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Nursing Manager - Med Surg - FT Days - Freeport, IL

Freeport, IL 61032

Posted: 05/01/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: Inpatient Nurse Manager Job Number: 1049

Job Description

KNK Recruiting, LLC is looking for a direct hire Nursing Manager – Med Surg for our targeted client located in the Freeport, Illinois area. 

Targeted Salary Range: $90Kyr to $105Kyr (salary range varies depending upon skills and experience level. 
Status: Full-Time Days

Targeted Client Description:
Our client is a short-term acute care community healthcare organization with 100 total staffed beds. They’re located in the Freeport, Illinois area and provide a range of services focus on patient care, and offers various medical specialties and services to assist patients at every step of their healthcare journey.

Job Summary:
The Nursing Manager - Med Surg is a key leadership role responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Medical-Surgical unit. This position involves coordinating and supervising the delivery of care to patients, managing staffing levels, and ensuring that all nursing activities are in compliance with hospital policies and procedures, as well as state and federal regulations. The Nursing Manager will work closely with the interdisciplinary team to promote patient safety, optimize patient outcomes, and enhance the patient and family experience.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
•    Organizes and facilitates department functions.
•    Quality of care monitoring data collection and reporting.
•    Monitors and communicates patient satisfaction results.  While overseeing the implementation of determined action plan and follow up results.
•    Provides direction, guidance and supervision of personnel while supporting a culture of high performing staff.
•    Address patient, provider and staff concerns/grievances, while considering process improvement initiatives.  Consults with director as needed.
•    Focus your verbal communications on patient/customer care, business operations, and/or topics which will create a positive work environment.
•    Responsible for staffing and scheduling staff.  Assignments reflect appropriate utilization of personnel, considering scope of practice, competencies, patient/client needs and complexity of care.  Plans and assesses staffing needs to accommodate patient volumes while utilizing wise stewardship of resources (i.e., staff scheduling) Completes performance appraisals and onboarding process on or before the due date.
•    Conducts interviews and determines the hiring of staff, consulting director as needed.
•    Oversees the ordering, receipt and approval of supplies, while monitoring expenditures and conserving resources in an effort not to exceed dollar amount determined by director.
•    Serves as a link to all disciplines.
•    Actively participates on teams and committees

•    Bachelor’s Degree Required (B.A. or B.S.)

•    Two to five years prior field related or other job-related experience. 
•    Previous Charge Nurse or Team Leader experience preferred.
•    Registered Nurse currently licensed to practice in the state of Illinois.
•    Certification of nationally recognized nursing organization preferred.
•    CPR certified.

Client’s Mission & Vision:
•    Focus and dedication on healthcare excellence for their surrounding communities
•    Commitment to a team approach in serving, improving, and delivering quality healthcare services.
•    A daily approach to exhibit respect, dignity, and compassion in every interaction with patients, guests, and team members.
About KNK Recruiting: 
KNK Recruiting is a Healthcare Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) company that is passionate about connecting exceptional healthcare talent with top Midwest facilities for superior care in our communities. We strive to be the Midwest’s top hub for improving healthcare hiring, matching top professionals with ideal roles, making a big impact on healthcare. Our focus is to let our healthcare clients and job candidates know that trust, support, commitment, and results is what we demonstrate on a regular basis.
If you are passionate about healthcare and seeking an opportunity to make a difference, we invite you to apply for this position. Join our targeted client's team and be part of a healthcare facility committed to excellence in patient care and community wellness.
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