This is a managerial nurse position accountable for directing nursing services, which includes oversight/review of work and documentation of subordinate and/or specialist personnel. Accountable for directing subordinates in coordinating care for patients and administering nursing programs or overseeing educational requirements and disciplinary actions for nurses licensed by the State. Directs nursing services and oversees other health services in a public health program. The Nurse Manager is a highly functional member of a multidisciplinary team providing direct care in a hospital setting or directs nursing and health services in a public health program.
In addition to those identified in the previous levels: Knowledge of management principles and techniques as applied to nursing administration. Ability to maintain clinical and administrative records and prepare related reports.
Licensure as a Registered Nurse, 3-5 years of experience as a registered nurse, and 2-4 years of supervisory registered nurse experience.