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Assistant Nurse Manager Neuro Intermediate Critical Care

Company: Beaumont Health
Location: Dearborn
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

Be Extraordinary, Join Our Team!Full-time, afternoon/eveningGENERAL 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.UNIT SUMMARY:The Neuro Intermediate Critical Care Unit is a 27 bed, Neuro focused critical care unit with emphasis on stroke, neuro surgical- craniotomies, EVDs, and neuro-intervention. Stroke Rapid Response Team. We are a fast-paced unit with a significant cohesive group taking care of the critically ill.ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Assists 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.
  • Assists the nurse manager to monitor/maintain unit compliance with regulatory, accrediting and hospital policy for patient services, and environmental and personnel safety.
  • Maintains 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 identifies real/potential problems affecting the service and implements solutions with follow through and communication.
  • Collaborates with the nurse manager to a service that is consistent with the patient care beliefs and shared management philosophy of the department.
  • Consults 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.
  • Shares responsibility with the nurse manager for effective communication horizontally and vertically within the organization.
  • In collaboration with the nurse manager, is 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, is responsible for departments 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.
  • Collaborates with the nurse manager to ensure proper utilization of organizations financial resources.
  • Effectively communicates departmental, organization and industry information to staff.
  • Attains all agreed to goals and objectives within specified time frames, as part of the organizations overall mission.
  • 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 hospital exposure control plans/blood borne and airborne pathogens.
  • 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 departments/units ability to meet its goals and objectives.
  • Provides for the safety of all hospital personnel.
  • Manages patient placement, facilities, and resources.
  • Provides information and professional support to staff.
  • Serves as a role model and resource for staff.
  • Represents nursing and hospital administration on the off shifts.
  • Participates in the development of nursing staff.STANDARD 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.
  • Education / Training:
  • Minimum requirement: Associates Degree. Bachelors degree in Nursing or MSN preferred.
  • Work Experience:
    • Two (2) years of nursing experience required. Participation in leadership activities (Unit, hospital or system Shared Governance meetings, Precepting, Charge nurse role, etc.,) preferred.
    • Certification, Licensure, Registration:
      • Current RN in State of Michigan required.
      • Other Qualifications:
        • Nursing Certification in specialty area preferred.BENEFITS:Beaumont offers a comprehensive benefits package to meet your financial, health and life-work balance goals.
          • Generous paid time off, holidays and flexible scheduling
          • Our employees receive special discounts on a wide range of products and services
          • Exceptional health, dental, vision and prescription drug insurance plans
          • Relocation assistance
          • Tuition Reimbursement
          • Generous retirement savings, disability insurance, identify theft protection and even home and auto insurance
          • NEW On-demand pay program powered by PayactivWORKING CONDITIONS:
          • Physical Effort: Strength: Position 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 Dexterity: Position 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.
              • Coordination: Position 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.
                • Mobility: Positions requires incumbent to constantly walk and stand; occasionally sit for prolonged periods, frequently bend such as when caring for a patient in bed.
                  • Visual Discrimination: Positions requires incumbent to constantly see objects far away as in driving and see close objects such as reading thermometers.
                    • Hearing: Positions requires incumbent to constantly be able to hear normal sound with some background noise as in answering phone/intercom. Occasionally be able to distinguish sound as in equipment alarms.Work Environment:
                      Frequently exposed to electro-magnetic radiations as in VDTs.Occasionally exposed to hazardous material other than blood, body tissues, or fluids, dust, toxins, cytotoxins, 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.ABOUT BEAUMONTBeaumont offers you a world of opportunity throughout Southeast Michigan. With eight hospitals and 155 outpatient sites youll have a wide variety of practice settings to choose from. Beaumont has more nationally ranked hospitals in Michigan than any other health system.Beaumont Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected category.We are an Equal Opportunity Employer#BHSHnursingRequired
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                      Job Industries
                      • Customer Service

Keywords: Beaumont Health, Dearborn , Assistant Nurse Manager Neuro Intermediate Critical Care, Executive , Dearborn, Michigan

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