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Beaumont Health System Assistant Nurse Mgr in Royal Oak, Michigan

div spanbspanGENERAL SUMMARY:/span/bbspan /span/bspanUnder the direction of the nurse manager or other nursing leader, the assistant nurse manager has responsibility for the effective implementation of the philosophy, goals, policies, and procedures of the hospital and the nursing department and their effect on patient care in the department./spanspan /spanbspanUNIT SUMMARY:/span/bspan /spanspan8 North East and West CPCU makes up a 68-bed unit cardiac step-down unit that provides an intermediate level of care to patients that typically have a cardiac related diagnosis such as coronary artery disease (CAD), congestive heart failure (CHF), myocardial infarction (MI) and heart arrhythmias such as atrial fibrillation (A-fib) and ventricular tachycardia (V-Tach). We also provide pre and post procedure care to patients that have undergone cardiac procedures, such as catheterization/angioplasty, stents, ablations, and placement of pacemakers, and defibrillators. Our nurses receive specialized training in arterial sheath removal and Tikosyn administration and are ACLS certified. All patients are continuously monitored by telemetry./spanspan /spanbspanESSENTIAL DUTIES:/span/bspanspan /spanspan /span/spanspan /spanspanspan1.span /span/span/spanspanAssists the nurse manager and divisional director in development, implementation and evaluation of ongoing service programs which assure quality nursing, and patient care programs consistent with the hospital mission./spanspan /spanspanspan2.span /span/span/spanspanAssists the nurse manager to monitor/maintain unit compliance with regulatory, accrediting and hospital policy for patient services, and environmental and personnel safety. /spanspanspan3.span /span/span/spanspanMaintains current license and knowledge of nursing care requirements for all patients on the unit. Assesses need for personal growth and development and takes the initiative in seeking opportunities to meet this need./spanspanspan4.span /span/span/spanspanAccurately identifies realotential problems affecting the service and implements solutions with follow through and communication./spanspanspan5.span /span/span/spanspanCollaborates with the nurse manager to a service that is consistent with the patient care beliefs and shared management philosophy of the department./spanspan /spanspanspan6.span /span/span/spanspanConsults with patients/families through primary nurse request, direct family request and/or direct assessment of patient/family response to hospitalization. Assesses patient/significant other survey responses regarding nursing care and services./spanspan /spanspanspan7.span /span/span/spanspanResponsible for ongoing development of staff and unit specific patient care programs./spanspanspan8.span /span/span/spanspanShares responsibility with the nurse manager for effective communication horizontally and vertically within the organization./spanspan /spanspanspan9.span /span/span/spanspanIn collaboration with the nurse manager, is responsible for effective and effici