Nurse Manager

Cardiac Progressive Care

Mary Washington Hospital
Fredericksburg, VA



day shift

Are you an experienced nurse professional ready to join an Award Winning Team?  

Mary Washington Hospital was named one of the Nation's 50 TOP Cardiovascular Hospitals for the 2nd year in a row by IBM Watson Health. "This recognition represents the hard work and tireless dedication of our physician, nurses, and staff at Mary Washington Hospital," said Michael McDermott, MD, MBA, President and CEO of Mary Washington Healthcare.  "The safety and well-being of our patients are at the center of everything we do, and our team provides the same high quality compassionate care we'd want for members of our own families.  We're grateful to again be named among the 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals in the country."

"By finding ways to continuously improve and innovate, the winders of our 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals study are identifying opportunities to deliver healthcare value to patients, communities, and payers," Said Ekta Punwani, MHA, 100 Top Hospitals program leader at IBM Watson Health.  "The top performing hospitals demonstrate better clinical care and were more efficient than their peers at delivering this care."

Our 32 bed Cardiac Progressive Care Unit offers a collaborative environment and we are looking for a seasoned nurse leader to manage day to day operations.


Job Summary:

This position is responsible for managing all day to day activities of the service and supporting the Associates who are providing care.  In collaboration with the Director, the Nurse Manager is responsible for leadership and direction in accordance with organizational and departmental philosophy and goals.  This position will assist the Director and Nurse Educator/Clinical Nurse Specialist in maintaining the highest degree of clinical and operational performance of the service.  This position is accountable for daily operational activities on a 24-hour basis.  This position must demonstrate a commitment of quality, cost-effective, customer-focused service to patients, physicians, the public and co-workers.

As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

Demonstrates behaviors consistent with the MWHC Leadership Competencies:

1. Create Plan

2. Achieve Results

3. Listen, Understand, Communicate

4. Exceeds Partner Needs

5. Execute and Analyze

6. Learn and Improve

7. Align and Set Expectations


Must be a graduate of an accredited program of professional nursing.  BSN required; MSN preferred.

Must possess current license as a Registered Nurse from the State of Virginia.

Professional Nursing Leadership Certification (ANCC or AONL) must be obtained within 3 years of hire date.

Minimum 5 years clinical nursing experience required; 3 years specialty nursing experience preferred.

Minimum 2 years management experience required.

Specialty Nursing Certification within department specific clinical area and/or Nursing Leadership preferred.  Candidates without certification will achieve within 2 years or sooner. 

Demonstrates proficiency in verbal and written communication; as well as computerized systems.

Experience with electronic systems and programs.

Ability to work in a stressful environment.

Demonstrates collaboration with physicians, staff and Mary Washington Healthcare Associates.

Demonstrates the ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives.

Demonstrates professional and positive behavior. Role models the Mission, Vision, and Values of Mary Washington Healthcare.

BLS or AHA Healthcare Provider CPR required for all.