Nurse Manager – Patient Care

South Coast Health System
New Bedford, Massachusetts
Closing date
Jun 3, 2022

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Registered Nurse (RN)
Position Type
Manager / Leader
Full Time
Work Setting
Hospital / Medical Center

Work for One of the World’s Best Hospitals!

For 3 Consecutive Years, Newsweek named Southcoast Health among the World’s Best Hospitals (Charlton Memorial, St. Luke’s, and Tobey). In addition, since 2019, Southcoast Health has been voted by readers as South Coast Media Group’s Best Place to Work.  Why? Because we have some of the most talented people in the world!


We are rapidly becoming the region’s destination for starting and growing healthy families!


Southcoast Hospitals has been named to the Best Maternity Care Hospitals list for 2020 and 2021. With only 216 Hospitals recognized nationwide this year, we shine as one of only 2 hospitals recognized South of Boston. Our Family Centered Unit is comprised of 3 clinical areas – Labor and Delivery (L&D), Mother-Baby Unit and Level 2 Nursery. We proudly earned our “Baby- Friendly” designation which is an organization that helps support breastfeeding mothers and their families. 


We are searching for a Nurse Manager – Patient Care in the Family Centered Unit, under the general direction of the Director, Associate Chief Nursing Officer and Site Administrator or designee, to provide 24 hours leadership for clinical nursing practice of all ages or individually assigned units. Responsible for supervising assigned patient care staff, allocation of assigned staff and material resources to effect quality patient care outcome.  Duties include direct supervisory responsibility of a unit or department, where work performed is generally highly standardized and noncomplex. This level may also apply to positions involving responsibility for direct supervision over large and/or technical sections of major organization segments. Duties involve direct supervisory responsibility for up to and including 100 FTEs.


Hours: Full Time


Shift: Exempt; Day Shift, 7:00am-3:30pm


Location: Family Centered Unit – St. Luke’s Hospital – New Bedford, MA


Education and/or Experience Requirements:


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing is required. Master’s Degree in Nursing preferred. Current RN Registration in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is required. BCLS Certification is required. A minimum of five (5) years related work experience and three (3) years supervisory experience is required.



*Must be fully vaccinated against seasonal Influenza and the COVID 19 virus and provide required vaccination documentation unless approved for an exemption or deferral by Southcoast prior to starting employment. * 


Southcoast Health is a community healthcare system with multiple access points, offering an integrated continuum of health services throughout Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island. By uniting a single purpose and building an integrated system of services and resources, we have become one of the largest and fastest-growing health systems in Massachusetts.




 Together We Are More.


  • With more than 7,500 employees, Southcoast Health is the largest employer in Southeastern Mass., and the 18th largest employer in the Commonwealth, according to the Boston Business Journal. We strive for a culture of health and well-being that recognizes, respects, and celebrates the rich diversity of one another and the communities we serve.

We are committed to providing our employees in Massachusetts and Rhode Island with optimal benefits that promote a healthy work/life balance and add value to our employees’ lives.


  • Generous Earned Time Off Package** Health, Dental and Vision Insurance* Tuition Assistance** Short Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance* Life & AD&D insurance* Flexible Spending Accounts* 403B Retirement Plan with match HealthQuest Wellness Program Employee Assistance Program Employee Discount Program Career Development Opportunities Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council

*Available to regular status employees who are scheduled to work a minimum of 24 hours.


**Available to regular status employees who are scheduled to work a minimum of 20 hours.


 Are you ready to make a difference in your community? Join us to be More than medicine!


Southcoast Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer







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