Assistant Nurse Manager – Newport Beach Hem/Onc Clinic – Full Time 8 Hour Days (Exempt) (Non-Union) – (Newport Beach, California, United States)

The Assistant Nurse Manager, in collaboration with and under the direction of the Department Nurse Manager, is accountable for ongoing leadership and operations of the assigned area(s) and for nursing care safety and quality. The Assistant Nurse Manager uses sound human resource and budget principles to guide the daily provision of nursing services to patients and families. The Assistant Nurse Manager participates in organizational and unit-based quality improvement activities and provides input on standard of care. The Assistant Nurse Manager supports comprehensive patient and family services through effective participation with the interdisciplinary team.

Essential Duties:

  • Acts as a role model and steward to the shared vision, mission, values, and service excellence standards of the organization and the Department of Nursing, demonstrating application of the Professional Practice Model.
  • Maintains positive and collaborative professional relationships with peers, management, physicians and patients/families to ensure patient-centered care.
  • Shares responsibility for nursing process and outcomes, providing staff performance coaching for process and quality improvement.
  • Encourages staff to provide input and make decisions supported by evidence-based practice to improve patient and family care and the work environment.
  • Maintains knowledge of federal, state and local regulatory requirements that impact clinical services and professional practice to ensure efficient quality of care is provided and is in compliance with established organizational goals, including hazardous waste management, meeting HIPPA and OSHA requirements and maintaining JCAHO survey readiness.
  • Maintains clinical competence, serving as a Super User when needed.
  • Addresses quality of care concerns and intervenes to ensure a safe environment for patients and staff up to and including comprehensive review of reportable events. Performs timely completion of incident report follow ups (SRMs).
  • Information for patients and staff is delivered in a manner that is supportive, timely, and understandable.
  • Provides coverage for Clinic Nurse Manager in their absence.
  • Oversees daily department operations in collaboration with leadership, staff, and interdisciplinary teams to include the supervision and coordination of patient assignments based on staff competency and level of acuity.
  • Shares responsibility for the outcomes of quality improvement initiatives, contributes to improvement efforts, and champions change by identifying obstacles and requesting resources for effective improvement programs.
  • Evaluates the efficiency of daily operations and supports cost-effective resource utilization and financial outcomes through the monitoring of meal periods, incidental overtime, contract hours and compliance with organizational and departmental attendance and punctuality standards.
  • Prepares, approves and posts schedule in collaboration with Clinic Nurse Manager.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Req Bachelor’s degree Nursing Degree in Nursing (BSN).
  • Req 2 years RN experience
  • Req Strong critical and strategic thinking, analytical and planning skills.
  • Req Organization/time management skills.
  • Req Excellent communication skills.
  • Req Values diversity and team work.
  • Req Demonstrates integrity; is ethical in conduct and decision thinking.
  • Req Demonstrates initiative, creativity and flexibility and is tolerant of change and ambiguity.
  • Req Demands accountability of self and others.
  • Req Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office as well as Internet access and utilization.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Pref Master’s degree Nursing Master’s Degree in Nursing or in progress, strongly preferred* Master’s Degree in Nursing may be in lieu-of Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing.
  • Pref 1 year Experience in infusion
  • Pref Specialty Certification

Required Licenses/Certifications:

  • Req Registered Nurse – RN (CA Board of Registered Nursing) Valid California RN License.
  • Req Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association
  • Req Fire Life Safety Training (LA City) If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire and maintained by renewal before expiration date. (Required within LA City only)
  • Req Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association

The annual base salary range for this position is $110,240.00 – $181,896.00. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

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