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Covenant Health Nurse Manager in Morristown, Tennessee


Nurse Manager, Medical Surgical Unit

Full-time, 80 hours per pay period

May be required to work some nights, days, weekends and holidays at the discretion of the Director of Acute Care Services.

Morristown Hamblen Overview:

Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System has 167 licensed beds and 23 emergency suites. The hospital offers outstanding ancillary services including Laboratory, Radiology and Therapy services. At our Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, women can have their annual mammograms, biopsies, and can meet with a nurse navigator if needed. The Women’s Center offers six newly remodeled labor and delivery suites and has a secure nursery for the care of our newborns . It serves an eight-county region in the Lakeway Area and is equipped with modern technologies and expert staff to provide the best possible patient care. Learn more about our amazing facility athttps://www.morristownhamblen.com/.

Position Summary:

Is accountable for the delivery of high quality nursing care and for the administrative management of the nursing unit on a 24-hour basis. Fulfills all duties and responsibilities associated with the Nurse Manager position.


  • Selects, trains, orients, develop and evaluate performance of the department staff. Ensures staffing mix and allocation in accordance with departmental guidelines.

  • Develops departmental budgets. Administers operations in accordance with budgeted parameters.

  • Maintains operational reports and records and collects statistical data for administrative and regulatory purposes.

  • Coordinates and reports outcome of nursing activities performed on behalf of the patient.

  • Establishes and maintains communication between the nursing unit, medical staff and ancillary departments for the purposes of problem solving and quality improvement. Utilizes appropriate lines of communication within the facility.

  • Ensures establishment and implementation of unit goals and objectives are in alignment with the facility and system.

  • Promotes a safe environment that allows for the delivery of high quality patient care utilizing evidenced based practices.

  • Protects patient confidentiality by promoting professional staff communications.

  • Supervises, institutes, and evaluates nursing interventions and documentation.

  • Works collaboratively with other disciplines to ensure patient care is timely, efficient, and effective.

  • Facilitates professional development of staff with accountability for staff retention.

  • Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.


Minimum Education: Graduate of accredited nursing program required; possession of a bachelor's degree in nursing or a related field preferred (required within 3 years in position or effective date of job description).

Minimum Experience: Three (3) years of recent clinical experience. Two (2) years of leadership/managerial experience preferred. Inpatient Nurse Leadership experience preferred

Licensure Requirement: Current state registered nurse license.


Job Title Nurse Manager

ID 3245500

Facility Morristown-Hamblen Health System