Nurse Manager RN - Emergency Department

WellStar Kennestone Hospital   •  

Atlanta, GA

Industry: Health & Fitness


Less than 5 years

Posted 422 days ago

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WellStar is the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, priding itself in investing back into the communities that we serve. With eleven unique hospitals, over 1,000 beds, and a strong Physicians Group, WellStar has become a shining example of what’s possible when talented, passionate people dedicate themselves to making a difference in the industry and in the communities, we serve. We are more than 20,000 strong to meet the health demands and needs of our communities.

Our position is a full-time Clinical Nurse Manager opportunity in the Atlanta Medical Center South Emergency department.  AMC South is a Community based facility located in East Point, Georgia 

The Emergency Department (ED) at Atlanta Medical Center – South Campus, located 5.6 miles from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, is a 78,000+ visit, full service, community ED serving a diverse population of patients.  The ED treats all ages and all disease conditions along with the occasional trauma.  The campus holds a Primary Stroke Certification with The Joint Commission and provides Cardiac Cath Lab services 24/7 for the emergent STEMI patient. 

There is an adult Behavioral Health unit on site with psychiatric evaluators who respond in the ED for assessment and placement of those patients in the acute phase of psychiatric illness.  Obstetric, pediatric, and trauma patients are stabilized and transferred as needed for a higher level of care.  The ED is set up to accommodate emergent patients in the Main side with 22 beds, non-emergent patients in a 10 bed Fast Track, and a Rapid Assessment Center with 7 bays accommodate all patients that are unable to be placed immediately in a room.  The ED utilizes Advanced Practice Providers along with Board Certified Emergency Medicine doctors.   

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.

Required Minimum Education, Licensure/Certification and Experience for this position:

  • Must be a Graduate of an accredited/approved school of nursing with Baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN); Master’s Degree is preferred.  If bachelordegree is not in nursing, MSN must be from an accredited nursing school. 
  • Two years of progressive experience in nursing management is required. 3 Years of Emergency department experience is also required.  National certification in area of specialty is also preferred.
  • Current and active license as a registered nurse in the State of Georgia. 
  • Must have current BLS and ACLS certifications from the American Heart Association on the first day of employment.

Job Id: AS-1131068