HealthSouth Careers

Nurse Manager - $5000 Sign On Bonus

Portland, Maine
Nursing Manager

Job Description

New England Rehabilitation Hospital of Portland (NERHP), a joint venture of Maine Medical Center and Healthsouth, LLC, is the only free standing acute rehabilitation hospital in Maine.
Since 1986, we have been providing quality inpatient and outpatient physical rehabilitation services. Our results-oriented therapy programs help people improve their level of function and reclaim their role in the community, at home and at work. NERHP is Joint Commission accredited with a Disease Specific Gold Seal Certifications in Stroke, Amputee, Hip Fracture and Brain Injury Rehabilitation and is licensed by the State of Maine.
NERHP is a 100 bed acute physical rehabilitation hospital providing comprehensive inpatient and outpatient medical rehabilitation to patients with stroke, brain injury, cardiac, pulmonary, spinal cord injury, amputation, and other neuro-muscular impairments. Our primary goal is to provide diagnostic and treatment services to people requiring physical rehabilitation in order to achieve their highest level of independence in the home and the community.
The Nurse Manager is responsible for a 50 bed hospital unit and the following critical functions:
* Assisting in the development of patient care programs, policies, and procedures that describe how patients' needs for nursing care, treatment, and services are assessed, evaluated, and met.
* Implementing the plans for providing nursing care, treatment, and services including the types and numbers of nursing personnel necessary to provide nursing care.
* Implementing an effective, ongoing program to measure, assess, and improve nursing care, treatment, and services delivered to patients.
* Promoting an environment and culture that enables Healthsouth to fulfill its mission by meeting or exceeding its goals, conveying the hospital mission to all staff, holding staff accountable for performance, and motivating staff to improve performance.
* Supervising and coordinating nursing personnel and delivery of nursing care on a 24-hour basis for assigned area.  * Coordinating administration and clinical activities, both inter and intra-departmentally, so that optimum patient care is provided, staffing is maintained and costs contained.
* Serving as CNO in his/her absence

To attract and retain the best professionals, we offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), college savings plan, employee assistance program, pre-paid legal plan and much more.  Benefits are effective day one of employment.

Who are we?
Healthsouth is the nation’s leading provider of rehabilitative services with over 120 acute rehabilitation hospitals in 36 states including Puerto Rico!

You will have the opportunity to work in an acute rehabilitation hospital providing quality treatment through a large group of healthcare professionals all dedicated to returning our patients to the highest level of functioning possible.

With an average of 80% of our patients returning home, we are proud of the work we do. Learn more about being a part of this successful team.

Keywords: Nurse Manger, Nurse Supervisor, ADON, DON, Director of Nursing, Med/Surg, acute care, hospital, ICU, CCU

Job Code:100122



License or Certification:
- Current RN licensure appropriate to state regulations (unrestricted)
- BLS certification with ACLS certification to be obtained within on year of hire or entry to position
- CRRN certification to be obtained within a year of meeting the eligibility requirement to sit for the examination
Education, Training and Years of Experience:
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or related field preferred
- 5 years nursing experience with 2 years recently in an inpatient hospital experience
- Progressive nursing management experience including 24 hour accountability
- Served in leadership roles such as charge nurse or supervisor capacity where they had respolnsibility for reporting, issue resolution, setting direction and accountability for results
Physical Requirements:
- Good visual acuity and ability to communicate.
- Ability to lift a minimum of 30 pounds and ability push/pull a minimum of 30 pounds, which includes the lifting, pushing and/or pulling of medical supplies and equipment and the transferring and repositioning of patients.  Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements.
Skills and Abilities:
- Ability to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively.
- Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner.
- Ability to work independently without supervision.
- Ability to manage multiple competing demands while maintaining a calm professional demeanor.
Environmental Conditions:
- Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment.  Occasional outdoor exposure.
- Exposure or potential exposure to blood and body fluids may be required.
- Handicapped accessible.
- May work under stressful circumstances at times.
Proficiency or Productivity Standards:
- Meets established attendance standards.
- Adheres to hospital/department dress code including wearing ID badge.
- May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines. 
- May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts.
- Will be required to work as necessary during disaster situations, i.e., before, during or after a disaster.
- May be required to stay after workday to assist after a disaster situation until relief arrives.
- May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Address: 335 Brighton Avenue, Portland 04102
Shift: Day Job
Job ID: 1723935