Legacy Health

Assistant Nurse Manager - Adult Psychiatric Care

Job Location Unity
Position Status Regular Full-Time
Requisition ID
24-36566
Work Location : City
PORTLAND
Work Location : State/Province
OR
Department
Unit 1 West
Avg Hours Per Week
40
FTE
1.00
Pay Range
USD $61.20/Hr. - USD $91.19/Hr.
FLSA Status
Exempt
Critical to Fill
Yes
Bonus/Relocation
Relocation
Union
Non-union
Work Days
Mon-Fri, no weekends
Shift
Day
Shift Length
8
Shift Start Time
0730
Shift End Time
1600

Overview

Relocation Assistance Available

 

Nurses at Legacy embody our mission of making life better for others. It’s evident in their expertise as well as in their kind and caring nature. The Assistant Nurse Manager leads by example, providing support to the Nurse Manager in overseeing patient care and carrying the Legacy mission into every responsibility, whether it’s staffing, scheduling, budgeting or collaborating with peers. If you are ready to grow with a healthcare system that values your professionalism and compassion, please consider this opportunity.

 

Unity is founded on a mission of trauma-informed care and destigmatizing behavioral health diagnoses. Unity nurses strive to innovate and elevate behavioral health nursing through holistic treatment of our patients. Unity nurses apply their behavioral health specialty through high-level critical thinking, individualized patient care plans, early interventions, specialized assessments, and de-escalation and motivational interviewing techniques. Unity nurses maintain their physical health skills as part of our holistic treatment including attending to physical health needs such as assessment, wound care, and phlebotomy. We welcome nurses from all backgrounds to join our team who share our values of inclusion, kindness, and excellence and a heart for the behavioral health population!

 

Our patients are highly acute and often require varied and intensive interventions to start stabilization. Our four adult units serve voluntary and involuntary patients 18 years and older. Adult unit patient capacity ranges from 17 to 25 private and shared beds. Our inpatient care goes beyond medication management. Our care includes specialized nursing care, care management, peer support services, multiple groups throughout the day, animal therapy, and garden therapy. Nursing is an essential part of the interdisciplinary treatment team that collaborates with the patient to create a journey to recovery.

 

Responsibilities

The Assistant Nurse Manager is responsible for providing support and managerial assistance to the Nurse Manager by managing daily unit operations that include: Staffing and scheduling; orientation and on-boarding; education and competency assessment; budget monitoring; maintaining and establishing patient care standards; promoting evidence-based practice; and implementing quality improvement measures. This position is directly accountable to the Nurse Manager and assists with the management of the department(s). The Assistant Nurse Manager is an additional resource and back-up support for the unit staff and departmental operations. The Assistant Nurse Manager facilitates workflow in the department with the support of the Charge Nurse and is the resource for staff and the organization in the absence of the Manager.

 

Qualifications

Education:

Academic degree in nursing (BSN or MSN/MN) required; MSN/MN preferred. 

 

Experience:

Relevant clinical nursing experience at proficient to expert level of practice required with two years supervisory/leadership/charge nurse experience in health care.

 

Skills: Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal; strong problem-solving, decision-making and time-management skills; demonstrated knowledge of operations, including staffing, scheduling, productivity management, workflow planning and staff development; proficient in use of PC-based computer software including Microsoft Office applications.

 

LEGACY’S VALUES IN ACTION: 

Follows guidelines set forth in Legacy’s Values in Action.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled

 

Licensure

Current applicable state RN license required; specialty certification preferred; current BLS certification at date of hire.

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