Nurse Manager, RN

Career Details:

Type: RN / RN Supervisory

Hours: Regular Full-Time

Shift: First

Weekend Required: Yes

Weekend Shift Details: Varies


City: Syracuse

Openings: 1


The Nurse Manager assesses, plans, implements and evaluates the effectiveness of nursing care delivered to the patients. Reporting to a Director of Nursing or similar, the Nurse Manager uses management and administrative skills to accomplish corporate, department and facility goals. In addition, the Nurse Manager executes and adheres to established policies and procedures, as well as systemic clinical changes.

  • 5+ years’ experience in nursing preferably in an acute/long term care setting.
  • 2+ years supervisory experience.
  • Degree from an accredited school of nursing. BSN or BS in related field preferred.
  • Current NYS license and registration as an RN in good standing required.
  • Proven patient assessment skills.
  • As a Manager, this position is responsible for the ongoing operations and routine decision-making within the function, department or site. Emphasis is on executing strategy and tactics. May provide input on strategic matters.
  • Interprets and applies organization policy, ensuring all activities are in compliance.
  • Delegates, organizes and coordinates the daily operations of departments within the function, department or site.
  • Promotes and encourages teamwork among employees and supervisors, and between departments. Communicates ideas and goals clearly and is an effective listener. Ensures that information is effectively communicated and shared throughout the department and organization. Provides and encourages effective coaching. Promotes a positive environment of constructive feedback.
  • Uses effective communication skills, such as, active listening, unbiased and nonjudgmental language, and open communication style with all staff.
  • Uses effective communication and critical thinking skills during conflict resolution, problem solving, decision making, and other complex dialogues.
  • Keeps current in his/her area of specialization and in emerging and best practices.
  • Fosters process improvements for greater operating efficiency and resident/customer service. Ensures optimal workflow and adequate resources.
  • Actively leads or participates in meetings, teams and task forces as requested.
  • Ensures adequate skills, training and development among staff.
  • Manages and supervises assigned personnel, including performance management, scheduling, and orientation. With the Director and Human Resources guidance, makes or approves recommendations on employee hires, transfers, promotions, salary changes, disciplinary actions, terminations and similar actions. In conjunction with HR, resolves grievances and other personnel problems in a fair, timely and consistent manner.
  • May have input to or recommendations for operating budgets.
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