Nurse Manager

The Nursing Manager maintains nursing staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training clinical staff. Plans and implements the overall nursing policies, procedures, and services for a unit. Being a Nursing Manager may provide direct patient care and is responsible for assessing, planning, and evaluating patients. Ensures that nurses are current in competencies, assessments, licensure, certifications, and other annual training. In addition, Nursing Manager must be a registered nurse with at least 5 years of clinical experience in a related field. Typically reports to top management. The Nursing Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required.

Nurse Manager Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Nurse Manager to join our team.


  • The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care;
  • Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement;
  • All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of “First Do No Harm”;
  • Coordinates schedules for nursing staff assigned to the area of responsibility;
  • Assesses patient care needs to coordinate assignment of nursing staff to facilitate patient attainment of expected outcomes;
  • Assesses need for and assists in implementation of staff education and clinical development programs;
  • Directs the activities of the nursing department. Schedules work activities of nursing staff so that the patient care needs are met;
  • Interprets and implements policies and procedures of the agency and oversees the selection, development, and monitoring of nursing staff;
  • Ensures that all nurses providing care maintain the professional standards of nursing practice;
  • Guides, directs, and plans hospital activities, with ongoing assessment of the quality and efficiency of these activities;
  • Positively represent FHCHC to internal and external clients;
  • Assists in the recruitment, development, orientation and training of nursing and clinical staff;
  • Develops and monitors employee performance plans; monitors and evaluates nursing and support staff activity and takes corrective action where needed;
  • Serves as a clinical leader in various projects and forums;
  • Performs assessments and data collection in an ongoing and systemic manner, focusing on quality metrics.


  • Twelve months clinical nursing experience required;
  • Six months experience in dialysis is required, twelve months preferred;
  • Supervisory experience preferred;
  • One [1] year previous management experience and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred;
  • Critical Care experience in a hospital environment;
  • Experience in providing training and developing the clinical services process, documentation/user manuals;
  • Experience applying knowledge of local, State, Federal, accrediting body, and OSHA rules and regulations;
  • Current RN license and at least three [3] years of clinical practice experience with an emphasis on leadership;
  • Required licensure in Nursing as granted by the current state of practice;
  • At least 1 year of experience directly managing people, including hiring, developing, motivating, and directing people as they work;
  • At least 3 years of experience in a home health/infusion setting;
  • NC RN license or ability to obtain NC RN license;
  • NJ RN license or ability to obtain NJ RN license;
  • Previous dialysis management experience preferred;
  • MA RN license or ability to obtain MA RN license.