Nurse Manager Job Description

Nurse Manager Job Description

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Nurse manager provides occupational Health Services to all employees, which includes education/training, health promotion and the provision of immediate care for illness/injury.

Nurse Manager Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective nurse manager job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included nurse manager job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Must have working knowledge of budgets and healthcare finance and leadership capabilities
Monitors and maintains acceptable compliance with budgets
Continually monitors vacancy and turnover rates, to be submitted monthly
Complete and submit departmental reports on a monthly basis
BS or BSN, ASN with commitment to enroll in a Bachelor’s program within 6 months of employment
Three years of experience in caring for patients in the Acute Care setting
Certified in Orthopedics (Preferred)
Masters in Nursing or related field (Preferred)
Collaborates with Nursing Education Dept
Manages and directs implementation of Performance Improvement Plan

Nurse Manager Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Nurse Manager

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BLS, CRRN, CPR, BCLS, CRNI, AED, CPHQ, PALS, CDN, CNN

Education for Nurse Manager

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the nurse manager job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Nursing, Education, Graduate, Science, Management, Nursing Program, Business/Administration, Public Health, Leadership, School of Nursing

Skills for Nurse Manager

Desired skills for nurse manager include:

CMS
Ensures compliance with all regulatory and professional standards of care which includes JCAHO
CAP
IHI
Basic first aid
Health care economics as it applies to the delivery of patient care
Performance expectations for all employees on the unit
State
Budgets and healthcare finance and leadership capabilities
Quality improvement

Desired experience for nurse manager includes:

Supervising staff engaged in delivering nursing services
Conducting comprehensive assessments, charting vitals, completing admission forms, and documenting medical history
Auditing medical records for accuracy of diagnosis and care
Evaluating complex cases and working with clinical treatment team to devise appropriate treatment responses
Acting as liaison with physicians, psychiatrists, and other medical professionals to assure appropriate care
Concurrent experience with relevant client population (adult, youth or outpatient) preferred

Nurse Manager Examples

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Nurse Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a nurse manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for nurse manager
  • Monitors Risk Management activities for the facility and monitors the behavioral healthcare activities to ensure JCAHO accreditation and state, federal, or other regulatory standards are maintained
  • Supervises and participates in inventory count, as required per facility practice
  • Assist in annual budget preparation and evaluation of proposed new equipment
  • Attends all mandatory in-services, facility staff meetings and participates in emergency drills
  • Orientates and trains new employees
  • Acts as Administrator Designee in Administrator’s absence
  • Provides oversight for ventilator management
  • Directs and supervises all areas of nursing care
  • Maintains an effective and supportive working relationship with the Medical Director
  • Keeps Facility Administrator informed of clinical activities
Qualifications for nurse manager
  • 5+ years of experience in management, supervision and training, clinical competence in Pediatrics and Adolescent Nursing
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of common office software, along with the ability to access, compile, evaluate and use information appropriately
  • Minimum 5 years of work experience as a RN in a social service environment or related field required
  • Minimum 1 year of supervisory experience a MUST
  • Five (5) years previous GI experience
  • Must be licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse currently licensed in Maine
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Nurse Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of nurse manager. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for nurse manager
  • Prepares and monitors the operating budget
  • Ensures customer satisfaction by analyzing patient complaints, concerns and suggestions and providing appropriate follow-through
  • Serves as a resource on healthcare treatment issues and provide guidance
  • Supervises the medical department to ensure high quality patient care which includes scheduling and training assigned employees, evaluating their performance, developing action plans, and implementing corrective action as required
  • Monitors assigned personnel submission of monthly reports for timeliness and accuracy and monitors and implements policy and procedures in order to ensure a productive work environment with mechanisms of accountability
  • Monitors the functioning of the medical department’s activities to ensure efficient effective health promotion procedures and practices
  • Identifies initiatives, trends, external and internal changes that may affect resources and assists in developing strategies to address these changes
  • Serves on and attends external and internal committees, work groups, and meetings as assigned
  • Provides the organization, funding entities, and governmental bodies with all required written reports and communications as identified within scope of assignment
  • Utilizes appropriate clinical and managerial skills to enhance client care, contract compliance, and fiscal expectations
Qualifications for nurse manager
  • 2+ years of Neuro/Oncology experience in a hospital setting
  • Must have and maintain Certification from the ANCC
  • Visual acuity, color vision, hearing acuity, and tactile sensation are necessary to respond to patient response and requests
  • The ability to read and speak English, to communicate and document information
  • Must possess the manual dexterity and a degree of body strength and flexibility to respond to aggressive patient behavior
  • Identifies and implements ways to reduce and control expenses, enhance revenues in the hospital and assigned areas
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Nurse Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of nurse manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for nurse manager
  • Develops and maintains policies and procedures in accordance with all applicable state, federal, local, licensing standards, and regulatory agencies
  • Provides nursing interventions and nursing education groups in accordance with the program and schedule
  • Completes nursing documentation relevant to Treatment Plan
  • Provides timely and thorough documentation of patient behavior, medication administration, treatment planning, and treatment interventions.Documentation reflects professional standards
  • Conducts shift report, makes staff assignments, and assures that both milieu schedule and behavioral interventions are implemented in accordance with physician orders, therapist recommendations, unit program, and the treatment plan
  • Participates in interdisciplinary treatment team, provides input to Treatment Plans, staff meetings
  • Assures that nursing documentation is completed for admissions, transfers, and discharges in a timely manner
  • Assures patient rights are protected, and acts to prevent, identify and report abuse
  • As a member of a Director’s management team, this position is responsible for contributing to the development and execution of strategies and goals for the department
  • Demonstrates effective leadership skills of delegation, organization, and coordination in managing the daily operations within the incumbent’s assigned area responsibility
Qualifications for nurse manager
  • Must obtain secondary license within 90 days of hire
  • RN's hired to work at a Kansas facility must have both MO and KS license by start date
  • RN's hired to work in both MO and KS upon hire, must have both MO and KS license by start date
  • PC/CRT skills
  • Works well with team members toward a common purpose
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in gerontological nursing/long-term care nursing
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Nurse Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a nurse manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for nurse manager
  • Ensures that staff competencies are developed, and that competency based orientation and ongoing learning measured and documented for their respective areas of responsibility
  • Fosters and demonstrates respect for the diversity of patient and employee populations
  • Fosters and demonstrates a friendly, responsive, service-minded attitude to all customers
  • Demonstrates excellent work attendance, ethics, and attends and actively participates in a variety of meetings and training sessions as required
  • Personnel processes including staffing vacancies, personnel management, payroll practices, and performance review processes, and risk management
  • Mentoring and managing others to promote quality, safety, and excellence in clinical care
  • Assuring that short-term problems are satisfactorily handled
  • Standardization of systems, identification of efficiencies, financial oversight for nursing programs/services, integration of performance improvement strategies
  • Support of strategic nursing business initiatives, processes and communication plans which support nursing goal attainment while fostering patient, physician, and employee satisfaction
  • Under the supervision of and in collaboration with appropriate medical staff member
Qualifications for nurse manager
  • Direct Nursing and patient care, counseling and instruction to patients regarding their symptoms, diagnosis and recovery
  • Minimum of three years' experience as RN, two of which should have been in a leadership position
  • Demonstrated analytical, project management and statistical skills
  • Facilitates teams and work groups to meet department and organizational goals
  • Experience with interpretation and implementation of quality reporting measures as established by regulatory agencies
  • Comprehensive compensation package, including salaries up to $100K (DOE)!
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Nurse Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a nurse manager. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for nurse manager
  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, knowledge of current literature, in-service meetings, workshops, and membership of a professional organization
  • Facilitates professional development of staff with accountability for staff retention
  • Strives to achieve high customer satisfaction by using Journey to Excellence tactics including but not limited to, AIDET, bedside shift report, purposeful hourly rounding, careboard completion, narrating the care
  • Provide direct supervision of nursing personnel in their defined area of responsibility and evaluate performance and competency
  • Creating and advocating for a health work environment that is conducive to the recruitment and retention of highly competent nursing staff with diverse backgrounds
  • Establishes and communicates workplace priorities and makes assignments accordingly
  • Establishes work unit goals and leads team to goal attainment
  • Manages work place issues with consistency and documents appropriately
  • Promote VAPSHCS Nursing Services Professional Practice Model, shared governance structure and journey to excellence
  • Provide clinical supervision for new disease / care management initiatives across the CFH system of care
Qualifications for nurse manager
  • Manage and oversee the financial, operational and personnel activities of a family healthcare clinic
  • Health system benefits available
  • Health System Benefits
  • Relocation Assistance to beautiful, sunny, Orlando area
  • The ability to plan, organize and direct the work of others
  • The ability to foster successful team efforts working with a variety of management, medical/clinical staff

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