Assistant Nurse Manager

Parker, CO
Nov 12, 2017
Nov 20, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Known locally as the “full-service community hospital doing some big things,” Parker Adventist Hospital, (located at E-470 and Parker Road), offers leading medical experts, the latest technology and a broad array of clinical services. Ranked among the top hospitals in the nation for patient satisfaction, Parker Hospital performs complex spine and brain surgery along with weight-loss and joint-replacement surgery. We have a Level II Trauma Center and a Birthplace with a Level IIIA NICU caring for babies born as early as 28 weeks. Opened 10 years ago and still growing, the entire team is incredibly vibrant, skilled, enthusiastic, innovative and motivated. The sense of “newness” felt at Parker is a big aspect of the culture and the high patient and employee satisfaction scores speak volumes about the care and the environment. Every associate at Parker lives its culture of “relationship based care” each day – treating every patient, family and team member like WE would want to be cared for. For more information about Parker Adventist Hospital and joining the team, visit

Job Description/Job Posting ID: 115360

Recruiter Contact: Candice Seng (

Clinic/Department: 7545 PARKER WOUND CARE


Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Days

Position Summary

Responsible for developing, achieving and maintaining the goals of a unit or department by focusing on the unit or department’s daily operations. Consistently promotes a positive work environment by being visible and available to all levels of staff and customers. Collaboratively works with nurse leaders in maintaining productivity, supporting hospital initiatives and ensuring units/departments are appropriately staffed. Will assist in identifying staff development needs with an emphasis on evidence based practice and education. The Assistant Nurse Manager’s (ANM) annual performance review is dependent upon departmental goals and outcomes achieved along with the key performance indicators of the team the ANM directly supervises. Key performance indicators will include but are not limited to:

• Patient Satisfaction improvement/stabilization

• Productivity- meeting unit based financial targets

• Core measures- improve and maintain a >90% bundle score

• Narcotic oversight- zero tolerance for breaches

• Medication Safety- zero tolerance for breaches

• Red Rules- zero tolerance for breaches

• Patient Hourly Rounding- consistently performed

• Associate Rounding-every associate, every month

• Active participation/implementation in facility or unit based councils and committees as assigned by unit leader

• Physician Nurse rounding-consistently performed in inpatient areas Please review job addendum.

Minimum Education Requirements

• Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN), preferred

Minimum Experience Requirements

• 3 years Registered Nurse experience

• 2 years experience in specific department focus, preferred

• Excellent time management and interpersonal skills

• Responsible for supervising a group of staff as defined by department leader

• Provides patient care as required

• Demonstrates commitment to the role as evidenced by attendance at all assigned ANM forums and assigned leadership development courses.

• Attendance at optional leadership development and clinical specialty education is an expectation of self-directed professional growth.


• Current Colorado Registered Nurse (RN) License

• Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from American Heart Association

• Current appropriate facility identified national certification upon hire, or within one year of certification eligibility

Position Duties (Essential Functions)

People - 20%

Assists in development, coordination and approval of schedules and time off requests. Posts schedule according to established deadlines. Makes unit assignments based on patient needs, associate skills/abilities, department resources and operational requirement. Consistently and fairly counsels and coaches staff related to accountability, performance and appropriately documents issues and concerns. Assists with interviewing candidates utilizing Talent Selection Interview Tool. Collaborates and assists leadership of the department with staff meetings and agendas. Recognizes and builds trust with all associates, physicians, families and patients. Assists leadership in performance evaluation documentation. Communicates appropriate information at change of shift and throughout shift.  Consistently promotes a positive work environment. Builds effective working relationships: Takes an objective look at issues from varied perspectives, is open-minded and open to improvement – not rigid in thinking. Stimulates and facilitates change in a positive manner. Involves staff in planning processes to attain valuable input and to assure positive outcomes. Works harmoniously with and effectively supervises staff by building trust and demonstrating effective decision making. Facilitating Change: Demonstrates statistical improvements on unit in areas related to patient, physician and associate satisfaction. Recognizes staff when effective change has occurred.

Service - 20%

Proactively identifies and resolves problems within unit. Rounds daily on the unit to interact with staff, families and patients in order to obtain feedback on the functioning of the unit. Works with staff to immediately intervene in order to resolve patient/family issues. Will carry departmental mobile phone/communication device and respond to calls promptly. Supports facility/unit system initiatives to attain and improve physician, patient and associate satisfaction scores.

Quality - 20%

Serves as patient advocate and provides patient care when required. Ensures compliance, provides coaching and monitors staff to ensure they are adhering to CMS and Joint Commission standards to include nursing sensitive and core measures. Complies with the National Patient Safety Goals. Tracks unit equipment for missing, broken, and replacement needs. Collaborates with interdisciplinary team to develop and implement holistic, individualized plan of care. Ensures quality checks (COR cart, etc) and participates in quality audits. Identifies any potential patient safety issues. Employs evidence based practice standards to ensure a quality patient care environment.

Cost - 15%

Assists in reviewing Kronos for accuracy. Adjusts staffing to maintain productivity standards. Assists in managing Premium Labor/budget goals. Facilitates Patient Flow on unit. Manages unit supply, stock, linen issues. Consistently validates that work processes and priorities are in alignment with PAH’s/Department Strategic Plan. Is innovative with staffing assignments without compromising patient safety. Encourages associates to challenge work processes to improve unit effectiveness. Recognizes staff when effective change has occurred.

Growth - 15%

Collaborates with unit educator to meet the needs of staff in both on-boarding process and ongoing competency and professional development initiatives. Integrates department culture with emphasis on productivity standards and hospital goals into interviewing and hiring process. Supports succession planning within the unit.

Community - 10%

Demonstrates commitment to Centura’s Core Values by participating in community events.

Physical Requirements

Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs constantly.


Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. 

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