Job Posting: If you practice nursing at a higher level, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center can give you the opportunity to elevate it to an art. You'll be part of a team whose skills, dedication and passion are unmatched and have enabled us to achieve Magnet® designation four times. Our General Medical Surgical Department has a current position available for an Assistant Nurse Manager. The 8 South Surgical Units are two 24-bed surgical units located on the southeast and southwest area of the eighth floor, operated 24-hour, seven days a week, with a combined budget average daily census of 43. These units specialize in the care and treatment of adult patients who require hospitalization pre and post surgical procedures and, after trauma injuries. The types of surgical patients most frequently admitted to these two units are those who are in need of, or have had the following procedures: Cholecystectomy, Bowel Resection, Mastectomy, Appendectomy , Gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass, Whipple Procedure, Hernia Repair, Hemorrhoidectomy, Prostatectomy, Nephrectomy, Other Urological Procedure, Thyroidectomy, ENT Procedure, Gastroplasty, Trauma Injuries, including but not limited to, abdominal, chest and urological trauma, stab or gunshot wounds, and injuries sustained from MVAs. 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. EEO / AA / F / M / Veteran / Disabled Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.
Qualification Requirements/Preferences: Education Certifications/Licensure Experience Physical Abilities Education: Bachelors of Science in Nursing required. Master's degree preferred. (Strong encouragement to obtain Master's Degree if individual does not already possess). Certification/License: Valid State of California Registered Nurse License required, BCLS approved by the American Heart Association required Specialty Certification required. Experience: Minimum five (5) years' experience in an acute care setting, which includes two (2) years in specialty and supervisory experience. Working knowledge of Nursing Practice Act, The Joint Commission and other state and local regulatory requirements. Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Knowledgeable and proficient in the use of health care technology within specialty area. Demonstrates commitment to customer service and an ability to meet the needs and expectations of patients and health care colleagues. Full command (verbal and written) of the English language. Demonstrated success working independently, forging relationships, and managing multiple tasks with minimal directions.Ability to analyze qualitative and quantitative information for decision support. High level of proficiency using Microsoft Windows and other Microsoft Office software. Must be able to manage competing priorities, while being extremely adaptable and flexible and maintaining a positive work environment. Physical Requirements (physical abilities essential to perform the job): The physical ability and perceptive acuity to satisfactorily perform all direct and indirect patient care functions. Must be able to perform assigned duties in a fast paced work environment. Ability to move throughout all areas of the immediate and adjacent Medical Center and Health System campus, Ability to sit and perform data entry for long periods of time. Ability to work within limited space and focus on complete work and surrounding multiple actives occurring and varying noise levels. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scien...tists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.