A true leader aims to inspire--and at Cedars-Sinai, that's exactly what our nurse leaders do. They have a strong combination of clinical skills, management abilities and integrity, and as a result, they play an indispensable role in the success of our organization. Our people bring an unmatched passion to their craft and it shows in everything they accomplish, including achieving Magnet(r) designation for an unprecedented five times. Now we invite you to join us. From working with a team of dedicated healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you'll have everything needed do something incredible--for yourself, and for others.
Under the leadership of the Nurse Manager/Associate Director and Nurse Leader/Executive Director the Assistant Nurse Manager is responsible for coordinating the daily twenty-four (24) hour operations of the assigned specialty area in order to provide high quality, individualized patient care in support of Medical Center philosophies.
There are two 24-bed surgical units located on the east and west side of the 8 North Tower that operate on a 24 hour basis with a combined average daily census of 42. 8 North also has 16 deluxe rooms. When not needed for patients on our regular service line, these rooms are available for any patient, upon request, for an additional fee regardless of the diagnosis.
As an Assistant Nurse Manager for the Medical Surgical Neuro/Spine Surgery Unit.
You will collaborate to identify and assess patient safety concerns with respect to age and developmental considerations.
You will intervene to provide a safe environment and evaluates effectiveness of intervention for patients.
You will provide leadership in the delivery of patient care and nursing practices within assigned clinical unit(s).
You will work with Nurse Management to address issues identified with regard to quality of care standards.
You will be responsible for performance management, including supervising or developing action plans to support staff development and improve performance.
You will assist in monitoring established performance improvement systems to measure fiscal compliance.
You will assist the Nurse Leader with budget planning, staffing and scheduling, recruitment efforts internal/external to the organization, monitors meal periods and rest breaks, tardiness, absenteeism, overtime and keeps Nurse Manager informed of trends.
You will oversee documentation on direct and indirect patient care services for the safety, comfort, personal hygiene, and protection of our patients.
You will assist the Nurse Leader with the development of departmental goals, new hire evaluation process and promotes inter/intra departmental collaboration.
You will coordinate the interdisciplinary team approach to discharge planning, including team rounding.
You will lead the coordination of patient assignments based on staff competencies, including the delegation and assignment patient care tasks and prioritization of workload, considering patient acuity, activity and available resources.
You will also be responsible for other duties as assigned, including special projects.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research... and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.