Assistant Nurse Manager - ACU *Up to $20,000 Hiring Bonus*
Company: Providence Health & Services
Posted on: August 5, 2022
Description Providence is offering a $2,000 Hiring Bonus for
eligible external candidates who meet all conditions for payment -
this is in addition to the fantastic benefits and compensation
package offered by Providence that begin on your first day of
employment! Providence is calling a Assistant Nurse Manager
(Advanced Care Unit,Night-shift, 0.8 FTE, or 32 hours per week) to
Providence Holy Family Hospital in Spokane, Washington. We are a
community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to
provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially
those who are poor and vulnerable. In this position you will:
- Customer Service: Maintain and promote positive, open and
honest interpersonal relationships with customers (physicians,
employees, visitors, patients, and other SHMC publics). Provide
high quality service to all customers; focuses on understanding
customers' needs and follows through. Demonstrate respect for the
capabilities, different cultures and or personalities of co-workers
and Medical Center publics within the mission/values of PHFH
- Family Centered Care: Promote and support the principles of
family centered care for all patients in the unit service
- Communication: Promote and demonstrate effective pen and honest
written and verbal communication skills
- Self Management: Demonstrate self-management behaviors which
reflect a positive image of SHMC, following established policies
and procedures and promote an efficient, cost effective work
- Ownership /Stewardship and Accountability: Demonstrate good
stewardship of resources by treating property of customers, Sacred
Heart Medical Center and co-workers with care and respect
- Teamwork: Work cooperatively and collaboratively with all
levels of staff and other disciplines for problem solving without
- Flexibility: Demonstrate flexibility by readily adapting to
different situations to complete work
- Performs the initial and ongoing assessment of the
patient/family and integrates team member's input including:
- Spiritual/ Cultural
- Age related factors
- Advance Care Directives
- Environmental/ safety factors
- Self care
- Educational needs
- Readiness to learn
- Discharge planning need
- Legibly and accurately documents the initial and ongoing
assessment/history on the appropriate form within the designated
- Collect subjective and objective data from patients, families
and other sources to complete patient's history forms.
- Problem Identification (Nursing Diagnosis):
- Identify problems based on:
- History, assessment/ reassessment data
- Pre-existing conditions
- Age and developmental stage
- Medical diagnosis
- Discharge concerns
- Prioritize and lists patient problems on the plan of care
relevant to this current hospitalization.
- Identify, documents and initiates protocol for potential safety
risks such as high risk for falls or potential for skin
- Identify and documents patient family learning needs.
- Planning: Outcomes/Interventions
- Formulate the plan of care with the patient/family and
interdisciplinary team and documents desired outcomes/interventions
for each problem listed on the plan of care.
- Individualize nursing interventions to achieve desired outcomes
based on patient practice guidelines, protocols, standards, and
- Individualize the plan of care/ interventions/ outcomes so that
they are culturally appropriate, measurable and realistic to the
age, pre-existing conditions, present/potential capabilities, and
desired outcome goals of the patient.
- Develop plan and outcome goals that are attainable in relation
to resources available to the patient.
- Incorporate restorative and preventive elements in planning
patient care to assure the highest level of health potential that
is achievable at discharge.
- Initiate and documents referrals to interdisciplinary care team
members based on initial and ongoing assessment of patient
- Implement and coordinate the prescribed medical/nursing plan
(including teaching) to meet the desired outcomes.
- Provided safe and timely care consistent with current nursing
practice standards and hospital policies and procedures.
- Administer and documents prescribed medications and IV
solutions in a manner consistent with knowledge of purpose, side
effects, contraindications and established guidelines.
- Inform and educates patients and families about medications and
treatments patients are receiving during their
- Use and applies equipment and supplies correctly.
- Manage clinical emergencies effectively.
- Use age related concepts, body size and preexisting conditions
in implementing the plan of care as demonstrated by adjusting
medications, responding to laboratory results and equipment
- Document patient responses to medications when applicable and
seeks medical/pharmacy consultation when unable to achieve desired
effect from prescribed medications.
- Provide psychosocial, spiritual and cultural support for
patients and families based on assessed needs.
- Provide care according to department/unit competencies.
- Evaluate problems identified on the plan of care and documents
patient response least every 24 hours.
- Evaluate patient responses to interventions and documents
legibly, accurately, and completely and in a timely manner on the
- Performs ongoing evaluation of patient's condition and
responses to the medical and nursing plan of care, modifying plan
and taking action as indicated.
- Evaluate patient/family response to teaching provided and
documents on appropriate forms.
- Review contents of the patient record and nursing care plan to
assure accuracy and completeness every shift.
- Evaluate each problem on the plan of care at the time of
discharge and documents status and any follow-up plans.
- Planning Performance: Collaborates with the Nurse Manager to
maintain a logical system of planning, for the most cost-effective
use of resources to achieve the short and long-term objectives of
the nursing unit.
- Forecasts and develops plan incorporating staffing and
occupancy projections, identified staff performance needs, patient
care needs and current clinical trends.
- Collaborate with unit council(s) and Nurse Manager in
developing written objectives for the unit, Objectives are reviewed
periodically to measure progress against the plan.
- Participates in review/revision of the unit policy and
- Serve as a resource to staff regarding policies and procedures
and is responsible to assure they are administered accurately and
- Provide input for budgetary preparation regarding necessary
capital and human resources required to accomplish unit
- Offer creative and innovative recommendations to the Nurse
Manager or appropriate council for improving the utilization of
existing resources to assure allocated resources are
- Assess staff skill and knowledge in order to determine staff
development needs. Plans in collaboration with manager/ educator/
preceptor to meet those needs.
- Assure that patient care and discharge planning occurs
throughout the shift by working collaboratively with the
interdisciplinary team and community resources.
- Perform initial and comprehensive assessment of unit status;
develops work plan accordingly.
- Providesan on-going plan for patient admissions/transfers to
facilitate timely bed assignment.
- Plan and delegates when making assignments based on assessment
of patient needs, unit status, varying skill levels, scope of
practice and demonstrated competencies of staff.
- Organizing Performance: Demonstrates ability to assist the
staff in identifying, arranging and prioritizing the work to be
performed by the nursing staff in a manner which is in compliance
with regulatory standards, hospital values, management
responsibilities, and ethical dimensions of practices so that it is
accomplished by the appropriate and most cost-effective individuals
with a maximum degree of satisfaction for patients, staff and
- Implement the defined care delivery system, making
modifications as necessary to meet patient care needs. Proposes
recommendations to Nurse Manager or council(s) for changes in the
established care delivery system when patterns and trends are
- Clarify each team member's role and relationship so that work
processes are well-defined and productivity is maximized.
- Role models by re-establishing work priorities and coaches
staff to compensate for unanticipated events, and modifying plan as
- Leading Performance: Assures the most effective utilization of
the nursing resources by assisting the Nurse Manager to select and
develop competent staff, practices and promotes shared governance,
makes logical decisions and builds staff motivation so that staff
will work to achieve their maximum potential.
- Decision are consistent with PHFH philosophy, values,
management responsibilities, ethical dimensions of practice,
policies and procedures, and contractual agreements.
- Decision are supported by facts, consistent with approved
plans, and made in a timely and responsible manner.
- Disseminates information that affects staff responsibility and
- Aware of staff morale and communicates to the Nurse Manager or
appropriate council(s) to insure that support and appropriate
interventions are implemented as needed.
- Help to identify inter-shift problems, and promotes staff
participation in solving them.
- Inform manager/ nursing supervisor when difficult problems,
unusual developments or activities occur with
patients/families/physicians/other departments and submits the
appropriate report if needed.
- Provide clear written and verbal communications that promote
open lines of communication between staff, management, and
- Assure Incident Reports/ PI Data forms are completed for any
adverse event that occurred or was identified during their shift.
Forward the report and communicates to others according to
- Participate in performance improvement (PI) activities and
reviews results of ongoing PI measurements.
- Role model and coaches staff to achieve Service Excellence
Expectations and the use of the nursing process/ critical
- Facilitate and coaches nursing staff to participate in
decision-making processes which affect their work and reevaluate
- Facilitate staff participation in meeting department/unit
program goals and objectives.
- Provide positive feedback to staff for improved/exceptional
performance by a variety of methods.
- Promote a positive learning environment and mentors students in
collaboration with their instructor.
- Select staff considering applicant's competence, references,
willingness to implement the goals and objectives of the unit and
the ability to embrace the hospital key values and Service
- Conduct and/or actively participates in team conferences to
develop a plan to resolve complex patient care issues and/or
interacts with other tam members to develop a plan.
- Collaborate with preceptors and clinical educators to support
orientees to meet orientation objectives.
- Develop and maintains collaborative relationships with the
internal and external customers/resources.
- Alway available by mobile phone for timely communication when
in charge. Assigns the phone to another staff member as needed
during breaks and lunch.
- Problem-solving is based on comprehensive analysis of
situations and demonstrates the use of critical thinking skills.
Required qualifications for this position includes:
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing within one year of hire into
position if BSN degree is not completed at time of hire
- Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State
- Certification Requirements: Refer to "Certification Required
for RN's" Nursing Policy, which lists certifications required for
select units/departments Preferred qualifications for this position
- Two (2) years RN experience, with one year in the
- Nursing management experience About the hospital you will
serve. Providence Holy Family Hospital is a progressive, full
service hospital in Spokane, Washington, offering a full range of
medical and surgical services as well as specialty support and
outpatient services. The hospital primarily serves north Spokane
County-the fastest growing area in our region. We are currently
licensed for more than 270 beds. As a not-for-profit Catholic
hospital, every dollar we earn goes back to the community we serve.
Providence Holy Family Hospital received several Five Star safety
and excellence awards last year, including Patient Safety,
Pulmonary, Respiratory and Critical Care. About Providence At
Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of "Know me, care for
me, ease my way." Working at our family of organizations means that
regardless of your role, we'll walk alongside you in your career,
supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class
benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is
valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together,
our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals,
over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services
across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and
Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are
serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our
more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.
Requsition ID: P367600 Company: Providence Jobs Job Category:
Nursing-Patient Facing Job Function: Nursing Schedule: Part time
Shift: Night Career Track: Leadership Department: 3043 PROGRESS
CARE 5TH FLR Address: WA Spokane 5633 N Lidgerwood Providence is
proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability,
veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin,
sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status,
genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state,
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