Covenant Health

Job Title
Shift Manager
Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge
Department Name


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Registered Nurse, Shift Manager, Heart/Lung/Vascular Unit

$5,000 Sign-on Bonus for experienced RNs

Full-time, 72 hours per pay period, Varied shifts


With more than 30 specialties from Cardiology and Neurosurgery to Orthopedics and Vascular care, Methodist Medical Center was one of the first hospitals in East Tennessee to offer cutting-edge treatments and technologies that benefit people with life-threatening aneurysms, severely damaged knee, hip and shoulder joints, sudden heart failure, and non-healing wounds.

  • 283 licensed beds
  • 25 ICU beds
  • 12 intermediate care beds
  • 38 emergency suites
  • 2 cath labs
  • 8 LDRP suites
  • Over 250 active and courtesy physicians
  • Over 800 employees

Position Summary:

Assists in providing 24-hour management of the unit(s) or department assigned. 


Recruiter: Madeline Fornadel  || || 865-374-5387


  • Maintains and ensures compliance with hospital policies and procedures, all regulatory agencies, and/or accepted standards of practice and hospital contracts.
  • Facilitates patient admissions and discharges in conjunction with admitting office.
  • Serves as clinical resource for nursing staff.
  • Supervises patient care process.
  • May provide direct patient care until appropriate staff is available.
  • Assists with scheduling appropriate resources to provide quality patient care and/or customer satisfaction on a daily basis.
  • Monitors quality improvement activities in department, makes suggestions for QT teams, recruits staff, and provides support for the teams.
  • Establishes and maintains professional attitude toward customers through leadership and personal example. Maintains customer service standards for department; and participates in resolution of customer dissatisfaction issues.
  • Assists with the preparation and review of the budget for the assigned unit or department.
  • Investigates, develops and evaluates current trends in departmental methods.
  • Serves as liaison between staff and administration.
  • Facilitates conflict resolution using appropriate techniques in an effective and professional manner.
  • Evaluates personnel and encourages and assists in their development.
  • Directs the orientation of new staff and assists with staff educational activities.
  • Maintain positive intra-departmental and inter-departmental relations.
  • Serves on hospital committees as necessary for the benefit of the organization.
  • Remains mentally alert and maintains concentration with attention to detail for prolonged periods, at times under stress. Maintains adaptability, flexibility, initiative, persistence, and efficiency of time management and action.
  • Does not pose a direct threat to health or safety of self or others. Provides safe, efficient, competent care to population assigned. Meets MMC Environment of Care Standards.
  • 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.


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:

A minimum of two-three (2-3) years of working experience is required, including at least one (1) year in which management and leadership ability have been demonstrated. 


Licensure Requirement:

Required RN licensure and/or certification must be current. CPR required


RN license



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