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Assistant Nurse Manager - Intermediate Medical Care Unit

Company: Royal Oak Hospital
Location: Royal Oak
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Assistant Nurse Manager Intermediate Medical Care UnitMidnights3/5CN Intermediate Surgical Unit and 4CN Intermediate Medical Care UnitUnit Summary:Improve health, instill humanity, and inspire hope. That's just the beginning of the difference you can make when you join our team of Registered Nurses on the Intermediate Surgical Unit and the Intermediate Medical Care Unit at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak.3CN/5CN Intermediate Surgical Unit offers a dynamic patient care experience. 3 CN is a ten-bed unit who specializes in general surgery, vascular, and thoracic patients. We are the only progressive care unit in the hospital that can monitor arterial lines. 5 CN is a cardiovascular and thoracic surgery unit. We receive patients directly from the ICU and we can monitor patients who are on various anti-arrhythmics. 5CN is focused on discharge plan and readiness. 4CN is a twelve-bed unit that provides care for a diverse patient population including, but not limited to, respiratory, cardiac, and neuro illnesses. 4CN has the capacity to care for patients with ventilators. Nurses on this unit are teamwork oriented and have excellent support staff which include nursing assistants, nurse technicians and clinical assistants.GENERAL SUMMARY:Under the direction of the nurse manager or other nursing leader, the Assistant Nurse Manager has responsibility for the effective implementation of the philosophy, goals, policies, and procedures of the hospital and the nursing department and their effect on patient care in the department.BENEFITSBeaumont offers a comprehensive benefits package to meet your financial, health and life-work balance goals.NEW On-demand pay program - powered by payactivGenerous paid time off, holidays and flexible schedulingOur employees receive special discounts on a wide range of products and servicesExceptional health, dental, vision and prescription drug insurance plansRelocation assistanceGenerous retirement savings, disability insurance, identify theft protection and even home and auto insuranceFree onsite parking at all campusesSTANDARD QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.A. Education / Training: - Associates or Bachelor's degree in Nursing required; MSN preferred.B. Work Experience: - Two (2) years of nursing required. 3+ years of clinical experience preferred.C. Certification, Licensure, Registration: - Current RN in State of Michigan required.D. Other Qualifications: - Nursing Certification in specialty area preferred.ESSENTIAL DUTIES:Assist the nurse manager and divisional director in development, implementation and evaluation of ongoing service programs which assure quality nursing, and patient care programs consistent with the hospital mission.Assist the nurse manager to monitor/maintain unit compliance with regulatory, accrediting and hospital policy for patient services, and environmental and personnel safety.Maintain current license and knowledge of nursing care requirements for all patients on the unit. Assesses need for personal growth and development and takes the initiative in seeking opportunities to meet this need.Accurately identify real/potential problems affecting the service and implements solutions with follow through and communication.Collaborate with the nurse manager to a service that is consistent with the patient care beliefs and shared management philosophy of the department.Consult with patients/families through primary nurse request, direct family request and/or direct assessment of patient/family response to hospitalization. Assesses patient/significant other survey responses regarding nursing care and services.Responsible for ongoing development of staff and unit specific patient care programs.Share responsibility with the nurse manager for effective communication horizontally and vertically within the organization.In collaboration with the nurse manager, you are responsible for effective and efficient fiscal management of department operations to ensure proper utilization of organizational and financial resources.In collaboration with the nurse manager, you are responsible for department's operational excellence; assures department delivers quality services in accordance with applicable policies, procedures and professional standards.Manage human resources to ensure quality services and promote positive employee relations.Collaborate with the nurse manager to ensure proper utilization of organization's financial resources.Effectively communicate departmental, organization and industry information to staff.Attain all agreed to goals and objectives within specified time frames, as part of the organization's overall mission.Attend all required safety training programs and can describe his/her responsibilities related to general safety, department/service safety and specific job related hazards.Follow the hospital exposure control plans/blood borne and airborne pathogens.Demonstrate respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible, and courteous environment.Promote effective working relations and works effectively as part of a department/unit team inter and intra-departmentally to facilitate the department's/unit's ability to meet its goals and objectives.Provide for the safety of all hospital personnel.Manage patient placement, facilities, and resources.Provide information and professional support to staff.Serve as a role model and resource for staff.Represent nursing and hospital administration on the off shifts.Participate in the development of nursing staff.This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described.WORKING CONDITIONS:Physical Effort:StrengthPosition requires ability to frequently push/pull up to 30 lb. objects with assist of others, occasional requires ability to lift objects more than 50 lbs. with others, constantly lift objects up to 20 lbs. And frequently lift up to 40 lbs.Manual DexterityPosition requires incumbent to constantly perform simple motor skills such as standing, walking and simple manipulative skills such as writing. Position requires incumbent to frequently perform moderately difficult manipulative skills such as positioning patients.CoordinationPosition requires incumbent to constantly perform gross body coordination such as walking. Frequently perform tasks which require hand-eye coordination such as assisting patients to eat, collections of specimens for transport to lab and tasks which require arm-hand steadiness such as taking patients temps and pulses.MobilityPosition requires incumbent to constantly walk and stand; occasionally sit for prolonged periods, frequently bend such as when caring for a patient in bed.Visual DiscriminationPosition requires incumbent to constantly see objects far away as in driving and see close objects such as reading thermometers.HearingPosition requires incumbent to constantly be able to hear normal sound with some background noise as in answering phone/intercom. Frequently be able to distinguish sound as in equipment alarms.Work Environment:Employee may be frequently exposed to electro-magnetic radiations as in VDTs. Occasionally exposed to hazardous material other than blood, body tissues, or fluids, dust, toxins, cytotoxons, chemical hazardous materials, bodily injuries, loud and/or unpleasant noises, high humidity, electrical hazards, or poisonous substances. Infrequently exposed to blood, body tissue, or fluids. Seldom exposed to fluctuations in temperature, grease, oil, and radiation.Potential risk of an exposure to hazardous medications or waste materials of hazardous medications.Beaumont, Royal Oak opened on January 24, 1955, as a 238-bed community hospital. Today, the hospital serves as the largest hospital in the Beaumont network. This is a 1,131-bed major academic and referral center with Level I adult trauma and Level II pediatric trauma designations. Beaumont, Royal Oak has 44 residency and fellowship programs with 481 residents and fellows. Beaumont is the exclusive clinical partner of the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine with more than 1,400 Beaumont doctors on faculty. The advanced capabilities and clinical expertise within this center have earned us Magnet - designation four consecutive times, the distinction of being Michigan's first Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence, and recognition as the #2 hospital in Michigan and one of the top hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.This is where extraordinary begins. Find out where it can take you and your career. Apply Now!#BHSHnursing

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