Assistant Nurse Manager

Management Escondido, California


Requisition ID
31531
Department
Intensive Care Unit
Location
Escondido, California
Union
Not Applicable
Job Type
Full-Time
Shift
Day
Hours Per Shift
12
Hours Per Pay Period
72

Description
Provides leadership and direct management to meet the goals and objectives of the organization and service for the assigned unit. Using a collaborative approach, assures mutual cooperation of the multidisciplinary team supporting the goals for the shared patient. Participates in interview and may independently make hiring decisions. Uses critical thinking in planning, priority-setting, and decision-making while ensuring positive working systems exist to support the staff's ability to meet patient needs. Responsible for rounding on direct reports and completing evaluations for assigned employee group. Participating in coaching/counseling of staffing including participation in disciplinary meetings. Responsible for time and attendance review, approval, edits, and reporting. Completes patient and EOC rounds and provides prompt service recovery when indicated. May also investigate patient grievances and provide findings to Manager for response. Investigates, remediates, and closes quality review reports. Reviews and analyzes quality and patient audit reports. Participates in committee meetings and trainings as required and assigned by direct leadership. Is a role model inspiring others through displayed optimism, provides intellectual stimulation, and encourages follower creativity. Regularly participates in leadership development trainings. Ensures ongoing regulatory readiness of the staff and service, participating in chart reviews, monitoring and other performance improvement activities as assigned. Requires 24-hour accountability.

Speak and read English at a level that is sufficient to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the position. Knowledge of standard office equipment (i.e., calculator, fax, photocopier) and personal computer and computer software skills (i.e., MS Windows, Excel, Access, Word, Powerpoint, internet, e-mail). Windows computer skills including proficient use of keyboarding, use of mouse or keys for functions such as selecting items, use of drop down menus, scroll bars, opening folders, copying and similar operations required upon employment or within the 1st two weeks of employment to perform the essential functions of the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Follows Palomar Health rules, policies, procedures, applicable laws and standards. Carries out the mission, vision, and quality commitment of Palomar Health.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
Preferred Education: Master's Degree in Nursing
Minimum Experience: 5 years related clinical experience
Preferred Experience: 3 years progressive management experience
Required Certification: American Heart Association recognized BLS - Healthcare Provider
Preferred Certification: Certification in Specialty area of practice or role
Required License: Current CA RN License
Preferred License: Not Applicable

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