The Nurse Manager acts as the principal liaison between all service locations and support departments, other healthcare facilities and in partnership with physicians to ensure appropriate patient placement and staff assignment.
- Ensures that resources are assigned, patient needs are met, and treatment plans are executed in the appropriate level of the continuum with a sense of urgency and in alignment with our operational output metrics of Quality & Safety, Experience and Efficiency.
- Collaborates with other health care disciplines and departments in providing a continuum of care to the patient; participates in the Integrated model of care, rounds daily with interdisciplinary team to assist with planning for the next level of care. Is specifically accountable for assisting with patient flow management, addressing clinical barriers and utilizing nursing plans and care paths when available.
- Provides for the provision of professional nursing care on assigned unit according to State Board of Nursing guidelines and established ANA Code of Ethics.
- Coordinates the work of the unit, provides direct supervision, coaching, and mentoring to professional and unlicensed assistive personnel providing direct and indirect patient care.
- Partners with unit director to assist with nursing performance review, and quality assurance for assigned areas.
- Serves as a coach and preceptor/mentor to other unit staff. Serves on councils and other hospital or unit-based task forces/committees.
- Assists with human resource management, development of unit goals and assures that these are operational.
- Responsible for daily clinical management of the unit; and for unit operations in the absence of the Director
What you will need:
- Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN preferred.
- Current RN license with the Georgia State Board of Nursing or eNLC.
- Three (3) years of ICU experience in a similar size facility and scope preferred.
Additional Information The Medical Center, Navicent Health (MCNH) is a nationally recognized academic medical center, nationally-verified Level 1 Trauma Center, Magnet ® hospital for nursing, and serves a service area of 30 counties and a population of nearly 750,000 persons. MCNH has over 4,500 employees and a medical staff of approximately 700 physicians. As the second largest hospital in Georgia, it is licensed for 637 beds, including pediatrics, medical surgical, trauma and cardiac surgery. The Emergency Center, with helipad capability and three urgent care centers, treats over 140,000 visitors per year. MCNH provides a broad range of community-based outpatient diagnostic, primary care, wellness and comprehensive rehabilitation services. It is the primary academic hospital for Mercer University School of Medicine, providing residency and fellowship programs for over 100 residents and is affiliated with multiple universities as a clinical education site. MCNH also operates the Doctors Office Building.