RN Nurse Manager- Levine Children's Hospital- PICU- Days
Company: Atrium Health
Posted on: April 17, 2019
Job Req ID: 191642
Position Number: 00010195
Employment Type: Full Time
Shift Details: Day shift
Department Name: LCH 6P PICU
Location: Carolinas Medical Center
Location Details: Levine Children's Hospital
Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains
the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for
all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current
walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible
and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more
information, please visit carolinashealthcare.org/AtriumHealth
Assesses, plans, coordinates, and evaluates the clinical and
operational functions of a nursing unit to ensure quality, cost
effective health care is provided by an educated and competent
team. Promotes a safe environment and performs all related job
responsibilities in a safe manner. Maintains clinical and
professional competency as appropriate to the age, developmental
stages, and special needs of the patients served.
- Continually demonstrates and supports a Professional Practice
model that allows nurses to work in collaboration with
interdisciplinary partners to achieve high quality patient
- Ensures that unit operations and employees are in compliance
with the Nursing Practice Act, regulatory agency standards, and
policies and procedures as defined by Carolinas HealthCare
- Functions as a team member to accomplish goals and objectives
of the unit and the organization, upholding quality management,
patient care, and departmental standards.
- Assumes responsibility in the recruitment and retention of
qualified staff and to ensure appropriate orientation, education,
credentialing and continuing professional development of personnel
through mutual goal setting and performance evaluation.
- Delegates effectively by promoting shared governance,
developing and nurturing research to positively affect clinical
- Performs nursing care, assists with treatments, therapies,
procedures, and administers medications as necessary.
- Provides and assesses effectiveness of patient and family
- Participates with performance improvement activities to improve
quality of nursing care, promote patient outcomes and provide a
cost effective environment for patient care.
- Assists in development of policies, procedures and standards
reflective of evidence based practice.
- Promotes shared accountability for professional practice.
- Allocates resources to meet the unit needs. Responsible for
budgetary oversight, and along with staff involvement, accountable
to the organization for maintaining a cost effective unit.
Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching,
stooping, bending, pushing, and pulling. Must be able to lift and
support the weight of 35 pounds in handling patients, medical
equipment, and supplies. Must speak and understand English
fluently. Intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, touch. Finger
dexterity. Critical thinking and ability to concentrate. Must be
able to respond quickly to changes in patient and / or
Education, Experience and Certifications
Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing required. Current RN
licensure in appropriate state. Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
preferred. Must have or complete MSN if undergraduate degree is not
BSN. Enrollment in MSN program within 1 year of hire/transfer date
and graduation of MSN program required within 5 years of hire. If
undergraduate degree is BSN, a masters Degree from a health-related
program or MBA is acceptable. Previous management experience
preferred. Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Provider from
AHA required. Appropriate professional certification (either
clinical or leadership) is required within 1 year of eligibility
for professional certification exam. Additional education,
training, certifications, or experience may be required within the
department by the nurse leader. Prefer candidates with CCRN or NE
At Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, our
patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything
we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to
deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our
network of more than 900 care locations.
As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment
where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our
culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve
our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and
the communities we serve.
Posting Notes: Not Applicable
Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer
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