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RN Nurse Manager - Pediatric Rehab Program

Central, CT

Posted: 03/21/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Healthcare Job Number: 11387 Salary / Pay Rate : 115-135K M-F

Job Description

Pediatric Unit Nurse Manager-RN
The Nurse Manager will oversee the safety, workflow, and optimal patient delivery for a 25 Bed Infant to Adolescent inpatient complex medical unit.
As a member of the leadership team, you will work collaboratively to meet the established regulatory requirements and organizational goals.
  • Assist with staffing, scheduling and time attendance with staff coordinator and works collaboratively with the Nurse Education Team to ensure training and onboarding are being utilized appropriately for the unit.
  • As a Leader, manages staff performance and mentor’s nurses and other staff with a professional courteous manner.
  • Human Resources and Personnel responsibilities include performance evaluations, promoting professional development, retention ideas and disciplinary actions as needed.
  • Additional responsibilities will include evaluation of department performance, fiscal performance and evaluation of patient outcomes.
  • Works collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team including medical directors, social workers, case managers, allied health and quality assurance team members.
  • Additionally, the unit has multiple resources that are assigned to assist in daily administration and operational functions.
  • Acts as the resource to family members, outside resources and engages in family meetings, and admissions team.
  • Works with the clinical team to determine readiness of unit for new admissions and evaluation for readiness for discharge or transition to new unit or outpatient continuum of care.
  • Prepares reports, uses electronic medical report software, and ensures staff are documenting appropriately and efficiently according to necessary guidelines.
  • Participates in morning huddles, leadership team huddles, leadership meetings and committees.
  • Registered Nurse Licensed in Connecticut with no restrictions
  • Associates Degree, Bachelor preferred
  • 5 Years Staffing Management within a Medical Unit
  • Pediatric or adolescent population experience preferred but not necessary
  • Nursing preceptor or training experience preferred
  • Clinical Staff Performance, Hiring and monitoring  staff schedule and time and attendance using Kronos or similar
  • Ability to review budgets or fiscal information
  • Experience working with Electronic Medical Records
  • Experience working with interdisciplinary teams such as PT, OT, ST, social work, Medical Directors, Charge Nurses, Staff Development Nurses, Quality Nursing and Safety committees.
ABOUT the role:
  • Mon-Fri 7-4 or 8-5
  • 2 holidays a year/2 weekends a year voluntarily.
  • Low turnover team who needs a great nursing leader with care and compassion within a lower frequency of dictatorship and corporate bureaucracy
  • Centrally located in CT. free parking on site-rural area
Send confidential resume: ATTN: Krisha Morander Krisham@jmorrissey.com



Meet Your Recruiter

Krisha Morander, CPC
Vice President, Healthcare & Information Technology

Krisha's journey in the professional world has been nothing short of remarkable. Starting her career after completing her college education, she ventured into the realms of Commercial Art and Marketing, honing her creative and strategic skills. However, her path took a significant turn as she discovered her calling in the field of Recruitment.

Growing up in a close-knit, caring family where everyone played a vital role in supporting each other, including the care of elderly parents, Krisha's deep-rooted passion for healthcare began to flourish. She redirected her focus towards assisting job seekers in finding meaningful careers in healthcare that could make a genuine difference in the lives of others.

With an impressive 31-year career in the Staffing Industry, Krisha's expertise spans various domains. Initially, she dedicated herself to agency firm work, with a primary focus on healthcare and marketing communications. Her journey took a pivotal turn in 2004 when she joined J Morrissey. Here, she embraced Direct Hire Healthcare recruitment as her specialization.

In 2010, Krisha's entrepreneurial spirit led her to create the Information Technology division within the organization. Her dedication and exceptional performance in this role earned her the prestigious title of Vice President. She continues to pursue her passion for recruiting top-tier talent and nurturing new client relationships. Krisha also takes an active role in training and mentoring new staff, instilling in them the best practices and the art of meaningful interviewing.

Krisha's Direct Hire Recruitment Specialties encompass both Healthcare, spanning clinical and non-clinical roles, and Information Technology, from junior-level positions to the highest echelons of C-Suite leadership.

Outside of her illustrious career, Krisha finds solace and inspiration in the world of watercolor painting. Her creative spirit knows no bounds.

In her personal life, Krisha shares a blissful marriage of 36 years, a testament to her commitment and enduring love. Together with her loving partner, she is proud to be the parent of two wonderful children, completing her fulfilling life journey.

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