Assistant Nurse Manager Med Surg ASN at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 12/4/2020

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  • Location:
    Calhoun, GA
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  • Travel
  • Shift
    5 - Weekend Night

Job Description



AdventHealth Gordon                                                                               Location Address: 1035 Red Bird Road Calhoun GA  30701

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Gordon

Straight A's in patient Safety from the LeapFrog Group

Top 100 Community Hospitals, Becker's Hospital Review

Top 100 Rural Hospital's, Becker's Hospital Review

Located in the foothills of the North Georgia Mountains

Co-Workers who feel like family

Work Hours/Shift:

Full time weekend nights

You Will Be Responsible For:

• Assists the Manager/Director in development, implementation and evaluation of on-going service programs which assure quality nursing, and patient care programs consistent with the hospital mission.

• Assists the Manager/Director to monitor/maintain unit compliance with regulatory, accrediting and hospital policy for patient services, and environmental and personnel safety.

• Collaborates with Manager/Director to oversee unit PI program that monitors and evaluates aspects of care.

• Accurately identifies real/potential problems affecting the service and implements solutions with follow-through and communication.

• Collaborates with the Manager/Director to a service that is consistent with the patient care beliefs and shared management philosophy of the department.

• Rounds with patients/families through leader rounds, lead requests, primary nurse request, or direct family request. Assesses patient/families survey responses regarding nursing care and services.

• Responsible for ongoing development of staff and unit specific patient care programs.

• Shares responsibility with the Manager/Director for effective communication horizontally and vertically within the organization.

• In collaboration with the Manager/Director, is responsible for effective and efficient fiscal management of department operations to ensure proper utilization of organizational and financial resources.

• In collaboration with the Manager/Director, is responsible for department’s operational excellence; assures department delivers quality services in accordance with applicable policies, procedures, and professional standards.

• Manages human resources to ensure quality services and promote positive employee relations.

• Effectively communicates departmental, organization, and industry information to staff in a timely manner.

• Attends all required safety training programs and can describe his/her responsibilities related to general safety, department/service safety, and specific job-related hazards.

• Follows the hospitals exposure control plans.

• Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible, and courteous environment.

• Promotes effective working relations and works effectively as part of a department/unit team inter and intra-departmentally to facilitate the department’s ability to meet its goals and objectives. In collaboration with unit lead, manages patient placement, facilities, and resources.

• Serves as a role model and resource to staff.

• Participates in the development of nursing staff.

• Maintains current knowledge/certification/licensure per hospital policy. Pursues professional growth and development.


What You Will Need:

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required.

Associate's Degree in Nursing required.

Active Georgia RN License required upon hire.

Basic Life Support (BLS) certification upon hire required.

Advanced Life Support (ACLS) certification within 6 months of hire required.

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification required within 6 months of hire.

Job Summary:

The Assistant Nurse Manager (ANM) is a registered professional nurse who has the most direct impact on the care and services that patients and families require throughout their hospital experience.  The Assistant Nurse Manager is directly responsible for the continual operation of a specified nursing unit. The Assistant Nurse Manager is able to demonstrate critical thinking skills, creativity, and has the knowledge to manage resources to achieve quality performance, positive employee relations, and compliance with hospital guidelines. The Assistant Nurse Manager is skilled in coaching, motivating, mentoring, and leading a professional and technical team in the delivery of services for our patient population. The Assistant Nurse Manager directly monitors that quality of care is delivered to our patients and demonstrates effective stewardship of resources. The Assistant Nurse Manager is the change agent for the assigned areas of responsibility and are responsible for implementing any changes that the unit is required to undergo in conjunction with their Manager/Director.  The Assistant Nurse Manager actively participates in outstanding customer service, including service to patients, families, physicians, and other contacts, and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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