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Assistant Nurse Manager - Emergency Department

Company: WellStar Health System
Location: Marietta
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Overview


How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion, pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining example of what's possible when the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare industry, and in people's lives.


Responsibilities


At Wellstar, not one patient, symptom or treatment plan is the same—even in an emergency. Now, the new, state-of-the-art emergency department (ED) at Wellstar Kennestone Regional Medical Center delivers quality and compassionate care to every patient, every time.  

Located just north of metro Atlanta, this 263,000 sq. ft. medical facility is one of the largest and busiest EDs in the nation and:

 

  • It is one of only three Level II trauma centersin metro Atlanta.
  • Increased its bed-count from 84 to 166 beds(130 universal beds and 36 transition beds).
  • It is one of four Joint Commission Comprehensive Stroke Centersin Georgia.
  • It is the only Joint Commission Certified Comprehensive Cardiac Center in the state and seventh in the nation.
  • Can treat more than 600 patients a day—nearly doubling its previous capacity—with up to 220,000 patient visits per year.

 

The Assistant Nurse Manager  at Kennestone Hospital- Emergency Department is a registered professional nurse who provides support and works in conjunction with the nurse manager of a specific unit(s) or service. He/she is viewed as aspiring to be a nurse manager and through this role to learn additional knowledge and skills through experience and mentoring by the nurse manager and the hospital/system.

 

The Assistant Nurse Manager must possess very good skills in communication and teamwork and serve as a mentor for others while learning the responsibilities of his/her role. Together with the Nurse Manager, the Assistant Nurse Manager uses his/her knowledge and skills to promote the creation of a center of excellence for staff recruitment and retention and clinical and business outcomes.

 

The Assistant Nurse Manager upholds the nurse manager's direction and actively leads staff in the performance of their daily activities and participates in their performance reviews, as well as coaching and counseling as appropriate. In collaboration with the nurse manager, holds staff accountable for the delivery of care and services through effective communication, observation, and the management and measurement of specific interventions/practices and their associated outcomes.

 

This key leader plays a significant role in assisting the nurse manager in achieving clinical and financial goals along with management of human/material resources as delegated. He/she also plays a pivotal role in staff recruitment, mentoring and retention. He/She models the way to foster teamwork and collaboration with physicians, staff, patients and other departments.

 

Night Shift Varied Hours


Qualifications


Required Minimum Education:

  • Must hold Baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) from accredited nursing school; Master's Degree in Nursing preferred.
  • If bachelor degree is not in nursing, MSN must be from accredited nursing school. 

Required Minimum Licensure/Certification:

  • Registered Nurse, actively licensed in the state of Georgia.
  • BLS & ACLS from the American Heart Association.
  • National certification in nursing administration preferred.

Required Minimum Experience:

  • (3) Three years of clinical experience required and additional experience as a Charge Nurse or other nurse leader role desirable.

Required Minimum Skills:

  • Should possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and relationship building; desires to see progressive nursing management roles and enjoys/seeks opportunities to coach and mentor others.
  • Seeks to learn and demonstrate progressive skills in the business of managing a patient care unit or service by obtaining the commitment and productivity of nursing staff.
  • Must be a continuous learner who seeks to better understands health care financing; strategy and operations for running a business unit(s); and effectively employ data and technology to support work processes and make decisions.
  • Supports shared governance or shared decision making; manage the design and delivery of care that in based on evidence and focused on quality and safety.
  • Demonstrates interest and aptitude to achieve knowledge of risk management and various accreditation/regulations/licensing requirements.


We’d like to invite you on a career journey like no other! In return for your contributions, we’ll help you make the most of all life’s moments – on and off the job. Wellstar Total Rewards is designed to provide for your total well-being, including: Your Wellness, Your Pay, Your Future, Your Joy.  We think it’s pretty simple – we care for our team members and our team members care for the community.

Make a difference in patients’ lives… and your own! Here, it’s more than healthcare – it’s CareerCare!

Keywords: WellStar Health System, Marietta , Assistant Nurse Manager - Emergency Department, Other , Marietta, Georgia

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