WellStar Health Systems Registered Nurse RN Assistant Nurse Manager - Renal/Telemetry in Austell, Georgia

Job Title:

Registered Nurse RN Assistant Nurse Manager - Renal/Telemetry

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Austell, GA


Cobb Hospital

Employment Type:


Full/Part Time:





Medical Dialysis Unit


WellStar Cobb Hospital is the 2nd largest hospital within the WellStar Health System. With over 382 licensed beds and 2,000 plus employees, Cobb Hospital is located in Austell, GA which is just 15 minutes northwest of downtown Atlanta near Marietta. WellStar Cobb Hospital recently expanded its surgical services, emergency room, laboratory, and behavioral health facilities. We are conveniently located near the silver comet trail, shopping plazas, popular restaurants, as well as easy access to public transportation. Our campus is very diverse, rapidly growing and family oriented.

WellStar Cobb Hospital has been named "Top 100" U.S. Hospitals for its Five Star Community value index. Cobb Hospital is a place where our employees are not only proud and passionate about what they do, but they are committed to providing World Class healthcare to our patients and the communities we serve.

The assistant nurse manager is a registered professional nurse who provides support and

works in conjunction with the nurse manager of a specific unit(s) or service. He/she is viewed

as aspiring to be a nurse manager and through this role to learn additional knowledge and skills

through experience and mentoring by the nurse manager and the hospital/system. The

assistant nurse manager must possess very good skills in communication and teamwork and

serve as a mentor for others while learning the responsibilities of his/her role. Together with the

nurse manager, the assistant nurse manager uses his/her knowledge and skills to promote the

creation of a center of excellence for staff recruitment and retention and clinical and business

outcomes. The assistant nurse manager upholds the nurse manager’s direction and actively

leads staff in the performance of their daily activities and participates in their performance

reviews, as well as coaching and counseling as appropriate.

In collaboration with the nurse manager, holds staff 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. This key leader

plays a significant role in assisting the nurse manager in achieving clinical and financial goals

along with management of human/material resources as delegated. He/she also plays a pivotal

role in staff recruitment, mentoring and retention. He/She models the way to foster teamwork

and collaboration with physicians, staff, patients and other departments. Role specific

competencies, responsibilities, roles and functions are based on Professional Practice

Model, 5 Star Nursing.

It is expected that all RN Assistant Nurse Managers 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.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: minimum requirements to be considered qualified to do the job.

Required Minimum Education: Must hold Baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) from accredited nursing school; Master’s Degree in Nursing preferred. If bachelor degree is not in nursing, MSN must be from accredited nursing school. Incumbent team members in the position as of September 2011 must be enrolled in a BSN program with successful completion by December 31, 2015.

Required Minimum Licensure/Certification: Registered Nurse, actively licensed in the state of Georgia. Must have a current BLS card from the American Heart Association on the first day of employment in position or complete prior the end of orientation. National certification in nursing administration preferred.

Required Minimum Experience: Three years of clinical experience required and additional experience as a charge nurse or other nurse leader role desirable.

Required Minimum Skills: Should possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and relationship building; desires to see progressive nursing management roles and enjoys/seeks opportunities to coach and mentor others. Seeks to learn and demonstrate progressive skills in the business of managing a patient care unit or service by obtaining the commitment and productivity of nursing staff. Must be a continuous learner who seeks to better understands health care financing; strategy and operations for running a business unit(s); and effectively employ data and technology to support work processes and make decisions. Supports shared governance or shared decision making; manage the design and delivery of care that in based on evidence and focused on quality and safety. Demonstrates interest and aptitude to achieve knowledge of risk management and various accreditation/regulations/licensing requirements.

American Heart Association BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required.

We offer competitive salary and an excellent benefits package, including a fully funded Pension Plan, Retirement Savings Plan (403b) with company match, on-going training to include leadership development & advancement, tuition reimbursement, bonus incentive programs, free employee parking on campus, cutting edge technology, onsite fitness and child care facilities.

I believe every person and every job is important and I am accountable for achieving my goals.

I believe in compassion and understanding

I believe in innovations and creative thinking

I believe in the WellStar team and we are making a difference in people’s lives

We believe in life well-lived.

Thank you for your interest Wellstar Cobb Hospital. We are an equal opportunity employer.