The Clinical Nurse Manager, working with Nurse Managers, is accountable for the supervision of nursing services for certain assigned nursing units to provide safe, effective and efficient nursing care. This position is an important part of the Management Team and the responsibilities for the position include: assigning, assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating clinical care for the assigned unit(s). This position is evaluated on the basis of objective measurable criteria, including maximizing the personal abilities and competence of staff nurses, licensed practical nurses and other personnel assigned to the unit(s) for which the Clinical Nurse Manager is responsible.
Outlined below are the primary responsibilities for this position. This list is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties performed, and therefore, its content should not be read to restrict additional management and supervisory functions that a Clinical Nurse Manager may carry out in meeting the responsibilities of this position.
Graduation from an approved school of nursing and maintain current non-limited license in assigned State.
BS or MSN preferred; a minimum of two (2) years of relevant experience, five (5) years preferred, with demonstrated management potential and proficient clinical skills.
Must possess the physical ability to endure prolonged standing and walking, and ability to lift, carry, push and pull; exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for heavy duty work.