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Assistant Nurse Manager - Care Management

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Job ID: 84069
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


At PeaceHealth, it is our vision that every person receives safe, compassionate care; every time, every touch.   At Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, Washington, you'll  be part of a collaborative team working together to ensure our patient  receive exceptional care.   If this resonates with you, consider joining our nursing leadership team in the following role: 

  • Assistant Nurse Manager position for the Care Management department 
  • Full-time exempt position working primarily 8-hour day shifts,  with some evening hours. 
  • Role works collaboratively with the Nurse Manager assisting  with the following : staffing and scheduling; orientation; performance assessment; budget monitoring; maintaining and establishing patient care standards, policies,  and procedures.

The general salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is $58.88 – $88.32. The actual hiring rate is dependent upon several factors including education, training and work experience.  We also offer:

  • PTO accrual rate starting at 30 days per year
  • Comprehensive benefits package effective the first of the month following start date. 
  • Relocation Assistance
  • A mission driven health care system with a collaborative and supportive leadership team

Southwest Washington Medical Center is a 450-bed tertiary-level hospital that is part of PeaceHealth, a non-profit mission driven healthcare system in WA, OR, and Alaska. Located just across the river from the Portland [Oregon] metropolitan area, Vancouver offers the urban amenities of a large city, as well as the serene countryside with magnificent views and quick access to an abundance of recreational and cultural activities.


Position details:

  • 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.
  • Provide leadership, management, and communication skills to department.
  • Assist Nurse Manager in planning, recommendation, and implementation of clinical service delivery. Recommend policy changes which enhance nursing ability to achieve top quartile performance.
  • Assist Nurse Manager with the staff supervision, counseling and documentation of personnel actions.
  • Assist Nurse Manager with the evaluation of work performance and performance assessments.
  • Promote, establish and maintain open communication.
  • Assist Nurse Manager with budget monitoring.
  • Assist with the supervision and direction of the department Clinical Educator.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • BSN required or actively enrolled in program with a targeted graduation date w/in 3 years of date of hire.


  • Requires a minimum of 3 years applicable nursing experience that includes Care Management. 
  • Preferred:  Recent charge nurse experience within the last two years.
  • Preferred:  2 years supervisory/leadership experience in healthcare organization
  • Preferred: Financial and budgetary experience


  • Required Upon Hire: Basic Life Support Certification
  • Required: WA State Registered Nurse License 
  • Preferred: Specialty certification


  • 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.
  • Strong problem solving, decision making and time management skills (Preferred)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal (Preferred)

Working Conditions


  • Consistently operates computer and other office equipment.
  • Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
  • Sedentary work.

Environmental Conditions

  • Predominantly operates in an office environment.
  • Some time spent on site in medical/hospital setting.


  • Ability to communicate and exchange accurate information.
  • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.

PeaceHealth requires a completed Primary Vaccine Series (e.g., 2 dose monovalent Pfizer, Moderna or Novavax series or 1 dose J&J vaccine series) or be Up to Date (receiving the most recent Pfizer/Moderna bivalent vaccine/booster) for COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. PeaceHealth has a medical and religious exemption request process for those that are unable to receive the COVID-19 primary vaccine series due to medical/religious reasons. For caregivers that will be working in Oregon there is a personal vaccine exemption form that may be requested.

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