Assistant Nurse Manager – Postpartum

Clackamas, Oregon 27560


  • Full time
  • $$48.00-$56.50/Hour/per hour

Job Description

Assistant Nurse Manager – Postpartum
Clackamas, Oregon

Job description
The Associate Manager is responsible for managing daily unit operations and provides support and assistance to the Manager. The Associate Manager under the supervision of the Manager/Nurse Manager holds direct administrative authority for specific nursing units. The Associate Manager assists with the management of department personnel, provision of safe, cost-effective, quality patient care, a safe work environment and the provision of educational activities for the staff. He/she is directly accountable to the manager of the specific units/departments. The Associate Manager is a "back up "resource for the staff in the absence of the Manager. The Associate Manager is not an interim step in the communication link between the staff and the Manager, but rather a facilitator or additional resource. The Associate Manager facilitates work flow in the department with the support of the Charge Nurse.

Essential Functions:
• Communication: Use established channels of communication to share information, receive feedback and report problems. Assist in the communication of plans and decisions to staff and providers to facilitate linkages and flow of information to others. Build credibility with physicians as a champion for patient care, quality, and nursing professionalism. Effectively facilitates consensus building to accomplish goals and objectives. Provide constructive feedback and effectively manages conflict. Assist in the creation and articulates a shared vision and goals. Follow up on feedback and reports problems as well as positive comments. Assist in maintaining an environment which recognizes and values differences in staff, physicians, patients and communities. Collaborate with nursing programs to provide required resources. Routinely rounds on staff to communicate key messages and identify concerns and issues. Routinely rounds on patients to gain feedback.
• Clinical Practice: Act as an expert resource for staff and utilizes knowledge in clinical area of practice. Assist in the evaluation of nursing practice, research and trends. Apply knowledge to the development of standards of care and practice to ensure optimal patient outcomes. Assist in the creation, modifications and evaluation of policies and procedures as delegated and/or appropriate to the clinical unit and expertise. Assist in the development of competencies so staff achieve maximize performance. Maintain personal and professional growth of self and others by participating in educational offerings and professional organizations. Partner with medical staff and other disciplines to assist with establishment of patient care goals for unit development. Evaluate patient care delivery model and the needed staff, equipment and resources to provide safe, optimal care. Assist in the direction and supervision of staff and ensure safe, therapeutic environment, both for in the moment operational support and long term. Support the development and implementation of an organization wide patient safety program. Ensure staff is educated on risk management and compliance issues and correct action is identified in areas of potential liability. Ensures staff support for expedited patient care by initiating protocol driven orders and patient preparation for physician exam (undressed, bedded, supplies and equipment in room needed for routine or specialty exam and/or treatment).
• Quality/Service Improvement: Articulate the organizations performance improvement program and goals. Assist in development, implementation and maintenance of quality/service monitoring processes.
• This job description is not all encompassing.

• Minimum three (3) years of clinical experience as RN in clinical area.
• Minimum one (1) year of leadership experience.

• BSN or health-related bachelor's degree or currently enrolled in BSN or health related bachelor degree program with completion date defined.
• High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

License, Certification, Registration
• Current Oregon or Washington RN license in state where assigned required upon hire/transfer.
• Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required upon hire/transfer.
Preferred Qualifications:
• Minimum five (5) years of demonstrated knowledge in area of clinical expertise.
• Certification in specialty area.
• Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required upon hire/transfer.
• Nurse Practice Act, the Joint Commission, Labor Law, all related and affiliate contracts, workmen's comp, policies and procedures, human resource policies and procedures, OSHA, CMS, Health department, Employee benefits, National labor relations board, standards of practice of professional organizations.

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