Assistant Nurse Manager - NICU FT Nights
New York Hospital Queens - Flushing, NY

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NYS RN License required Prior NICU Experience required BSN required, MSN Preferred Prior leadership experience preferred Duties and Responsibilities: NICU is generally a 14 bedded unit caring for newborns requiring intensive care.

Description:

Our assistant nurse managers assume responsibility in collaboration with the unit Nurse Manager for planning, implementing, coordinating and evaluating patient care and nursing personnel on a clinical unit. The ANM is responsible for providing opportunities for continued development of staff. The ANM also collaborates with the Nurse Manager's efforts to support the staff toward achieving quality and cost effective patient care.

Responsibilities include:

1. Demonstrates strong clinical and critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrates ability to prioritize, organize and manage patient care assignment
  • Performs initial and ongoing assessments using appropriate techniques and resources
  • Develops an individualized plan of care, using the best available evidence and/or research data to obtain expected and desired outcomes
  • Implements and evaluates progress of interventions identified in the plan of care
  • Discusses daily plan of care with interdisciplinary team and identifies and coordinates interdisciplinary referrals as needed
2 Acts as a patient advocate in all aspects of care
  • Respects cultural differences, religious differences and the individuality of internal and external customers
  • Identifies and meets educational needs of patients and families, including healthy practices and treatment modalities
  • Nurtures collaborative and cooperative relationships with other members of the health care team to facilitate patient care outcomes
3. Administers medications correctly and safely
  • Correctly identifies medication: action, dosage, side effects and implications for the patient
  • Meets standard on medication administration exam
  • Demonstrates preparation as needed
  • Educates patients and significant others related to drug and food interactions
4. Assures responsibility and accountability for decision making and patient care
  • Positively adapts to change and is responsive to new ideas
  • Practices within the scope of practice as outlined by the American Nurses Association and other regulatory agencies

Our Mission "To be the premier healthcare institution serving our greater community by providing excellence in clinical care and patient safety, education, clinical research, and service."

Our Values:
  • Caring and Compassion
  • Commitment
  • Caution
  • Candor
  • Courage
  • Competence
  • Continuous Learning

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