Nurse Manager - Medical ICU
Job ID: R0033763 | Registered Nurse Leadership | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
Manages the operations of a 28-bed Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU). This includes oversight of safe, effective, and patient-centered operations of the unit. With a staff of 160, including 130 nurses, the manager is charged with human resources leadership, such as equitable and inclusive hiring, supporting and training the excellent nurses and staff, and fostering a team culture of clear communication and shared goals.
The manager establishes and tracks important quality metrics within a shared governance environment, encouraging the active participation of front-line providers to inform excellent patient care. They look for opportunities to engage in continuous process improvements, center the patient health and experience, and provide patients and families with clear communication and guidance.
  • Manages and supports the day-to-day operations of assigned patient care area(s).
  • Supervises all nurses and support staff, including, but not limited to, registered nurses, patient care assistants and technicians, health unit coordinators, and related clerical staff.
  • Oversees the preparation of schedules utilizing wage and flex staff as appropriate. Adjusts according to patient flow.
  • Accurately forecasts and manages budget for the unit and ensures that any expenditures are within the budget. Knowledge of related benchmarks, such as Paid hour per patient day and Worked hour per patient day.
  • Develops programs that address continuous quality improvement, system enhancement, streamlined processes, patience experience, and overall nurse performance.
  • Ensures compliance with appropriate regulatory requirements specific to the unit supervised.
  • Ensures that the highest-quality nursing care is provided to patients and their families.
  • Develops and manages partnerships with clinicians physicians and administrative counterparts to achieve common goals.
  • Promotes integration of multidisciplinary work groups. Manages recruitment performance, team member engagement, and retention activities of assigned staff.
  • Implements the UVA shared governance nursing model at the unit level, ensuring shared decision making that affects nursing practice, quality improvement, professional development, and research.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $93,142.40 - $149,032.00 Annually

  • Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing from accredited nursing program. Master's degree in related field within 5 years of hire.
  • Experience: At least 3 years of progressively more responsible experience as a registered nurse in a patient care environment required.
  • Licensure: License to practice as a registered nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia required. American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider BLS certification required. Valid Virginia driver's license required for managers with responsibility operations in multiple locations. Must have applicable specialty certification at hire or within 3 years.

This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings and programs.

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