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Nurse Manager - Observation and Emergency Units

Nurse Manager - Observation and Emergency Units

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Regular Full-Time
CentraState Medical Center
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Work for the Healthcare System that Brings Out the Best in You.


When you work with CentraState Healthcare System, you’re not just another employee, you’re part of a community of experts dedicated not only to helping our patients and their families, but also helping each other succeed.


Why Choose CentraState?

With ample opportunity, competitive benefits and a collaborative atmosphere, working at CentraState is not just another job, it’s a way to do what you love and to be your best you!


We believe in enriching the lives of our employees through work/life balance initiatives, tuition assistance, career advancement opportunities and much more.


Find out why our employees love their jobs and being part of the CentraState family!


What We Offer:

  • Highly competitive compensation
  • Excellent benefits package and rewards program
  • Leading edge technology
  • Great staff-to-patient ratio’s
  • Career Development and Growth Opportunity
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Comprehensive Retirement / Savings Programs
  • Continuing Education / Onsite Training
  • A warm, welcoming company culture based upon mutual respect and a collaborative goal of providing excellent patient care
  • Profit Sharing Program
  • Concierge Services with Work & Family Benefits
  • Magnet recognized healthcare facility


CentraState's mission 

To enhance the health and well being of our communities through the compassionate delivery of quality healthcare.


Our vision 

To have an organization of caring professionals trusted as our community's healthcare system of choice for clinical excellence.


We are dedicated to service excellence for our patients, residents, families and community.


Compassion, sensitivity and integrity, for those we serve as well as those with whom we work, are essential.


We are also committed to an environment that supports continuous quality improvement and positive change.


This environment is enhanced by education that improves our individual and collective capabilities. We understand that cooperation with individuals and institutions with whom we share common goals is integral to the fulfillment of our mission.


Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

CentraState Healthcare System prohibits discrimination based on arbitrary consideration of such characteristics such as race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender (including pregnancy), affectual or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or limitation, medical condition, genetic information, or veteran or military status, as well as any other legally protected class of persons and acts, in accordance with applicable State and Federal laws.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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The Nurse Manager will be responsible for two observation (telemetry) units with 6 and 12 beds, respectively. The ideal Nurse Manager will possess leadership abilities to manage staff in complying with care maps, identifying issues and lead resolutions teams. Additionally, the Nurse Manager will be tasked with decreasing Observation throughput to approximately 200 minutes. Nurse Manager must be able to recruit, hire and retain clinical staff. Strong knowledge base of case management is preferred.


Under direction of the Vice President of Nursing, plans, directs and supervises the overall operation of the Observation nursing units. Maintains 24-hour responsibility. Works within the department and as a part of CentraState's management team to operationalize the patient care and service goals and objectives established by senior management. Provides, evaluates and
maintains quality of patient care in accordance with current policies and procedures, ANA Standards, the NJ Nurse Practice Act and NJ Practical Nurse Act, Joint Commission, NJ Department of Health and Senior Services, and Specialty Organizations incorporating evidence based practice.


Facilitates patient care from placement into observation to discharge by managing, coordinating, and monitoring resources to achieve optimal financial outcomes, resource utilization and quality service.


Supervises Clinical Leader, RNs, LPNs, PCTs, and unit secretaries.


  • BSN and MSN required.
  • Current NJ RN license required.
  • National nursing certifications consistent with the nature of care required within one year of hire.
  • BLS required.
  • At least three (3) years nursing experience required.
  • Previous supervisory experience needed.
  • Two years of case management experience strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of utilization, quality improvement and case management required.
  • Strong professional, organizational, and interpersonal skills to effectively related with all members of the healthcare team.

Physical Demands

Sitting; typing/filing; standing/walking; reaching at or below waist/above shoulder; bending/climbing; stooping/kneeling; lifting up to 40 pounds.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.