VCU Health System's Medical Respiratory ICU is seeking an Assistant Nurse Manager to provide unit leadership and management under the guidance and direction of the Nurse Manager. The Assistant Nurse Manager's responsibilities include human resources management; day-to-day unit operations; regulatory compliance and risk management; and financial stewardship. Oversees the planning, organizing, coordinating, monitoring and evaluation of care provided to patients on the unit. Contributes to the unit's strategic planning and program development; monitors and evaluates the overall care provided to the patients; and maintains 24-hour responsibility for the unit.
The Medical Respiratory ICU (MRICU) is an adult ICU, caring for complex medical and pulmonary patients and their families. This AACN Beacon Award recipient unit's nursing staff is comprised of Registered Nurses, Care Partners and Unit Secretaries who collaborate with numerous interprofessional disciplines to promote optimal outcomes for our patients. Through Shared Leadership, the MRICU Team promotes autonomy and effective decision-making practices to foster our health work environment.
All day-to-day operations of the unit and leadership of staff are handled independently.
Advice and guidance are sought from the Nurse Manager on an as needed situational basis and when there is a major impact on activities inside or outside the unit.
Has input into team member grievances and terminations and provides direction and feedback into the annual unit goals and budget. Completes performance evaluations with final review by Nurse Manager.
Requires frequent visibility on all shifts, including weekends to enhance team member communications and monitor team member performance.
Current RN licensure in Virginia or eligible
AHA BLS Certification or equivalent
Minimum of three (3) years of clinical experience with at least one (1) year in a lead, charge or supervisory nursing role
Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from an accredited School of Nursing
Master's degree in Nursing from an accredited program
Certification in specialty area
Experience in an academic medical center environment
Experience with similar patient population in either an acute care setting or as applicable to area of practice
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.