Assistant Nurse Manager, Cardiovascular ICU, CVICU

Atlanta, Georgia
Oct 19, 2021
Oct 31, 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Emory University Hospital is seeking an Assistant Nurse Manager who will supervise and coordinate activities of nursing personnel for the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit.

This 20 bed silver-level Beacon Award winning Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit provides highly specialized medical care to patients with a wide-range of life threatening heart conditions; including freshly implanted LVADS, post-op heart and lung transplants, and ECMO. We provide the only adult lung transplant program in the state of Georgia. This CVICU team is supported by a nationally recognized Clinical Nurse Specialist, and highly engaged leadership.

We are proud to be the only health system in Georgia with four Magnet®-recognized hospitals. We're looking for experienced and passionate critical care nurses who are ready to join a team that is redefining quality nursing care.

We are defining a new standard of care for humankind. Are you ready to join us?


  • Supervises and coordinates activities of nursing personnel in one or more patient care units.
  • Verifies that patients' needs are met and evaluates unit nursing care and performance.
  • Participates in planning work of assigned units and coordinates activities with other patient care units and related departments.
  • Plans and organizes training for unit staff members, and participates in guidance and educational programs.
  • Participates in the hiring process and is responsible for development, evaluation and ongoing management of assigned direct reports.
  • Provides professional nursing care in adherence with EHC guidelines and protocols for patients during bedside assignments.
  • Embodies our Care Transformation Model to maintain an environment of trust, fairness, consistency and confidentiality with team members and with internal and external customers.
  • Listens and seeks clarification through Intentional rounding.
  • Completes rounding log and uses findings to develop solutions to identified issues within scope of accountability. Ensures the consistent practice of bedside report and completes monthly audits.
  • Shares knowledge with others within work group/department.
  • Represents needs and interests of direct reports to all levels of the leadership structure.
  • Communicates proactively. Communicates effectively orally and in writing. Supports the delivery of quality patient care by holding staff accountable to established patient care and regulatory standards.
  • Interprets policies and procedure to nursing staff and patients/families. Makes changes in clinical assignments based on patient care needs and demonstrated staff competencies.
  • Promotes a safe, therapeutic, customer-friendly environment. Responds promptly to patient, family and staff concerns seeking to bring issues to resolution.
  • Provides feedback to patient care team regarding issues.
  • Demonstrates clinical knowledge needed to coach staff on day-to-day activities.
  • Pursues continuous learning to gain additional knowledge in area of clinical specialty.
  • Interacts effectively with members of the health care team and ancillary departments to monitor and achieve quality patient outcomes. Supports evidence based changes to clinical practice in pursuit of quality patient outcomes.
  • Ensures service 10 is practiced on their unit and shared throughput the healthcare system.
  • Exercises problem solving skills to optimize patient flow while maintaining quality patient care.
  • Collaborates with healthcare team regarding bed management to ensure appropriate patient placement based on clinical needs.

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing required. Master of Science in Nursing preferred.
  • Five years of nursing experience.
  • Current RN license or temporary permit approved by the Georgia Licensing Board required.
  • BLS certification required. ACLS may be required in some areas.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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