Job Overview

The Nurse Manager position plays an integral role in driving the success of the nursing division’s strategic goals. The individual holding this dynamic/hands-on position has the opportunity to mentor and facilitate the development and accountability of nursing associates. Key activities include ensuring quality patient care outcomes and superior patient satisfaction; monitoring nursing treatment plans based on physician order and nursing practice standards; leading in a participatory manner, while striving for the highest level of team effectiveness; and reviewing reports to support financial viability and budget compliance.

Specific Responsibilities:
On a 24-hour basis, the Nurse Manager is responsible for quality nursing services and the provision of patient care which meets hospital standards, JCAHO, CARF and state regulations. This role provides clinical oversight of the nursing treatment plans and outcomes, develops performance plans and supervises personnel to assure patient care is delivered safely, effectively and professionally. Identifies educational needs of the nursing staff and develops and implements annual education plans in conjunction with the nursing leadership team. Supports and adheres to financial controls and related policies/procedures to ensure unit activities are conducted in support of operational excellence.

Marianjoy provides competitive salaries and benefits that include continuing education support, an active inservice education program, tuition reimbursement and clinical ladder bonuses.

Education:
Current Illinois Nursing license is required. Bachelor’s degree in Nursing is required. Master’s degree in Nursing, or related health care field, is preferred. CRRN is required or must be obtained as soon as eligible. ACLS is required.

Experience:
Five to seven years progressive management work experience, including budget administration, direct staff supervision and staffing is required. In addition, individual should possess a minimum of five years of direct acute care, rehabilitation, or subacute clinical experience.

Knowledge/Skills:
An understanding of professional Standards of Practice and licensing requirements, as well as an understanding of JCAHO, CARF and state regulations, is required. The successful candidate will possess a passion for team building to facilitate productive working relationships on the unit. In addition, the role requires excellent written and verbal communication skills and a strong staff development focus.