How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career, all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.
This position will manage the following units: PreAdmission Testing, Same Day Surgery, PACU and Endoscopy. Weekend, holiday and on-call coverage only as needed to cover departmental needs.
A day in the life of a Nurse Manager Assistant at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:
The Nurse Manager Assistant is responsible for the delivery of clinical services. Manages clinical and support staff.
Responsible and accountable for daily operations to achieve best practice and organizational objectives. The Nurse Manager Assistant is responsible for implementation of the strategic plan and standards of care and practice in accordance with regulatory requirements within the unit. S/He develops, coordinates, integrates and oversees inter-disciplinary programs, monitors performance standards and existing practices and designs new systems to improve organizational performance and staff competence.
S/He is responsible for demonstrating leadership, providing staff development, ensuring competence and collaborating with Medical Staff and Senior Management to deliver high quality, cost-effective care across the continuum. He/she is responsible for the daily operations of the unit with a focus on caring for patients. S/He will have strong knowledge of performance improvement, manage and coordinate the activities of the Nursing Team to ensure patient care is provided in accordance with established standards and regulatory requirements.
The responsibilities include administrative duties such as scheduling/ staffing and payroll. She/he is expected to lead all PI initiatives on nights including PU prevention using Service Provider Reports.
Monitoring performances on an ongoing basis for better clinical outcomes is very important. The ANM acts as an extension of the leadership on nights. Coaching and counseling as directed by the Nurse Manager and completing performance evaluation for night shift are also part of the responsibilities. The responsibilities are not limited to the above but expectations will set up as required for the patient population that we serve.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
Current licensure as a registered nurse in the State of New Jersey
BSN preferred or actively pursuing requirements for BSN degree
IV/CVC certification and CPR
Certification in specialty area preferred
Previous Perioperative experience preferred
Hackensack University Medical Center