Assistant Nurse Manager - Acute Medicine
Company: NYU Langone Health
Location: New York
Posted on: January 17, 2020
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We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Assistant
In this role, the successful candidate Provides clinical leadership
and management for a designated time period (shift) for a patient
care unit (or clinical service in operative and ambulatory
settings), consistent with the philosophy and goals of the
institution, Departments of Nursing, unit, or program. Assists the
Nurse Manager to develop and sustain an environment of excellence
in patient / family service, growth and development of staff, and
to apply evidence based practice to improve patient care.
- Participates in and fosters staff involvement in evidence based
practice and other nursing research efforts.
- Maintains awareness of research protocols applicable to unit,
ensures knowledge of staff, protects rights of patients, and
participates in assessment/evaluation of outcomes.
- Fosters an environment that promotes patient/family, physician
and staff satisfaction, and communicates issues and concerns to
- Participates in the implementation of action plans and
identifies new opportunities for improvement.
- Collaborates with Nurse Manager and other nursing leadership to
support the unit-based quality and performance improvement program
consistent with the service and departmental plan.
- Serves as a support and resource for the education of health
care providers as may occur during the designated shift.
- Initiates professional development plan to improve and sustain
clinical and leadership competency.
- Participates in evaluating the effectiveness of education and
development activities in achieving desired outcomes.
- Facilitates attendance and participation by staff in
- Participates in developing the unit milieu supportive of
education and development of the nursing staff and other health
care providers, consistent with the goals of a learning
- Collaborates with the Nurse Manager and Instructor in
identifying, addressing, and utilizing available resources to meet
the learning needs of professional and ancillary staff
- Promotes patient, physician and other consumer satisfaction by
facilitating excellent customer service by all members of the
health care team. Assists with compliance with standards and
regulations of agencies pertinent to the unit or clinical service.
Demonstrates a spirit of collaboration and effective cooperation
with other Departments regarding clinical activity of other units
in the service and hospital. Provides leadership support of other
unit(s) in the service on weekends and holidays.
- Guides, develops, and counsels staff regarding practice and
performance standards. Seeks consultation from the leadership on
duty in implementing disciplinary measures of an imminent nature,
using principles of the caring, fair, and professional work
environment. Communicates regularly with the Nurse Manager
regarding matters of patient safety, clinical practice, staff
performance, and participates in the implementation of staff
improvement plans. Provides input to and participates in informal
and formal review of performance standards of staff assigned to the
- Identifies, initiates investigation and proactively responds on
an immediate basis to potential and actual risk management issues
per standards and institutional policies, reporting same to Nurse
Manager and to leadership on duty as indicated. Works with the
Nurse Manager and other nursing leadership to facilitate and
support a 24 hour environment conducive to creativity in practice
and cooperation with all members of the health care team.
Participates in interviewing and selecting staff for the unit or
- Coordinates unit response to emergent patient and unit or
clinical service events, communicating expeditiously with other
leadership and response teams (airway, fire, etc.). Communicates
significant patient care issues, family concerns, safety, and
critical events to leadership on duty at the time, seeks
consultation and assistance when indicated, and reports to the
Nurse Manager or Director in timely manner.
- Functions as a respectful member of the health care team.
Ensures pertinent communication of patient care and unit related
issues from nursing staff on surrounding shifts. Coordinates
patient care services for optimal efficiency with nursing
leadership and other disciplines as indicated.
- Demonstrates knowledge of the organizations Service Standards
and incorporates them into the performance of
- Assists Nurse Manager with scheduling and staffing for optimal
availability of resources. Establishes, and adjusts as needed, the
assignment of nursing staff to patients based on unit specific
standards, staff competency, and acuity of patients. Provides
leadership for coordination of unit activity, serving as a role
model and resource during a designated period of time
- Supports the mission, philosophy, standards, goals and
objectives of the institution, department, unit, and service
- Participates in the development, promulgation, and
implementation of process standards for the delivery of patient
care relevant to area of practice.
- Serves as a role model for staff in considering needs and
behaviors of specific patient age and cultural groups. Serves on
the Airway Team as designated, and responds to clinical or other
emergencies as needed.
- Assists in facilitating a collaborative interdisciplinary
approach to achieve optimal patient care outcomes.
- Demonstrates awareness and recognition of the clinical plan of
care on a twenty-four hour continuum. Ensures and participates in
providing ongoing patient / family education to facilitate
discharge planning consistent with the individual needs of the
- Provides direct patient care as needed to support the clinical
operations of the unit.
- Asumes responsibility for clinical operations of the unit for
the designated shift, collaborating with nursing leadership for
patient admission, transfer, and discharge activity.
- Acts as a professional role model to all levels of staff by
incorporating expertise, critical thinking and related experience
in all aspects of nursing process in the care of patients and
- Provides clinical leadership by assessing, implementing and
evaluating the care provided to patients and families in the
To qualify you must have a Current Registered Professional Nurse in
New York. Baccalaureate degree in Nursing required. A minimum of
two years of clinical practice in the care of the patient
population served; ability to apply nursing process toward
achievement of specific outcomes in an organized fashion which
addresses patient/family satisfaction; Progressive advancement on
the clinical ladder, demonstrated in achievement of at least Nurse
Clinician, and preferably Senior Nurse Clinician level.
Demonstrates the potential for leadership by serving competently as
group practice leader, resource nurse, or charge; demonstrates
ability to develop, guide, motivate, nurture, and coach others;
participates in service or departmental committees, staff and/or
patient education programs. Evidence of strong interpersonal
skills, effective communication skills, and creative problem
solving; Membership in pertinent professional organizations..
Required Licenses: Registered Nurse License-NYS
Certification in relevant practice area preferred.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with
all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Health provides its staff with far more than just a
place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of,
an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and
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employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of
recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged
to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race,
color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual
orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin,
age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or
parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any
other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an
employment decision. We require applications to be completed
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