Nurse Manager - GWVNH

Augusta University

Augusta, GA

ID: 7254535 (Ref.No. ej-5322303)
Posted: June 11, 2024

Job Description

Nurse Manager - GWVNH

Job ID: 272937
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time


About Us

Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 10,500 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today. Our mission and values make Augusta University an institution like no other.

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy and can be found online at

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found online at


Augusta University-

Our Health Sciences Campus:

1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912

Our Summerville Campus:

2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904

College/Department Information

Located conveniently in Augusta's downtown medical community, Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home provides continuous professional nursing care to veterans of Georgia who have served in the armed forces during war times. The home is owned and funded by the Georgia Department of Veterans Service and operated through an interagency agreement with Augusta University. Through this association, Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home is considered a leader in the area of geriatric educational training for Augusta University.

Job Summary

This position is responsible for supervising, coordinating, and participating in the delivery of patient care for an assigned unit or project ensuring compliance with physicians' orders, established health care policies and procedures, and/or research protocols and procedures. Possess knowledge regarding State, Federal, VA, and The Joint Commission guidelines governing long-term care. Responsible for supervising employees on a nursing unit. Ensures that Individualized quality resident care is provided for all residents by managing nursing staff assigned to designated nursing units. Participates on various committees as assigned. Communicates effectively with residents, family members, employees, and other health care providers. May serve as house supervisor during day shift Possess strong leadership skills and the ability to multi-task.


The duties include, but are not limited to:

EMERGENCY, LEADERSHIP AND LIAISON ROLE Responds to all emergency situations and assumes leadership role as necessary. Serve as liaison with Physicians and emergency personnel.

RELIEVER: Relieves other Nurse Managers and provides off-shift RN coverage when needed.

POLICIES AND PROCEDURES: Participates with Nursing Administration in developing policies and procedures. Communicates information and changes in facility policies and procedures to staff.

RESIDENT CARE: Attend resident care conference scheduled. Attending other meetings related to resident care as scheduled. Maintains status reports on residents and utilizes the information appropriately. Review all end of the month reports prior to submittal. Submits reports in a timely manner.

EMPLOYEE/STAFF: Completes Performance Appraisals on all employees assigned to a specific nursing unit as scheduled. Schedules monthly staff meetings to enhance communication and provide opportunities for input from staff members.

OTHER DUTIES: Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Nursing, Georgia Registered Nursing License, and three years related clinical and/or management experience is required. BLS and AHA certification required.


Associates degree from an accredited college or university with six years related clinical and/or management experience: Georgia Registered Nursing License. BLS and AHA certification required.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases
Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills

Resident care skills

Ability to maintain confidentiality


Active Georgia Licensure as a Registered Nurse in good standing. Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS/BCLS certification


Shift: Days/M-F (Work outside of normal business hours may be required)

Pay Grade: 22

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of the selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum midpoint) of the position.

Recruitment Period: Until Filled

Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.

Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!

Conditions of Employment

All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

In conjunction with an offer of employment, selected candidate(s) will be required to successfully complete Augusta University's Criminal Background Check process. In addition, candidates selected for any position within Georgia War Veteran's Nursing Home (GWVNH) will be required to successfully complete the Georgia Long-term Care (GCHEXS) Background Check process. For specific positions, selected candidate(s) may also be required to successfully complete supplementary pre-employment onboarding requirements such as: a physical, drug screening and/or credit check.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.

Other Information

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicant from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply

Consider applying with us today!

Select University Faculty & Staff > External Applicants if you are a candidate from outside the university

Select University Faculty & Staff > Internal Applicants if you are a current university employee

If you need further assistance, please contact us at 706-721-9365

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