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Opportunity for Assistant Nurse Manager ( Full-Time) in White Plains, NY



White Plains, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 25, 2023

Department: WPH CAMS - PreOp Recovery

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift : Day

Hours: Mon-Fri 11 AM -7 PM

Salary Range: $115,000-$160,000

Position Summary:

In collaboration with the Nurse Manager, the Assistant Nurse Manager:

  • Assures the delivery of quality department /clinical services in accordance with established hospital and regulatory/accreditation agency standards.
  • Acts as a role model, coach, mentor, and resource for staff and peers.
  • Responsible for overall department operations, including setting goals and managing personnel and budgets.
  • Maintains 24-hour responsibility for nursing care on the unit.
  • Works with the healthcare team to ensure optimum patient care.
  • Ensures employee compliance with hospital and HR policies.
  • Manages employee competency and education requirements.
  • Participates in the Performance Improvement Program.
  • Promotes a safe environment for employees and patients.
  • Stays updated with departmental operations.
  • Fosters teamwork within the department and hospital-wide.
  • Demonstrates positive customer service and employee relations.
  • Supports hospital initiatives and functions as a change agent.
  • Engages in community service.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities Include the Following:

  • Adheres to WPH Performance Standards, Policies, and Behaviors.
  • Develops and aligns departmental goals with hospital strategic plans.
  • Manages hiring, evaluation, and termination of employees following hospital policy.
  • Creates and updates staffing budgets based on department needs.
  • Ensures compliance with regulations and accreditation standards.
  • Facilitates staff orientation, competency, and education requirements.
  • Provides house supervision as needed and maintains knowledge through education.
  • Participates in Performance Improvement initiatives and patient satisfaction goals.
  • Develops evidence-based standards of care and policies.
  • Promotes service excellence and patient rights.
  • Attends required meetings and communicates effectively.
  • Ensures safety standards for employees and patients.
  • Participates in committees, projects, and reports as needed.
  • Integrates nursing ethics and patient safety principles.
  • Delegate's activities according to NYS Nurse Practice Act.
  • Adheres to ANA Code of Nursing Ethics and WPH standards.
  • Cultivates a culture of shared governance.
  • Collaborates with the Magnet program director for strategic alignment.
  • Performs assigned duties as required.

Education & Experience Requirements:

  • Current NY State License
  • BSN required or be matriculated in a BSN program with plan for graduation by 1/1/2022 if hired prior to 2016 and by 1/1/2020 if hired between 2016 and 1/1/2018 and discussed with the Senior Vice President of Patient Care Services/CNO .
  • BLS certification (through American Heart Association) required
  • ACLS certification (through American Heart Association) preferred unless required by employees in the department supervised then the certification is required
  • Certification in area of specialty, or CNML (Certified Nurse Manager & Leader) preferred, but must be obtained within 3 years of hire date.
  • Demonstrates a basic knowledge of management skills
  • Previous management/leadership experience preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant acute care experience
  • Ability to function as a staff RN
  • Demonstrates excellence in clinical skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Core Competencies:

  • Excellent Communication Skills (written & verbal)
  • Teamwork
  • Adaptability
  • Planning, Organization & Delegation Skills
  • Strong Problem Solving, Judgment & Decision Making Skills
  • Stress Tolerance