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Nurse Manager Acute Care

DCH Health System | Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35401

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: September 15, 2019
Opportunity Code: 24291

Summary

Join DCH Health System in one of the nation’s most popular college towns, Tuscaloosa, Alabama as the next Nurse Manager, Acute Care


The Position

  • The Nurse Manager, Acute Care is responsible for clinical operations centered on cardio and stroke cases in the acute care unit
  • The Nurse Manager, Acute Care is responsible for 70 FTEs and will resolve issues surrounding staffing and turnover
  • Key goals for the Nurse Manager include patient safety, change management, implementing Lean principles and building team collaboration
  • Prior clinical background in cardiovascular or stroke services is preferred
  • BSN degree highly preferred


The Organization

  • DCH Health System includes three hospitals and 800+ acute patient care beds, in addition to 122 nursing home beds and nearly 5,000 total employees
  • DCH Regional Medical Center, the flagship hospital, operates specialty units for pediatrics, orthopedics, cancer and cardiology, as well as the region’s most advanced (and busiest) Level II trauma center and ICU
  • DCH Health System is constantly growing and adding new talent; this is demonstrated in the last year of hiring, during which time the health system recruited 300 new nurses
  • Providing the latest in chemotherapy and radiation therapy, the Lewis and Faye Manderson Cancer Center at DCH Health System is the only cancer center in Alabama to be accredited by the American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • At Northport Medical Center, one of the three hospital locations, you can find the DCH Rehabilitation Pavilion for patients who suffer neurological or orthopedic disorders and the North Harbor Pavilion, which houses inpatient adult and geriatric psychiatry services
  • The Long-term Care Facility at Fayette Medical Center has received the highest possible overall rating of five stars in U.S. News & World Report’s sixth annual “Best Nursing Homes” ranking for 2014


The Community

  • Home to the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa is known as one of the top places to live, offering the excitement of SEC athletics, exposure to major industries, and easy access to both Atlanta and the panhandle beaches.
  • This is an opportunity offering incredible stability for both you and your family in a beautiful, clean southern setting.
  • Tuscaloosa has approximately 182,000 residents, is located along the banks of the Black Warrior River, and has appeared in Money magazine’s annual list of the country’s best places to live. The ranking is based on qualities most valued in a place to live as stated by Money magazine subscribers.
  • The area offers many amenities of a larger urban area, yet maintains a small-town feel. It is renowned for folk art and the blues, but you can also find one of the great collections of American fine art and attend a symphony performance in a music hall with acoustics that rivals the best anywhere.


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