The RN-Assistant Nurse Manager (ANM) for Ambulatory Care serves as an assistant with line authority to the Nurse Manager (NM) in providing leadership and direction to nursing staff. He/she is accountable for adhering to established policies, standards of care and standards of practice; demonstrating leadership in improving nursing care; and the administration, management, supervision and evaluation of both nursing care and nursing personnel. The RN-Assistant Nurse Manager (ANM) demonstrates, promotes, creates and ensures a culturally diverse workforce in which the values and needs of all individuals are respected. He/she provides an environment that fosters employees to perform to their full individual potential. The ANM advocates for and allocates available resources to promote efficient, effective, safe and compassionate nursing care, provide input to NM decisions, and keep staff informed of activities. He/she is delegated Acting NM in the absence of the NM. In collaboration with the NM, functions as a supervisor and assumes accountability for the operation of the assigned unit. This includes the management, supervision, and evaluation of care delivered by assigned staff. The ANM is responsible for contributing to the establishment and implementation of evidence-based nursing standards of practice. In collaboration with the NM, creates a positive work environment which enhances care delivery and professional development of clinically competent staff. He/she is responsible for supervision of staff, time and leave approval, input to nurse manager on staff performance, and collecting and preparing evidence for fact findings and disciplinary actions in collaboration with the NM. Work Schedule: Monday thru Friday 7:30am-4pm Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Functional Statement #: PD000000 Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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