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Bassett Healthcare Assistant Nurse Manager, Acute Care - Intensive Care Unit in Cooperstown, New York

The best thing about this role Are you looking to make a difference by improving the health of our patients? Here you will find an innovative culture that is patient-focused and dedicated to making a difference. We are committed to helping the population we serve, and our communities, achieve optimum health and enjoy the best quality of life possible. Recently named a Forbes America's Best-In-State Employer 2022! What you'll do The Assistant Nurse Manager will work Full-time, Nights, and will provide management assistance on an assigned shift and is accountable for the delivery of safe patient care utilizing the nursing process. The Assistant Nurse Manager assesses, plans, delivers, coordinates, integrates, and evaluates nursing care related to patient needs at the expert level. The Assistant Nurse Manager contributes to the support of patients through interdisciplinary teamwork, assures that the care provided is consistent with applicable standards, regulations, statutes and state and federal law, and provides leadership to department staff, serving as a resource and mentor. The Assistant Nurse Manager assists the Nurse Manager with elements of planning, organizing, controlling, climate setting, leadership, and operational duties. The Assistant Nurse Manager provides nursing care and services to patients throughout the life span and in various settings at an expert level consistent with experience and educational preparation. The Assistant Nurse Manager collects, analyzes, and records relevant patient health data accurately. Analyzes assessment data to identify patient problems. Identifies expected outcomes individualized to the patient. Implements and records interventions appropriate to diagnosis or patient problem. Evaluates the patient’s progress toward attainment of identified goals. Develops a plan of care that describes interventions to attain expected outcomes. Adheres to approved, research-based practice standards. Enters accurate documentation of all patient care activities. Directs and supervises patient care provided by LPNs, RNs and support personnel. The Assistant Nurse Manager effectively precepts new staff members or students. Acts effectively as charge nurse or group leader. The Assistant Nurse Manager demonstrates consideration of safety, effective utilization of equipment and materials, and cost in managing patient care. Assists the Nurse Manager with elements of planning, organizing, controlling, climate setting, leadership, performance improvement, customer satisfaction, people development, professional growth, and unit profitability. Participates in gathering data, designing, planning, and implementing programs. Assists with resource and productivity issues according to established department procedures. Participates or leads committees as directed by the Nurse Manager, as noted in portfolio review. Plans and implements selected remedial actions for individuals and/or the unit with objectivity and expertise. The Assistant Nurse Manager responds to and acts on budgetary issues. Assists with achieving Operating Performance Standards as described and reviewed by the Nurse Manager Monitors activities and performance of selected staff with objectivity and expertise, as reviewed with the Nurse Manager. Completes Performance Appraisals for selected unit staff, as observed by the Nurse Manager. Engages in timely communication with management team and staff using acceptable communication techniques. The Assistant Nurse Manager serves in own community as a fitting representative of Bassett Healthcare as described in portfolio and reviewed by Nurse Manager. Communicates performance issues to management team with objectivity and expertise. The Assistant Nurse Manager responds to customer feedback within acceptable timeframe. Demonstrates daily involvement with selected staff to monitor professional development, identify educational and developmental needs, provide coaching and mentoring where indicated. After voicing opinion and working towards consensus, aligns with the Nurse Manager’s decisions and provides a positive attitude with staff. Advocates for patients to ensure the care preserves and protects the patient’s autonomy, dignity and rights. The Assistant Nurse Manager delivers care in a non-judgmental and non-discriminatory manner that is sensitive to patient diversity. Assures that patients have informed consent signed for indicated procedures. Adheres to ANA Code of Ethics for Professional Nurses Acquires and maintains current knowledge and skills in his or her area of practice. Participates in 19-24 hours of education activity related to job function annually. The Assistant Nurse Manager develops and evaluates systems for orienting new staff and students. Demonstrates clinical problem-solving ability. Designs and coordinates PI initiatives demonstrating good organizing skills and follow-through. Contributes to the body of nursing knowledge through use of research and participation in professional practice committees and organizations. The Assistant Nurse Manager performs similar or related duties as requested or directed. What we need from you Education/Qualifications: 2 year/Associate degree in Nursing required 4 year/Bachelor degree from an accredited Baccalaureate Professional Nursing program is preferred Experience: 2 years experience in practice area required 2 years experience in charge nurse or leadership role is required. Licensure/Certificates: Current NYS licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse required BLS certification required Specialty areas may require PALS, ACLS or additional certifications. May require National Certifications based on area of practice. Skills: Analysis & Evaluation Clinical Skills Leadership Multi-Tasking Team Building Training Maintain Confidentiality Physical Requirements: Occasional balancing, climbing, crouching, kneeling, stooping Frequent grasping, lifting, pulling, pushing, reaching Constant typing/clerical/dexterity, hearing, repetitive motion, seeing/monitor/computer use, standing, talking, visual acuity (color/depth/perception), walking Hazards: Occasional chemical, electrical Frequent bodily fluids/bloodborne exposure, mechanical, radiation/radiant energy Working conditions: Occasional dust, fumes Frequent noise, gases, odors Total Rewards Bassett Healthcare Network’s commitment to our employees includes benefit programs carefully designed with the needs and values of all our employees in mind. Many of the benefits we offer are paid fully or in large part by Bassett. Our generous benefits offerings include: Paid time off, including company holidays, vacation, and sick time Medical, dental and vision insurance Life insurance and disability protection Retirement benefits including an employer match And more! Specific benefit offerings may vary by location and/or position. We are also offering a sign-on bonus for this position! Details and eligibility requirements will be discussed during the interview process. Current employees of Bassett Healthcare Network are not eligible and are encouraged to apply through the internal job board. This position is eligible for a sign on bonus up to: USD $35,000.00 Pay Transparency Salary is based on a variety of factors, including, but not limited to, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, training, and fair market evaluation based on industry standards. The above compensation range represents a good faith belief of the compensation range by Bassett Healthcare Network, and its entities and affiliates, at the time of this posting or advertisement. Pay Range Minimum: USD $43.93/Hr. Pay Range Maximum: USD $65.89/Hr. We love the difference people bring We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related condition), age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), genetic predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, familial status, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other status protected by law.