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RN Nurse Manager I/Bedside

Date: Jan 9, 2019

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28203

Company: Atrium Health

Job Req ID: 157270

Position Number: 00162682

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: Variable/On Call

Shift Details:

Standard Hours: 40.00

Department Name: NSG - Post-Anesthesia Care

Location: Carolinas Medical Center

Location Details: 

Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit



Job Summary

The RN Nurse Manager assess, plans, coordinates, and evaluates the clinical and operational functions of a nursing unit to ensure quality, cost effective health care is provided by an educated and competent team member. The RN Nurse Manager promotes a safe environment and performs all related job responsibilities in a safe manner. The RN Manager maintains clinical and professional competency as appropriate to the population of patients served.


A registered nurse’s practice is guided by the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements.

Essential Functions


  • Continually demonstrates and supports a Professional Practice model that allows nurses to work in collaboration with interdisciplinary partners to achieve high quality patient outcomes.
  • Incorporates the Nursing theoretical framework of professional nursing practice at System facilities.
  • Demonstrates transformational leadership behaviors and serves as a change agent assisting team members in understanding the importance, necessity, impact and process of change.
  • Models the mission, vision, values, Standards of Excellence and goals of the System.
  • Serves as an advocate seeking protection and rights of patients, patient families, team member, students, and other disciplines especially related to health and safety.
  • Contributes to performance improvement activities utilizing PDSA as the basic model of PI, data collection and analysis, and participation with shared governance activities.
  • Supports and contributes to the Patient Centered Care Philosophy by understanding that every team member is a Caregiver whose role is to meet the needs of the patient.



  • Ensures that unit operations and teammates are in compliance with the Nursing Practice Act, regulatory agency standards, and policies and procedures as defined by the System.
  • Functions as a team member to accomplish goals and objectives of the unit and the organization, upholding quality management, patient care, and departmental standards.
  • Demonstrates competence in the application of principles of management. 
  • Responsible for interview, selection, and supervision of nursing personnel in the department. 
  • Conducts staff meetings at regular intervals to exchange information and promote dialogue.
  • Understanding and complying with state and federal laws concerning the healthcare services and practice they manage, and complying with all facility regulations and policies.


  • Allocates resources, creates collegial working relationships between nurses and physicians, demonstrating a multidisciplinary, holistic approach to care across the continuum of care.
  • Performs nursing care, assists with treatments, therapies, procedures, and administers medications as necessary. 
  • Integrates evidence and research findings into practice.
  • Provides and assesses effectiveness of patient and family education. 
  • Participates with performance improvement activities to improve quality of nursing care, promote patient outcomes and provide a cost effective environment for patient care.
  • Delegates effectively by promoting shared governance, developing and nurturing research to positively affect clinical outcomes.
  • Analyzes and utilizes data for improved clinical outcomes.
  • Assists in development of policies, procedures and standards reflective of evidence based practice.
  • Coordinates the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of patient/family centered care.



  • Supports organizational community service initiatives at unit level.
  • Assess the impact of and plans strategies to address such issues as ethnics, cultural and diversity changes in the population.
  • Responsible for assuming oversight and direction for staffing, and scheduling personnel, considering scope of practice, competencies, patient needs and complexity of care for provision of safe, effective, and quality patient care.
  • Encourage an open forum of communication with team members, and allowing ample opportunities to discuss issues and seek guidance.
  • Assumes responsibility in the recruitment and retention of qualified team members and to ensure appropriate orientation, education, credentialing and continuing professional development of personnel through mutual goal setting and performance evaluation.
  • Promotes shared accountability for professional practice.



  • Allocates resources to meet the unit needs.
  • Responsible for budgetary oversight, and along with team member involvement, accountable to the organization for maintaining a cost-effective unit.

Physical Requirements
Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, stooping, bending, pushing, and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 35 pounds in handling patients, medical equipment, and supplies. Must speak and understand English fluently. Intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, touch. Finger dexterity. Critical thinking and ability to concentrate. Must be able to respond quickly to changes in patient and / or unit/department conditions.

Education, Experience and Certifications
Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing required; Master's of Science in Nursing (MSN) preferred. Enrollment in MSN program within 1 year of hire/transfer date and graduation of MSN program required within 5 years of hire. If undergraduate degree is BSN, a Master's Degree from a health related program or MBA is acceptable. Must have or complete MSN if undergraduate degree is not BSN.Previous nursing supervisory experience required. Appropriate professional leadership certification required (within 2 years if not currently certified) or within 1 year of eligibility for professional certification. Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Provider from AHA required. Current RN license or temporary license as a Registered Nurse Petitioner required in the state in which you work and reside or; if declaring a National License Compact (NLC) state as your primary state of residency, meet the licensure requirements in your home state; or for Non-National License Compact states, current RN license or temporary license as a Registered Nurse Petitioner required in the state where the RN works.



At Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.


As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.


Posting Notes: Not Applicable

Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

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