Assistant Nurse Manager - Medical Acute Care Emanuel
|ASSISTANT NURSE MANAGER
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.
Education: An academic degree in nursing is required (BSN or MSN/MN).
Promotions or Internal Transfers: A Bachelor's degree in Nursing is required. The BSN requirement may be met for candidates who demonstrate that they are enrolled in an accredited BSN level program and are making meaningful progress. The BSN requirement may be met for candidates with an Associate’s degree attending direct entry Master’s programs in nursing, and are within one year of graduation. Demonstrated evidence of course completion will be required and will be tracked by the individual’s manager.
Experience: Relevant clinical nursing experience at proficient to expert level of practice required with two years supervisory/leadership/charge nurse experience in health care.
Licensure/Certification: Current applicable state RN license required; specialty certification preferred; current BLS certification at date of hire.
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.
PREFERRED EMPLOYEE PROFILE:
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