Assistant Nurse Manager - Medical Oncology

Employer
Location
Portland, Oregon
Salary
Competitive
Posted
4/7/2021
Closes
5/5/2021
Specialty
Hemo / Oncology, Managerial, Support Staffing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
 
  Overview

Nurses at Legacy embody our mission of making life better for others. It’s evident in their expertise as well as in their kind and caring nature. The Assistant Nurse Manager leads by example, providing support to the Nurse Manager in overseeing patient care and carrying the Legacy mission into every responsibility, whether it’s staffing, scheduling, budgeting or collaborating with peers. If you are ready to grow with a healthcare system that values your professionalism and compassion, please consider this opportunity.

Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center in Northwest Portland is known for its specialty programs and clinical excellence. Legacy Good Samaritan features nationally renowned doctors in cancer care, kidney transplantations, neurology, ophthalmology, weight-loss surgery, robotic surgery, rehabilitation and more, plus Oregon’s only 24-hour urgent care that’s located alongside an emergency room, with access to emergency care if needed.

Recently expanded medical/surgical oncology unit (35 private rooms).  Patient population: medical/surgical oncology, chemotherapy infusion, autologous stem cell transplantation, gender affirmation surgeries

Responsibilities

The Assistant Nurse Manager is responsible for providing support and managerial assistance to the Nurse Manager by managing daily unit operations that include: Staffing and scheduling; orientation and on-boarding; education and competency assessment; budget monitoring; maintaining and establishing patient care standards; promoting evidence-based practice; and implementing quality improvement measures. This position is directly accountable to the Nurse Manager and assists with the management of the department(s). The Assistant Nurse Manager is an additional resource and back-up support for the unit staff and departmental operations. The Assistant Nurse Manager facilitates workflow in the department with the support of the Charge Nurse and is the resource for staff and the organization in the absence of the Manager.

Qualifications

Education:

Academic degree in nursing (BSN or MSN/MN) required; MSN/MN preferred.  Internal candidates may be considered with verification of a BSN or MSN/MN in progress, to be completed prior to 12/31/2021.

 

Experience:

Relevant clinical nursing experience at proficient to expert level of practice required with two years supervisory/leadership/charge nurse experience in health care.

  • Prior chemo and stem cell transplantation experience required
  • Oncology Nursing Certification highly preferred

Skills: Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal; strong problem-solving, decision-making and time-management skills; demonstrated knowledge of operations, including staffing, scheduling, productivity management, workflow planning and staff development; proficient in use of PC-based computer software including Microsoft Office applications.

LEGACY’S VALUES IN ACTION: 

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Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled

Licensure

Current applicable state RN license required; specialty certification preferred; current BLS certification at date of hire. #lh

 
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