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Baystate Health Assistant Nurse Manager Medical Intercare - 86158 in Springfield, Massachusetts

Assistant Nurse Manager Medical Intercare

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Springfield, Massachusetts

Full/Part Time


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The Assistant Nurse Manager (ANM) works in partnership with the nurse manager to support and lead the daily operations of the units. The ANM is expected to adhere to system and department compliance policies and any applicable laws and regulations. The ANM is expected to assume accountability and responsibility for translating the philosophy, objectives, policies and procedures of the medical center/hospital and the nursing service into effective action under the guidance of the Nurse Manager. Responsibilities include:
  • Administers direct nursing care to patients and serves as a clinical resource and role model of clinical excellence for staff. Delivers on service promise as evidenced by metrics in all unit practices and programs. Provides leadership collaboratively with the Nurse Manager in proactively developing quality driven and cost effective initiatives. Initiates and partners with the Nurse Manager to lead and achieve outcomes in service-based performance improvement efforts

  • In collaboration with the Nurse Manager the ANM leads a positive work environment that facilitates the delivery of excellent patient and caregiver

  • In alignment with the Nurse Manager, is responsible for: recruiting & hiring; staff development; recognition; retention; establishing performance expectation for success; delivering performance appraisals and implementing corrective actions.

  • The ANM will be highly visible on the patient care unit and is responsible for the effective management of patient progress and outcomes of care.

  • Leads collaborative efforts with other departments and disciplines to meet patient care needs.

  • Accountable for unit issues in collaboration with the Nurse Manager, including the adequacy of appropriate materials and equipment, until resolution occurs.

  • Accountable to manage within budget in collaboration with the Nurse Manager as evidenced by metrics.

  • Stewards financial resources and promotes growth by developing business plans and budget for their unit in collaboration with the Nurse Manager per organizational goals and other relevant factors.

  • Establishes expectations with the Nurse Manager and holds accountable staff regarding the delivery of high quality, affordable care.

  • Responds to budget variances in a proactive, timely manner in partnership with the Nurse Manage

  • With collaboration with the Nurse Manager, the ANM sets a progressive pace for performance improvement and based on assessment of internal and external influences, creates and implements plans that have a positive impact on the delivery of patient care and a positive work environment.

  • Makes healthcare operations decisions /problem resolution to facilitate proper and timely patient flow on the unit and effective operations of the unit.

  • Establishes staffing plans that respond to changing needs of the unit

  • Facilitates staffing models necessary to support case volumes and acuity

  • Evaluates clinical processes and workflows to ensure efficiency, and facilitates appropriate change.


What you will need:

  • Minimally Required: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

  • Minimimally Required: 3 to 5 years of nursing experience in a related setting

  • Highly Preferred: Intercare and ICU experience

  • Massachusetts RN License Required

  • CPR/BLS Certification through the American Heart Association Required

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What you need to know:

  • Unit: Medical Intercare (Daly 6B)- Baystate Medical Center, Springfield MA

  • Monday-Friday, Full-time

  • Rare weekend commitment required

  • Unit Details: 42 Bed Unit (21 Intercare and 21 General Medical, 8 of which have telemetry capability), approximately a staff of 55 professionals.

  • Will report directly to the Unit Nursing Manager

Equal Employment Opportunity

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.