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Nurse Manager

East Carolina University
Greenville, NC

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Job Title:

Nurse Manager

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Vacancy Open to:

All Candidates



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Health Sciences

Classification Title:

35003 Nurse Manager

Competency Level:

4 - Broadbanded

Working Title:

Nurse Manager

Number of Vacancies:


Full Time Equivalent (FTE):


Full Time or Part Time:

Full Time

Recruitment Range:

$56,000 - TBD

Anticipated Hiring Range:

$56,000 - TBD

Salary Grade Equivalency:


Work Schedule:


Work Hours:


Position Location (City):


Job Category:

Staff - Medical

Organizational Unit Overview:

The Brody School of Department at East Carolina University (ECU) is composed of 18 departments which function to: 1) provide health care for the citizens of eastern North Carolina; 2) educate primary care physicians to meet the health care needs of eastern North Carolina; and 3) make medical education available to minority and disadvantaged people. The Department of Cardiovascular Sciences (herein referred to as Cardiovascular Sciences or CVS) is the university’s newest department, and is a primary contributor to the School’s mission of medical education, patient care, research, and The Brody School of Department at East Carolina University (ECU) is composed of 18 departments which function to: 1) provide health care for the citizens of eastern North Carolina; 2) educate primary care physicians to meet the health care needs of eastern North Carolina; and 3) make medical education available to minority and disadvantaged people. The Department of Cardiovascular Sciences (herein referred to as Cardiovascular Sciences or CVS) is the university’s newest department, and is a primary contributor to the School’s mission of medical education, patient care, research, and community service.
Playing an important role in the Brody School of Department’s academic group practice, the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences consists of the Department Chairman, two Medical Directors of Clinical Services, four leadership core units (Department Administrator, CVS Operations Committee/Section Chiefs, Nurse Administrator, and Vice Chairman and Director of Research), and seven clinical and educational divisions. The primary roles of education (students, residents, fellows and continuing medical education), clinical services (Structural Heart Disease, Electrophysiology & Arrhythmias, Heart Failure, Primary and Secondary Prevention, and Vascular Diseases), research (clinical and basic bench research in cardiovascular clinical care, clinical trials to develop new treatments for cardiovascular disease, educational programs for local, regional, and national health care providers, and wellness and prevention programs), academic affairs/faculty development, and administration (business and clinical support services) are led by the Department Chairman and CVS Operations Committee. (Please reference organizational chart).
The clinical sections represented in Cardiovascular Diseases include: Structural Heart Disease, Electrophysiology & Arrhythmias, Heart Failure, Primary and Secondary Prevention, and Vascular Diseases. There are currently 37 MD and PhD faculty members, 15 Fellows, and 16 Physician Extenders and Cardiovascular Sciences Technicians.A clinical, administrative, and research support staff numbering nearly 100 CSS and SPA employees provides support to the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences’ faculty and learner groups. Subspecialty fellows (fully trained internists receiving training in a clinical subspecialty within Cardiovascular Sciences and Internal Department) currently number fifteen.The majority of the department’s educational, clinical and research activities take place within the context of the East Carolina University Brody School of Department and the University Health Systems of Eastern North Carolina-Pitt County. The central component of the medical center will be the new East Carolina Heart Institute (ECHI). Designed to be a world-class cardiovascular destination offering state-of-the-art medical technology, education, and research in one location, the East Carolina Heart Institute is composed of three main partners Vidant Medical Center, East Carolina University, and private practice practitioners. The Institute is committed to superior patient care, collaborative research, and continuous training and education. The East Carolina Heart Institute is the umbrella name for the two facilities that make up the Institute.

Job Duties :

This is an anticipated vacancy.

The nurse manager will oversee clinics in Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery and Vascular Surgery.

Ensures that quality services are provided. Implements clinical services using established standards of care in nursing practice. Collaborates with Nurse Administrator of Clinical Operations (NACO) and with other disciplines to provide effective and efficient clinical services. Participates in the development and monitoring of systems ensuring that patient needs and regulatory standards are met. Involves unit staff in decision -making. Assists with development and implementation of service-specific goals which are based on organizational and departmental goals. Promotes and maintains a safe, warm environment to be enjoyed by all customers.
Personnel Management
Approves work schedules and oversees daily operations. Actively involved in planning and resolving staffing issues. Collaborates with NACO and with other disciplines to ensure continuity of care. Participates in the hiring process.
Participates in personnel coaching, counseling and performance appraisals. Responsible for new staff orientation.
Promotes a positive, motivating environment supportive of staff retention.Participates in the provision of professional growth and development of staff members
Conducts ongoing assessment of nursing services educational needs.
Facilitates service-based orientation and continuing education program.
Assures one or more individuals are accountable for the following:
1) Develops and conducts nursing orientation and education programs that enable nurses to acquire the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to succeed in meeting their job requirements and hospital goals
2) Develops, organizes and oversees a successful unit specific orientation program for all clinical support staff.
3) Acts as the liaison/resource for the class learners on the unit(s)
4) Ensures that the manuals remains current .
5) Identifies unit preceptors.
6) Tailors continual development of preceptors based on orientation evaluations.
7) Meets with new employees and/or preceptors during orientation as often as needed.
8) Promotes social integration of each new employee to the unit staff and activities.
9) Facilitates the process of learners to assume responsibility for maintaining competency in practice
Uses both internal and external resources to meet educational needs.
Ensures that clinical support is consistent and congruent with established criteria for each position and/or level of advancement.
Creates an environment that promotes staff growth.
Is fiscally responsible for the management of the units/services. Participates in decisions concerning financial aspects of the site to include monitoring clinic costs, determining cost of procedures, treatments, and services. Actively seeks value enhancement alternatives. Ensures that adequate supplies are available for quality nursing service. Collaborates with product evaluation, procurement, biomedical engineering and others to obtain additional equipment supplies for quality enhancement and cost containment. Provides opportunities for staff to participate in the formulation and maintenance of the unit’s budget.
Provides leadership to achieve desired outcomes. Holds regularly scheduled staff meetings. Functions as a liaison between individuals and groups. Demonstrates effective communication skills in relating to staff, patients, families, visitors and other health care professionals. Assists in the development review, revision, dissemination, and implementation of BSOM policies and procedures. Has knowledge of and ensures compliance with institutional, state, federal and other regulatory agencies standards, rules regulations, policies and procedures. Encourages and assists staff to deal appropriately with conflict. Promotes innovative strategies and solutions. Negotiates and delegates appropriately and effectively within confines of roles. Sets clear expectations. Creates an environment that fosters growth in internal and external customer relations.
Demonstrates accountability for personal and professional competency and growth. Formulates and meets personal and professional goals. Participates in continuing education workshops and seminars. Possesses clinical knowledge and skills that allow identification with and evaluation of clinical issues. Uses appropriate resources. Participates in professional organizations. Remains positive and flexible under stress.


The ECU Brody School of Medicine is affiliated with Vidant Medical Center. Vidant Medical Center is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health and serves as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University.

Minimum Education/Experience:

Graduation from a state-accredited school of registered nursing and three years of nursing experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Must have a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina by the North Carolina Board of Nursing. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

License or Certification required by statute or regulation:


License or Certification required by the Department:


Special Instructions to Applicant:

* Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write ‘see resume’ on your application when completing the job duties section. * If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment). * Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities. * Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Job Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


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Alternate option:

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.


East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].

Eligibility for Employment:

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. If highest degree earned is from an institution outside of the U.S. and its territories, final candidates are required to have their degree validated as equivalent to the degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information:

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.


ECU offers a challenging academic environment and an energetic campus life. We are committed to excellence through a talented and diverse faculty and staff. One of the perks of working at ECU is that you can take up to 9 credit hours of classes per year at no cost to you. There is also a textbook loan program in place available to permanent ECU staff and faculty, or their eligible dependent children or spouse. ECU also offers excellent benefits, including health care and retirement plans, and generous leave time.

Scholarship. Discovery. Service. Leadership.

Here, those values are more than just buzzwords. They indicate the wealth of opportunity that ECU students experience while engaging in the rigorous pursuit of knowledge. They define the many ways in which students innovate and forge new paths. They encompass the life lessons our students learn while serving others and improving communities. They emphasize the encouragement our students receive to stand up and lead the way into a brighter tomorrow.

To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University:

  • Uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access;
  • Prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society;
  • Develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change;
  • Discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond;
  • Transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and
  • Improves quality of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics.

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