Nurse Manager Emergency Dept Barrow
Northeast Georgia Health System, Inc.

Winder, Georgia

Posted in Health and Safety
about 1 month ago

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Improving the health of our community in all we do

Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS)is a non-profit community health system on a mission of improving the health of our community in all we do. Our team cares for more than 1 million people across the region through four hospitals and a variety of outpatient locations. Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) has campuses in Gainesville, Braselton, Winder and Dahlonega - with a total of more than 700 beds and more than 1,100 medical staff members representing more than 50 specialties. NGHS also encompasses Northeast Georgia Physicians Group, a multi-specialty group with more than 65 locations, and The Heart Center of Northeast Georgia Medical Center, a cardiology practice with more than 15 locations.


The Nurse Manager (NM) functions as the first-line administrative nursing leader, with 24-hour accountability for care delivery including budget of a nursing unit(s).

The Nurse Manager must be able to navigate proficiently within the EHR. He/She must be able to clinically assit with patient care and be able to function in the charge role if indicated.

The Nurse Manager coordinates, elevates and resolves problems and conflicts as they occur. With support from Charge Nurses and Educators, the Nurse Manager directly supervises the clinical nursing and ancillary nursing personnel assigned to a unit or care delivery site. He/she ensures the effective daily operation of the nursing unit on 24-7 basis by monitoring all activities necessary to provide consistent high quality patient care, including staffing, equipment, supplies and services.

In this role , the Nurse Manager will coordinate the activities of nursing staff, is accountable for the effective and efficient operation of the unit and staff including stat orders, treatments, plans of care, and clinical pathways are being carried out in a consistent manner.

The Nurse Manager has knowledge of the policies, procedures, and regulations that govern nursing practice and must exercise sound, independent judgment in adapting and applying leadership and clinical principles to specific situations.

The Nurse Manager relies on experience, judgment and collaboration to plan and accomplish goals.

The NM assists in the advancement of the professional practice environment by communicating the NGHS nursing strategic direction and focusing on activities that support the nursing strategic direction.

Provides nursing involvement support for VOICE and the NDNQI quality teams including coaching team members in their professional participation.

Assists with overall clinical governance and other projects as assigned.

  • Licensed to practice as an RN in Georgia.
  • Required: National Certification in either a clinical or leadership specialty within two years of hire.
  • Required: A degree in nursing (either BSN or MSN). Preferred: A Master's Degree (nursing or other if possessing a BSN) within five years of hire.
  • Required: Professional organization membership within one month of hire into the role.
  • Required: Three to five years as a RN, preferably in an acute care setting.
  • Preferred: Two years nursing leadership experience. At minimum one year direct supervision of healthcare delivery if in combination with leadership experience outside of nursing (i.e. second career).
Since first opening its doors in Gainesville in 1951, Northeast Georgia Medical Center has added hospital campuses in Braselton, Barrow and Dahlonega - and become Georgia's most awarded hospital. Some recognitions include being named to these lists:

America's 50 Best Hospitals- Healthgrades

100 Top Hospitals- Truven Health Analytics

100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs- Beckers Hospital Review

America's Top Quality Providers- Carechex

Atlanta's Top 150 Workplaces- Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Healthcare's Most Wired Hospitals and Health Systems- Hospitals & Health Networks magazine

NGMC has also been recognized in recent years as Georgia's #1 Hospital for overall hospital care, overall surgical care, heart care, orthopedic surgery, women's care and more.

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