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Assistant Nurse Manager Emergency Department

Company: Saint Peter's Healthcare System
Location: New Brunswick
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Assistant Nurse Manager Emergency Department Adult Emergency Room Saint Peter's is the 5th hospital worldwide to earn Magnet status SIX times in a row. Our team of award-winning nurses is growing, and we are looking for talented, compassionate RNs to join our team. The Assistant Nurse Manager Emergency Department will: Quality Responsible for Nursing Quality Improvements activities on the unit. Coordinate with staff in collecting data for unit specific quality indicators. Facilitate and provide input to Performance Improvement (PI) representative for the quarterly PI report. Create action plans; implement and monitor action plans based on quality data. Participate in design and implementation of needed unit changes based on QI results. Assist the Nurse Manager in planning for and implementing mechanisms to encourage growth and development of staff. Identify and communicate staff's learning needs and refer to Clinical Education & Nursing Research. Assign staff to attend in-services and educational programs. Serve as resource person/mentor to staff. Provide other essential functions as directed by the Nurse Manager. Provide input and assistance in the development of policies and procedures. Participate on hospital committees. Actively participate in preparation for review by regulatory agencies. Participate in maintaining continued survey readiness Assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care activities considering growth and development factors appropriate to age in collaboration with the Nurse Manager. Consistently uses research-based/evidence-based resources, where available, to assess plan and implement care. Report any significant changes in the condition of the unit, any incidents and/or personnel problems. Ensure that changes in patient condition are communicated to the appropriate Medical Staff as well as to the Nurse Manager/Shift Supervisor when needed. Communicate to the Nurse Manager/Shift Supervisor any unit activity that affects delivery of patient care during the shift. Communicate, identify and address any personnel problems requiring immediate action in collaboration with the Nurse Manager/Shift Supervisor. Participate in unit based research. Function as staff as needed to maintain patient safety and quality. Service Actively promote customer satisfaction and a positive work environment. Hold staff accountable to mission excellence standards. Work to create a team approach within and between assigned units. Identify and recommend opportunities to improve physician satisfaction. Collaborate with nurse manager to implement changes on the unit. Conduct daily patient rounds on assigned unit. Identify patient/family concerns and takes appropriate steps to provide service recovery if needed. Ensure staffs are conducting hourly rounds and creates weekly rounding report. People Coordinate monthly staff meetings in collaboration with nurse manager; encourage open communication of unit specific issues. Work with Nurse Manager and staff to address/implement improvements. Effectively plan and set priorities on a daily basis. Remain knowledgeable of patient status/needs. Provide appropriate coordination of activities between all assigned units Monitor staffing for assigned unit and consult with the clinical coordinator, nurse manager and/or staffing coordinator to ensure appropriate staffing levels each shift. Review schedule and inputs into scheduling/timekeeping system. Take steps to expedite patient movement. Review employee time records, approves and signs off. Participate in unit orientation of new and/or float/agency employees. Match new employee with preceptor when needed. Review and assist in completion of newly hired employees' competency check. Attend weekly orientation review. Work in collaboration with nurse manager in completing and providing input for annual performance appraisals. Conduct employee rounds; identify trends, communicate trends to nurse manager, and implement actions to address trends identified. Reviews employee satisfaction survey; provide input to nurse manager in the development of actions plans. Supportive to staff on all unit projects and unit based committees. Finance Work with the clinical staff to prioritize the capital needs of the unit and provide input to Nurse Manager regarding acquisition of capital equipment. Growth Develop and implement new programs and/or process changes to positively impact the patient experience. Attend conferences, seminar, utilizes reference material. Participate and promote the opportunity for nursing staff to attend and participate in continuing education and research programs. Maintain current membership in professional association. Requirements: Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of New Jersey Bachelor's Degree in Nursing required Minimum of 3 years experience in specialty preferred Supervisory experience desired, which may include prior charge nurse, committee leadership, etc. BLS Certification required, as approved by the American Heart Association National certification or nursing administrative certification within one year in specialty specific to care provided PALS, ACLS as required by specialty. ECG Course Critical Care Course (within 6 mos of hire) FT Nights Grade 132

Keywords: Saint Peter's Healthcare System, New Brunswick , Assistant Nurse Manager Emergency Department, Healthcare , New Brunswick, New Jersey

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