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Assistant Nurse Manager - Peri Operative Unit - Penn Medicine Princeton Health, Plainsboro, NJ

Company: University of Pennsylvania Health System
Location: Plainsboro
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

The Assistant Nurse Manager is a professional Registered Nurse who is responsible for the direct supervision of nursing staff which is accomplished by: maintaining open lines of communication with staff, physicians, and management; providing resource information as requested and overseeing the delivery of safe and clinically competent nursing care that is evidenced based.


  1. The Assistant Nurse Manager follows the standards of the OR Registered Nurse within the defined job position related to the cost center.
  2. Responsible for the day to day managerial functions of the unit, under the direction of the Nurse Manager. Includes interviewing and hiring; counseling employees and follow through of the disciplinary process, with appropriate documentation; completing performance appraisals in a timely manner and being actively involved in assuring completion of the staff schedule.
  3. Acts as a role model and mentor for staff in the procedural setting. Responsible for clinical practices on unit as demonstrated by creating patient care assignments which address patient acuity and staff skill set; supervising and acting as resource for staff and routinely evaluating appropriateness of care rendered by staff with follow up as needed.
  4. Maintain open communication with staff via scheduled shift meetings; maintains good relationships with other departments, physicians and their practices and nursing units. Promptly and effectively resolves problems and complaints to best serve our patients.
  5. Supports the Nurse Manager in development and growth of procedural specialties to ensure appropriate selection training and communication. o Communicates with physicians / offices for procedural needs o Works with vendors to ensure proper instrumentation and supplies are available. o Supports the value analysis process within the terms of the organization to better meet the needs of the patient.

Keywords: University of Pennsylvania Health System, Trenton , Assistant Nurse Manager - Peri Operative Unit - Penn Medicine Princeton Health, Plainsboro, NJ, Other , Plainsboro, New Jersey

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