Assistant Nurse Manager PCS Admin - Nights
Company: UT Southwestern Medical Center
Posted on: November 23, 2020
Assistant Nurse Manager - Nights
Experience and Education Graduate of an accredited Nursing program.
Three years experience as an RN. Must be able to read, write and
communicate in English. BSN Required
Current Texas (or BNE Compact State) license A current Basic Life
Support (BLS), ACLS and NIHSS certification from a course
accredited by the American Heart Association (AHA).
Specialty areas may have increased experience requirements as
dictated by unit or standard of care.
Job Duties 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 scores.
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 unit.
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
**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.
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
expression. Security This position is security-sensitive and
subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT
Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information
Associated topics: assistant director, care manager, chief,
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