Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking an Assistant Nurse Manager for the Central Practice Operations department within the Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
Under the direction of the Nurse Manager, the Assistant Nurse Manager, supervises clinical staff and directs all daily operations. Performs clinical, administrative and supervisory duties for the department. Prepares work schedules, approves and monitors requested time off for clinical staff to ensure adequate coverage at all times. Oversees training and ensures all staff have current clinical competencies, licensure and certifications. Works with staff to ensure Joint Commission readiness. Acts as a role model/mentor for all clinical staff. Participates in RWJMS committees in leadership roles. Guides the development and implementation of performance improvement projects for clinical areas. Serves as a subject matter expert for clinical questions.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Directly supervises staff during clinic hours. Ensures that all clinical staff adhere to RHG policies and procedures.
Proactive engagement and anticipation of clinical faculty needs. Meets regularly with all faculty to develop a smooth and efficient process in the ambulatory setting.
Works collaboratively with Practice Manager to ensure all clinical supplies are ordered timely and efficiently. Ensures all supplies are stored and rotated by date to avoid any waste.
Directly works with Nurse Manager and Director of Quality, Safety & Patient Experience to ensure all Joint Commission standards are met.
Responsible for ensuring all high-level disinfection, autoclave, and infection control policies and procedures are strictly enforced and maintained.
Minimum Education and Experience:
A minimum of two (2) years of progressively more responsible nursing experience with one (1) year in a position requiring general medical/surgical nursing skills, preferably in an outpatient setting.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Proficiency in EMR, IDX or other related databases.
The ability to work independently and have excellent communication skills, organizational skills, and flexibility.
Work requires a high level of problem-solving skills and the ability to function in a team environment.
Demonstrated knowledge of how to accomplish superior performance in a unionized environment.
A Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university.
A minimum of two (2) years of ambulatory nursing skills, with managerial/supervisory experience.
Able to work evenings.
Posting Number: 21ST0933
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 130541
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.