The Assistant Nurse Manager is a supportive role to the Nurse Manager. This role has 24/7 accountability with a focus on improving and sustaining positive patient outcomes, the patient experience, facilitating patient throughput, staff engagement, operations and change management. In addition, it will be a requirement for this individual to maintain basic nursing skills as required by his/her specialty. The individual must demonstrate basic competence in clinical, ethical and legal aspects surrounding the provision of patient care. In the absence of the Nurse Manager, the Assistant Nurse Manager will assume full oversight and responsibilities for their assigned unit/s.
Basic professional knowledge; equivalent to a Bachelor's degree, working knowledge of theory and practice within a specialized field, BSN required, national certification in area of specialty required, must have at least 1 year of formal nursing leadership experience in area of specialty and must include formal supervision, Maryland Registered Nurse License, American Heart Association CPR Certification, must be a member of a professional organization, at least 1-3 years of RN experience, standard office equipment, Microsoft Office Suite, basic computer skills, Cerner, Healthstream, medical terminology, nursing process skills based on MD Nurse Practice Act, critical thinking skills, medical equipment, exerts up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force frequently to move objects, demonstrates the ability to follow verbal instructions and communicate effectively verbally and in writing, MSN, MS, MA or MBA is preferred, ACLS will be required after 6 months if applicable, PALS will be required after 6 months if applicable.