Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Nurse Manager Kindred Hospital Wayne Job Number: 331928
Kindred Transitional Care Hospitals has a career opportunity for you as a Nurse Manager! As a division of Kindred Healthcare, we play a vital role in the recovery process for chronic, critically ill and medically complex patients who require acute care and rehabilitation over an extended period.
Your career growth begins when you join an interdisciplinary team, where doctors, nurses, therapists and other experts work together to form individualized care plans for our patients and residents. Opportunities through our development programs, training seminars and university partnerships, not only allow for continual career growth but emphasize our commitment to investing in our employees and developing future healthcare leaders.
The goal of our team is to deliver intensive, multidisciplinary care and transition patients’ home or to a lower level of care as quickly and safely as possible. Each employee’s dedication is essential to meet and exceed the needs of each patient, resident and family we serve. Ranked as one of Fortune magazine’s “Most Admired Healthcare Company” for 8 years, Kindred welcomes you to join our team and build a career that touches lives.
As a Nurse Manager (RN) you will:
• Be responsible for the overall direction and supervision of patient care activities and nursing personnel of a nursing unit. • Consults with staff, physicians, and Chief Nursing Officer on nursing problems and interpretation of hospital policies to ensure patient needs are met. • Ensures nursing staff follows policy and procedures, participates in the investigation and preparation of reports. • Ensures adequate staffing for nursing units. • Have authority and responsibility for implementing the Standards of Nursing Practice related to all nursing care areas and functions. • Act as the administrative representative in the absence of Chief Clinical Officer.
• Bachelor’s degree required. Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred. • Additional state requirements as applicable. • Equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may substitute for education requirements. • Valid Registered Nurse / RN licensure in the state. • BCLS and ACLS Certification. • Minimum three years’ experience in all aspects of medical surgical nursing. • Minimum two years supervisory experience preferred.