Assistant Nurse Manager ( Medical/Surgical ) Surgical Care Unit
Location: Bethpage, NY
Department: Nursing Administration
Category: Nursing / Nursing Leadership
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Night shift
At Catholic Health, our primary focus is the way we treat and serve our communities. We work collaboratively to provide compassionate care and utilize evidence based practice to improve outcomes # to every patient, every time. We are committed to caring for Long Island. Be a part of our team of healthcare heroes and discover why Catholic Health was named Long Island#s Top Workplace. The Assistant Nurse Manager#provides for leadership and direction of the patient care units in collaboration with the Nurse Manager. #In this role, the successful candidate is responsible and accountable for establishing and maintaining standards, the delivery of patient care, directing and facilitating work performance of all personnel on a defined patient care area and maximizes patient outcomes. # Responsibilities include: Collaborate with the Nurse Manager in identifying, addressing, and utilizing available resources to meet the learning needs of professional and ancillary staff members. Assist the Nurse Manager with scheduling and staffing for optimal availability of resources. Coordinate unit activities for a given shift, by facilitating a stable and organized work environment through leadership, direction and delegation to provide and maintain quality nursing care.# Assume responsibility for clinical operations of the unit for the designated shift, collaborating with nursing leadership for patient admission, transfer, and discharge activity. Guide, develop, and counsel staff regarding practice and performance standards. Serve as a support and resource for the education of health care providers as may occur during the designated shift. Participate with the Nurse Manager in completing performance evaluations, resolving personnel problems, counseling employees, patient experience, and regulatory agency preparedness patient#s needs and varying skill levels of staff members. Participate in the implementation of action plans and identifies new opportunities for improvement. Assist in facilitating a collaborative interdisciplinary approach to achieve optimal patient care outcomes. # Qualifications/Requirements: 5+ years of Registered Nurse (RN) experience (preferred) in relevant acute care clinical setting Prior leadership experience preferred Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing Bachelor#s Degree in Nursing required Licensed and currently registered as a professional nurse in New York State Certifications: Basic Life Support (BLS) required.# Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required for Emergency Department, S-Unit, and all critical care areas. Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) required for Emergency Department # St. Joseph Hospital is proud to hold The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval, signifying full accreditation by the nation#s predominant standards-setting body in health care. Amongst many quality achievements, St. Joseph is a Joint Commission accredited Primary Stroke Center and has been awarded the Honor Roll: Target Elite Gold Plus for Stroke and the #Get with the Guidelines# Gold status for Atrial Fibrillation from the American Heart Association. In fact, St. Joseph is the first hospital on Long Island to earn the AFIB GOLD Quality Achievement Award.# At Catholic Health your well-being comes first, with comprehensive compensation and benefits; our offerings go beyond the basics. In addition to multiple medical plans, life insurance, generous paid time off and flexible spending accounts, we also offer substantial tuition reimbursement, an employer funded pension plan and several savings plan options for your future.