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Nurse Manager (RN)- Surgical Unit

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St. Vincent's Medical Center

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
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St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport has more than 3,200 employees. It includes a 473-bed community teaching hospital, a 76-bed inpatient psychiatric facility in Westport, a large multispecialty provider group, and special needs services for adults and children. St. Vincent’s is the first hospital in Fairfield County to be integrated into the Hartford HealthCare network, and is the system’s second-largest hospital.

Job Summary:

• Seeking an exceptional Nurse Manager for a progressive and growing inpatient surgical unit. The candidate should be an experienced, well respected clinician with the ability to build a strong team and support service line growth. This leader should have exceptional organizational and communication skills as well as the proven ability to collaborate with providers and the multidisciplinary team to drive toward excellent outcomes in a Magnet organization.


  • The Nurse Manager is responsible for the management of 10South, a 20 bed post-op surgical unit specializing in Bariatrics, Breast Surgery and General/GI surgery patients. This individual will ensure that excellent compassionate patient care is provided by staff members in a safe, efficient and cost effective manner.  The manager has 24-hour accountability for the exercise of these responsibilities in accord with the philosophy and objectives of the Division of Patient Care Services and the goals of the Medical Center.
  • Directs and coordinates nursing activities and support services by serving as a resource person in management situations needing immediate resolution in accordance with hospital policy.
  • Provides direct supervision to employees in an environment that fosters employee participation, constructive feedback, ongoing recognition and respect to ensure that quality services are provided by a qualified, competent staff.
  • In partnership with the nursing leadership team, plans and initiates opportunities to support the professional growth of nurses and staff.  


Licensure / Certification / Registration:

• Required Credential(s):

• Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Connecticut Department of Public Health obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

• One or more of the following:

• Certified BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 2 Months (60 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

• Certified BLS Provider credentialed from the American Red Cross obtained within 2 Months (60 days) of hire date or job transfer date.


• BSN Required, MSN Preferred. Must have five or more years related clinical experience as well as demonstrated leadership experience

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