Asst. Nurse Manager, Emergency Department (Memorial)

Management Worcestrer, Massachusetts


Description

Position at UMass Memorial Medical Center

Everyone Is a Caregiver.

At UMass Memorial Health Care, Everyone is a Caregiver regardless of title. Exceptional patient care, academic excellence and leading-edge research make UMass Memorial the premier health care system of Central and Western Massachusetts, and a place where we can help you build the career you deserve. We are more than 14,000 employees, working together as one health care system. And everyone, in their own unique way, plays an important part, everyday.

Requisition #: 215774
Title: Assistant Nurse Manager
Department: Emergency Department
Posting Date: July 22, 2021
Shift: Evenings
Status: Exempt
Hours: 40 hours
Location: UMass Memorial Medical Center - Memorial Campus 
 
Position Summary:
 
Responsible for directing and coordinating daily departmental function and planning for the delivery of optimal emergent patient care. Collaborates with the Nurse Manager to manage and direct the implementation of professional nursing practice on a day-to-day basis. Coordinates age-appropriate patient care activities for a defined staff and makes immediate decisions for those areas within the scope of his/her responsibility using knowledge of standards, policies and procedures as they apply to the given area. As part of the Emergency Department management team participates in strategic planning, implementation, evaluation, and revision of systems to support and enhance the competence, autonomy, and accountability of the nursing staff. Manages and directs day-to-day work responsibilities for the Emergency Department to assure optimal patient flow and satisfaction.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates clinical practice and deployment of resources at the unit level for staff to ensure implementation of clinical processes, adherence to standards, and compliance with regulatory standards.
  • Keeps Nurse Manager informed of nursing workload, changes in patient and employee needs, and other problems.
  • Assists in directing patient flow between the waiting room, ambulance traffic, ambulatory clinics, MD access, ICU’s and medical-surgical floors.
  • Assesses the number and competency level of staff in each assigned area and adjusts staffing appropriately to meet patient care needs.
  • Facilitates communication between nursing and other disciplines.
 
Position Qualifications:
 
License/Certification/Education:
 
Required:
  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing or management experience and current Massachusetts Registered Nurse licensure and registration.
Experience/Skill:
 
Required:
  • Minimum of two years related clinical experience and at least one year experience in the clinical preceptor and/or resource role.
  • Demonstrates leadership experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
 
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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