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Baystate Health Assistant Nurse Manager in Palmer, Massachusetts

* SIGN ON BONUS - UP TO $5,000 * (subject to change)

Baystate Health, western Massachusetts’s premier healthcare provider, and home to Baystate Wing Hospital. A Hospital for Nursing Excellence is looking for an Assistant Nurse Manager for our Medical Surgical Unit.

Medicine is a specialty that provides the opportunity to care for patients suffering from a number of medical concerns. Nurses with this specialty have extensive knowledge and expertise in the nursing field, making them natural leaders in a healthcare team.


  • 46 bed modern Medical-Surgical and Intermediate Care Unit with advanced equipment and a wide variety of patients daily.

  • Fast paced environment, where nurses work in multiple modalities from orthopedics to plastics and are cross-trained into the intermediate care. This IMC team will stabilize and assist the critical care team for ambulance or helicopter transport.

  • Patient ratios of 5:1 in Med-Surg and 3:1 in IMC

  • This unit is well-staffed with ancillary support, management, supervisors and multiple nurse educators & coordinators - on each shift!

  • Multimodal orientation program utilizing latest evidence-based online education programs, interactive classroom lectures, and high-fidelity simulation .

  • The perk of a smaller, community hospital is that you will never get lost in a crowd. We provide individual and tailored orientation for every nurse that comes through our doors.


  • Full-time , night shift 7p-7a

  • Location: Baystate Wing Hospital, Palmer MA


  • Clinical Practice and Quality Outcomes -The Assistant Nurse Manager administers direct nursing care to patients and serves as a clinical resource and role model of clinical excellence for staff. Delivers on service promise as evidenced by metrics in all unit practices and programs. Provides leadership collaboratively with the Nurse Manager in proactively developing quality driven and cost-effective initiatives.

  • Human Resource Leadership : The Assistant Nurse Manger in collaboration with the Nurse Manager leads a positive work environment that facilitates the delivery of excellent patient and caregiver experiences. Staffs are highly engaged, as evidenced by relevant metrics. Individual and collective practices reflect the Core principles of Magnet.

  • Management of the Patient Care Environment : The Assistant Nurse Manager is a leader who is highly visible on the patient care unit and is responsible for the effective management of patient progress and outcomes of care.

  • Financial Growth and Stewardshi p: The Assistant Nurse Manager is accountable to manage within budget in collaboration with the Nurse Manager as evidenced by metrics. Stewards financial resources and promotes growth by developing business plans and budget for their unit in collaboration with the Nurse Manager per organizational goals and other relevant factors.


  • Excellent Compensation

  • High-quality, low-cost medical, dental and vision insurance

  • Pet, home, auto and personal insurance

  • Certification and continuing education reimbursement

  • Nursing forgivable loan program

  • 403b retirement company match & annual company contribution increase based on years of service

  • Life insurance

  • First time homebuyer program

  • Free money coach advice from a certified professional

  • Reimbursement for a variety of wellbeing activities, included but limited to: gym membership and equipment, personal trainer, massage and so much more!

  • Wellbeing programs that include but are not limited to mental, physical, and financial health


  • Registered Nurse - State of Massachusetts

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of nursing experience in a related setting

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing required; BSN preferred.

We strive to be the place where we can help you build the career you deserve – apply today – YOU belong at Baystate!

Our compensation philosophy

We offer competitive total compensation that includes pay, benefits, and other recognition programs for our employees. The base pay range shown above considers the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including knowledge/skills; relevant experience and training; education/certifications/licensure; and other business and organizational factors. This base pay range does not include our comprehensive benefits package and any incentive payments that may be applicable to this role.

You Belong At Baystate

At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.



Diploma in Nursing (Required)


Basic Cardiac Life Support - American Heart Association, Registered Nurse - State of Massachusetts

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Ab out Baystate Health

Baystate Health (BH) is one of New England’s leading and largest integrated health care organizations, serving a population of nearly one million people throughout western New England. With roots dating back to the founding of Springfield City Hospital in 1873, Baystate Health has been providing high-quality and compassionate health care in western Massachusetts for more than 145 years. With more than 12,000 employees, a medical staff of nearly 3,100 physicians, and a net patient service revenue of more than $1.4 billion, the ever-growing health system includes five Massachusetts hospitals and the Baystate Mary Lane Outpatient Center in Ware:

  • Baystate Medical Center in Springfield

  • Baystate Children’s Hospital (located at Baystate Medical Center)

  • Baystate Franklin Medical Center in Greenfield

  • Baystate Wing Hospital in Palmer

  • Baystate Noble Hospital in Westfield