Assistant Nurse Manager - 6B - Mother/Baby - Full Time Night Shift
Company: UT Southwestern Medical Center
Posted on: November 23, 2020
Assistant Nurse Manager opportunity for a busy OB/Women's &
Infant Department. Three years' of mother/baby experience required.
Gyn experience preferred. NRP required. Management experience
required. Will consider candidates with charge and/or supervisory
6 Blue and the Women s Resources Center is a 14 bed with overflow
to Labor and Delivery. The patient population is antepartum
patients, postpartum mothers and well babies.
Our unit specializes in Mother Baby care. We teach baby care,
breastfeeding, home care and self-care. The antepartum patients
with pregnancy complications stay with us for a while and we care
for them and assist with activities to help them.
Our Lactation consultants help all patients and our Women Resources
Center schedules follow up visits for weight checks, jaundice, and
We are a Texas Ten Step facility and we are proud of our exclusive
breastfeeding rate of 55%.
Our nurses are all NPR certified.
Experience and Education
- Graduate of an accredited Nursing program.
- Must be able to read, write and communicate in English.
- BSN Required
- Current Texas (or BNE Compact State) license;
- Specialty areas may have increased certification/license
requirements as dictated by unit or standard of care.
- A current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, course
accredited by the American Heart Association (AHA).
- Three years experience as an RN. Specialty areas may have
increased experience requirements as dictated by unit or standard
- Directly supervises and evaluates the provision of patient care
by other personnel assigned to the unit. Makes daily patient
rounds. Does random chart audits. Utilizes opportunities to teach
and mentor other nursing and ancillary personnel.
- Manages staff to meet established productivity targets as
appropriate. Reviews staffing/nursing assignments and revises as
necessary to meet the specific needs of the patients on a shift by
shift basis. Coordinates staffing with Central Staffing
Office/House Supervisor. Makes ongoing changes to staffing as
determined by fluctuations in census and patient acuity, to assure
safe delivery of care.
- Role models pro-active problem solving by collaborating with
staff to ensure effective resolution of identified issues. Utilizes
chain of command for unresolved or escalating issues. Advocates for
patients and staff to provide for safe delivery of care and/or a
safe environment of care.
- Demonstrates flexibility and willingness to provide coverage
during shifts when staffing crisis/shortage occurs.
- Provides timely, confidential coaching and/or counseling of
nursing personnel as appropriate and follows up with accurate
reports to Unit Manager and Assistant Manager, Care
Coordination.Promotes and enthusiastically supports professional
growth of staff by providing equal opportunities for participation
in unit based activities, patient care/unit decisions, hospital
committees, and/or continuing education. Responsible for
maintaining/improving/implementing plans for employee engagement
- Assures first person reporting of events through RL Solutions.
Ensures all staff are competent in entering event reports and
serves as a resource when necessary. Investigates facts of event
reports. Facilitates timely receipt of these reports for follow-up
by the Unit Manager Notifies Nurse Manager/Risk Manager immediately
of high risk situations.
- Actively participates in routine and special patient care
conferences. Responsible for maintaining/improving/implementing
plans for patient satisfaction scores. Works with Unit Manager,
Assistant Manager Care Coordination, Transition Coordinator and
other disciplines to streamline discharge of patients and reaches
goals for time to discharge from orders written.
- Collects information and maintains records regarding
performance and contributions on an ongoing basis throughout the
fiscal year. Provides input and/or conducts annual performance
reviews and orientation evaluation of personnel assigned to the
- Coordinates self scheduling to maintain appropriate coverage
for unit needs. Maintains Kronos records on a daily basis,
monitoring for trends that require intervention i.e.,., late
clock-ins, incremental overtime, missed punches.
- Assumes delegated responsibility for inventory control of
equipment and supplies to ensure safe and effective patient care.
Facilitates timely return of rented or borrowed specialty
equipment. Solicits staff input regarding equipment and supply
needs for the unit.
- Assists with staff meetings, special projects and the
development, implementation and evaluation of performance
improvement activities. Communicates data and solicits input from
staff regarding performance and quality improvement i.e.,. Patient
safety, infection control. Actively participates on hospital work
- Performs other duties as assigned. Security
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education
Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal
history record information
UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and
working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members
of the University community. In accordance with federal and state
law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including
harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national
origin; sex; including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic
information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. In
addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination
on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender
Associated topics: care manager, cno, deputy, director, director of
nursing, memory, nmh, nursing manager, officer, supervisor
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