UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center

  • Assistant Nursing Unit Manager - Geropsych

    Posted Date 4 months ago(8/8/2018 3:16 PM)
    ID
    2018-8616
    Type
    Full Time
    Department
    6140 Geropsych
    FTE
    1.00
    Shift
    1st, Days
    Job Location
    US-WA-Seattle
    New Grads?
    No
  • Overview

    Join our award-winning team at UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center.  We're proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are:

    • The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award
    • The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award
    • This is the second consecutive year Northwest Hospital has achieved both the Spine Surgery Excellence Award and a ranking among the top 10 percent in the nation for spine surgery.
    • The Stroke Care Excellence Award
    • Winner of the Health Grades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row, we’re also one of the safest places to get care – among the top 5% in the country.

    UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest. 

    Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services.  With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle. 

    Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. 

    As a UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.

     

    We’re interested in learning more about you and appreciate your taking the time to apply online. UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is committed to employing a diverse workforce. EOE

     

    UW Medicine – Northwest Hospital and Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, physical or mental disability, or any other protected characteristic. Minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

    Responsibilities

    The Assistant Nurse Manager (ANM) supports and collaborates with the Unit Manager in the day-to-day operations of their designated unit (s) consistent with NWHMC Nursing Mission, Vision and Values and UW Medicine Patients are First goals. The ANM supports effective and efficient care by focusing on daily staffing and assignments, onboarding new nurses, patient rounding, supporting smooth patient flow and care coordination of complex patients, and unit focus on clinical standards and performance improvement.  The ANM is lead on ensuring effective unit-based onboarding and mentoring of preceptors and unit based staff education coordination in collaboration with the clinical education department and/or Clinical Nurse Specialist assigned to specific patient populations or projects.  The ANM routinely relieves staff of patient care duties so that they can complete post discharge patient calls and/or represent the department in committees or projects. A primary role of the Assistant Nurse Manager is complex care coordination, oversight of clinical nursing care, and mentorship of nursing staff to a higher level of performance.

    Qualifications

    Education Background

    • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required.
    • BSN required.
    • Masters in Nursing preferred. Bachelors in other health related field acceptable if Master’s degree is held Nursing.

    Licensure, Registration, Certification

    • Current WA state licensure as RN.
    • Certification in specialty preferred or agrees to obtain after hire.

    Special Training/Skills

    • Supervisory or Management experience preferred.
    • Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the patients served on assigned unit/department

    Work Experience

    • Minimum of three years clinical experience required.
    • One year of previous supervisory or leadership experience preferred.

    Physical Abilities

    • Must be able to handle a fluctuating workload
    • This job requires ability to communicate clearly in English (verbal and written) with all stakeholders (providers, caregivers, patients, family members) for the effective treatment of patients.

    Physical Demand Level:  Heavy

    In an 8-hour workday, must be able to-

    Lift / Carry

    50 to 100 pounds occasionally

    25 to 50 pounds frequently

    10 to 20 pounds constantly

     

    As required, must be able to-

    Sit, Stand, Walk, Bend, Squat, Kneel, Crawl, Climb and Reach above shoulders

    Push and Pull

    Perform fine motor functions

    Must possess functional vision, hearing, and speech in order to communicate effectively with clients, client advocates, and staff.

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