How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and
ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion,
pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar,
our mission is simple, yet powerful:
to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. We
are proud to have become a shining example of what's possible when
the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a
difference in the healthcare industry, and in people's
Wellstar Kennestone Hospital has an exciting opportunity for an
Assistant Nurse Manager, Registered Nurse (RN) in the Emergency
At Wellstar, not one patient, symptom or treatment plan is the
same—even in an emergency. Now, the new,
department (ED) at Wellstar Kennestone Regional Medical
quality and compassionate care to every patient, every
Located just north of metro Atlanta, this 263,000 sq. ft. medical
facility is one of the largest and busiest EDs in the nation
- It is one of
only three Level
II trauma centers in metro Atlanta.
- Increased its
bed-count from 84 to 166
beds(130 universal beds and 36 transition
- It is one of
four Joint Commission Comprehensive
Stroke Centers in Georgia.
- It is the
only Joint Commission Certified
Comprehensive Cardiac Center in the state and
seventh in the nation.
than 600 patients a day—nearly doubling its
previous capacity—with up to 220,000
patient visits per year.
Wellstar Kennestone Hospital has an
exciting opportunity for an Assistant Nurse Manager in the
The Assistant Nurse Manager -
ED is a registered professional nurse who
provides support and works in conjunction with the nurse manager of
a specific unit(s) or service. He/she is viewed as aspiring to be a
nurse manager and through this role to learn additional knowledge
and skills through experience and mentoring by the nurse manager
and the hospital/system.
The Assistant Nurse Manager must possess
very good skills in communication and teamwork and serve as a
mentor for others while learning the responsibilities of his/her
role. Together with the Nurse Manager, the Assistant Nurse Manager
uses his/her knowledge and skills to promote the creation of a
center of excellence for staff recruitment and retention and
clinical and business outcomes.
The Assistant Nurse Manager upholds the
nurse manager's direction and actively leads staff in the
performance of their daily activities and participates in their
performance reviews, as well as coaching and counseling as
appropriate. In collaboration with the nurse manager, holds staff
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.
This key leader plays a significant role in
assisting the nurse manager in achieving clinical and financial
goals along with management of human/material resources as
delegated. He/she also plays a pivotal role in staff recruitment,
mentoring and retention. He/She models the way to foster teamwork
and collaboration with physicians, staff, patients and other
Shift Full Time Night
- Must hold Baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) from accredited
nursing school; Master's Degree in Nursing preferred.
- If bachelor degree is not in nursing, MSN must be from
accredited nursing school.
- Registered Nurse, actively licensed in the state of
- BLS & ACLS from the American Heart Association.
- National certification in nursing administration
- (3) Three years of clinical experience required and additional
experience as a Charge Nurse or other nurse leader role
- Should possess excellent verbal and written communication
skills and relationship building; desires to see progressive
nursing management roles and enjoys/seeks opportunities to coach
and mentor others.
- Seeks to learn and demonstrate progressive skills in the
business of managing a patient care unit or service by obtaining
the commitment and productivity of nursing staff.
- Must be a continuous learner who seeks to better understands
health care financing; strategy and operations for running a
business unit(s); and effectively employ data and technology to
support work processes and make decisions.
- Supports shared governance or shared decision making; manage
the design and delivery of care that in based on evidence and
focused on quality and safety.
- Demonstrates interest and aptitude to achieve knowledge of risk
management and various accreditation/regulations/licensing
We’d like to invite you on a career journey like no
In return for your contributions,
we’ll help you make the most of all life’s moments – on and off the
job. Wellstar Total Rewards is designed to provide for your total
well-being, including: Your Wellness, Your Pay, Your
Future, Your Joy.
We think it’s pretty simple – we care for our team members and our
team members care for the community.
Make a difference in patients’ lives… and your own! Here, it’s more
than healthcare – it’s CareerCare!