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Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center

Nurse Manager

Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center


Job Summary

Shifts: No evenings or weekends
Staff: Approximately 20 (see Supervisory Responsibilities below)
Patients: Approximately 30


We’re based in Murfreesboro, TN; Christ-focused; and ready to serve each family that comes through our doors.  We’re professionals who are trained and licensed; but first, we’re Christ followers with a God-sized mission that is only met through Him. Special Kids offers professional services to children ages birth through 21 years. Our treatment range encompasses children who need a little extra help, to children who are medically fragile, and to all sorts of diagnoses in between. Nurses at Special Kids have opportunities for team collaboration as well as collaboration with other disciplines, including occupational therapy, physical therapy, recreational therapy, and nursing.  A minimum of 5 years of experience is required.

Full time, benefits, holidays, and paid time off.

Job Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Patient care: The first priority of the Nurse Manager is to ensure the mission of Special Kids is being met each time a family walks through the door by making sure the center is operating compassionately, effectively and efficiently. Success is measured by assessing the holistic growth of patients, families, and team members, patient volume and longevity, and reduced operational issues. Works closely with the Medical Director to ensure proper nursing care is provided for each individual case. The Nurse Manager should also be able to function as a part of the patient care team as assigned, PRN and provide medical direction to staff as needed.

Clinic Operations: Ensures effective and efficient operations by promoting best practices in terms of center workflow and adherence to policies, procedures and nursing standards of care. Analyzes operations, identifies trends and issues in performance, develops recommendations for improvements, and implements changes to enhance operations and patient care.

Employee Performance Management: Motivates, directs and manages the performance of clinical and non-clinical team members in order to achieve identified goals. This includes goal setting, performance evaluation, coaching and counseling for continuous improvement, team building activities, and training that is geared toward achieving a high performing, highly engaged team environment.

Organization Leadership: Provides strong servant leadership on-site. Is an influential source of guidance and direction for clinical and non-clinical team members. Supports strength and unity of the nursing center team. Works closely with the Executive Director and Leadership Team to ensure the highest quality of care is being provided organizationally.

Attends meetings and conferences and participates in other activities to promote professional growth.

Supervisory Responsibilities: Manages RN’s, LPN’s, Nursing techs, Recreation therapists, Recreation therapy techs, Nurse Coordinator, Food Specialist and Administrative Support team. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Vision/mission minded individual who can support and further the vision/mission. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

BSN. Must have 5 years or more of measurable related leadership experience in a healthcare setting.

Computer Skills

To be successful in this job, an individual should have basic computer skills and the ability to learn new software and web-based applications such as electronic medical records.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

State RN or NP License required, CPR certification required

Additional Qualifications

Servant’s heart.

Passion to serve the children and families.

Willingness to go the extra mile.

Team minded and focused.

Joyful in spirit.

Respectful of authority.

Solves problems creatively.

Additional Information


Benefits and paid time off.

How to Apply

Please visit- Special Kids, Inc. – Nursing Manager (paylocity.com)


  • Date Posted: April 8, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Clinician
  • Service Area: Health (Physical, Mental)