How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and
ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion,
pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar,
our mission is simple, yet powerful:
to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. We
are proud to have become a shining example of what's possible when
the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a
difference in the healthcare industry, and in people's
Wellstar has an an immediate
opening for a Nurse Manager for Labor & Delivery at West Ga Medical
Center. The position is a full time day shift opportunity. Sign on
and relocation available for qualified
The Nurse Manager is a
registered professional nurse who provides leadership and
management of a specific unit(s) or service through the effective
use of knowledge and skills to promote the creation of a center of
excellence for staff recruitment and retention and clinical and
business outcomes. The nurse manager is the standard bearer on
his/her unit and holds all participants on his/her unit accountable
for the delivery of care and services through effective
communication; observation; and the management and measurement of
specific interventions/practices and their associated outcomes.
Responsibilities include clinical, financial, human and material
resources deployment and associated outcomes or goals.
The Nurse Manager serves as a chief
retention and safety officer and ensures that safety and quality
standards are upheld or met by effective use of data and technology
to make decisions and proactively mitigates unnecessary risks for
his/her area of responsibility. The Nurse Manager creates and
ensures a desirable, safe work environment that enables the
organization to meet or exceed its mission and goals. He/she models
the way to foster communication and collaboration with physicians,
staff, patients and other departments. Role specific competencies,
responsibilities, roles and functions are based on the Professional
Practice Model, 5-Star Nursing.
It is expected that all RN Clinical Nurses
are licensed, knowledgeable and uphold the practice of nursing as
outlined by the Georgia Professional Nurse Practice Act and
implements the Scope of Practice and Code of Ethics Standards put
forth by the American Nurses Association. As a member of the
patient services team, it is expected the individual upholds the
voice of the patient, system policies and procedures while
supporting service excellence goals.
- Must hold Baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) from accredited
- Master’s Degree in Nursing preferred. If bachelor degree is not
in nursing, MSN must be from accredited nursing school.
- Registered Nurse, actively licensed in the state of
- Must have a current BLS card from the American Heart
Association on the first day of employment in position.
- National certification in nursing administration
- Two years of progressive experience in nursing management
- Should possess excellent verbal and written communication
skills and relationship building;
- knowledge of the health care environment.
- leadership that includes such skills as successfully
implementing and managing a change process ability to use
systems thinking and inspire, coach others to be successful;
professionalism and teamwork/collaboration for
- possess necessary business skills to manage human and material
- Must be a continuous learner who understands health care
financing; strategy and operations for running a business
- effectively employ data and technology to support work
processes and make decisions.
- Knowledge of risk management and various
accreditation/regulations/licensing requirements assuring that
these are upheld while advancing industry standards through the
achievement of goals by effective management and measurement of
We’d like to invite you on a career journey like no
In return for your contributions,
we’ll help you make the most of all life’s moments – on and off the
job. Wellstar Total Rewards is designed to provide for your total
well-being, including: Your Wellness, Your Pay, Your
Future, Your Joy.
We think it’s pretty simple – we care for our team members and our
team members care for the community.
Make a difference in patients’ lives… and your own! Here, it’s more
than healthcare – it’s CareerCare!