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Nurse Manager Med-Surg

Job Number: 10860
Type: Permanent

Job Description

Our client, DCH Health System has retained our services to identify, qualify, and attract an outstanding and talented nursing leader to serve as Nurse Manager for the Medical Surgical unit. Will have 24/7 responsibility and is supported by Team Leaders, Educators, Nurses, PCAs and a SWAT team.                                                            

The Organization 

DCH Health System is a regional healthcare provider headquartered in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Under local ownership and leadership for more than 90 years, DCH has expanded its services and service area to become a regional health system.
DCH Health System operates specialty units for orthopedics, cancer (affiliated with MD Anderson) and cardiology, as well as the region's only trauma center, and most advanced intensive care unit, and Surgery programs.

The candidate will demonstrate Servant Leadership principles and serve as the Chief Recruitment and Retention officer for the unit. This leader is visible and serves as a mentor to the team. Budget management, performance feedback, and productivity standards are all part of the job.

As the Nurse Manager of Med/Surg, you will have the opportunity to impact direct patient care through effective leadership, team building, strategic financial analysis, and critical thinking skills. Bringing a collaborative approach to this prestigious healthcare team will feed your leadership drive, enhance professional interactions and deliver a quality patient experience.

The unit consists of 42 beds up to 48.  The team consists of Team Leaders (Asst. Nurse Managers), Nurses, Nurse Educators, and PCAs. Total FTEs under this role is between 55 -60.

The client is offering a STRONG compensation package to include salary, sign on bonus, relocation assistance, full benefits, and growth opportunity.


  • Current RN license 
  • BSN or Healthcare related degree,
  • or must be actively working on a bachelor’s degree with a completion date within 4 years of hire.
  • Masters preferred  
  • At least 3 years in management experience required.
  • 5 years of acute care experience with a progressive rise in responsibility.  
  • Experience with Lean/Six Sigma a plus.
  • Ability to lead and motivate others.
Tuscaloosa is a city in and the seat of Tuscaloosa County in west central Alabama. Located on the Black Warrior River at the Atlantic Seaboard fall line of Piedmont.

Tuscaloosa has been traditionally known as the "Druid City”  because of the numerous water oaks planted in its downtown streets since the 1840s. The city has become known nationally for the sports successes of the University of Alabama, particularly in football. Is a city surrounded by natural beauty and a great place to live where you can find great schools and plenty of entertainment activities like sports, fine dining, and cultural attractions.

If you are interested in this great job opportunity, please apply now or call us at (877) 479-1545 for more information.

Job Overview
Job Type
Acute care hospital
3 years
productivity standards are all part of the job. A licensed RN with 5 years acute care and a BSN or related healthcare degree or in progress, is needed. Masters preferred with at least 3 years in management required. Comfort with Lean/Six Sigma a plus. The
Job Location: Tuscaloosa, AL
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