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Community Health Nurse Manager

613 Roselane Street NW • Marietta, Georgia • Shift • Full Time • JR-3374

Job Summary:


The Community Health Nurse Manager is responsible for managing the overall clinical functions, programs and activities of the Community Benefit department and has direct oversight for all community-based health screening events and related partnerships, including the Congregational Health Network, Community Clinic partners, and others.

Other responsibilities include: management of system and departmental policies and procedures and clinical competency trainings; serve as clinical subject matter expert and resource/support to staff; lead special projects with a clinical focus; deliver community health and wellness presentations in the community; act as liaison to related clinical areas within the system including the department Medical Director.

It is expected that the Community Health Nurse Manager is licensed, knowledgeable and upholds the practice of nursing as outlined by the Georgia Professional Nurse Practice Act and implements the Scope of Practice and Code of Ethics Standards put forth by the American Nurses Association. It is expected that the individual upholds the voice of the patient, system policies and procedures while supporting service excellence goals in community-based settings throughout WellStar Health System.

Core Responsibilities and Essential Functions:


Department Leadership and Program Supervision a. Oversee and supervise day-to-day operations of Community Benefit, including community-based health events, health and wellness education programs and services including the Congregational Health Network (CHN); CHN health screenings and Community Health Worker/Promoter programs throughout Wellstar Health System, across all markets. b. Effectively organize and prioritize work demands in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. c. Interface effectively with all levels of individuals within Wellstar’s internal and externally communities, including health-related vendor suppliers. d. Ability to collaborate and self-start in the areas of program development and implementation, data collection and analysis, and outcomes reporting. Assist director with strategic planning for areas of oversight. e. Take an active role in facilitating and promoting employee engagement and team trust; demonstrate and promote teamwork and collaboration for engagement and retention of all team members. f. Serve as department Safety Coach; communicate safety updates and information regarding infection control practices to staff, monitor staff compliance of infection control practices, and support safety initiatives. g. Provide communication to staff as needed on department and organizational updates. h. Serve as the liaison between the staff and the department’s leadership. i. Serve on internal and external committees and associations that are assigned by leadership. j. Perform other duties as assigned that assist in growth and success of the department and system. k. Oversee and assist with department needs as assigned by director. Human Resources Management, Professional Development, and Initiative a. Interview and select team members and provide continued support to develop, coach, counsel, and mentor. b. Complete mid-year and annual evaluations as appropriate. c. Coordinate and utilize current reward recognition program for team members. d. Oversee completion of professional competency requirements and education. e. Facilitate continuing education/learning/growth opportunities for team member development. f. Evaluate and manage employee performance and discipline in accordance with Human Resources Policy and Practice. g. Coordinate team member volunteer opportunities for health outreach events with Wellstar’s internal/external partners. Evidence-Based Practice and Research Management a. Promote evidence-based practice, nursing research and performance improvement (PI) initiatives within the department. Participate in activities such as value analysis as part of the decision-making process in education, evaluation of patient care products and equipment/supplies. b. Uphold healthcare system and departmental policies and procedures and clinical competencies put forth by Wellstar and professional associations including legal, regulatory and accreditation requirements and standards including The Joint Commission Patient Safety Goals and Wellstar safety absolutes. c. Ensure compliance to regulatory agencies – CLIA, DHR, Dept. of Labor, JC, HIPPA compliance, etc. Maintain accurate records and ensure confidentially of all data collected during outreach events in accordance with compliance requirements. d. When necessary and according to compliance regulations, track participants and program data for measurement of individual and program goal achievement, outcomes, and results. e. Oversee, update and create department specific protocols, policies and procedures in collaboration with key stakeholders within the healthcare team to achieve best practice outcomes (i.e. health prevention and promotion; awareness and risk assessment of chronic disease; etc.).



f. Responsible for participant follow-up and documentation if necessary. g. Assess effectiveness of current health education interventions and enhance delivery methods to reach targeted populations with greater impact and outcome measurements. h. Coordinate, lead and execute compliance training and assessments for all clinical staff and maintain records of completion If appropriate. i. Manage development and distribution of community participants’ educational materials. j. Monitor nursing practice and assist with facilitation of PI process relative to care delivery in Community Benefit. k. Participate in data collection to advanced evidence-based practice as necessary. Consult appropriate experts and use appropriate resources and evidence to address practice questions. l. Provide oversight for all quality assurance practices required for accuracy of equipment utilized in community operations. Financial Management a. Develop annual budget plan creating accurate and realistic budgets for community-based health outreach events, the Congregational Health Network, and other special events. b. Develop marketing plans to promote and drive participation to programs and services. c. Oversee invoicing, billing and payments for services provided to the community. d. Maintain/coordinate inventory of clinical supplies; monitor resource expenditures for equipment and supplies; support efficient and effective use of resources. e. Manage time and attendance for direct reports and other personnel as assigned.

- Maintain/coordinate inventory of clinical supplies; monitor resource expenditures for equipment and supplies; support efficient and effective use of resources.
- Manage time and attendance for direct reports and other personnel as assigned.

Required Minimum Education:


Bachelor's Degree of an accredited/approved school of nursing Required and
Master's degree in nursing (MSN) from an accredited school of nursing Preferred and

Required Minimum License(s) and Certification(s):


Reg Nurse (Single State) 1.00 Required
RN - Multi-state Compact 1.00 Required
Basic Life Support 2.00 Required
BLS - Instructor 2.00 Required
BLS - Provisional 2.00 Required

Additional Licenses and Certifications:

Required Minimum Experience:


Minimum 3 years nursing practice that includes management of staff and sufficient clinical and process management experience to ensure competence. Required and previous Community/Public Health experience

Required Minimum Skills:


Ability to read, write and speak the English language.
Excellent communication and presentation skills.
Strong customer service and interpersonal skills.
Ability to multi-task essential; detail oriented; strong time management skills.
Knowledge of and practices within parameters outlined in the Georgia Registered Professional Nurse Practice Act; complies with American Nurses’ Association Code of Ethics for Professional Nurses.
Ability to model the way to achieve extraordinary results for the organization.
Credibility and competency in leadership skills.
Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office including Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook and strong ability to manage email.

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