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Assistant Nurse Manager - Emergency department

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Job ID: 12164
Location: Longview, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

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.‚Äč

PeaceHealth is seeking an Assistant Nurse Manager for the Emergency department at St. John Medical Center in Longview, Washington.  This role will join our emergency nurse management team to provide leadership for our 37- bed emergency department at our 150 bed level III trauma center hospital. This is a full-time exempt position that will work day shift, 10am -7pm. 

St. John is part of PeaceHealth, a non-profit mission-driven healthcare system serving communities in Washington, Oregon and Alaska. Located just 40 miles North of Portland, the Longview-Kelso area is surrounded by the beauty of mountains and the Columbia River. Our community offers the best of both worlds, a peaceful lifestyle of a family-orientated community of 60,000, with close proximity to the Pacific Ocean, Mountains, and the urban amenities of both Portland and Seattle.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package as well as relocation assistance. For additional information you can email Lisa Wishard, Recruiter, at [email protected] is seeking a Assistant Nurse Manager for a Full Time, Evening position.

JOB SUMMARY

The position is responsible for providing managerial assistance to the Nurse Manager.This position is directly accountable to the Nurse Manager and is responsible for support in the following areas:hiring; staffing and scheduling; orientation; performance assessment; budget monitoring; maintaining and establishing patient care standards; policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  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

EDUCATION:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.
  • BSN required or actively enrolled in a program with a targeted graduation date w/in 2 years of date of hire.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • Minimum of three years Emergency RN experience. 
  • Two years progressive  supervisory/leadership experience in health care organization preferred.
  • Financial and budgetary experience.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • Current WA State  Registered Nurse licensure
  • Specialty certification preferred.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
  • ACLS and/or ENPC may be required.

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.


LONGVIEW 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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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.

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