Company: WellStar Health System
Posted on: May 19, 2019
At WellStar, we all share common goals. That s what makes us so
successful and such an integral part of our communities. We want
the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for
our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in
Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the
communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care
models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.
The Nurse Manager is a registered professional nurse who provides
leadership and management of a specific unit(s) or service through
the effective use of knowledge and skills to promote the creation
of a center of excellence for staff recruitment and retention and
clinical and business outcomes. The nurse manager is the standard
bearer on his/her unit and holds all participants on his/her unit
accountable for the delivery of care and services through effective
communication; observation; and the management and measurement of
specific interventions/practices and their associated outcomes.
Responsibilities include clinical, financial, human and material
resources deployment and associated outcomes or goals.
The Nurse Manager serves as a chief retention and safety officer
and ensures that safety and quality standards are upheld or met by
effective use of data and technology to make decisions and
proactively mitigates unnecessary risks for his/her area of
responsibility. The Nurse Manager creates and ensures a desirable,
safe work environment that enables the organization to meet or
exceed its mission and goals. He/she models the way to foster
communication and collaboration with physicians, staff, patients
and other departments. Role specific competencies,
responsibilities, roles and functions are based on the Professional
Practice Model, 5-Star Nursing.
It is expected that all RN Clinical Nurses are licensed,
knowledgeable and uphold the practice of nursing as outlined by the
Georgia Professional Nurse Practice Act and implements the Scope of
Practice and Code of Ethics Standards put forth by the American
Nurses Association. As a member of the patient services team, it is
expected the individual upholds the voice of the patient, system
policies and procedures while supporting service excellence
Required Minimum Education: Must hold Baccalaureate degree in
nursing (BSN) from accredited nursing school; Master's Degree in
Nursing preferred. If bachelor degree is not in nursing, MSN must
be from accredited nursing school.
Required Minimum Experience: Two years of progressive experience in
nursing management required.
Required Minimum Licensure/Certification: Registered Nurse,
actively licensed in the state of Georgia. Must have a current BLS
card from the American Heart Association on the first day of
employment in position. National certification in nursing
Required Minimum Skills: Should possess excellent verbal and
written communication skills and relationship building; a knowledge
of the health care environment; leadership that includes such
skills as successfully implementing and managing a change process
ability to use systems thinking and inspire, coach others to be
successful; model the way for professional practice;
professionalism and teamwork/collaboration for
self/department/medical staff; and possess necessary business
skills to manage human and material resources.
Must be a continuous learner who understands health care financing;
strategy and operations for running a business unit(s); and
effectively employ data and technology to support work processes
and make decisions. Supports shared governance or shared decision
making; manage the design and delivery of care that in based on
evidence and focused on quality and safety. Knowledge of risk
management and various accreditation/regulations/licensing
requirements assuring that these are upheld while advancing
industry standards through the achievement of goals by effective
management and measurement of outcomes.
Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We
also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and
advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the
Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today!
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nurse manager, officer, supervisor
Keywords: WellStar Health System, Atlanta , Nurse Manager, Executive , Hiram, Georgia
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