAL UNIT

Overview

Roane

 

Department Nurse Manager - Medic Surgical Unit 

FullTime, 80 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift

 

Why Roane Medical Center?

Proudly serving our community, Roane Medical Center is committed to your healthy future! Our state-of-the-art facility is equipped with modern technologies and expert staff to provide you the best possible patient care.

From our quality medical, surgical, emergency and critical care services to our diagnostic imaging and rehabilitation support, you will find the right blends of technical expertise, medical professionalism, and patient quality and satisfaction at Roane Medical Center.

Why travel elsewhere when the care you need is right here? Choose right. Choose Roane.

 

Position Summary:

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

 

For more information on this position or others contact: Jason Shubert || jshuber1@covhlth.com || 865-374-5393

Responsibilities

  • Models the standards and behaviors of Covenant Health.
  • Selects, trains, orients, develops and evaluates performance of the department staff. Ensures staffing mix and allocation in accordance with departmental guidelines.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Attends meetings and actively participates on nursing committees and interdisciplinary committees, as appropriate.
  • Establishes and maintains communication between the nursing unit, medical 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.
  • Promotes a safe environment that allows for the delivery of high quality patient care utilizing evidenced based practices.
  • Protects patient confidentiality by promoting professional staff communications.
  • Supervises, institutes, and evaluates nursing interventions and documentation.
  • Demonstrates competence in performing critical skills to include appropriate delivery of care according to the age-specific needs of the population served.
  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, knowledge of current literature, in-service meetings, workshops, and membership of a professional organization.
  • Works collaboratively with other disciplines to ensure patient care is timely, efficient, and effective.
  • Facilitates professional development of staff with accountability for staff retention.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.

Qualifications

Minimum Education: Graduate of accredited nursing program required; possession of a bachelor's degree in nursing or a related field preferred (required within 3 years in position or effective date of job description).

 

Minimum Experience: Three (3) years of recent clinical experience. Two (2) years of leadership/managerial experience preferred.

 

Licensure Requirements:Current state registered nurse license.

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