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Nurse Manager Opportunities – Evenings

Mohawk Valley Health System

This is a Contract position in West Winfield, NY posted September 22, 2023.

Job Summary

This is an exciting time for MVHS as we prepare for our 2023 move into The Wynn Hospital, a new, state-of-the-art hospital in downtown Utica. You will be joining a team of nearly 4,800 clinical and healthcare professionals and will be provided opportunities to advance your career.

Nurse Manager Opportunities are available at the Wynn Hospital for evenings in the following areas:


  • Critical Care
    • ICU – Evening Nurse Manager
    • IMCU – Evening Nurse Manager


  • Psychiatric Unit
    • Psych – Evening Nurse Manager


  • Medical Surgical
    • Evening Nurse Manager


The Nurse Manager assumes twenty-four (24) hour responsibilities in managing the operation and function of the nursing unit/department.  She/he promotes the delivery of high quality patient care based on utilization of the nursing process and nursing standards. Must be competent to care for, assess and treat patients according to developmental needs.

Core Job Responsibilities

•    Manage, supervise and coordinate delivery of optimal patient care. 
•    Accountable for the effective and efficient operation of the unit and staff including ensuring that orders, treatments and plans of care are being carried out in a manner supportive of patient care and recovery.
•    Ensure unit compliance with clinical patient care standards and regulations. 
•    Coordinate the development, implementation and evaluation of policies and procedures designed to improve operational efficiency. 
•    Implement the clinical area’s strategic and operational plans.

•    Ensure staffing and scheduling supports efficient, high quality and cost effective patient care.
•    Deliver a professional practice model that encourages staff participation in the development of clinical standards that is collaborative, collegial and utilizes current trends and data in professional practice.
•    Consult and coordinate with other departments to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to care.
•    Rounds on patients with staff routinely.  Prioritizes staff nurse patient rounding accompanied by attending/consulting physicians.  
•    Lead or participate in change of shift/morning and discharge planning meetings.
•    Serve as a clinical resource, professional role model and mentor to staff.  Serve as a change agent to facilitate communication and transition.  Promote customer service in all interactions.

•    In partnership with leadership and Human Resources, make decisions or recommendations related to performance management, hiring, transfers, corrective actions, terminations, etc. Resolve staff issues and grievances in a fair, timely and consistent manner.  
•    Ensure documentation of patient care is complete and accurate.
•    Lead safety and performance improvement activities.
•    Ensure timely, complete and positive resolution to customer complaints.
•    Evaluate staff clinical competencies. Develop programs that foster continued clinical development to positively impact patient care and career satisfaction of staff.
•    Monitor budgets and expenses. Makes modifications.  
•    Ensure the availability of supplies and equipment.
•    Perform other duties as assigned.

Education/Experience Requirements


  • Current Professional Nursing Registration in New York State
  • Demonstrates appropriate knowledge and competency in clinical areas
  • Ability to function effectively with multi-disciplinary groups


  • Previous managerial experience highly desired.

Licensure/Certification Requirements


  • BSN
  • Current CPR certification.


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

Job Details

Req Id  88805 
Shift Evenings
Shift Hours Worked  8.50
FTE 1.066667 
Work Schedule  DEPT. HEAD
Employee Status A1 – Full-Time 
Union Non-Union
Pay Range $88,000 – $142,000 Annually