Assistant Nurse Manager, Cardiac Cath Lab
Clinical Nurse Specialist
New York, NY
Mount Sinai, a world-renowned health system in New York City, is looking for a full-time ANM with strong character, three years of clinical nursing background, and prior supervisory experience. Roles & Responsibilities: The Assistant Nurse Manager is a Registered Professional Nurse with broad knowledge and skills. They act as a clinical leader in the daily functioning of the unit and oversight of quality patient care delivery, in conjunction with the Clinical Nurse Manager. I. PATIENT CARE: Lead nursing practice using the tenets of the Professional Practice Model of Relationship-Centered Care and the Care Delivery Model of Modified Primary Nursing Demonstrate proficiency in all aspects of Purposeful Hourly Rounding (PHR) Integration of PHR into clinical activities Validate staff members round hourly by direct observation and patient feedback Assess staff competency in PHR and provides consistent, meaningful feedback Conduct rounding of all patients daily (Monday-Friday) Communicate information regarding the patient experience and staff engagement that leads to the development and implementation of an action plan Collaborate with the physician and escalate concerns as appropriate Follow up on all patient concerns in a timely manner Demonstrate caring, respect, compassion, empathy and active listening II. PATIENT EXPERIENCE: Role model the tenets of Mount Sinai Relationship-Centered Care (MSHRCC) through the facilitation of the following actions but not limited to: Admission Welcome, Bedside Shift Report, HELP, AM/PM Care, 5 Minute Sit Down, Purposeful Hourly Rounding (PHR), Medication Review, Discharge Wrap Up, and MD/RN Unit Collaboration. Huddle with staff at the start of each shift, identifying high-risk patients Communicate to nursing leadership concerns or issues identified Initiate service recovery for patients and family members who have concerns Interpret and communicate patient experience scores and benchmarks Consider the patients’ values in all aspects of care. III. QUALITY AND SAFETY: Design, support and leads a safe, therapeutic and efficient patient-centered care environment for professional practice. Identify and investigate issues or variances in practice/operations Lead interdisciplinary quality improvement teams Review unit progress, changes and compliance with quality and safety metrics Respond to escalations of potential safety hazards or gaps from best practice Monitor information technology infrastructure and correct gaps in documentation Lead staff participation in quality and safety initiatives Demonstrates accountability for all unit quality and safety practices IV. OPERATIONS AND ADMINISTRATION: Support implementation of the mission, vision, goals and objectives of the department Work collaboratively to promote patient care and regulatory standards Maintain a nursing unit in compliance with all regulatory agency mandates Oversee 24-hour patient care delivery, throughput, staffing and processes Prepare, implement and monitor unit budget Manage the recruitment and retention of qualified staff Maintain patient/employee confidentiality Evaluate performance, mentor, coach, counsel and discipline staff as needed Monitor availability and maintenance of nursing equipment/supplies Conduct regular staff meetings to ensure communication Encourage, recognize and reward staff participation in quality and safety initiatives Lead a shared decision-making model Interpret and implement collective bargaining agreements Responds to protest of assignment in a timely manner V. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Perform as a clinical leader who creates and supports nursing practice Organize the environment of care to support colleagues, patients and their families Champion ethical principles in decision making for patient and family Encourage decision making through practice councils, nursing department and unit initiatives Serve as a professional role model and preceptor for staff and students Demonstrate leadership and participation in a professional organization General Skills and Competencies: Relevant clinical competence Ability to work in a team Understand and speak English in a clear and concise manner Care for acutely ill patients Perform a variety of clinical procedures Basic data entry, retrieval systems and the electronic medical record documentation system Requirements: Bachelor of Science with a major in nursing or higher required Three years minimum clinical nursing experience Supervisory experience NYS RN license Cardiac Cath Lab / Procedural Cardiac RN experience ACLS/BLS preferred

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