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Assistant Nurse Manager, General Medicine/Respiratory

Winston Salem, NC, United States
Job ID: 113807
Job Family: Nursing
Status: Full Time
Shift: Evening
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Mon-Thurs 1 pm - 10 pm, expectation to flex at times
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 12531085030405-Nursing - 9 Ardmore East

Overview

Assistant Nurse Manager- General Medicine/Respiratory 

AHWFB-Winston (9 Ardmore East) 

Evenings: Monday-Thursday 1pm-10pm, Expectation to flex at times  

 

JOB SUMMARY:  Provides clinical and administrative leadership support for a defined patient care area (s).  Responsibilities include fostering a patient centered professional work environment through the implementation of the Theory of Human Caring, the nursing process, staff development and collaborative team interactions for the enhancement of the quality of patient care.  Partners with the Nurse Manager to achieve goals to improve quality of care.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:  Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.  BSN or BS in related field with two years experience in nursing required.

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, and/or REGISTRATION: 

Registered Nurse licensure from the State of North Carolina

Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) required

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required within 1 year of hire for Adult Critical Care, Adult ED

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) required within 1 year of hire for Network ED, Peds ED, PICU and NICU, and other areas per unit guidelines

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1.            Provides leadership in collaboration with the Nurse Manager to staff to ensure short and long-term goals are met by developing and monitoring standards of performance and capitalizing on employee strengths, supporting the Mission, Vision, Core Values and Evidence-based practice. Facilitates appropriate orientation, education, credentialing, and continuing professional development for personnel.

2.            Collaborates effectively by developing collegial relationships and communicating information effectively. Encourages communication and serves as a resource to staff and other departments.

3.            Assists the Nurse Manager in coordinating nursing care with other healthcare disciplines and assists in integrating services across the continuum of care. Accountable for the quality and appropriateness of health care delivery and for the environment in which clinical nursing is practiced.

4.            Promotes a culture of safety for patients, self, co-workers, and facility in conjunction with the Nurse Manager.

5.            Ensures care is delivered with respect for patients rights and preferences. Maintains privacy, confidentiality, and security for patients and staff.

6.            Facilitates resolution of conflicts, collaborates with Service Excellence to promote service recovery, and empowers staff in decision-making through shared governance.

7.            Assumes responsibility with the Nurse Manager for the planning, development, implementation, and monitoring of the budgetary process for designated area(s).

8.            Ensures a biogenic environment that stimulates the ongoing professional development of staff in accordance with the principles of Shared Governance, Theory of Human Caring, and professional practice.

9.            Demonstrates value for professional nursing practice including the utilization of current standards, the nursing process and patient advocacy. In collaboration with the Nurse Manager takes responsibility for continuing education, developing best practices and maintaining the highest level of patient care and staff development.

10.          Ensures/provides appropriate patient care in accordance with specific patient population.  Demonstrates and utilizes knowledge of the needs of the patient population specific to the defined clinical area. Maintains competency related to patient population and identifies strategies to meet related needs.

 

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