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Assistant Nurse Manager- Emergency Services (Full Time, Night shift)

Miami, Florida

By becoming a nurse at Nicklaus Children’s, you will be responsible for the planning and delivery of patient and family centered care that meets the quality of standards at our Magnet designated hospital. We are looking for a nurse to provide compassion and knowledge every day.

Position Type: Full Time

Shift Schedule: Nights

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Part-time and full-time employees receive the same benefits package.

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Benefits Package

Healthcare, Dental, PTO, Life Insurance


Job ID 23610 Date posted 09/26/2022



Job Summary

Assesses, plans, facilitates, and evaluates the Emergency Services department coordination of patient care according to unit/department policies and procedures. Provides clinical leadership, utilizes effective problem solving strategies, and applies evidence based practice to improve patient care. Works under the supervision of the Nursing Manager/Director.

***Schedule is a 4 day work week: Two, 12 hour days (Clinical role) and Two, 8 hour days (Office role) ***

Job Specific Duties

  • Coordinates and continuously monitors patient flow, supports patient throughout, utilizing appropriate resources from admission, transfer or discharge.  Facilitates the processes in a timely manner.
  • Identifies clinical strengths and opportunities, re-assigns patient assignments to support clinical competency, and coaches/mentors employees to improve performance and clinical outcomes. 
  • Flexes the employees to align with census fluctuations and collaborates with the Operations Administrators and Nursing Staff Office to meet hospital needs.  
  • Promotes and practices cost containment and maintaining fiscal performance by ensuring appropriate supplies and par levels are maintained.  
  • Supports departmental goals and the hospital strategic plan. Actively participates in the nursing governance council and unit based committee. 
  • Conducts department huddles, communicates hospital/department updates, and Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) Patient Perception Survey data.
  • Fosters staff empowerment and open communication.  Leads and guides staff to build a high performance and engaged team. 
  • Works collaboratively with all levels of the hospital interdisciplinary team and promotes the team concept within the department and hospital wide. 
  • Interacts with patients and families to review plan of care.  Solicits input and communicate any patient and family concerns to physician. 
  • Ensures the provision of education about disease processes, treatment, and documents patient/family teachings on health related needs in the electronic health record. 
  • Administers direct patient care, as needed, especially during high census and/or when other resources are not available. 
  • Oversees and assists staff in the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation. 
  • Responsible for patient care coordination on designated shift to include accountability for patient throughput and outcomes.  
  • Identifies opportunities to improve processes and assists with projects to enhance workflow utilizing Lean methodologies and tools. 
  • Assists and supports the RNs and team with code blue and rapid response efforts.  
  • Collaborates and rounds with a multi-disciplinary team in daily care planning rounds, as appropriate and fosters a Family Centered Care environment.  
  • Communicates the patient's progress including critical findings and changes in the patients' condition. 
  • Implements and documents the plan of care in collaboration with the other disciplines and services to assure safe and efficient care.  
  • Actively participates in the performance review process through chart reviews and validating timeliness of charting and all requirements are met. 
  • Ensuring all staff on the assigned shift is adhering to the regulatory requirements of the Joint Commission, CMS, DOH, and other accrediting agencies.  
  • Ensuring all staff is adhering to hospital policies and procedures. 
  • Promotes a safe "error free" working environment by consistently performing infection prevention are adhered to on their assigned shift.  


Minimum Job Requirements

  • Registered Nurse Licensure within the State of Florida or Multi-State Enhanced Nursing License Compact (eNLC) – maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
  • CPR - American Heart Association BLS - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
  • PALS - American Heart Association- maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
  • CPI - Crisis Prevention Institute - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment 6 months of hire date
  • 2-4 years of RN clinical experience
  • Experience as a Charge Nurse

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • BSN degree or currently enrolled in BSN program.
  • Pediatric nursing in an acute care setting preferred.
  • Career Development: National certification within 5 years of hire preferred.
  • Microsoft office applications including word and excel preferred.
  • ACLS preferred.
  • Strong customer service, problem solving, critical thinking, time management, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Trauma certification as specified by the department.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to positively influence; hold self and others accountable.
  • Ability to collaborate in a multidisciplinary team and lead a team to achieve business results.

Job :

Nursing - Management

Primary Location :

Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus

Department :


Job Status

:Full Time
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