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Assistant Nurse Manager (Experienced RN) - Inpatient Surgical Oncology -
Duke Raleigh - Nights
Requisition Number: 228805
Regular or Temporary: Regular
Raleigh, NC, US, 27710
Personnel Area: DUKE RALEIGH HOSPITAL
Date: Feb 15, 2023
Duke Raleigh Hospital Duke Raleigh Hospital offers the latest in care and
technology in a patient-friendly setting. It has been an important part of
Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 35 years,
employing more than 2,000 teammembers. The hospital provides 186 inpatient
beds and a comprehensive array of services, including the Duke Raleigh Cancer
Center, Duke Raleigh Orthopedic and Spine Center, cardiovascular services,
neurosciences including the Duke Raleigh Skull Base and Cerebrovascular
Center, advanced digestive care, disease management and prevention, wound
healing, outpatient imaging, intensive and progressive care, pain clinic,
same-day surgery, emergency department and community outreach and education
programs. U.S.News & World Report ranked Duke Raleigh Hospital as high
performing in orthopaedics and five adult procedures/conditions: chronic
obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), heart failure, kidney failure, lung
cancer surgery, and stroke.
Duke Nursing Highlights:
Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet organization
Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each year as North
Carolina's Great 100 Nurses.
Duke University Health System was awarded the American Board of Nursing
Specialties Award for Nursing Certification Advocacy for being strong
advocates of specialty nursing certification.
Duke University Health System has 6000 + registered nurses
Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
Relocation Assistance (based on eligibility)
Our Inpatient Surgical Oncology Team at Duke Raleigh Hospital is seeking a
Clinical Team Lead who embraces Advancing Health Together
Join our Oncology Team and receive a $10,000 Sign on Bonus as an Assistant
Inpatient Surgical Oncology Unit 4700 Department Summary:
Duke Raleigh Hospital South Pavilion 4700 is a 32-bed unit and
primarily admits patients for pre- or post-operative care. Our main
surgical populations include head & neck, cardiothoracic, breast, GI, GYN,
urology, vascular and plastics. There are opportunities to practice a wide
variety of skills such as chest tube and other drain management, tube
feedings, trach care, pain management with PCAs/epidurals, wound care,
etc. The unit is part of Duke Cancer Institute of Wake County, which
provides comprehensive cancer treatment for patients in Wake County
receiving care across the continuum of inpatient and ambulatory settings.
Full Time: 40 hours per week with a quality and clinical focus.
The Assistant Nurse Manager, RN (ANM) is a role developed to work in
coordination with the nursing leadership in an assigned unit, department,
or service to ensure the work is accomplished safely and effectively. The
ANM serves as leadership support for staff, physicians, and other related
providers on service- specific clinical issues. The ANM requires
demonstration of leadership, clinical, and interpersonal skills. The ANM
collaborates with the manager on clinical and non-clinical operations
related to the designated service area. The ANM serves as the leader
support for the unit/department/service when the manager is unavailable.
The ANM is responsible for supervising, directing, coaching, and mentoring
staff under the supervision of the nurse manager of operations (NMO).
Knowledge, Skills, Education, and Experience Required:
Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing is required
Three years of experience in Oncology
Charge Nurse and Preceptor experience preferred.
Licensure, Certification or Registration Required:
Current or compact RN license in the State of North Carolina.
BLS certification required.
Must obtain a nursing leadership certification within two years of hire of
What you will do:
Duties and responsibilities include those required of the clinical nurse,
preceptor, and charge nurse role. In conjunction with nurse manager, the
assistant nurse manager will plan, coordinate clinical requirements for
staff and ensure all CBO and CBE requirements for staff are current.
Plan and assist with coordination of unit staff schedules and submit for
Coordinate clinical training requirements with staff regarding equipment
Consult with preceptors and orientees on a regular basis to provide
support and determine how orientation should proceed on an individual
Assist NMO in preparation, oversight, maintenance, and monitoring of
Collaborate with the manager for issue resolutions and projects to improve
workflow processes throughout the department utilizing a proactive
Collaborate with different departments (pharmacy, radiology, lab
registration) to resolve issues and improve workflow processes throughout
Participate with the nurse manager in the interview process and selection
of new staff.
Oversee various personnel actions including, but not limited to, hiring,
performance appraisals, disciplinary actions, terminations, and other
Mentor/coach staff to enhance their professional development.
Assess the performance of assigned new hires and orientees including entry
level nurses, nursing care assistants and health unit coordinators;
provides ongoing feedback and coaching.
Understand and communicate potential clinical equipment or supply issues
to appropriate support team members (Materials, Biomed, Sterile
Mentor and monitor the preceptors for all new employees.
Facilitate provision of clinical/education updates and skill checkoffs to
entire staff on a regular basis.
Provide immediate support or education on policy, procedures, equipment
and supplies as needed.
Responsible for learning, implementing, and teaching new
Provide clinical consultation and guidance as needed to facilitate patient
Round on patient and families to validate services are provided
consistently within expected standards; provide service recovery as
Model and support the value of diversity in the workplace.
Give assistance and/or direction to staff to facilitate quality patient
Supervise and coordinate delivery of patient care for assigned patient
Provide oversight and support to charge nurse to ensure staffing
needs/assignments are made according to workload, staff competency and
scope of practice. Delegate responsibilities within the scope of practice
and validated competencies to meet the workload demands of the shift.
Facilitate participation of unit-based staff on department and
organization wide councils/committees.
Facilitate assignments that support learning for the orientee or nurse
Promote an atmosphere of open communication that facilitates staff input
into decision-making, resolution of conflict, and collegiality among all
health team members.
Communicate in an effective, professional manner.
Support activities needed to ensure adherence to regulatory standards and
compliance with clinical patient care standards and established policies
Review and provide appropriate follow up/communication on SRSs related to
their team or patients in conjunction with NMO.
Facilitate and encourage staff participation in departmental and hospital
committee and council meetings.
Attend departmental and hospital committee meetings as assigned.
Coordinate, facilitate, participate, or direct departmental projects with
follow-through and appropriate follow-up.
Other projects and duties as directed by the department manager.
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