The Assistant Nurse Manager is responsible for assisting with clinical management and administrative coordination of the unit. The position is a combination of clinical (direct care) and administrative responsibilities. Under the direction of the Unit Director, the Assistant Nurse Manager, is responsible for the consistent implementation and monitoring of organizational policies and standards within the unit. The Assistant Nurse Manager is responsible for knowledge and application of all personnel policies and requirements of the collective bargaining agreements. The Assistant Nurse Manager will assist the Unit Director, in promoting the accomplishment of the goals and objectives of the unit. The Assistant Nurse Manager will participate in the peer evaluation process and will participate in the interview and hire process for the unit staff when requested. The Assistant Nurse Manager is responsible for monitoring specialty area operations to identify and report problems associated with staff performance, resource issues, and patient care issues to the Unit Director. The Assistant Nurse Manager is responsible for decision-making within the established annual unit budget and for making recommendations and decisions, which promote the cost effective allocation of resources. The Assistant Nurse Manager will present new treatment modalities and/or information to the nursing staff as directed and will collaborate with the Unit Director regarding Education, to identify educational needs and learning situations for nursing staff; complete performance evaluations on orienting nursing team members and nursing staff; assist with the interviewing of prospective team members; identify own professional development needs and seek appropriate resources to meet them.
Skill in communicating and conducting self appropriately and professionally.
In-depth knowledge and skill related to the specialty area of patient care
Ability to work effectively and efficiently orient/cross-train nursing staff.
Skill in accurately assessing and communicating special patient care and operational needs.
Skill in assessing and constructively communicating staff development needs.
Ability to document staff performance and maintain confidential records.
Knowledge of age-specific physiological and psychological needs of specific patient populations.
Minimum of 2 years of adult and pediatric experience.
Candidate must have 2 years minimum experience in the pre-procedure and post op care unit.
Previous managerial experience preferred.
BSN or Master's degree in Nursing is required. Graduate from an accredited school of nursing and current RN license for the state of California
UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.