Assistant Nurse Manager Registered Nurse RN Trauma/Medical Unit Night Shift

  • HCA
  • Wichita, KS, USA
  • Apr 25, 2018

Job Description

Job Code: 00323-17647


Nights (rotating weekends)

Assistant Nurse Manager Registered Nurse Trauma Medical UnitFull Time Night Shift

One of the most experienced and comprehensive medical centers in Kansas! Wesley is the hospital of choice for thousands of people in Kansas and northern Oklahoma. Their preference for Wesley extends well beyond the high-quality medical services Wesley offers. It includes the spirit of intensive caring that inspires and guides everyone who works at Wesley Medical Center. Wesley Medical Center is an acute-care center licensed for 760 beds and 102 bassinets. As a leader in overall recommended care, Wesley treats more than 24,000 patients annually and delivers more than 6,000 babies â€" more than any hospital in a 13-state region. Wesley provides the most extensive emergency network in Wichita with the Wesley ER, Wesley West ER, Wesley Derby ER, and Wesley Woodlawn ER. Founded in 1912 by a regional organization of the Methodist Church, Wesley has been an HCA facility since 1985. Wesley owns and operates Wesley Woodlawn Hospital and ER, WESLEYCare Clinics and the Pediatric Center of Kansas.

Wesley is extremely proud to have earned an "A" rating in the most recent Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score Report!

Position Summary:
The Assistant Nurse Manager provides leadership through collaboration with the Nursing Manager of the Department in planning, organizing, coordinating, monitoring, and evaluating the care provided for patients in the unit. Responsibilities include fiscal, human resource, risk management, and operational functions. The Assistant Nurse Manager contributes to strategic planning and program development and maintains 24-hour accountability. The Assistant Nurse Manager performs delegated duties and functions within the philosophy and overall scope of responsibility.

  • Delivers patient-centered nursing care in accordance with standards of care defined by Wesley medical Center
  • Systematically evaluates the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice by participation in quality of care activities to initiate, implement, and sustain process improvements
  • Maintains current professional knowledge, acts as a role model/resource, and oversees direct nursing care to patients
  • Established and maintains effective and respectful communication in development of all collaborative relationships
  • Ability to utilize critical thinking and problem solving skills to identify, interpret, and access appropriate resources in patient specific scenario(s)
  • Secures, administers and handles medication according to established guidelines
  • Assists with assessment and evaluation of staffing patterns for proper utilization of personnel, according to patient acuity levels
  • Assists in investigations, documentation, and resolution of complaints or incidents concerning patients, visitors, physicians and staff
  • Assists in the development and implementation of goals and objectives for the department
  • Assists with interviewing, hiring, orientation and evaluation of staff performance
  • Maintains all department records and certifications, as required

Required Registration, Licensure or Certification
  • Current Licensure in the State of Kansas as a Registered Professional Nurse (RN)
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) verification course, as specified in policy
Required Education or Experience
  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing
Preferred Education or Experience
  • BSN

Required Knowledge and Skills
  • Ability to utilize the nursing process in the provision of nursing care including, but not limited to, administering treatments and medications, interpreting diagnostic tests, formulating a plan of care, collaborating with other health care providers and providing education to patients and/or significant others
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively
  • Possess personal computer skills
  • Ability to multi-task, delegate and prioritize
  • Possess problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to collaborate with other health care providers
  • Ability to educate patients and/or significant others
  • Ability to supervise regular staff and float staff on shift
  • Ability to coordinate staffing for shifts
Preferred Knowledge and Skills
  • Acute care experience
  • Possess skills in: patient care documentation systems and bed placement systems

Associate's Degree/College Diploma

Last Edited: 01/29/2018