Under general direction by the Nurse Manager, the Assistant Nurse Manager (ANM) 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. The ANM provides leadership for unit and departmental activities that promote the delivery of quality nursing care; and effective problem solving and communication.
In addition, the ANM Operations Lead (ANMO) provides support to the unit management team for the assurance of a strong workflow processes and infrastructures that promote efficient and effective quality patient care. 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 ANMO provides leadership and resources that promote the following:
Effective staffing schedules that take into account staff experience, mix, preference, and core matrix.
Efficient and effective timesheet/payroll management processes and practices
Timely clinical problem solving and communication of clinical issues at all levels (peer, staff, management, physician)
Effective interdisciplinary and interdepartmental collaboration and service coordination.
Effective educational resource for patient care.
Effective integration of new technology and organizational initiatives.
1. Bachelor’s degree in nursing; progressive experience in clinical rehabilitation nursing preferred. 2. Strong Clinical leadership and management skills; good interpersonal and interdisciplinary relationships; a high level of initiative and creative problem solving ability. 3. For managers of clinical areas, is registered, certified, and/or licensed to practice in the state of WA, as appropriate.
Additional Salary Information: Please review our benefits package through the University of Washington.
Internal Number: 146611
About Harborview Medical Center
Harborview Medical Center is owned by King County, governed by a county-appointed board of trustees and managed by the University of Washington. UW Medicine physicians, staff and other healthcare professionals based at Harborview serve patients from all walks of life in world-class centers of emphasis and also serve a mission population for King County.
Harborview is the only designated Level I adult and pediatric trauma and burn center in the state of Washington and serves as the regional trauma and burn referral center for Alaska, Montana and Idaho. UW Medicine physicians and other health professionals based at Harborview provide highly specialized services for emergency medicine, orthopedics, neurosciences, ophthalmology, vascular surgery, behavior health, HIV/AIDS, complex critical care and rehabilitation. Harborview also serves as the Disaster Medical Control Center for Seattle/King County.
U.S. News & World Report recognized Harborview Medical Center as a “Best Hospital” in Puget Sound in its 2016-2017 “Best Hospitals” issue. Out of more than 5,000 hospitals evaluated, the magazine ranked Harborview’s rehabilitation program No. 4 in the nation?, and awarded Harborview a... “high performing” designation in abdominal aortic aneurysm repair and heart failure.?
Harborview is an entity of UW Medicine, which also includes Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest. All physicians who practice at Harborview are members of the UW Physicians practice group, and all staff working at Harborview are University of Washington employees.?