Assistant Nurse Manager -General Surgery, Full Time
Mary Washington Healthcare
Location: Fredericksburg, Virginia
Internal Number: R-5807
Start the day excited to make a difference...end the day knowing you did. Come join our team.
The Assistant Nurse Manager (ANM) assists the Nurse Manager in the management of day-to-day patient care services and supports Associates who are providing patient care to ensure the best clinical outcomes. The ANM is part of the unit-based leadership team under the direction of the Nurse Manager. The ANM adheres to the mission, vision, values and strategic initiatives of Mary Washington Healthcare while demonstrating a commitment to quality service to patient, physicians, peers, and the community.
Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
Provides direct oversight of clinical care delivery in collaboration with the Nurse Manager to ensure patient quality targets are met; as well as safe, effective, and efficient care of patients.
Provides shift leadership for unit to ensure 24/7 coverage with Nurse Manager and other ANMs.
Ensures daily and shift staffing resources are adjusted to meet patient care needs.
Creates and reassesses patient assignments to ensure they are consistent with Associates' state licensure and scope of practice.
Completes purposeful rounding on Associates and patients daily, including off-shifts.
Ensures completion of daily regulatory and safety tasks and requirements.
Serves as a liaison between physicians, other departments, patients, visitors, and families to resolve concerns.
Assists the Nurse Manager in verifying that Associates receive required education.
Participates in and facilitates new Associate department orientation, education, and evaluation.
Reviews, monitors, and documents competencies and compliance to performance expectations.
Provides feedback during annual performance evaluation reviews in collaboration with the Nurse Manager.
Administers Records of Conference (ROC) for attendance and initial ROC's after discussion with Nurse Manager.
Serves as a resource and mentor to unit staff.
Provides feedback to staff regarding opportunities for improvement to practice.
Delivers unit communication and facilitates shift huddle.
Works in collaboration with Associates to implement and monitor the achievement of Patient Satisfaction and Experience, Quality, and Safety targets.
Participates in the interview process for Associate selection.
Participates in action plans related to AOS results for Associate engagement.
Performs all essential functions and responsibilities of a Registered Nurse, as indicated in the Registered Nurse job description.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited school required.
Valid RN License from Virginia or reciprocal compact state required.
AHA BLS Provider CPR required at hire
Certification within clinical area of responsibility within three years required.
Minimum of two years' staff nurse experience required.
As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.
A Not-for-Profit Regional Healthcare System Dedicated to Excellence. From our humble beginnings in Fredericksburg, Virginia as an eight-room hospital to our modern not-for-profit regional system, Mary Washington Healthcare has seen enormous growth and development in the past 100 years. Today, we are made up of two hospitals and 28 healthcare facilities and wellness services. Community leaders volunteer on our Board of Trustees in order to guide the continued growth and direction of our health care system.