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361592 Assistant Nurse Manager

Penn Medicine
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
RESPONSIBILITIES1.\tResponsible for the day to day managerial functions of the unit, under the direction of the Nurse Manager. Includes interviewing and hiring; counseling employees and follow through of the disciplinary process, with appropriate documentation; completing performance appraisals in a timely manner and being actively involved in assuring completion of the monthly staff schedule.2.\tActs as a role model and mentor for staff in the clinical setting. Responsible for clinical practices on unit as demonstrated by creating patient care assignments which address patient acuity and staff skill set; supervising and acting as resource for staff and routinely evaluating appropriateness of care rendered by staff with follow up as needed.3.\tMaintain open communication with staff via scheduled shift meetings; maintains good relationships with other departments and nursing units and promptly and effectively resolves problems and complaints.4.\tAssists unit educator and nurse manager in planning formal orientation program for new staff by assigning preceptor for orientee, following up on orientation goals and checklists and regularly evaluating whether orientee is achieving set goals.5.\tResponsible for personal development by planning and implementing annual goals and objectives, in conjunction with Nurse Managers input, to assure maintenance of clinical competency and enhanced knowledge of managerial concepts. Supports Nurse Manager in guiding and directing staff in a competent and professional manner.6.\tPromotes effectiveness of risk management, hospital and regulatory compliance on unit, by appropriate education, investigation and enforcement of hospital and regulatory policies and procedures in these areas.7.\tCollaborates with Nurse Manager and Educator to promote staff development and assure optimal patient outcomes. Actively participates in multidisciplinary rounds and assures staff participation as well.8.\tSupports customer service and patient/family satisfaction within department and outside of department within the standards ser for hospital. Assures staffs compliance with customer service standards of unit and hospital.OTHER JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES1.\tMaintains strict standards of confidentiality with staff, patients, families and Nursing Administration.2.\tParticipates in various committees and task force as assigned. Maintains other duties and projects as assigned.3.\tActively participates in all performance improvement activities of the unit.4.\tActively participates in all Magnet related activities.5.\tPerforms all other duties assigned.The Cardiac Catherization Registered Nurse is responsible for:¢ Scrub and circulate in diagnostic cardiac catheterizations as well as percutaneous coronary interventions¢ Able to administer moderate sedation during the procedure¢ Monitor patients' sedation levels during and after the procedure¢ Prepare patients for procedures¢ Administer medications pre, inta and post procedure¢ Familiar and administering IV emergency medications and drips¢ Assist in the diagnosis of heart disease of the heart muscle, valves, or coronary arteries¢ Perform patient examinations pre and post-catheterization¢ Perform procedures like implantation of temporary pacemakers, balloon angioplasty, and stent placement¢ Monitor and document vital signs including arterial lines and pressures ¢ Educate patients on medications, healthy lifestyle, and how to care for the surgical site before discharging them¢ Utilize the EMR and maintain meticulous documentation of procedures Competent to use: Intra-aortic balloon pump Philips XPER hemodynamic monitoring system IVUS FFR

•\tEducation\n•\tGraduate of an accredited school of nursing; Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) required or in pursuit of\n•\t\nRelated Work Experience\n•\t3 years of critical care experience preferred Cardiac cath lab experience required\n•\tLICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS\n•\tActive Registered Nurse License in the state of NJ.\n•\tBasic Life Saving Certificate (BLS) - required\n- ACLS required \n•\tSpecialty certification - preferred.

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Posted: 2021-10-12 Expires: 2021-12-10

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361592 Assistant Nurse Manager

Penn Medicine
Plainsboro, NJ 08536

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