$20K Sign on Bonus for qualified external candidates, with 1 or more years of experience. Relocation Assistance availableAbout the CompanyThe mission of Navos is to improve the quality of life of people vulnerable to mental illness by providing a broad continuum of trauma informed care with a focus on recovery and resilience. Navos responds to the needs of people with mental illness in King County. Services are targeted to those who live at or near poverty, often as a result of their mental illness. Navos is committed to embracing equity and inclusiveness in everything we do. Our efforts are intentional, deliberate, and a fundamental part of the everyday expectation for working at Navos.About the PositionThe Assistant Nurse Manager is responsible for the supervision and coordination of the activities of patient care personnel within an assigned clinical area or facility to assist in meeting patient care requirements in accordance with physician instructions, Navos policies, and approved patient care standards. This position is responsible for both administrative and direct patient care services. Specific tasks and qualifications vary according to the clinical areas assigned. Position is expected to make independent clinical decisions within a framework of established clinical procedures and standards of practices. Administrative and staffing decisions are made within established NAVOS policies and procedures. Positions are accountable for recommending new/revised unit methods and for defining unit quality management goals. Position Functions & ResponsibilitiesTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Provides leadership and implements operational plans for unit Assist manager with the development and implementation of operational plans which are aligned with the department objectives Assists in the development and interpretation of the philosophy and objectives for the department Assures the department has the appropriate number and mix of staff to meet short-term care, treatment, and service needs of patients served; and minimizes waste. Assists the Nurse Manager in budget development, implementation, and evaluation Allocates or adjusts resources in accordance with established guidelines on priorities, volumes, and demands Facilitates quality patient care at unit level Investigates and resolves all complaints and uses chain of command as indicated Assists in the establishment and monitoring of processes and policy that optimize patient outcomes Assists in the development and management of efficient operations Collects and assists in the monitoring of patterns and trends in performance improvement data and engages staff in performance improvement monitoring Monitors resource utilization and manages inventory Engages staff in decisions that affect them and communicates with staff concerning department operations and performance Develops and manages teams and individuals Implements staff development plans, and encourages continuing education, learning, and in-services for all staff Supervises staff providing direction and guidance and administers management functions within the provisions of NAVOS policies and standards and local, state, and federal regulations and standards Makes staff assignments based on staff qualifications that are consistent with job responsibilities Participates in completion of employee appraisals for given shift in a timely manner Adheres to NAVOS Attendance and Punctuality Policy and Procedure standards. Maintains reliable attendance Contributes to the success of the organization by meeting organizational competency expectations and core values (respect, integrity, stewardship, excellence, collaboration and kindness), continuously learning, and by performing other duties as needed or assigned Position RequirementsKnowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Knowledge and understanding of age-related care needs for patients Comprehensive knowledge of current medical and nursing practices at the expert RN level Comprehensive knowledge of NAVOS nursing standards and clinical objectives Knowledge of supervisory techniques, unit administration and budget management Skill in age-related patient assessments and creating care plans appropriate to the age and developmental level of the patient Skill in good interpersonal, oral, and written communications Skill in providing leadership and in the mentoring of staff Skill in directing the work and activities of staff with the ability to effectively delegate Skill in time management Ability to establish and maintain a cohesive work team Ability to make effective and appropriate clinical decisions Ability to set climate for performance at optimum levels Ability to work efficiently under pressure Skills, Education, & Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, or obtained within three years from the initial date of hire
Advanced Degree in Nursing (MSN, PhD, DNP, ARNP) preferred
Current license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington
2 years of clinical experience in professional or technical role/function
Previous experience and demonstrated skills in a supervisory or lead capacity
Certification in clinical specialty desirable
Consideration may be given to internal candidates not meeting the minimum qualifications Personal Traits & QualificationsPersonal Competencies Integrity Accountability Self-Development Interpersonal Competencies - Communication - Collaboration - Fostering Teamwork - Developing Others - Organizational competencies - Customer Focus - Quality and Strategic Focus - Financial and Operational Management Supervisory Responsibilities:Personal Competencies - Integrity - Accountability - Self-Development Interpersonal Competencies - Communication - Collaboration - Fostering Teamwork - Developing Others Organizational competencies - Customer Focus Quality and Strategic Focus - Financial and Operational Management Physical & Environmental Factors
Constant standing and walking
Frequent physical demands requiring mobile dexterity to include bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, climbing, and reaching
Frequent physical demands that require supporting the weight of an adult patient
Frequent lifting of up to 50 pounds, occasional lifting of greater than 50 pounds
Infrequent exposure chemicals associated with patient care
Frequent exposure to blood and body waste products
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
Our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness, serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.
MultiCare is also proud of our commitment to workforce diversity and culturally competent care. This commitment is led by our CEO and supported through employee education and community outreach.