Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey is seeking an Assistant Nurse Manager – Per Diem for the Inpatient Unites, Acute Psychiatric Services and Children's Crisis Intervention Services department at Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care.
The Assistant Nurse Manager (ANM) is responsible for supervising the provision and management of patient care services for an assigned shift or unit on a consistent basis. The ANM serves as a resource for nursing care across the system on an as needed basis and works with other healthcare professionals to optimize patient outcomes. The ANM promotes quality patient care, patient safety and customer satisfaction. The ANM serves as the resource person for staff in explaining and executing policy and procedure. The ANM functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team; participates in quality improvement activities, educational activities and supports research endeavors. The role is consistent with the scope and standards outlined by the American Psychiatric Nurses Association for Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Ensures the completion of admission nursing assessment and ongoing risk assessments in accordance with specific unit standards and regulatory requirements.
Supervises staff in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating delivery of care.
Supervises all high risk situations to assure standards of practice are met on a consistent basis.
Facilitates effective communication inter and intra departmentally to coordinate efforts, resolve operations problems and improve quality of patient care.
Assists in interpreting and translating the theoretical concepts of nursing into the delivery of nursing services for all age groups.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Two (2) years of progressively more responsible nursing experience, one (1) of which shall have been in the service to which the candidate is applying.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to provide psychiatric nursing, relate to patients and use the nursing process.
Effective communication skills, ability to problem solve, ability to direct non- professional staff and the ability to request help as needed.
Demonstrated strong clinical nursing specialty.
PC literate with proficiency in word processing.
Outstanding human relations and leadership ability to function in a team environment.
Demonstrated knowledge is necessary of how to accomplish superior performance in a unionized environment.
May be required to drive to other programs, as needed.
Posting Number: 20ST2063
Location: Piscataway (RBHS)
Internal Number: 122431
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.