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Nurse Manager- Emergency Department

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Job ID: 37683
Location: Ketchikan, AK
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


PeaceHealth is seeking a Nurse Manager- Emergency Department for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Day position.  Hourly compensation starts at $58.56, more depending on experience.

Hiring Bonus and Relocation Assistance Available!

Manages the coordination of activities on the nursing unit with responsibility for results including costs, methods and staffing for 24-hour nursing operations on a nursing unit (s). Responsible for operational performance, quality, service environment and regulatory compliance. Receives assignments in the form of objectives and determines how to use resources to meet schedules and goals.

Details of the Position: 

  • Demonstrate compassion, respect and caring while working within the scope of Registered Nurse practice to provide individualized, safe and efficient care to patients with an interdisciplinary team and provide assistance to families and visitors. 
  • Responsible for 24-hour day-to-day operations of unit: supervision of personnel; staff performance and patient outcomes; staff procurement and retention; regulatory compliance; and patient care. Evaluate work performance and conduct annual performance assessments. Delegate and coordinate responsibility for completion of departmental projects, tasks, and activities. 
  • Assist with the implementation of strategic initiatives for the department and identifies, assesses, and responds to issues and problems which affect ability to meet goals/objectives. 
  • Manage staffing levels required to provide optimum patient care within the limits of available resources. 
  • Assure quality of care by aligning assigned unit (s) with the hospital and nursing division’s philosophies and standards of care; carry out adherence to state board of nursing and state nurse practice act requirements and to other governing agency regulations; measure health outcomes against standards; make or recommend adjustments. 
  • Deliver financial results for area (s) of accountability. 
  • Maintain a collaborative and cooperative working relationship with other departments and divisions; facilitating operational, quality, performance and change initiative implementation. 
  • May perform patient care duties. 
  • Develop and support clinical excellence, environment of care.
  • ER Manager oversees ED which includes: trauma, employee health, emergency preparedness, medical transports, SART
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

What You Bring:

  •  Bachelors or Masters of Science degree from an accredited school of nursing is strongly preferred. BSN required within three years of hire.
  • Minimum of two years of leadership experience required. 
  • Minimum of 5 years of related experience is required. 
  • Work experience which demonstrates progressive leadership responsibility i.e. in Charge Nurse or supervisory role. 
  • Demonstrate competence in area of expertise. 
  • Financial and budgetary knowledge and experience. 
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state in which nurse will be practicing.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
  • ACLS certification may be required.
  • Certification in clinical area and membership in related professional organization preferred.
  • Strong problem solving, decision making and time management skills. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written. 
  • Proficient in use of computer including MS Office applications. 
  • Ability to manage complex operations and diverse personnel. 
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with interdisciplinary teams. 

For a full description of the position or for questions, contact Melissa, [email protected].

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For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.  EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.  

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.

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