Nurse Manager

  • Dec 21, 2017


  • Managing, directing, and supervising departmental activities, programs, and nursing personnel to assure the department runs smoothly and is adequately staffed.  Working on floor when needed.
  • Identifying and resolving departmental deficiencies and issues, coordinating nursing service programs, reviewing staff performance, and assuring nursing standards of quality care and services are adhered to while working within the budget constraints of the department.
  • Ensure all federal and state rules and regulations and facility guidelines are followed within the nursing department.
  • Reviewing and updating department organizational structures and goals.
  • Participating member of the Quality Assurance, Infection Control, and Compliance committees and the Skilled Nursing Patient Care Conferences (IDT).
  • Interpret facility and department policies and procedures for the nursing department staff.
  • Working in conjunction with CNO and Human Resources to research and resolve staff issues that are work related, and initiates plans to motivate and encourage staff to achieve goals.
  • Initiate personnel actions such as hiring, promotion, and discharge.  Evaluating and documenting employee performance by setting performance expectations and goals.
  • Confer with the Hospital Administrator, CNO, and Human Resources on disciplinary actions.
  • Scheduling of nursing staff for the facility and processing timesheets for the nursing department.
  • Identify and initiate interdepartmental process improvements.
  • Preform other related duties as assigned.


Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Completion of an accredited bachelor degree in nursing or associates degree in nursing with sufficient related work experience.
  • Registered nurse (RN) with current Utah state license or compact license with a participating state.   
  • Have at least one years’ experience in a supervisor or management capacity.
  • Understand state and federal rules, regulations, and standards of nursing care.
  • Possess the following attributes: patience, self-discipline, effective communication skills, and ability to effectively interact with others.
  • Able to analyze statistical and financial reports.



  • Bachelor degree in accredited nursing program preferred or
  • Associate degree in accredited nursing program plus sufficient related work experience.


Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to withstand physical and emotional stress.
  • Requires long hours of standing and moving.
  • Must be able to lift/carry 25-50 pounds at times.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation.


Work Schedule:

  • 40 hours per week, varies Sunday through Saturday. 
  • Benefits include medical, dental, vision, health savings account, life insurance, and 457(b) match.