Assistant Nurse Manager - Medicine/Telemetry - McClure 6

Employer
The University of Vermont Medical Center
Location
Burlington Vermont
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Mar 01, 2021
Closes
Mar 05, 2021
Ref
11540_R0028134
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

JOB DESCRIPTION:

This is our newest Medicine/Telemetry specialty unit that provides care to patients who are acutely ill with a wide variety of medical problems and diseases. Currently this unit is providing care for our COVID patients who are not requiring care in our ICU. Our medical nurses have a solid knowledge of diseases and body systems, and are skilled at multi-tasking and high-level critical thinking.  Every patient presents with individual medical, psycho social, and behavioral needs for whom the medical nurse is skilled at developing and implementing a patient-centered plan of care.

Joining this unit provides you with a unique opportunity to help build a new team, a new unit, and a new culture.  We are seeking individuals who have strong team skills, detail oriented, and work well with change.   There will be opportunities for professional engagement with the planning, team building, training, and clinical practice development.

Professional growth and development is strongly encouraged and supported in the Department of Nursing including participating in Nursing Professional Governance, Unit Based Practice Council, Specialty Nurse Practice Groups, and the Clinical Advancement and Recognition Program to name a few.  We look forward to you either beginning or continuing your career with the University of Vermont Medical Center organization and this Medicine/Telemetry patient care team. 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Functions as the primary support person to the Nurse Manager for the direction and coordination of nursing care for a specific patient care unit. The ANM collaborates with the nurse manager in assessment and planning for nursing care. She/he carries out the responsibilities of the nurse manager in her/his absence with guidance from the Administrative Director. The Assistant Nurse Manager participates in hiring and evaluation of staff. The Assistant Nurse Manager collaborates with the multidisciplinary team to ensure effective operations of the nursing unit.

EDUCATION:

State of Vermont Registered Nurse (RN) license required. BSN required, MSN preferred.

EXPERIENCE:

Minimum of three years of appropriate nursing experience relevant to the clinical specialty of the unit.

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