The Assistant Nurse Manager will directly report to the Clinical Nurse Manager (CNM) and is responsible for the assessment, coordination, implementation and evaluation of the delivery of safe and effective patient-centered care. The Assistant Nurse Manager will work together with the CNM to facilitate, mentor and evaluate others to grow professionally and advance their knowledge and skills. In addition, the Assistant Nurse Manager will continuously assess unit needs to ensure adequate resources for current and upcoming shifts by collaborating with the CNM, other departments clinical and nonclinical, to coordinate admissions, transfers, and discharges of patients in a timely manner. The Assistant Nurse Manager will be prepared to assume the duties of the CNM in her/his absence (off shifts, weekends and holidays). The Assistant Nurse Manager will demonstrate professionalism at all times and will uphold standards of practice by holding team members accountable for continued compliance in accordance with organizational goals and nursing mission and vision.Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics:
Current Maryland State nursing license
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate, ACLS and PALS
Education and Experience Required:
Baccalaureate degree in nursing preferred
Two to three years' work experience in department-specific area, as defined by the department-specific certification requirements.
Certification in department-specific area within the first year of the position
Evening shift, 40 hour work week, 12 hour shifts plus administrative duties
Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine use.
Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.