Situated between Denver and Colorado Springs, Castle Rock Adventist Hospital is a new, 50-bed acute care hospital (opened in 2013) and Level III Trauma Center providing comprehensive health care to the greater Castle Rock community and surrounding areas. From experienced emergency services to delivering babies in our innovative and comfortable Birthplace, this hospital was built as a true community partnership between Centura Health and the people of Castle Rock. In the short time since it has been open, area residents not only look to this hospital for care, but enjoy visiting its community gardens, outdoor spaces and restaurant. The ER is one of the busiest in the area and staffed with board-certified emergency physicians and specialty-trained emergency nurses. We have on-site imaging that includes MRI, CT, ultrasound, X-ray and digital mammography as well as on-site laboratory services. If you are looking for the close-knit feel of a modern, neighborhood hospital in a picturesque, family-oriented community that offers the very best of Colorado living, we invite you to explore our opportunities. For more information about Castle Rock Adventist Hospital, visit http://www.castlerockhospital.org/.
Responsible for developing, achieving and maintaining the goals of a unit or department by focusing on the unit or department's daily operations. Consistently promotes a positive work environment by being visible and available to all levels of staff and customers. Collaboratively works with nurse leaders in maintaining productivity, supporting hospital initiatives and ensuring units/departments are appropriately staffed. Will assist in identifying staff development needs with an emphasis on evidence based practice and education. The Assistant Nurse Manager's (ANM) annual performance review is dependent upon departmental goals and outcomes achieved along with the key performance indicators of the team the ANM directly supervises. Key performance indicators will include but are not limited to:
Patient Satisfaction improvement/stabilization
Productivity- meeting unit based financial targets
Core measures- improve and maintain a >90% bundle score
Narcotic oversight- zero tolerance for breaches
Medication Safety- zero tolerance for breaches
Red Rules- zero tolerance for breaches
Patient Hourly Rounding- consistently performed
Associate Rounding-every associate, every month
Active participation/implementation in facility or unit based councils and committees as assigned by unit leader
Physician Nurse rounding-consistently performed in inpatient areas Please review job addendum.
Minimum Education Requirements
Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN), preferred
Minimum Experience Requirements
3 years Registered Nurse experience
2 years experience in specific department focus, preferred
Excellent time management and interpersonal skills
Responsible for supervising a group of staff as defined by department leader
Provides patient care as required
Demonstrates commitment to the role as evidenced by attendance at all assigned ANM forums and assigned leadership development courses.
Attendance at optional leadership development and clinical specialty education is an expectation of self-directed professional growth.
Current Colorado Registered Nurse (RN) License
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from American Heart Association
Current appropriate facility identified national certification upon hire, or within one year of certification eligibility
Please review job additional job requirements based on unit section for additional certification requirements
Position Duties (Essential Functions)
Assists in development, coordination and approval of schedules and time off requests. Posts schedule according to established deadlines. Makes unit assignments based on patient needs, associate skills/abilities, department resources and operational requirement. Consistently and fairly counsels and coaches staff related to accountability, performance and appropriately documents issues and concerns. Assists with interviewing candidates utilizing Talent Selection Interview Tool. Collaborates and assists leadership of the department with staff meetings and agendas. Recognizes and builds trust with all associates, physicians, families and patients. Assists leadership in performance evaluation documentation. Communicates appropriate information at change of shift and throughout shift. Consistently promotes a positive work environment. Builds effective working relationships: Takes an objective look at issues from varied perspectives, is open-minded and open to improvement – not rigid in thinking. Stimulates and facilitates change in a positive manner. Involves staff in planning processes to attain valuable input and to assure positive outcomes. Works harmoniously with and effectively supervises staff by building trust and demonstrating effective decision making. Facilitating Change: Demonstrates statistical improvements on unit in areas related to patient, physician and associate satisfaction. Recognizes staff when effective change has occurred.
Proactively identifies and resolves problems within unit. Rounds daily on the unit to interact with staff, families and patients in order to obtain feedback on the functioning of the unit. Works with staff to immediately intervene in order to resolve patient/family issues. Will carry departmental mobile phone/communication device and respond to calls promptly. Supports facility/unit system initiatives to attain and improve physician, patient and associate satisfaction scores.
Serves as patient advocate and provides patient care when required. Ensures compliance, provides coaching and monitors staff to ensure they are adhering to CMS and Joint Commission standards to include nursing sensitive and core measures. Complies with the National Patient Safety Goals. Tracks unit equipment for missing, broken, and replacement needs. Collaborates with interdisciplinary team to develop and implement holistic, individualized plan of care. Ensures quality checks (COR cart, etc) and participates in quality audits. Identifies any potential patient safety issues. Employs evidence based practice standards to ensure a quality patient care environment.
Assists in reviewing Kronos for accuracy. Adjusts staffing to maintain productivity standards. Assists in managing Premium Labor/budget goals. Facilitates Patient Flow on unit. Manages unit supply, stock, linen issues. Consistently validates that work processes and priorities are in alignment with PAH's/Department Strategic Plan. Is innovative with staffing assignments without compromising patient safety. Encourages associates to challenge work processes to improve unit effectiveness. Recognizes staff when effective change has occurred.
Collaborates with unit educator to meet the needs of staff in both on-boarding process and ongoing competency and professional development initiatives. Integrates department culture with emphasis on productivity standards and hospital goals into interviewing and hiring process. Supports succession planning within the unit.
Demonstrates commitment to Centura's Core Values by participating in community events
Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs constantly.
Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.
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