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Assistant Nurse Manager (2 openings), Bellevue, WA and Seattle, WA


Kaiser Permanente of Washington

Nurse Management

Bellevue, WA and Seattle, WA

April 13, 2018


Assistant Nurse Manager - Perioperative Service Ambulatory Surgery Center (1.0 FTE Exempt, Bellevue) - Apply Here
Assistant Nurse Manager - Outpatient Surgery Center (1.0 Exempt, Capitol Hill) - Apply Here

Assistant Nurse Manager - Perioperative Service Ambulatory Surgery Center (1.0 FTE Exempt, Bellevue)

Job Number: 180463-KPWA

Description: Collaborates with the ASC Nurse Manager to establish a competent, ethical, safe and legal environment in the Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) to promote high quality patient care. Coordinate with physicians, clinics, consulting nurses and other departments. Make decisions to meet service quality, clinical quality, utilization of resources and fiscal outcomes. Supervise staff and support overall department administration. Act on behalf of manager.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assures competency, quality and adequate staffing levels of health care providers in the Ambulatory Surgery Center. Develops, monitors and enforces consistent standards of practice and continuing competency mechanisms. Develops and maintains systems to meet cost, quality and service goals. Develops and provides education in support of these outcomes.
  • Leads, manages, recruits, hires, mentors, disciplines and terminates staff when necessary. Prepares and presents performance evaluations. Assesses and responds to educational needs of nursing and medical staff as a team and individually. Interfaces with and supports medical staff.
  • Develops, implements and enforces departmental policies and procedures. Assures compliance with all Regulatory Agency Standards, and professional organization standards. Establishes, develops, implements, and maintains clinical and administrative quality improvement policies, procedures and standards to guide professional practice.
  • Continuously analyzes and evaluates patient care, environmental control, safety issues, and infection control practices in the ASU. Researches and resolves consumer and systems issues. Monitors, tracks and resolves accident/incident reports. Utilizes Lean management tools and process improvement approach.
  • Evaluates and supports implementation of new technology and equipment. Resource to Materiel Management on product selection.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience

  • Minimum two (2) years of experience as a supervisor, lead or charge nurse.

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in nursing.

License, Certification, Registration

  • RN, ACLS and PALS required by date of hire/transfer.

Additional Requirements:

  • Communication and proven management skills, including customer service, problem resolution, team facilitation and development, and process improvement.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in nursing or related field.
  • CPAN, CAPA, CNOR is preferred by date of hire/transfer.
  • Knowledge of Regulatory Agency Standards.

Assistant Nurse Manager - Outpatient Surgery Center (1.0 Exempt, Capitol Hill)

Description: Take the next step in your career with this opportunity as an Outpatient Surgery Center Assistant Nurse Manager.

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Assistant Nurse Manager for our Outpatient Surgery Center at our Central Medical Center on Capitol Hill. The successful candidate will have the leadership qualities and creativity necessary to support growth and innovation in a fast paced environment.

Our Outpatient Surgery Center has 8 main OR suites and a pain room, performing 6,000+ surgeries per year. As the ANM you will manage OR Admissions, Phase 1 and 2 PACU, Centralized Sterile Reprocessing and the Anesthesia Pain Service with a 100 plus fte’s.

We focus on the highest standard of patient safety combined with state-of-the-art technology. We believe in nurturing an open and collaborative work environment that encourages and fosters diversity, personal and professional growth, the free exchange of ideas and a deep passion in the value of working toward the greater good.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop, assess, and improve service plans in order to exceed customer expectations and organizational objectives.
  • Collaborate with the Ambulatory Surgery Center Nurse Manager to establish a competent, ethical, safe and legal environment in the Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) to promote high quality patient care.
  • Coordinate with physicians, clinics, consulting nurses and other departments.
  • Make decisions to meet service quality, clinical quality, utilization of resources and fiscal outcomes.
  • Supervise staff and support overall department administration.
  • Support growth and development of all staff
  • Act on behalf of manager.

Education

Minimum Education Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree Nursing

Preferred Education

Master’s Degree Nursing or related field.

Knowledge/Skills

Minimum Knowledge/Skills Requirements

Advanced Communication and proven management skills, including customer service, problem resolution, team facilitation and development, and process improvement.

Ability to lead change.

Knowledge of Regulatory Agency Standards

Preferred Knowledge/Skills

Advanced Knowledge of Regulatory Agency Standards.

Experience

Minimum Experience Requirements

OR experience

2 years- experience as a supervisor, lead or charge nurse.

Preferred Experience

1-2 years- experience OR Assistant Manager

License/Certifications

Minimum License/Certifications Requirements

At time of hire RN, ACLS and PALS

Preferred License/Certifications

At time of hire CPAN, CAPA, and CNOR

Assistant Nurse Manager - Perioperative Service Ambulatory Surgery Center (1.0 FTE Exempt, Bellevue) - Apply Here
Assistant Nurse Manager - Outpatient Surgery Center (1.0 Exempt, Capitol Hill) - Apply Here


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