The Nurse Manager is a professional nurse leader who has 24/7 accountability for a patient care area/department and focuses on safe effective patient and family centered care, customer satisfaction and quality outcomes. The Nurse Manager maintains a financially stable unit, promotes self and staff development with an emphasis on evidence based practice and education supported by a Practice Governance framework. The Nurse Manager ensures that the Swanson Theory of Caring and patient/family centered care are the foundation for nursing practice and that staff at all levels are involved in allocation of resources, interdisciplinary activities and collaboration.
- One year as a Registered Nurse
- Bachelor Degree Nursing
- Registered Nurse (KY)
- Three years as a Registered Nurse
- Master Degree