Job Posting: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has an immediate opening for an Assistant Nurse Manager for 6South, the Advanced Heart Failure unit. 6South is primarily composed of adult congestive heart failure and pulmonary edema patients; all of whom require continuous cardiopulmonary monitoring. Responsibilities include assuming responsibility and accountability for the application of the nursing process and the delivery of patient care. The Assistant Nurse Manager is an exempt supervisor position. Under the leadership of the Nurse Manager, the Assistant Nurse Manager is responsible for coordinating the daily twenty-four (24) hour operations of assigned unit/area patient care in order to provide high quality, individualized patient care and in support of Medical Center philosophies. The Assistant Nurse Manager functions as a leader and an expert professional practitioner, and assumes responsibility and accountability for the expert application of the nursing process and the delivery of patient care. The Assistant Nurse Manager consistently demonstrates professional skills and abilities, utilizes his/her knowledge base and exemplary leadership and educational skills to direct and supervise the clinical performance of others, demonstrates motivation and creativity, and serves as a catalyst for effective change within Nursing at the department and institutional levels. The Assistant Nurse Manager ensures nursing staff on assigned unit(s) perform within their scope of responsibility and duties, and ensures accountability at the facility, department and position levels, including knowledge of required clinical/technical skills consistent with the Nurse Practice Act, Title 22, Joint Commission, The Plan for Provision of Nursing Care, The Plan for Provision of Care to Patients, and other regulatory requirements. Additional management responsibilities include compliance with the National Patient Safety Goals supporting quality improvement and the clinical care delivery processes; staffing, scheduling, and retention of staff; safety and quality management; and participation on unit practice council and TCAB. In conjunction with the Nurse Manager, the Assistant Nurse Manager assists with all administrative processes applicable to assigned unit(s), including human resources, budgeting, staffing, quality improvement planning and educational development programs. The Assistant Nurse Manager supervises and assumes responsibility for promoting maximum growth and development of each employee he/she supervises, supports research, participates in strategic planning, both long and short term, and assures patient advocacy. FOCUS: Provide excellence and innovation in the care of patients, the training of healthcare professionals, and the creation and sharing of healthcare knowledge. ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Provides leadership in the delivery of patient care and nursing practices within assigned clinical unit(s). Works with Nurse Management to address issues identified with regard to quality of care standards. 2. Responsible for performance management, including supervising or developing action plans to support staff development and improve performance. 3. Directs staff according to hospital, nursing and unit practice accountabilities; serves as a primary resource nurse to staff; and assesses the total resource needs of the unit to maximize available personnel and resources. 4. In collaboration with CNIV or Charge Nurse, Nurse Manager, and Director, ensures adequate staffing and time schedules are managed within budgetary standard. May authorize overtime or scheduling changes to fill shifts as necessary. 5. Ensures efficient quality of care is provided and is in compliance with federal, state and local regulatory requirements and established organizational goals. 6. Assists in monitoring established performance improvement systems to measure fiscal compliance. 7. Serves as a department nurse leader and expert in the application p
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