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Assistant Nurse Director / 40 Hours / Rotating - BWH Pacu

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Brigham And Women's Hospital

Boston , MA 02298


The Assistant Nurse Director (AND) is an important member of the unit-based leadershipteam in clinical practice environments to extend leadership presence and provide clinicalsupport.

Under the leadership/direction of the nurse director, the assistant nurse director is arepresentative of the Department of Nursing and supports the nurse director in translatingthe vision and values of the department at the unit-level for the purpose of meeting theneeds of patients and families and in creating a therapeutic, healing patient/familycentered practice environment.

The assistant nurse director helps to develop the very best staff, assists with assessingclinical patterns within populations, and facilitates mobilization/allocation of resources tomeet the immediate needs of patients and families. The AND may perform leadershipfunctions as developmentally appropriate under the mentorship and coaching of the nursedirector and may be assigned the management of specific projects.


A. Professional Practice Environment

  • Provides support in the environment to facilitate excellent nursing practice

  • Promotes and supports the Department of Nursing vision as well as unitbasedmission, values, and goals

  • Facilitates true collaboration and effective communication and respect fordiverse perspectives through role-modeling and coaching clinical staff andmembers of the interprofessional team

  • Participates in daily huddles/rounds with clinical staff for the purpose ofclinical consultation, coaching, and problem-solving

B. Personnel Management

  • Manages day to day staffing based on unit-based guidelines approved bythe nurse director

  • Manages resources in a changing environment by allocating resources torespond to dynamic changes in patient census and acuity

  • Provides guidance to clinical staff on patient assignments with continuityof care and knowing the patient as a core value in addition to facilitatingthe development of clinical staff

  • Participates in scheduling and approving requests from clinical staff underthe direction of the nurse director

  • Participates in the investigation and administration of corrective actionunder the direction of the nurse director/nurse administrator

  • Provides nurse director with recommendation for corrective action andperformance improvement plans

  • Provides nurse director with recommendations for evaluations for clinicalstaff

  • Provides support to staff in clinical support roles under the direction of thenurse director

  • Performs evaluations of support staff under the direction of the nursedirector

  • Develops education and training for support staff and works with nursedirector to integrate these groups into the larger interprofessional team

C. Clinical Leadership

  • Functions as a clinical expert emulating the vision and mission of the

Department of Nursing

  • Interprets policies and procedures for staff members

  • Implements and monitors unit-based standards

  • Facilitates and expedites patient flow to ensure that patients and familiesreceive appropriate and timely care

D. Professional DevelopmentSelf

  • Participates in self-performance appraisal in ongoing manner.

  • Seeks feedback from his/her respective nurse director and other colleagues

  • Shares strengths and areas to be developed with others

  • Identifies opportunities to continue to develop leaderships skills andexpertise


  • Understands stages of nursing practice development

  • Provides developmentally appropriate coaching and clinical consultationto clinical staff

  • Supports all staff in identifying and participating in professionaldevelopmental activities

E. Project Management

  • Provides leadership and participates in unit-based projects under thedirection of the nurse director

  • Promotes and assists with the implementation of clinical practice changesand quality initiatives on the patient care unit

  • Engages clinical staff in the implementation and evaluation of clinicalpractice changes on the patient care unit

F. Patients and Families

  • Facilitates all patients and families feeling known by clinical staff

  • Guides clinical staff in the development of a plan of care that is culturallysensitive and honors the uniqueness of each patient and family

  • Provides coaching and mentoring with clinical staff to facilitate thedevelopment of partnerships with patients and families \

  • Provides consultation to clinical staff in the management of challengingpatients and families

  • Participates in family meetings with the nurse director

  • Facilitates family meetings in the nurse director's absence in consultationwith executive director/nurse administrator or available leadership


  • Current nursing licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

  • Master's Degree in Nursing

  • Periop experience preferred

  • Previous leadership experience preferred


  • Demonstrates clinical expertise in assigned area

  • Demonstrates ability to utilize management concepts in the directsupervision of nursing and non-nursing personnel

  • Demonstrates effective decision-making ability and provides leadership tonursing and non-nursing personnel

  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal communication skills


  • Responsible for supervising directly and indirectly a staff of registerednurses, technical and support personnel


  • Reports to the nurse director of the designated area


  • Works in a variety of patient care environments where there is an exposureto communicable disease and hazardous material

Brigham and Women's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability unrelated to job requirements, genetic information, military service, or other protected status.

Brigham and Women's Hospital I CARE Standards

The I CARE Standards guide me in my interactions with patients, family members, visitors, colleagues, and neighbors in my workplace and surrounding community to optimize the Brigham experience and help fulfill my role in our mission of providing seamless, high quality patient and family centered care.

C. I will Communicate my commitment to high quality performance

A. I will Appear and act as a professional

R. I will Respect all individuals

E. I will Extend myself

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