Company Name: Rapides Regional Medical Center
Job Industry: Consumer Goods
Job Type: Full time
WorkPlace Type: On-Site
Location: Alexandria, Louisiana, United States
Required Candidates: 1
Job Description:

Managers thrive with us! HCA Healthcare is one of the nation’s leading providers of healthcare services, comprising of over 180 hospitals and about 2,000 sites of care in 21 states and the United Kingdom. We are looking for a Nurse Manager of Telemetry for our Rapides Regional Medical Center team where excellence creates excellence.


Rapides Regional Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

HCA Healthcare has expanded our influence across the healthcare industry by investing $3.5 billion in capital improvements in recent years. Do you want to be an influencer in healthcare? Apply for our Nurse Manager of Telemetry role today!

Job Summary and Qualifications


The Unit Manager will be in charge of the daily operations in providing care to medical/surgical/telemetry patients; manages the provision of adequate and competent staffing; addresses any issues that affect desired patient outcomes; ensures departmental compliance with regulatory and The Joint Commission requirements; monitors and adheres to annual hospital operating budget; implements cost-effective strategies in staffing and supply management decisions; assists staff in providing patient care and services as needed.


  • Conducts, reinforces and reflects RRMC’s values and promotes the Code of Conduct.
  • The Quality of service provided by the department is very good as indicated by a combination of information available through customer surveys, professional standards, accrediting agencies, governmental standards, informal feedback, employee surveys, and direct observation.
  • Operates the department within budget.
  • Manages the productivity of the department with budget.
  • Coordinates and integrates interdepartmental and intradepartmental services.
  • Develops and implements policies and procedures that guide and support the provision of services.
  • Continuously assesses and improves the performance of services provided by the department.
  • Orients and provides in-service training and continuing education to all department employees.
  • Participates in the selection of sources for needed services not provided by the department or the medical center.
  • Conducts and reinforces the organization’s values and promotes the Code of Conduct.
  • Meets the leadership obligations under the Ethics and Compliance Program.
  • Demonstrates support for patient rights in day-to-day interactions.
  • Demonstrates adherence to principles of safety and infection control and reporting requirements for both.
  • Appropriately assesses the patient’s pain and involves the patient in effective management of that pain using age appropriate interventions.
  • Able to recognize adverse drug reactions and demonstrates understanding of proper reporting once reaction is identified.
  • Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety, and related criteria appropriate to the following age groups: adolescent, adult, geriatric.
  • Willingly accepts and performs all assigned duties.



What qualifications you will need:



  • Graduate of a Nursing Program from an accredited school; BSN required.
  • Currently licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Louisiana.
  • CPR for Healthcare Providers to be completed within 30 days of hire.
  • ACLS to be completed within 180 days of hire.



  • Previous critical care experience preferred.
  • Previous management experience preferred.



Rapides Regional Medical Center is a 350+ bed hospital and ER in Alexandria, Louisiana. We offer services ranging from Cancer Care to Wound Care. Our medical staff includes doctors in more than 30 medical specialties. At Rapides Regional we believe that well-defined values are the key to nurturing staff and patient satisfaction. By joining our team you contribute to the positive culture of the hospital. This culture impacts the well-being of patients and their families. It also impacts your colleagues, and your own personal job satisfaction. Learn what our commitment to patient satisfaction, service excellence and professional expertise can do for your career.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.



"Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If you're looking for a leadership opportunity that provides both personal satisfaction and professional growth, apply to join HCA Healthcare as a Nurse Manager of Telemetry.Unlock your leadership potential with HCA Healthcare.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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