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Job Title: Manager, Nurse- ICU/CCU
Job ID: CH-1118436
City: Austell, GA
Facility: Cobb Hospital
Employment Type: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Days
Department: ICU/CCU
Description:

WellStar Cobb Hospital is the3rd largest hospital within the WellStar Health System. With over 382 licensed beds and 2,000 plus employees, Cobb Hospital is located in Austell, GA which is just 15 minutes northwest of downtown Atlanta near Marietta.  WellStar Cobb Hospital recently expanded its surgical services, emergency room, laboratory, and behavioral health facilities. We are conveniently located near the silver comet trail, shopping plazas, popular restaurants, as well as easy access to public transportation. Our campus is very diverse, rapidly growing and family oriented.

 

 

WellStar Cobb Hospital has been named "Top 100" U.S. Hospitals for its Five Star Community value index. Cobb Hospital is a place where our employees are not only proud and passionate about what they do, but they are committed to providing Worldclass healthcare to our patients and the communities we serve.

Aspiring to be a healthcare leader within a hospital?  Then WellStar Cobb Hospital is the place for you!  Recent restructuring of our service lines has created more leadership opportunities.  Cobb is a place where you can truly make a difference for our community while advancing your career potential.  A variety of positions are available on the day and night shifts.



JOB SUMMARY: a brief description of the job.
The nurse manager is a registered professional nurse who provides leadership and management of a specific unit(s) or service through the effective use of knowledge and skills to promote the creation of a center of excellence for staff recruitment and retention and clinical and business outcomes. The nurse manager is the standard bearer on his/her unit and holds all participants on his/her unit accountable for the delivery of care and services through effective communication; observation; and the management and measurement of specific interventions/practices and their associated outcomes. Responsibilities include clinical, financial, human and material resources deployment and associated outcomes or goals.
 
The Nurse Manager serves as a chief retention and safety officer and ensures that safety and quality standards are upheld or met by effective use of data and technology to make decisions and proactively mitigates unnecessary risks for his/her area of responsibility. The Nurse Manager creates and ensures a desirable, safe work environment that enables the organization to meet or exceed its mission and goals. He/she models the way to foster communication and collaboration with physicians, staff, patients and other departments. Role specific competencies, responsibilities, roles and functions are based on the Professional Practice Model, 5-Star Nursing.
 
It is expected that all RN Clinical Nurses are licensed, knowledgeable and uphold the practice of nursing as outlined by the Georgia Professional Nurse Practice Act and implements the Scope of Practice and Code of Ethics Standards put forth by the American Nurses Association. As a member of the patient services team, it is expected the individual upholds the voice of the patient, system policies and procedures while supporting service excellence goals..
 
JOB QUALIFICATIONS: minimum requirements
Required Minimum Education: Must hold Baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) from accredited nursing school; Master's Degree in Nursing preferred. If bachelor degree is not in nursing, MSN must be from accredited nursing school.
 
Required Minimum Licensure/Certification:
Registered Nurse, actively licensed in the state of Georgia. Must have a current BLS card from
the American Heart Association on the first day of employment in position. National certification in nursing administration preferred.
 
Required Minimum
Should possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and relationship building; a knowledge of the health care environment; leadership that includes such skills as successfully implementing and managing a change process – ability to use systems thinking- and inspire, coach others to be successful; model the way for professional practice; professionalism and teamwork/collaboration for self/department/medical staff; and possess necessary business skills to manage human and material resources. Must be a continuous learner who understands health care financing; strategy and operations for running a business unit(s); and effectively employ data and technology to support work processes and make decisions. Supports shared governance or shared decision making; manage the design and delivery of care that in based on evidence and focused on quality and safety. Knowledge of risk management and various accreditation/regulations/licensing requirements assuring that these are upheld while advancing industry standards through the achievement of goals by effective management and measurement of outcomes.


Experience
Two years of progressive experience in nursing management required.
 
Required Minimum Skills
  • Should possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and relationship building; a knowledge of the health care environment; leadership that includes such skills as successfully implementing and managing a change process.
  • ability to use systems thinking- and inspire, coach others to be successful; model the way for professional practice; professionalism and teamwork/collaboration for self/department/medical staff; and possess necessary business skills to manage human and material resources.
  • Must be a continuous learner who understands health care financing; strategy and operations for running a business unit(s); and effectively employ data and technology to support work processes and make decisions.
  • Supports shared governance or shared decision making; manage the design and delivery of care that in based on evidence and focused on quality and safety.
  • Knowledge of risk management and various accreditation/regulations/licensing requirements assuring that these are upheld while advancing industry standards through the achievement of goals by effective management and measurement of outcomes.


We offer competitive salary and an excellent benefits package, including a fully funded Pension Plan, Retirement Savings Plan (403b) with company match, on-going training to include leadership development & advancement, tuition reimbursement, bonus incentive programs, free employee parking on campus, cutting edge technology, onsite fitness and child care facilities. 

I believe every person and every job is important and I am accountable for achieving my goals.

I believe in compassion and understanding

I believe in innovations and creative thinking

I believe in the WellStar team and we are making a difference in people’s lives

We believe in life well-lived.

Thank you for your interest Wellstar Cobb Hospital.  We are an equal opportunity employer.