The Nurse Manager manages and supervises functions of a sub population of patients within a clinical microsystem who acts to assure that patient care is designed, coordinated, integrated and evaluated for the patients and families who receive care within the system. Serves as a leader and partner in the interdisciplinary health care team serving the assigned population or unit of service. Manages the team of nursing providers serving the population and delegates nursing team resources and functions. Manages outcomes by collecting and synthesizing data to direct and achieve optimal outcomes. Manages information systems and technologies that place knowledge at the point of care to improve health outcomes. Functions as the system's analyst, acting to anticipate and minimize risk with the aim of preventing.