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Company: Prisma Health
Location: Columbia, SC
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


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Job Summary

Responsible for the 24 hour management of a specific patient care unit/s, service/s, or program/s in settings as designated by the Chief Nursing Officer and/or Director, Patient Care Services. The Nurse Manager directs and supervises the functions and activities of the assigned unit/service/program: Develops, implements and interprets policies; schedules and supervises assigned employees and insures the quality of care provided to patients and families. Responsible for unit based budgetary management and human resource management. Assignment to Nurse Manager II positions is made by the Chief Nursing Officer in collaboration with Human Resources based on the number of Headcount assigned. The Nurse Manager II has an assigned headcount of 50 or more employees.

Prisma Health Richland Hospital Surgical Trauma Unit

A regional academic medical center and hospital with more than 125 years of service to Columbia, Prisma Health Richland Hospital provides a wide range of primary and specialty healthcare services. Our Trauma Center is the only Level I Adult and Level II Pediatric Trauma Center in the Midlands.

A 30-bed medical surgical unit primarily geared towards adult patients requiring care after experiencing traumatic injury typically requiring surgical intervention. The standard nurse to patient ratio is 1:4 flexing up to 1:5 as needed. The unit is equipped with telemetry monitoring for up to 7 patients. Our patients are hemodynamically stable. Examples of these patients include those with injuries related to gunshot wounds or other penetrating injury, assaults, motor vehicle crashes, and falls. Four rooms are equipped to be used as "Safety Suites." These four rooms are for the care of the traumatic brain injury patient and are semi-private and closely monitored.


  • Coordinates the delivery of  patient care for assigned unit/services and ensures the quality of patient care provided. - 25%

  • Develops, analyzes, monitors and revises staffing patterns for units and ensures that sufficient and properly prepared personnel are available to meet patient needs. - 10%

  • Performs a variety of human resource management activities to include: Interviewing; hiring; evaluating; counseling; coaching; performance planning; competency assessment and terminating of assigned staff. -20%

  • In collaboration with the Director of Nursing, plans, develops and monitors the annual capital, operational and personnel budgets of assigned units and services. Prepares budget worksheets for approval. - 10%

  • Coaches, directs, supports and evaluates the educational and research activities for assigned staff. - 10%

  • In collaboration with the Unit Medical Director, develops quality indicators specific to the units' patient population; monitors quality of care using established benchmarks; and involves unit staff in planning and implementing performance improvement as appropriate. - 10%

  • Ensures that age appropriate supplies and equipment are available to meet the needs of populations served by unit/service. Ensures that staff assigned to unit have education and training to meet the age specific and developmental needs of the populations served. - 5%

  • Identifies, plans, implements and evaluates various long-term and short-term projects to meet patient or organizational needs. - 5%

  • Prepares, implements and evaluates unit goals and objectives. Develops, implements, monitors and evaluates personal performance objectives(including KRA's) on a yearly basis. - 5%


  • Job has direct and/or indirect supervision of team members that may include final budget authority, hire/termination authority, performance appraisal responsibility and disciplinary authority. Job will be considered a member of management staff at Prisma Health or affiliate and will have direct reports.

  • Oversees 51 or more team members in the roles of:

  • Registered Nurse

  • Patient Care Technician

  • Unit Secretary

  • Monitor Technician

  • Surgical Technician

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education - Bachelors degree in nursing

  • Experience - 3 years of RN experience, including 2 years in appropriate area of nursing

Required Licensures

  • Licensure as Registered Nurse in South Carolina

  • BLS

Other Required Skills/Experience

  • Basic computer skills

  • Knowledge of office equipment

  • Proficient computer skills (word processing)

  • Mathematical skills

Work Shift

Variable (United States of America)


5 Medical Park Rd Richland


1510 Richland Hospital


15106508 Surgical Nursing - 7 E

Share your talent with us! Our vision is simple: to transform healthcare for the benefits of the communities we serve. The transformation of healthcare requires talented individuals in every role here at Prisma Health.

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