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Nurse, RN3, Assistant Manager/Education Lead - Harborview Medical Center (39580062)
Location: Seattle, Washington - United States
Posted: 10/16/2017

Nurse, RN3, Assistant Manager/Education Lead - Harborview Medical Center

Harborview Medical Center

Join Harborview Medical Center in new role of RN3/Assistant Nurse Manager/Education Lead for 5WB - Acute Psychiatry.

Harborview, part of UW Medicine Health System, is a level one trauma center and regional burn center for a four state region; a major teaching and research hospital; and a public/safety-net hospital for our diverse community.

As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center (HMC) is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD, Center for Advanced Reconstruction and Rehabilitation (CARER), and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.

TITLE: Assistant Nurse Manager – Education Lead - 5WB - Acute Psychiatry

RESPONSIBLE TO: Unit Manager and matrix responsibilities to Assistant Director Clinical Education

SUMMARY: Under general direction by the Nurse Manager, the Assistant Nurse Manager utilizes the nursing process to prescribe, prioritize, delegate, and provide safe, therapeutic allocation of nursing resources to patients/families. The ANM makes independent judgments, decisions, and take action regarding a wide range of routine and complex staffing and unit workflow issues. The ANM collaborates with appropriate disciplines to coordinate continuity of patient care from admission through discharge in support of the medical and nursing plans of care.

The ANM performs specific leadership functions related to clinical practice, education, and/or management as delegated by and in collaboration with the Nurse Manager and the AD of Clinical Education. The ANM provides leadership for unit and departmental activities that promote:
• Delivery of quality nursing care
• Effective problem solving and communication

In addition, the ANM Education Lead (ANME) provides support to the unit management team for the assurance of clinical workforce competence. Support is provided to all staff any day and any shift as determined by need/demand. Emphasizing patient safety, staff safety, organizational integration, and service excellence the ANME provides leadership and resources that promote the following:
- Effective orientation and evaluation of baseline skill level and competencies for assigned workforce.
- Efficient and effective educational services and resources, which enable staff to meet patient care needs.
- Timely clinical problem solving and communication of clinical issues at all levels (peer, staff, management, physician).
- Effective interdisciplinary and interdepartmental communication, collaboration and service coordination using TeamSTEPPS™ methodology.
- Effective educational resource for patient care.
- Effective integration of new technology and organizational initiatives
- Effective management of staff practice and professional behaviors using effective interpersonal skills andJust Culture™ methodology


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- Clinical expertise in specialty
- Strong customer service focus
- Demonstrated ability to organize and teach educational offerings.
- Demonstrated strong preceptor and mentoring skills
- Knowledge of hospital environment and healthcare trends
- Advanced written and verbal communication
- Demonstrated ability to analyze practice issues.
- Flexibility in meeting workload fluctuations.
- Age related competencies for the populations cared for on the unit.

Additional Requirments / Information

Job Capacity:Employee (full-time)
Minimum Education Level:See Job Description
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Nursing
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