What makes KindredHealthcare a great place to work? Our people, of course! Our Registered Nurses answer this special calling because they have a fundamental, internal drive to directly help people. In return, we serve, develop and respect our employees in environments created to optimize their job effectiveness, experience, and satisfaction. This is who we are.
Who are you? To succeed in our high-energy, high-reward environment, our nurses provide compassionate critical care and deliver exceptional patient experiences , meaningful outcomes, and bonds for life.
As the most acute level of care in Kindred's continuum, our transitional care hospitals offer the same critical care patients receive in a traditional hospital or intensive care unit , but for an extended recovery period. Our Registered Nurses play a vital role in the recovery process for chronic, critically ill and medically complex patients .
As a Nurse Manager (RN) you will:
Be responsible for the overall direction and supervision of patient care activities and nursing personnel of a nursing unit.
Consults with staff, physicians, and Chief Nursing Officer on nursing problems and interpretation of hospital policies to ensure patient needs are met.
Ensures nursing staff follows policy and procedures, participates in the investigation and preparation of reports.
Ensures adequate staffing for nursing units.
Have authority and responsibility for implementing the Standards of Nursing Practice related to all nursing care areas and functions.
Act as the administrative representative in the absence of Chief Clinical Officer.
As a Nurse Manager (RN) you will have:
Bachelor's degree required.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred.
Additional state requirements as applicable.
Equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may substitute for education requirements.
Valid Registered Nurse / RN licensure in the state.
BCLS and ACLS Certification.
Minimum three years' experience in all aspects of medical surgical nursing.
Minimum two years supervisory experience preferred.