Providence Health & Services Assistant Nurse Manager - L&D in Olympia, Washington
Providence is calling a Assistant Nurse Manager (1.0 FTE, Variable Shift) to the Labor And Delivery at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.
Under supervision of the Nurse Manager, provides direct nursing supervision on the unit ensuring comprehensive and quality patient care. The Assistant Nurse Manager assists with day-to-day management of unit operations. This position assists with oversight of clinical and resource utilization, patient throughput, quality assessment and improvement, patient/staff/provider satisfaction, interpretation of policies and procedures, staff education and regulatory compliance. Participates in the selection and evaluation of staff as delegated by the director and/or Nurse Manager.
In this position you will:
Within the delegated authority accomplishes management tasks: • Demonstrates responsibility for day-to-day unit activities related to: ◦ Staffing and supervision. ◦ Performance management, recognition mentoring and coaching. ◦ Improving quality and safety. ◦ Customer service and service recovery. ◦ Physician liaison, including rounding. ◦ Throughput. ◦ Maintaining supplies (routine and special order) and equipment. ◦ Effective leadership and communication.
Participates in the hiring of new employees. Assists with timely and accurate evaluations of staff according to PSPH standards.
Collaborates with the Nurse Manager to update and revise policies, procedures, protocols, processes, standards, and job descriptions.
Demonstrates above average skill in conflict resolution, negotiation of solutions, communicates positive and constructive feedback within the department and at the hospital level.
Participates in coordination and implementation of staff and Charge RN meetings. Collaborates with the Nurse Manager, Director and Educator for meeting content.
Participates as representative of the department on assigned hospital wide committees.
Collaborates with the Nurse Manager and Director to meet regulatory agency and PSPH requirements.
Observes and assures clinical staff skills.
Demonstrates knowledge and ability in utilizing routine and specialized computer programs.
Leads unit level process improvement activities, including: • Improving unit based processes. • Improving patient care through the development of evidence-based nursing care processes. • Participates and promotes hospital wide process improvement projects that have impact on the department. • Serves as a resource for the staff and management for issues related to process improvement.
Participates in department level staff and customer satisfaction activities including: staff and patient rounding, discharge phone calls, staff recognition, key words at key times.
Maintains clinical knowledge and skills at the ability necessary to support patient care appropriate to the patient population served. Functions as a role model for communication, mission integrity, and professional behavior in all areas of responsibility. Facilitates teamwork and unit pride.
Displays a positive image of leadership. • Demonstrates knowledge and skill to facilitate groups of diverse backgrounds and opinions. • Displays, promotes, and coaches professional behavioral standards. • Demonstrates ability to receive feedback and modify behaviors accordingly. • Participates in professional organizations. • Participates in the department based and hospital activities that promote the PSPH mission. • Displays behaviors and communication style that promotes positive interaction with the staff members. • Identifies own educational needs and addresses the need through appropriate means. • Maintains own certifications at same standard as required clinical staff.
Provides care appropriate to the patient population: • Assess data relative to age of patient (chronological or cognitive). • Interpret data based on age-specific parameters. • Plan, modify, and deliver care based on age of patient. • Identify and plan for special behaviors of the specific age groups. • Consider age-appropriate resources. • Develops or contributes to the individual plan of care relating to the developmental age and needs of the patient. • Adjusts care to the age-related needs of the patient for: Neonate, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult, and Older Adult.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
3 years Acute care nursing experience within the last 5 years.
Washington State Licensure as a Registered Nurse.
American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA BLS).
American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (AHA ACLS) upon hire.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).
Neonatal Resuscitation Certification (NRP) within 6 months of hire.
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.
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Job Category: Nurse Lead/Supervisor/Manager
Req ID: 265204