Under general direction by the Nurse Manager, the Assistant Nurse Manager (ANM) utilizes the nursing process to prescribe, prioritize, delegate, and provide safe, therapeutic allocation of nursing resources to patients/families. The ANM makes independent judgments, decisions, and take action regarding a wide range of routine and complex staffing and unit workflow issues. The ANM collaborates with appropriate disciplines to coordinate continuity of patient care from admission through discharge in support of the medical and nursing plans of care. The ANM performs specific leadership functions related to clinical practice, education, and/or management as delegated by and in collaboration with the Nurse Manager. The ANM provides leadership for unit and departmental activities that promote the delivery of quality nursing care; and effective problem solving and communication.
In addition, the ANM Operations Lead (ANMO) provides support to the unit management team for the assurance of a strong workflow processes and infrastructures that promote efficient and effective quality patient care. Support is provided to all staff any day and any shift as determined by need/demand. Emphasizing patient safety, staff safety, organizational integration, and service excellence the ANMO provides leadership and resources that promote the following:
Effective staffing schedules that take into account staff experience, mix, preference, and core matrix.
Efficient and effective timesheet/payroll management processes and practices
Timely clinical problem solving and communication of clinical issues at all levels (peer, staff, management, physician)
Effective interdisciplinary and interdepartmental collaboration and service coordination.
Effective educational resource for patient care.
Effective integration of new technology and organizational initiatives.
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