Nurse Manager – Medical/Surgical

Nurse Manager – Medical/Surgical

The Nurse Manager is the first line manager designated as the leader for a specified nursing unit, its patient population, and the assigned staff.  The Nurse Manager has 24-hour responsibility and accountability for all patient care activities taking into account the individual patient’s special physical or age-related needs.   Work is performed in accordance with established hospital standards, nursing department/unit process and outcome standards, established regulatory and accreditation requirements, and consistent with the philosophy, goals, and objectives of the hospital and nursing department.

EDUCATION:  Graduation from an accredited nursing program with associate’s degree or diploma.  Employee is trained and prepared to care for the age-specific group {i.e.:  neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult, geriatric} served on their assigned unit.

PREFERRED: Bachelor of Science/Nursing Degree.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: Current NYS license for Registered Professional Nurse; American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) within the first six (6) months of hire. Medication competency certification. 

PREFERRED:  Certification in area of practice. (Consistent with the type of patient population to be managed).  Two (2) years management experience.

KNOWLEDGE:  Possess a working knowledge of NYS Department of Health Code, Rules and Regulations, accreditation requirements, bargaining and non-bargaining unit agreements, OSHA, infection control, safety, body mechanics, child abuse reporting requirements, scope of practice.

SHIFT:  6:45AM – 11:15PM          STATUS: 40 HOURS (Hours will fluctuate based on departmental needs)

PAY RATE: $37.85 – $50.48


Tagged as: Certification, Clinical, Nurse, Nurse Leader, Nurse Manager, Nursing, Nursing Manager, Nursing Supervisor, Patient Care

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