Assistant Nurse Manager-PACU
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Delivers advanced professional and technical nursing care to patients with real or potential life threatening illnesses presenting for care. Collaborates with the medical staff and other disciplines in order to facilitate patient care. Accountable for the smooth, effective and efficient functioning of the unit, with minimal direction from the department head. Supervises and instructs department’s nursing personnel for assigned shift. Ensures that the department’s nursing staff complies with the objectives and policies of the hospital and that age/developmentally appropriate care is given in accordance with unit standards. Performs nursing techniques for the comfort and well being of the patient. Assists and provides input to Director/CNO regarding employment interview, staff performance issues/needs and employee schedules. Due to on-call rotation necessity he/she will be needed to work beyond the regular tour of duty, thus this is an hourly position. The specialty classification allows this staff member to work in another patient care unit as assigned by department head or nursing supervisor.
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS (including required licenses/certifications, education and job knowledge/experience):
Current BLS Certification
Current ACLS Certification
Excellent physical assessment and critical-thinking skills
Positive affect, demonstrated leadership and time-management skills
Effective oral communication skills in the English language
Visual and hearing senses must be adequate to assess/detect changes in human physiological condition
Ability to perform effectively in fast-paced, stressful environment
Advance knowledge of cardiac arrhythmias