Typical pay range: $45.86 - $64.62
*This position is eligible for a sign-on bonus in the amount of
$10,000. To qualify for the bonus, candidates must start prior to
10/30/2021 AND must not have been employed by St. Charles Health
System in the last 6 months.
Also eligible for in-state or out of state relocation bonus, amount
based on location.
*Bonuses are available to external applicants only and are subject
to all applicable tax withholding.
ST. CHARLES HEALTH SYSTEM
Assistant Nurse Manager
October 16, 2017
Creating America’s healthiest community, together
the spirit of love and compassion, better health, better care,
Accountability, Caring and Teamwork
DEPARTMENT SUMMARY: The Assistant Nurse Manager
works on various units throughout St. Charles Health System. These
departments provide 24/7 specialized care to patients throughout
their hospitalization and discharge.
POSITION OVERVIEW: The Assistant Nurse Manager is
responsible for providing support and managerial assistance to the
Nurse Manager by managing daily unit operations that include:
Staffing and scheduling; orientation and on-boarding; education and
competency assessment; budget monitoring; maintaining and
establishing patient care standards; promoting evidence-based
practice. Implements quality and safety initiatives, engages
in process improvement, ensures adherence to bargaining unit
agreements and human resource management. The Assistant Nurse
Manager applies standards for professional nursing practice and
focuses clinical care to enhance the experience for patients,
families, and all others while functioning in alignment with the
Leadership approach of St. Charles Health System. The Assistant
Nurse Manager creates and sustains a patient care environment that
supports a safe, knowledgeable, compassionate, productive, and
engaged caregivers. The Assistant Nurse Manager is an
additional resource and support for the unit caregivers and
departmental operations. This position directly manages
caregivers in acute care departments throughout the system.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES:
Develops staffing schedules and ensures adherence to staffing
plan in accordance with established regulations.
Oversees unit assignments based on patient needs,
caregivers’ skills/abilities, department resources and operational
Participates in hiring, coaching and monitoring the performance
of all direct reports, to develop and maintain a high performing
team that meets organizational and department goals
Makes recommendations and provides opportunities for growth and
development of caregivers and arranges for appropriate education
Collaborates and assists leadership of the department with
staff meetings and agendas.
Maintains and demonstrates an in-depth knowledge of
nursing principles, practices, standards, and techniques and
applies this knowledge in accordance with St. Charles Health Care
System policies and procedures and within laws and regulations
governing nursing practice in the State of Oregon.
Participates in budget development and maintains operations
within budget in areas such as managing staffing, productivity,
patient flow, bed management and triaging to meet patient
Develops measures and monitors unit operational performance
metrics inclusive of LOS, agency and overtime costs, vacancy and
Provides and oversees team’s delivery of customer service in a
manner that promotes goodwill, is timely, efficient and
Assists with planning, recommendation and implementation of
clinical service delivery. Recommends policy changes which
enhance nursing ability to achieve top performance.
Assists with the development of unit goals and objectives to
support the St. Charles Healthcare System values and goals, with
input from caregivers.
Monitors and ensure all direct reports are current with
compliance and safety requirements. Implements and manages
all organizational safety directives and goals.
Communicates (both written and orally) effectively and
maintains professional relationships with caregivers, medical
staff, patients, guests and other hospital departments while
providing 2-way communication of the St. Charles Healthcare System
mission and strategic plan. Fosters team work with all shifts
and other units/departments.
Stimulates and facilitates change in a positive manner.
Involves caregivers in planning processes to obtain valuable input
and to assure positive outcomes. Works harmoniously with and
effectively supervises caregivers by building trust and
demonstrating effective decision making.
Rounds daily on the unit to interact with caregivers,
families and patients in order to obtain feedback on the
functioning of the unit.
Responds to patient and family concerns or complaints with
sensitivity and compassion in a timely fashion.
Promotes empowerment of the staff by utilizing collaborative
approaches and encouraging new ideas.
Utilizes findings from patient satisfaction survey and with
input from the caregivers, to develop unit based customer services
Utilizes findings from engagement survey and with input from the
caregivers, to develop a unit based recruitment and retention
Participates as member of healthcare team and various
interdisciplinary committees to improve patient care and meet
Creates a healing environment that supports all aspects of care,
respects the wholeness of the individual, and demonstrates
therapeutic presence through attitudes and behaviors that enhance
the care experience for patients and caregivers.
Supports the vision, mission and values of the organization in
Supports Value Improvement Practice (VIP- Lean) principles of
continuous improvement with energy and enthusiasm, functioning as a
champion of change.
Collaborates with teams to review processes and
identify/implement opportunities for improvements, applying Value
Improvement Practice concepts and tools.
Provides and maintains a safe environment for caregivers,
patients, medical staff and guests by identifying risk management
issues and address as appropriate.
Conducts all activities with the highest standards of
professionalism and confidentiality. Complies with all
applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures, supporting
the organization’s corporate integrity efforts by acting in an
ethical and appropriate manner, reporting known or suspected
violation of applicable rules, and cooperating fully with all
organizational investigations and proceedings.
May perform additional duties of similar complexity within the
organization, as required or assigned.
Required: As required by RN licensure.
Required: Current Oregon RN
AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider certification.
Preferred: Certification in area of specialty
Required: Three years clinical nursing
One year of leadership experience.
Preferred: Two years of leadership experience in
health care organization.
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment
(PPE) required to perform the job safely.
Continually (75% or more): Standing and walking, keyboard
operation, use of clear and audible speaking voice and the ability
to hear normal speech level. Frequently (50%): Sitting,
lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 1-25 pounds. The use and
operation of a motor vehicle for Home Health and Wound Caregivers.
Occasionally (25%): Bending, stooping/kneeling/crouching, climbing
ladder/step-stool (varies by area), reaching overhead,
lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 25-50 pounds,
grasping/squeezing, ability to hear whispered speech level. Rarely
(10%): Climbing stairs. Never (0%): Climbing ladder/step-stool
(varies by area), operation of a motor vehicle. Exposure to
Elemental Factors Rarely (10%): Wet/slippery area, chemical
solution. Never (0%): Heat, cold, noise, dust, vibration, uneven
surface. Blood-Borne Pathogen (BBP) Exposure Category Risk for
Exposure to BBP
Schedule Weekly Hours:
Variable (United States of America)
Is Exempt Position?
Scheduled Days of the Week:
Variable with Call
Shift Start & End Time: