Assistant Nurse Manager - Surgical Services

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

Job Description

Job Code: 26330-18396

Full-time

No Weekends

Wesley Woodlawn, a campus of Wesley Medical Center, provides patients with convenient access to expert heart care, surgical care and emergency services. Our 82 bed facility provides world class medical care while promoting wellness, healthy lifestyles and community health education programs and screenings.

Wesley Woodlawn earned a national Excellence in patient Care award for a second consecutive year from the healthcare performance improvement firm Studer Group. The hospital was selected based on its overall emergency department patient satisfaction scores, which were in the 90th percentile nationally.

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 function. 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
  • Establishes 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
  • Participates in, and enforces hospital life safety, quality, and risk management policies, procedures, and standards of regulatory agencies
  • 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
  • For ANMs in 60810 - ONS Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Course (ONS Chemo), as specified in policy
  • For ANMs in 60810, 60910 and 61310 - Successful completion of Dysrhythmia Exam within allotted time frame, as specified in policy


Required Education or Experience

  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing


Preferred Education or Experience

  • Bachelor's of Science in Nursing


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 at least two years
  • Possess skills in: patient care documentation systems and bed placement systems


Bachelor's Degree

Last Edited: 04/13/2018

Reference

26330-18396