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07-34601

Associate Clinical Nurse Manager - 3 Pines

Location: Pomona, NJ  |  Position Status: Full Time  |  Position Shift: Varies
The associate nurse manager ensures expert nursing care delivery by supporting staff education, achievement of quality outcomes, evidence-based clinical practice and leadership.

The associate nurse manager supervises team members in their daily activities to ensure the delivery of care according to established departmental policies and procedures. This position assumes responsibility and accountability for the direction, implementation and evaluation of patient care services within the assigned unit at the direction of the clinical nurse manager and in his/her absence. This role is broad in scope and requires the ability to work independently and apply a high degree of judgment.

The associate nurse manager serves as a key supportive leader on the unit to ensure the delivery of patient care through the coordination of customer services and the leadership and management of the nursing unit at the direction of the clinical manager. The associate nurse manager will also be responsible for the following:
  • Assisting the clinical manager in coordinating interdepartmental and ancillary activities to ensure quality, cost-effective patient care.
  • Assisting the clinical manager in leading the patient care team to meet the needs of the customers and to achieve departmental objectives.
  • Assisting the clinical manager in ensuring that the staff participates in educational activities and the evaluation process to enhance their personal growth and development.
  • Acting as a liaison between nursing and medical staff, serving as a problem solver and mediator for positive change. Developing and maintaining effective intra- and interdepartmental relationships.

This position establishes and maintains communication with physicians, patients and their families, and other professionals to promote mutual understanding of problems and plans of care.  

This position supports organizational goals by providing quality customer service, participating in performance improvement efforts and demonstrating a commitment to teamwork and cooperation.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • EDUCATION: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required. Bachelor's in nursing.
  • LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Currently licensed to practice as a registered nurse in the state of New Jersey. American Heart Association BLS required. Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) certification obtained through the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses or the Certified Nurse Manager and Leader (CNML) certification through the American Organization of Nursing Leadership obtained within 2 years.
  • EXPERIENCE: Meets qualifications as outlined for specialty (see chart). Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as leadership skills, required. Proficiency in clinical applications preferred at time of hire. Incumbents within position will be trained appropriately and then skill will be required for this position within 30-60 days from date of hire.

 

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SPECIALTY           EXPERIENCE  CERTIFICATION/REQUIREMENTS                                                                                                                         

Emergency Room

2-4 years of medical/surgical experience required. 2 years of emergency room experience preferred.

 

TNCC, ACLS and PALS or ENPC.

Emergency Room City

2-4 years of medical/surgical experience required. 2 years of emergency room experience preferred.

 

TNCC or ATCN preferred.

ACLS, and PALS or ENPC.

Labor and Delivery

2-4 years of labor and delivery experience required.

 

NALS required.

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit/Intermediate Care Unit

2-4 years of neonatal intensive care unit experience required.

NALS required.

Mother/Baby Unit

2-4 years of mother/baby experience preferred.

NALS required.

Operating Room

Minimum 1 year of medical/surgical experience desired. 1-2 years of operating room experience desired.

 

CNOR preferred.

Critical Care

2-4 years of medical/surgical experience required. 1-2 years of critical care experience preferred.

 

ACLS required.

CCRN preferred.

Medical/Surgical

1-2 years of medical/surgical experience preferred.

 

None

Dialysis

1-2 years of medical/surgical experience required. 1-2 years of dialysis experience preferred.

 

ACLS preferred but not required.

Psychiatry

1-2 years of medical/surgical experience required. 1-2 years of psychiatry experience preferred. Crisis intervention experience preferred for PIP.

 

None

Pediatrics

1-2 years of medical/surgical experience required. 1-2 years of pediatric experience strongly preferred.

 

PALS required.

Radiology

2-4 years of medical/surgical experience required. 1-2 years of interventional experience preferred. Critical care experience preferred.

 

ACLS required.

 

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SPECIALTY                          EXPERIENCE                              CERTIFICATION/REQUIREMENTS

Cath Lab

1-2 years of critical care, emergency room or telemetry experience required. 1 year of cath lab experience preferred.

 

ACLS required.

Trauma

2-4 years of medical/surgical experience required. 1-2 years of trauma experience preferred.

ACLS, TNCC required.

Oncology

1-2 years of medical/surgical experience preferred.  Chemotherapy experience preferred.

None

Endoscopy

Minimum 2 years of medical/surgical experience required. 1 year of telemetry experience preferred. 1 year of endo or OR experience preferred.

ACLS is required. PALS and CCRN are preferred. CGRN preferred.

Cardiac Diagnostic

1-2 years of medical/surgical experience required. 1-2 years of critical care experience preferred.

ACLS is required.

Cardiovascular ICU

2-4 years of critical care experience required.

2-4 years of cardiovascular ICU experience preferred.

ACLS required; CCRN preferred.

Intermediate Care

2-5 years of telemetry experience required.

ACLS required.

Telemetry

1-2 years of medical/surgical experience preferred.

ACLS preferred.

Radiation Oncology

1-3 years of oncology experience required. 

OCN preferred.

PACU/SDS

1-3 years of critical care experience preferred.

ACLS required; PALS preferred.

Pre-Admission Testing

1-3 years of medical/surgical experience required.

None

Prenatal, Perinatology and Family Planning

2-4 years of inpatient/outpatient women's health experience required.

OB certification preferred.

Practice Management

1-2 years of medical/surgical experience preferred.

 

None

 

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS
Demonstrates the ability to perform the department-specific competencies as listed on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
Potential for exposure to the hazards and risk of the hospital environment, including exposure to infectious disease, hazardous substances, blood-borne pathogens and potential injury

Physical demands include, but are not limited to, considerable stooping, kneeling, crouching, pushing heavy equipment and excessive standing and walking. Lifting approximately 25-50 lbs. frequently; lifting 50-10 lbs. with assistance occasionally. Some departments require the ability to distinguish colors.

Essential functions for this position are listed on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP
This position reports to the clinical nurse manager as established and supervises the licensed practical nurses, registered nurses and patient care unit staff as assigned. This position reports to the clinical nurse manager.

The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.
AtlantiCare is an equal opportunity employer that takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.
Janet Torres
Janet Torres
Talent Acquisition Partner
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