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As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD, Center for Advanced Reconstruction and Rehabilitation (CARER), and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region.
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Harborview Medical Center has an outstanding opportunity for a 100% FTE (40 hours per week), Day or Night shift, Assistant Nurse Manager (RN3), to work in our PES (Psychiatric Emergency Services Unit). The RN3/Assistant Nurse Manager (ANM) performs specific functions related to clinical practice, education and/or management as delegated by and in collaboration with the Nurse Manager and Director. Provides leadership for department and divisional activities that promote delivery of quality nursing care, effective problem solving and communication and continued professional development for self and others. Serves as a role model and provides guidance to other staff including review and evaluation of performance.
SUMMARY: Under general direction by the Nurse Manager, the Assistant Nurse Manager utilizes the nursing process to prescribe, prioritize, delegate, and provide safe, therapeutic allocation of nursing resources to patients/families. The ANM makes independent judgments, decisions, and take action regarding a wide range of routine and complex staffing and unit workflow issues. The ANM collaborates with appropriate disciplines to coordinate continuity of patient care from admission through discharge in support of the medical and nursing plans of care.
The Assistant Nurse Manager/ANM performs specific leadership functions related to clinical practice, education, and/or management as delegated by and in collaboration with the Nurse Manager and the Clinical Director of Inpatient Psychiatry. The Assistant Nurse Manager/ANM provides leadership for unit and departmental activities that promote: 1. Delivery of quality nursing care 2. Effective problem solving and communication 3. Effective Staffing schedules that take into account staff experience, mix, preference and core matrix 4. Efficient and effective timesheet/payroll management processes and practices
In addition, the Assistant Nurse Manager/ANM provides support to the unit management team for the assurance of clinical workforce competence. Support is provided to all staff any day and any shift as determined by need/demand. Emphasizing patient safety, staff safety, organizational integration, and service excellence the ANM provides leadership and resources that promote the following: 1. Effective orientation and evaluation of baseline skill level and competencies for assigned workforce. 2. Efficient and effective educational services and resources, which enable staff to meet patient care needs. 3. Timely clinical problem solving and communication of clinical issues at all levels (peer, staff, management, physician). 4. Effective interdisciplinary and interdepartmental communication, collaboration and service coordination using TeamSTEPPS™ methodology. 5. Effective educational resource for patient care. 6. Effective integration of new technology and organizational initiatives 7. Effective management of staff practice and professional behaviors using effective interpersonal skills and Just Culture™ methodolog
REQUIREMENTS: BSN degree in nursing. Psychiatric nursing experience.
DESIRABLE: Leadership experience such as charge nurse and preceptor experience. Psychiatric nursing specialty certification.
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