Clinical Nurse (RN) Manager - Neuroscience Acute Care

Job Description

UC Health is hiring a Full-Time Clinical Nurse (RN) Manager for the Neuroscience Acute Care Department at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center (UCMC).

The Clinical Nurse (RN) Manager will support UCMC 's Neuroscience Acute Care Department, delivering high-quality care to patients based on assessed needs, established standards of care, and according to policy and procedures. The Neuroscience Acute Care RN Manager also designs, implements, and evaluates patient care by coordinating, delegating, and supervising the care of the healthcare team, including licensed nurses, certified nursing assistants, health unit coordinators, and other health professionals. The Neuroscience Acute Care Department cares for acutely ill post-op patients, strokes, neuromuscular diseases, and spine disorders. This is a level 4 epilepsy center with (2) 2-phase trials including induction of seizures with scalp electrodes, then electrodes placed directly on the brain dura for potential lobectomy.

Unit Details:
  • Our Neuroscience unit is the preferred neuroscience care institute and provides the highest level of care in the tri-state.
  • Be a part of a team that thrives off teamwork and relationship building.
  • Our staff are nurturing and like to see other staff grow in their roles.

About The University of Cincinnati Medical Center

As part of the Clifton Campus of UC Health, Greater Cincinnati's academic health system, the University of Cincinnati Medical Center has served Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky for nearly 200 years. Each year, hundreds of thousands of patients receive care from our world-renowned clinicians and care team. Our experts utilize the most advanced medical knowledge and technology available, providing a level of specialty and subspecialty medical care that is not available anywhere else in Greater Cincinnati.

UC Medical Center is also home to medical breakthroughs- our physician experts conduct basic, translational, and clinical research, leading to new therapies and care protocols, and connecting patients to the latest and most advanced treatments. UC Medical Center houses Greater Cincinnati's only Level I adult trauma center, which includes the right mix of specialist and medical resources available at a moment's notice for a wide variety of the most complex medical conditions and injuries.

As the Clinical Nurse (RN) Manager, you will be part of an adult academic health system that strives for innovation and provides world-class care for not only our community but patients from all over the world. You will have the opportunity to work alongside the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering. In addition, you will be able to take advantage of our Total Rewards program which rises above other healthcare providers in our area.

Our Total Reward options include:
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Employee Paid Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • 401(k)
  • Generous PTO accruals
  • Tuition Reimbursement Opportunities
  • Community Discounts


  • Proficient in communication and technologies to address nursing, healthcare, and organizational issues appropriate to diverse audiences.
  • Establishes structures and processes to ensure effective information sharing among patients, families/significant others, and the healthcare team.
  • Ensures individuals' contribution to goals through recognition that is consistent with their personal definition of meaning, fulfillment, development, and advancement.
  • Builds credibility with physicians as a champion for patient care, quality, and nursing professionalism.
  • Collaborates with medical staff leaders in determining patient care services, equipment, standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Fosters relationships with nursing academia to provide clinical experiences and resources for students.
  • Utilizes and interprets evidence-based data for the establishment of standards, practices, and patient care models for delivery of care.
  • Serves as a change agent when patient care and processes are re-designed.
  • Articulates and takes action to support the JCAHO National Patient Safety Goals. Supports a non-punitive environment for reporting errors.
  • Participates in systems review to improve the quality of patient care delivery and to critically evaluate and anticipate risks to patient safety with the aim of preventing patient care errors.
  • Identifies and participates in performance improvement processes that provide outcome measurement.
  • Communicates, educates, and involves staff in quality improvement processes.
  • Ensures that clinical policies and procedures are reviewed and updated in accordance with evidence-based practice.
  • Understands healthcare finances as evidenced by preparing and analyzing unit budgets.
  • Correlates the relationship between effective staffing, patient care, and budgeting.
  • Identifies educational needs of existing and potential staff.
  • Articulates federal and state regulations.


  • BSN is required
  • Current nurse licensure is required
  • Professional certification desired
  • Three to five years of management experience

About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at

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