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Assistant Nurse Manager (RN) - Medicine Step-Down

Requisition ID:

22167323

Business Unit:

Hartford Hospital

Location:

Hartford, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 36
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details:

Work where every moment matters.
Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.

Hartford Hospital is one of the largest and most respected teaching hospitals as well as a Level I trauma center. Hartford Hospital is on the cutting edge of technology & medical care and is home to the Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI), one of the most-advanced medical simulation training centers in the world. Housing the Northeast’s largest robotic surgery center, committed to becoming the best in the country for patient safety and is pursuing that goal by taking innovative action and creating a culture of safety at every level within the organization. 

Bliss 11 Step Down is a 18-bed unit that provides care to patients with a wide range of complex, highly acute medical issues. These issues include but are not limited to; respiratory failure, gastrointestinal bleeding, liver injury/failure, kidney injury/failure, sepsis, drug and alcohol withdrawal and a specialty in the care of the pulmonary hypertension population. Under the supervision of a Critical Care Pulmonologist, the unit is staffed 24 hours-a-day with a team of Physician Assistants and Advanced Practice Registered Nurses.
In the Medical Step Down, our goal is to develop our staff into well-rounded, highly skilled medical professionals. The unit will push you to your limits as you will be working in a fast-paced environment where your critical thinking, vast medical knowledge, clear communication, and your extensive skillset will be challenged and grown.

Job Summary: 

The Assistant Nurse Manager is recognized as the clinical expert in their service line and a leadership role model for Registered Nurses and all staff under their supervision.  Directs the work in such a way to ensure the overall movement of patients through the department in a safe and efficient manner. This position will assign all patient care activities assuring that staff are qualified to care for assigned patients, support team members, and ensure quality and service excellence to our patients. They will also facilitate challenging situations. Appropriately assigns the workload.  Responsible for monitoring & maintaining staff performance. Nursing leaders will role model excellent attendance, positive attitude, respectful communication, Hartford Healthcare Core Values of Excellence, Safety, Caring and Integrity, Promote and support a healthy work environment, and role model HHC leadership behaviors at all times.

Responsibilities:

Ensures compliance with regulatory and accreditation requirements.

Conducts hiring, training, directing, development and evaluating of staff.

Identifies and resolves issues affecting the delivery of patient care services for the assigned unit(s).

Develops and implements policies and procedures to ensure efficient and effective delivery of health services in a unit.

Collaborates with the Clinical Nurse Leaders and Nurse Educator to develop programs designed to assist the staff nurse in the progression of novice to expert in the practice of nursing.

Systematically evaluates the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice and services.

Evaluates factors related to safety, outcomes, effectiveness, cost and social impact when developing and implementing practice innovations.

Provides leadership and direction to nursing unit staff and has 24 hour accountability ensuring all quality, financial, and service benchmarks as well as compliance with environmental care standards are met.

Other Duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

Requirements

• Current Connecticut RN License.
• Graduate of an accredited nursing school (BSN required).
• BLS certification by the American Heart Association and proof of Arrhythmia Certification required prior to date of hire.
Prior leadership experience and/or unit committee work highly preferred.
Specialty certification highly preferred.
Strong communications skills required - both written and verbal.

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.

 
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