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UnityPoint Health Manager Nursing Services-Emergency Department-Lutheran in Des Moines, Iowa

The nurse manager has 24 hour accountability and responsibility for a direct care unit or units. The manager is responsible for creating safe, healthy environments that support the work of the health care team and contribute to patient engagement. The manager assists in creating a professional environment where team members are able to contribute to optimal patient outcomes and grow professionally.

Plans, directs, facilitates, and evaluates clinical services provided by a specific unit(s) of responsibility. The result of successful performance in this position is a highly motivated, coordinated staff who provide service which is constantly changing to meet the needs of the families and children. Successful performance contributes to a holistic approach to the delivery of services, quality patient/family care, and a high level of satisfaction from patients and families.

Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.


Master’s Degree Required; qualified candidates with a Bachelor’s degree are eligible but must submit an action plan

upon hire. Master’s to be completed within 3 years.

Completion of basic UPHDM Leadership courses within one year.


Two or more years of progressing leadership positions in the healthcare environment.

Two years of experience in Emergency Department setting.


Current Iowa License to practice as a Registered Nurse

BCLS within 90 days

Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.

Certification in related specialty preferred.


Must be able to communicate effectively with people of diverse professional educational and lifestyle backgrounds.

Knowledge of basic computer skills.


Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

Requisition ID: 2021-86284

Street: 700 E University Ave

Name: 3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines

Posting Minimum: USD $41.52/Hr.

Name: Emergency Department- Luth

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 1.0

FLSA Status: Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Days

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