Under direction, to supervise a designated nursing unit on a designated shift or ambulatory care clinic.
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center is currently recruiting for an Assistant Nurse Manager in the Critical Care/ Surgical Intensive Care Unit.
However, the eligible list will be used for other ANM- Critical Care positions as they become available.
Preferred applicant will have of recent SICU experience along with Cardiac surgery experience preferred - 3 yrs or greater. CRRT preferred.
- Assesses the numbers and levels of personnel needed to provide nursing care for a specific patient population;
- Assesses and identifies learning needs of both staff and patients, and monitors the effectiveness of educational programs developed to meet these needs;
- Assesses the quality of nursing care delivered in relation to unit standards;
- Assesses the need for support services and materials to facilitate quality nursing care;
- Collaborates with managers to plan for the development of personnel;
- Collaborates with other nursing staff in planning nursing programs and approaches to patient care;
- Participates in the development of goals and objectives to facilitate unit functioning;
- Participates in the formulation of policies and procedures utilizing staff input;
- Identifies and works to resolve issues that affect the quality of nursing services provided;
- Serves as a resource person for clarification of administrative policies and procedures;
- Promotes effective communication;
- Periodically provides direct patient care;
- Maintains a safe environment for patients, personnel and visitors;
- Participates in the interviewing and hiring process;
- Collaborates with Nurse Manager and Director to identify need for corrective action of an employee and initiates action appropriate to the Assistant Nurse Manager's level of responsibility;
- Identifies patient and visitor and intervenes appropriately;
- Collaborates with nursing staff and administration to establish standards of nursing care;
- Participates in orientation and ongoing educational programs for staff;
- Implements new programs and approaches to patient care;
- Utilizes appropriate management techniques to direct and support staff;
- Participates in the evaluation of the quality of nursing service delivered by the department;
- Reviews policy and procedures and makes recommendations;
- Participates in employee evaluation process; writes evaluations on staff, and reviews with each employee in a timely manner;
- Evaluates own personal performance, leadership abilities, and attainment of established goals.
Graduate of an approved nursing program (preferably BSN), currently licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) in California and sufficient education and experience which demonstrate possession of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the typical tasks noted above.
A qualified applicant would typically have at least three years experience in area of specialty.