Nurse Manager, 6E Medical Cardiac

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Springfield, Illinois


The Nurse Manager operates within the Springfield Memorial Hospital  and Nursing Division mission, vision, strategic priorities and goals.  Utilizing a shared leadership philosophy, the Nurse Manager assumes 24-hour accountability for unit management and the quality of patient care on a designated unit(s).  The Nurse Manager creates and maintains a work environment conducive to effective communication, collaboration, teambuilding and nursing professionalism.  She/he ensures the enculturation of the Magnet Program requirements on the unit.  She/he assures that care provided on the unit is appropriate to the age of the patients served and that staff are competent to provide safe, quality, evidence-based nursing care.  She/he maintains positive physician and interdepartmental relationships as well as positive employee morale.   

Required Experience


·         BSN required; Master’s degree preferred.

·         Current Illinois RN licensure required.

·         Holds national specialty nursing certification in clinical area or nursing administration, or completes within 24 months of assuming role.

·         At least three years experience in acute care nursing as a registered nurse with demonstrated progressive leadership/management skills.
Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

·         Demonstrated working knowledge of the ANCC Magnet Recognition Program model and standards.

·         Demonstrated understanding of nurse-sensitive quality indicators and basic hospital/nursing regulatory requirements.