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The Mount Sinai Health System

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The Mount Sinai Health System's commitment to excellence extendsbeyond delivering world-class health care. The System's ongoing success is dependentupon our highly motivated, nonclinical professionals working to improvebusiness operations. Our leadership team is driven to provide exceptionalservice by cultivating a workforce that is dedicated to upholding Mount Sinai'smission of delivering innovative, breakthrough medicine with compassionand integrity.

Are you ready to discover the world of limitless possibilitiesthat comes with wearing the badge? Explore more about this opportunity and howyou can help us write a new chapter in our story of unrivaled patient care!

The Assistant Nurse Manager assiststhe Division of Emergency Medicine/Nurse Manager and provides directtraining/supervision/management to all nurses and nurse related functions inthe Department.

What You'll Bring

* Graduate of an accredited Registered Nurse Program, minimum of Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Masters' preferred. Applicable work experience may be considered in lieu of educational requirements.

* Minimum of two years' experience in Emergency Nursing.

* Understands the need to know, communicate and implement Program and Nursing Service philosophy, policy and objectives. Possesses maturity, expert nursing skills, and the ability to function as a leader and teacher.

* Is able to exercise professional judgment with assurance and integrity.

* Current New York State license/registration.

* Current ACLS BLS PALS certification required.

* TNCC certification preferred.

* Membership in appropriate professional health organizations, (i.e. ENA).

* Supervisory experience required.

* Certification in Emergency Nursing (i.e. CEN, TCRN, and/or CPEN) preferred.

What You'll Do

A. Clinical/Technical/Service

* Functions in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act, the current Federal and State Regulations governing the use and dispensing of methadone, the guidelines for patient care set by the Program's Administration and the philosophy of the Patient Care Services Department of the hospital

* Maintains standards of nursing care and practice by supervising and evaluating nursing personnel

* Plans, directs, coordinates, evaluates and facilitates the delivery of nursing care through the creative utilization of professional nursing expertise

* Recognizes patient's problems and participates in their resolution

* Contributes toward the maintenance of a professional setting that allows for growth and development of patients and staff

* Participates in formulating, interpreting, and implementing nursing service programs

* Periodically reviews with nursing staff the maintenance of complete and accurate patient-care and narcotic records

* Participates in the orientation and evaluation of new nursing staff

* Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients served in assigned area

* Age Specific Competencies (Neonate/Infant, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult, Geriatric)

a. Identifiesphysical, behavioral and emotional characteristics typical for the age group

b. Modifies approaches based onpatient age-specific needs and responses to treatment

c. Provides care for patients basedon age-specific needs

d. Uses communication techniqueswhich are age appropriate

B. Organizational/Managerial

* Participates in the department's performance improvement activities

* Maintains patient/employee confidentiality in the management of information

* Observes the Health Care System's compliance policies

* Maintains a nursing unit in compliance with the regulations of New York State Department of Health and the Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations

* Interprets the hospitals nursing policy and standards relative to patient care in clinics

* Oversees the assignment/delegation of nursing functions and responsibilities in assigned clinics in the absence of the Head/Charge Nurse

* Supervises and evaluates nursing staff performance with the Charge Nurse and Nursing Supervisor

* Assists the Division Nursing Supervisor in monitoring nursing staff attendance and adherence to program policies

* Participates in counseling and disciplining of staff, when appropriate

* Monitors all security aspects of the medication process

* Reviews patient and narcotic records in a timely manner

* Monitors availability and maintenance of nursing equipment and supplies in the department

* Interviews prospective employees and collaborates with the Division Nursing Supervisor in evaluating their personal attributes and professional qualifications

C. Educational/Professional Development

* Participates in the development of other staff members

* Meets regulatory, licensure and annual health assessment requirements

* Identifies learning strengths and needs

* Utilizes learning resources

* Participates in the hospitals Continuous Quality Improvement Program and maintains Standards of Care

* Makes recommendations regarding standards of patient care and policies for the Patient Care Services Department and appropriate support services

* Demonstrates willingness to evaluate own nursing practice

* Keeps abreast of current nursing literature

* Avails self of continuing education programs/professional conferences/seminars/workshops

* Keeps abreast of legal and political issues related to health care and nursing

* Counsels staff with regard to pursuing on-going formal education

* Encourages staff attendance at in-service and Continuing Education programs

* Provides learning experiences for nursing personnel on an individual basis

* Acts as a role model to nursing staff

D. Communication/Relationships

* Demonstrates a professional, courteous, and respectful attitude in dealing with patients, families and significant others

* Displays courtesy, tact and patience during interactions with all members of the hospital staff and extended community

* Acts as a resource person for staff with regard to Program and Nursing policies and procedures

* Interprets the role of the nurse to the patient, to other clinic staff and to the community

* Demonstrates good interpersonal relationships

* Demonstrates skills in communication on both oral and written levels

* Works cooperatively with the Unit Director and the Unit Supervisor in Administrative matters

* Adheres to Mount Sinai Health System's legal and ethical standards

* May be required to perform other duties as assigned

These items are essential functionsof this position under the Americans with Disabilities Act

Mount Sinai Health System iscommitted to the tenets of diversity and workforce that is strengthened by theinclusion of and respect for our differences


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