assumes unit responsibility for the practice, quality of care, and
service delivered; provides leadership and support to encourage the
optimum development and performance of staff members; and manages
all assigned personnel, supplies, and equipment in a cost-effective
Required - Associate degree.
Preferred - Bachelor of science in nursing.
Required - 7 years of related health care experience
including 2 years in supervision or management.
Required - Current registered nurse (RN) license in state
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification through American Heart
Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
- Knowledge of nursing practice.
- Exceptional leadership skills.
- Good organizational and time management skills and ability to
- Ensures quality of care and patient satisfaction through
unit-specific systems and improvements.
- Ensures operational profitability with preliminary budgets,
performance data, system reporting, and inventory management.
- Provides care to patients, effectively using the nursing
- Communicates pertinent information to patients, families, and
- Participates in activities for professional development and
maintains required clinical knowledge, technical skills, training,
- Manages, develops, retains and inspires an engaged
- Performs other related duties as required.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of
work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required
responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or
this description amended at any time.
Remains knowledgeable on current federal, state and local laws,
accreditation standards or regulatory agency requirements that
apply to the assigned area of responsibility and ensures compliance
with all such laws, regulations and standards.
This employer maintains and complies with its Compliance &
Privacy Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate
reporting of any known or suspected unethical or questionable
behaviors or conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy,
and/or other compliance-related concerns.
The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, protected veteran status, or disability
Physical and Environmental Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally,
and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than
negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move
objects. (Constantly: activity or condition exists 2/3
or more of the time) to move objects. Physical demand requirements
are in excess of those for Sedentary Work. Even though the weight
lifted may be only a negligible amount, a job should be rated Light
Work: (1) when it requires walking or standing to a significant
degree; or (2) when it requires sitting most of the time but
entails pushing and/or pulling of arm or leg controls; and/or (3)
when the job requires working at a production rate pace entailing
the constant pushing and/or pulling of materials even though the
weight of those materials is negligible. NOTE: The constant stress
and strain of maintaining a production rate pace, especially in an
industrial setting, can be and is physically demanding of a worker
even though the amount of force exerted is negligible.
Duties performed routinely require exposure to blood, body
fluid and tissue.
The incumbent works in a patient care area; works in an
area where patients enter; works directly with patients; and/or
works with specimens that could contain communicable
diseases. There may be an occupational risk for exposure to
Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there
may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or
hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport,
storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or
disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may
increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.