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Assistant Nurse Manager - Care Management

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Job ID: 40020
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Assistant Nurse Manager for the  Care Management department at Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, Washington.   This is a full-time exempt position working primarily day shift, with some evening shifts.    This position will provide managerial assistance to the Nurse Manager with the following : staffing and scheduling; orientation; performance assessment; budget monitoring; maintaining and establishing patient care standards, and  policies and procedures.

We offer :

  • Relocation assistance
  • An excellent benefits package with 3 medical plan options to select from
  • PTO accrual starting at 30 days per year
  • Annual salary starts at $105,000 more depending upon RN and leadership experience

About Southwest Medical Center:

  • 450- bed acute care hospital with level II trauma center
  • Together with our Medical Group, we provide comprehensive specialty care for more than 280,000 patients annually in southwest Washington. 
  • A non-profit mission driven healthcare system
  • On the Magnet Journey

Moving to the area? Why you'll love Vancouver and surrounding communities:

  • Vancouver is a lively city with over 160,000 residents, located just across the Columbia River from Portland, Oregon.
  • A thriving innovative waterfront with amazing restaurants, wine tasting rooms and Taphouse,
  • The Waterfront Renaissance Trail provides 5 miles of scenic pathway along the waterfront
  • Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy quick access to the Pacific Ocean, Mount Hood, Mount St. Helens, and never-ending recreational activities of the Pacific Northwest.
  • A thriving arts, theater, and music scene and our 26 colleges and universities attract renowned authors, performers, and speakers.
  • Stellar school districts.
  • No Washington State income tax
  • Many smaller cities surrounding Vancouver that offer a variety of housing with some rural living opportunities 

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date

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Position Details:

  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:
  • Bachelor Degree in Nursing required or actively enrolled in program with a targeted graduation date w/in 3 years of date of hire.
  • Recent charge nurse/leadership experience 
  • Minimum of three years applicable nursing experience required.
  • WA State RN licensure &  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).


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