Job: Nurse Manager

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Job Description

ABOUT OUR SEARCH

The Northern Colorado Rehabilitation Hospital is currently seeking an experienced Nurse Manager -- some evening availability required. Make a direct difference today by joining our team of dedicated professionals working together to attain a common goal - great patient care! Benefits include medical, dental, vision, 401(K), Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, and ETO (Earned Time Off).

ABOUT OUR COMPANY

Ernest Health owns and operates community-based acute rehabilitation and long-term acute care facilities in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Indiana, Montana, New Mexico, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming. We are dedicated to providing high quality, cost-effective physical medicine and rehabilitation services to promote the recovery of individuals who have functional deficits resulting from injury or illness as well as those with chronic or complex medical conditions. We promote a healing and nurturing environment at each of our facilities, responding to the medical, physical, psychological and social needs of our patients.

ABOUT OUR HOSPITAL

Our Northern Colorado Rehabilitation Facility, designed solely for the provision of specialized rehabilitative care, is the only freestanding acute rehabilitation hospital serving northern Colorado. Since opening its doors in 2005, our hospital has been rated in the top 10% of all inpatient rehab facilities in the United Stated for 11 consecutive years! Through our inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation programs, we are able to utilize our unique design and responsive environment to help patients recover quickly and return home with a renewed sense of self-sufficiency.

ABOUT OUR SEARCH

The Northern Colorado Rehabilitation Hospital is currently seeking an experienced Nurse Manager with the flexibility to work evening and weekend shifts. Make a direct difference today by joining our team of dedicated professionals working together to attain a common goal - great patient care! Competitive wages and benefits await you!

BASIC PURPOSE OF THE JOB

Under the direction of the Director of Nursing Operations (DNO), this position is responsible for managing day-to-day Nursing operations of the patient unit, including high quality, cost effective delivery of patient care, managing nursing personnel, and assisting in developing and implementing approved department projects and goals. The Nurse Manager is responsible for supporting the DNO with the coordination, implementation, and maintenance of the patient care plan to maximize patient outcomes.  The Nurse Manger is responsible for supporting the DNO in nursing staff management, operations, financials, clinical practices, leadership, environment of care, educational functions, and all other objectives of the Nursing Department.  The Nurse Manager ensures compliance with policies, procedures, and standards of care; and oversees the Nursing Department in the absence of the DNO. 

Minimum Work Experience

Three years' experience in a hospital nurse management position preferred

Required Licenses/Certifications

  • Current State of Colorado Registered Nurse license required
  • Current CPR certification required

Required Skills/Knowledge/Ability

  • Knowledge of and adherence to current nursing theory and practice, infection control, and wound care standards of practice.
  • Knowledge of accreditation standards to ensure adherence to all standards set forth by state and accrediting agencies of TJC and CMS.
  • Knowledge of clinical operations and procedures.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of treatment costs and financial support as they relate to quality and efficiency.
  • Demonstrates general computer skills including: data entry, word processing, email, and record management.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrates leadership skills with clinical and non-clinical staff.
  • Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards.
  • Knowledge of Wound Programs management preferred