Nurse Manager Medical Surgical

Position: Nurse Manager Med-Surgical  

Organization: Aurora Medical Center-Summit  

Location: Summit, Wisconsin  

Job ID: R46883 

Relocation: Company relocation assistance provided 

Interested candidates please contact Alex Mendoza(AAH Talent Acquisition) directly at:
Make sure to mention that you’ve been referred by NAHN Illinois.

We are going to challenge you to consider your vision of your career path. Imagine  achieving your goals but to do so, your promotion would not only require that you  relocate to a new organization but a new state. Sounds daunting? We believe it  does and therefore to make it less intimidating, we will provide you with several measures to ensure your success. 


This quaint tertiary hospital, nestled into the picturesque community of Summit  provides the perfect opportunity to develop your nursing leadership skills.  Convenience, comfort, and world-class care. 

117 Beds~81 Specialities~264 Nurses~740 Physicians 

Summit is a suburb of Milwaukee with a population of 4,922. Summit is in  Waukesha County and is one of the best places to live in Wisconsin. 

Advocate Aurora Health Care: 

Advocate Health System and Aurora Health System are now Advocate Aurora  Health Care. One shared purpose brought us together. Now, as one of the largest  not-for-profit, integrated health systems in the United States, our combined  strength and stability drives us forward. With our dynamically inclusive workforce  and strong connections to the places where we live and work, we’ll touch more  lives and contribute to stronger and more vibrant communities. 

· 75,000 Team Members 

· 22,000 Nurses 

· 3,300 Employed Physicians

· 4,800 Aligned Physician Partners 

Transforming Care: We’re redefining the standard for care with world-class  doctors and caregivers, innovative solutions, outstanding outcomes, and leading edge research and clinical trials. Combined, Advocate and Aurora are recognized  for clinical excellence. 


As the Manager of Patient Care in the Medical-Surgical unit, you will be responsible  for the practice of professional nursing and the delivery of nursing care.  Establishes clinical direction for nursing care delivery, provides clinical supervision  and is responsible for quality outcomes. Responsible for attaining and maintaining  adherence to regulatory standards. Coordinates unit operations with other  departments and disciplines to provide effective, efficient, and compassionate  patient care. 


• Coordinates and manages all resources necessary to provide optimal  nursing care, including availability of staff resources, patient care supplies  and automated patient care systems. Effectively manages resources  through systems management and coordinates system issues to assure  optimal patient care. 

• Maintains an optimal level of productivity, based on the coordination of  efficient 24-hour staffing and scheduling patterns and labor management  standards. 

• Evaluates the quality of patient care provided by department staff by using  standards of practice, patient outcomes and other quality indicators to  include peer review, incident reports, use of policies and procedures,  evaluation of equipment, supplies and products; ensures appropriate  resources are available for department performance improvement  initiatives. 

• Develops service strategies and monitors service levels against indicators to  demonstrate improvement in customer and patient satisfaction.  Coordinates and integrates services with other areas. 

• Maintains and promotes effective relationships with and between patients,  families, department staff, other departments, medical staff and their  support staff, other health care facilities and vendors. Acts as a liaison  between medical and nursing staffs as necessary.

• Facilitates evidence-based nursing by creating an environment that  encourages utilization of evidence in practice and decision-making to  maintain quality, cost and customer service; ensures integration of evidence  in congruence with departmental, organizational, and strategic goals. 

• Participates in shared governance councils and provides feedback as  requested. Makes recommendations for changes in nursing practice to  shared governance councils and promotes new approaches and concepts.  Supports shared governance by holding staff accountable and by  monitoring and counseling department representative(s) to ensure role  compliance. 

• Responsible for attaining and maintaining department's compliance with  the Joint Commission (TJC) on Accreditation and other regulatory bodies. • Develops and communicates change initiatives. Achieves care management  targets in area(s) of responsibility and achieves target improvements in  employee engagement. Plans for staffing needs appropriately meeting  established productivity benchmarks and achieves patient loyalty targets • Assists physicians and other departments with development of new services,  identifying potential new sources of revenue and/or assisting in the  marketing of existing and new programs. 

• Performs human resources responsibilities for staff which include  interviewing and selection of new employees, promotions, staff  development, performance evaluations, compensation changes, resolution  of employee concerns, corrective actions, terminations, and overall  employee morale. 

• Develops and recommends operating and capital budgets and controls  expenditures within approved budget objectives. 

• Responsible for understanding and adhering to the organization's Code of  Ethical Conduct and for ensuring that personal actions, and the actions of  employees supervised, comply with the policies, regulations, and laws  applicable to the organization's business. 

Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification Required: 

• Registered Nurse license issued by the state in which the team member  practices. 

Education Required:

• Bachelor's Degree in Nursing. 

Experience Required: 

• Typically requires 5 years of experience in nursing that includes experiences  in multiple areas, preferably stroke/neuro experience.  

• Preferred 1 year of supervisory experience in managing a staff and budgets  in a nursing environment at the supervisory/management level. 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required: 

• Advanced knowledge of nursing management concepts, clinical practice,  and facilities policies and procedures. 

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to deal with  conflict resolution. 

• Strong aptitude in human resource management. 

• Ability to handle multiple demands simultaneously. 

• Sound decision making and critical thinking skills. 

• Proficient in use of computers, software, and other electronic systems. 

This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the  incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities,  duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to  perform other related duties. 

Advocate Aurora Health is committed to diversity and inclusion every single day  and in everything we do. Diversity lives in the differences, great and small, that  matter to us and make each of us unique – from our age and the color of our skin  to our abilities and the things we believe in. We know that empowering our  differences inspires creativity that leads to innovative solutions – for our team  members, consumers, and communities. And because health care is built upon  relationships, it’s important for the people we serve to be able to trust us to meet  their unique needs. 

By cultivating an atmosphere of acceptance and compassion, we create a  welcoming environment where our patients can heal, our team members can  thrive, and our business can grow. As a team member, working in a diverse setting  allows you the chance to grow in ways that will broaden your perspective to deliver  the best possible patient care.

Interested candidates please contact Alex Mendoza(AAH Talent Acquisition) directly at:

Make sure to mention that you’ve been referred by NAHN Illinois.