Assistant Nurse Manager - Telemetry, Full Time Nights, Littleton Adventist Hospital

Centura Health

Littleton , CO  

2018-03-30 2018-04-29
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Centura Health connects individuals, families and neighborhoods across Colorado and western Kansas with more than 6,000 physicians and 17,000 of the most talented hearts and minds in medicine, leadership and business.

Through Centura Health’s 15 hospitals, six senior living communities, health neighborhoods, physician clinics, Flight for Life® Colorado, home care and hospice services, we offer a diverse range of work settings in a Colorado or western Kansas community you will love to call home.

Littleton Adventist Hospital is a 231-bed, full-service medical center delivering quality care and Level II emergency care for more than 25 years. Located in the Denver suburb of Littleton, CO, the hospital is surrounded by residential neighborhoods, retail, dining, Littleton’s charming “old town” area, and abundant outdoor space with trails, nature centers and golf courses. In addition to numerous awards for care excellence, we are also leading the way in health care environmental sustainability. Our associates are actively engaged in protecting the health of our environment, working tirelessly to minimize the negative environmental impacts from our operations. Our sustainable achievements have been recognized with several local and national awards, including the Top 25 Environmental Excellence Award from Practice Greenhealth for three consecutive years (2014- 2016). View this shor video to learn why our associates love working here and how our mission and culture help to create fulfilling careers:

*_Job Description/Job Posting ID: 126783_*

*_Recruiter Contact:_* Seng, Candice

*_Clinic/Department:_* *6212 LAH TELEMETRY UNIT *


*_Schedule:_* Full Time

*_Shift:_* Nights

_*Position Summary*_

Responsible for developing, achieving and maintaining the goals of a unit or department by focusing on the unit or department’s daily operations. Consistently promotes a positive work environment by being visible and available to all levels of staff and customers. Collaboratively works with nurse leaders in maintaining productivity, supporting hospital initiatives and ensuring units/departments are appropriately staffed. Will assist in identifying staff development needs with an emphasis on evidence-based practice and education. The Assistant Nurse Manager’s (ANM) Clinical Coordinator’s annual performance review is dependent upon departmental goals and outcomes achieved along with the key performance indicators of the team the ANM directly supervises. Key performance indicators will include but are not limited to:

* Patient Satisfaction improvement/stabilization.

* Productivity- meeting unit based financial targets.

* Core measures- improve and maintain a >90% bundle score.

* Narcotic oversight- zero tolerance for breaches.

* Medication Safety- zero tolerance for breaches.

* Red Rules- zero tolerance for breaches.

* Patient Hourly Rounding- consistently performed.

* Associate Rounding-every associate, every month.

* Active participation/implementation in facility or unit based councils and committees as assigned by unitleader.

* Physician Nurse rounding-consistently performed in inpatient areas.

_*Minimum Education Requirements*_

BSN, required.

For hospitals in Western Kansas, and Durango, CO, Pueblo, CO and Canon City, CO, the education requirement is an ADN required with a BSN preferred (due to rural community talent marketplace needs and limitations).

_*Minimum Experience Requirements*_

* 3 years total RN experience.

* For hospitals in Western Kansas, and Durango, CO, Pueblo, CO and Canon City, CO, the experience requirement is 5 years RN experience (due to rural community talent marketplace needs and limitations).

* 2 years experience in specific department focus, preferred.


* Current Colorado RN License.

* BLS certification from American Heart Association.

* Additional Life Support Certifications per Department Standards; e.g. NRP, EFM, TNCC, etc.

* Must achieve and maintain appropriate facility identified national certification within one year of becoming ANM.

_*Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an * )*_

* Development, coordination and approval of schedules and time off requests. Posts schedule according toestablished deadlines. *

* Makes unit assignments based on patient needs, associate skills/abilities, department resources andoperational requirements. *

* Consistently and fairly counsels and coaches staff related to accountability, performance and appropriatelydocuments issues and concerns. *

* Interviewing candidates utilizing Talent Selection Interview Tool. *

* Collaborates and assists leadership of the department with staff meetings and agendas. *

* Recognizes and builds trust with all associates, physicians, families and patients. *

* Completes PFD on assigned staff. *

* Communicates appropriate information at change of shift and throughout shift. *

* Consistently promotes a positive work environment. *

* Builds effective working relationships: Takes an objective look at issues from varied perspectives, is open-minded and open to improvement – not rigid in thinking. Stimulates and facilitates change in a positivemanner. Involves staff in planning processes to attain valuable input and to assure positive outcomes.Works harmoniously with and effectively supervises staff by building trust and demonstrating effectivedecision making. *

* Facilitating Change: Demonstrates statistical improvements on unit in areas related to patient, physicianand associate satisfaction. Recognizes staff when effective change has occurred. *

* Proactively identifies and resolves problems within unit. *

* Rounds daily on the unit to interact with staff, families and patients in order to obtain feedback on thefunctioning of the unit. *

* Works with staff to immediately intervene in order to resolve patient/family issues. *

* Will carry departmental mobile phone/communication device and respond to calls promptly. *

* Supports facility/unit system initiatives to attain and improve physician, patient and associate satisfactionscores. *

* Demonstrates commitment to Centura’s Core Values by participating in community events. *

* Tracks unit equipment – missing, broken, replacement needs. *

* Collaborates with interdisciplinary team to develop and implement holistic, individualized plan of care. *

* Ensures quality checks (COR cart, etc) and participates in quality audits. *

* Identifies any potential patient safety issues. *

* Employs evidence based practice standards to ensure a quality patient care environment. *

* Assists in reviewing Kronos for accuracy. *

* Adjusts staffing to maintain productivity standards. *

* Assists in managing Premium Labor/budget goals. *

* Facilitates Patient Flow on unit. *

* Manages unit supply, stock, linen issues. *

* Consistently validates that work processes and priorities are in alignment with LAH’s/Department Strategic Plan. *

* Is innovative with staffing assignments without compromising patient safety. *

* Encourages associates to challenge work processes to improve unit effectiveness. Recognizes staff when effective change has occurred. *

* Collaborates with unit educator to meet the needs of staff in both on-boarding process and ongoing competency and professional development initiatives. *

* Integrates department culture with emphasis on productivity standards and hospital goals into interviewing and hiring process. *

* Supports succession planning within the unit.*

* Demonstrates commitment to Centura’s core values by participating in community events. *



Serves as patient advocate and provides patient care when required. *


Ensures compliance, provides coaching and monitors staff to ensure they are adhering to CMS and JointCommission standards to include nursing sensitive and core measures. *


Complies with the National Patient Safety Goals. *

_*Physical Requirements*_

☑ Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. constantly

*Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014:* Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does _not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014_. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.
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