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Assistant Nurse Manager - Care Management

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Full-time benefits (32-40 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Variable
Shift Length:  8 Hours
Primary Location (City):  Vancouver
State:  WA

PeaceHealth has an Assistant Nurse Manager position available in the Care Management department at Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, Washington.   This is a 1.0 FTE, exempt positon that will work in collaboration with the Manager of Care Management.    

 

Vancouver, Washington is located across the river from the Portland [Oregon] metropolitan area. Enjoy big city life or the serene countryside with easy access to an abundance of recreational and cultural amenities including snow skiing, water sports, hunting, biking, fishing, fine dining, theatre and so much more. Take advantage of no state income tax and an exceptional school system.

 

Req ID: 173620

 

JOB SUMMARY

The position is responsible for providing managerial assistance to the Nurse Manager.  This position is directly accountable to the Nurse Manager and is responsible for support in the following areas:  hiring; staffing and scheduling; orientation; performance assessment; budget monitoring; maintaining and establishing patient care standards; policies and procedures. 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Demonstrates compassion, respect and caring while working within the scope of Registered Nurse Practice to provide individualized, safe and efficient care to patients and assistance to their families and visitors.  Proactively implement measures to promote a safety climate on the unit, considering the inter-relationship of people, tools and environment in which are is provided.
  2. Provide leadership, management and communication skills to department.
  3. Assist Nurse Manager in planning, recommendation, and implementation of clinical service delivery.  Recommend policy changes which enhance nursing ability to achieve top quartile performance.
  4. Assist Nurse Manager with the staff supervision, counseling and documentation of personnel actions.
  5. Assist Nurse Manager with the evaluation of work performance and performance assessments.
  6. Promote, establish and maintain open communication.
  7. Assist Nurse Manager with budget monitoring.
  8. Assist with the supervision and direction of the department Clinical Educator.
  9. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. 
  • BSN required or actively enrolled in program with a targeted graduation date w/in 3 years of date of hire.

 

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING: 

  • Minimum of three years applicable nursing experience required. 
  • Two years of supervisory/leadership experience in health care organization preferred. 
  • Financial and budgetary experience.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:        

  • Current WA State RN license
  • Specialty certification preferred.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire. 

 

OTHER SKILLS:      

  • Strong problem solving, decision making and time management skills. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal. 
  • Proficient in the use of computers including MS Office applications.
  • Requires skills in the process of continuous adaptation.
  • Ability to address generation conflict in workforce applying a philosophical understanding of servant leadership.
  • Ability to adjust instructional methods to match learning styles, education and training plan and tailor environment to incorporate nursing students and faculty into the clinical unit culture.
  • Ability to identify care patterns or systems thinking which leads to the most effective patient outcomes.
  • Knowledge and application of tools for quality & safety (e.g. A3, 5S) and monitors patient outcome at the patient and unit level to achieve top quartile performance.
  • Ability to apply interventions at patient and unit levels which promote evidence-based practice, staying current with nursing literature.
  • Ability to apply “holism” in nursing as application of body, mind and spirit as a total unit acting together in nursing care delivery and patient need for care.

 

SOUTHWEST PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires fairly light physical exertion up to 33% of the time.         
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less.   
  • Work requires frequent exposure to minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.  
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).

 

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

 

About PeaceHealth

 

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 

 

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Vancouver community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.

 

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

 

Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

 

Location: Vancouver, Southwest Medical Center (150)
Job Category:  Leadership 
Shift:  Variable
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.0
Work Type:  Full Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $48.28, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support; Registered Nurse - Washington

 

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

 

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

 

Posting Notes: Vancouver || Leadership || Nursing Leadership || Full Time || CLINICAL SUPP SVCS

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