Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 175004-1A
Date Posted: Jul 11, 2022
Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.
About the Job
The ANMA supervises and coordinates the delivery of patient care in their respective department. The ANMA, as a registered nurse, provides professional nursing care. The ANMA works in collaboration with the physicians, other health care providers and other ambulatory support staff within the department and with other disciplines to plan and coordinate the delivery of patient care.
The ANMA demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide expected standards of care based on physical, psychological, cultural, educational, spiritual, safety and age-appropriate considerations of patients.
The Assistant Nurse Manager: Ambulatory collaborates with staff and other healthcare team members to provide direct patient care and assumes the responsibility for the plan of care and has the authority to make decisions and is held accountable for decisions specific to assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the plan. The Assistant Nurse Manager: Ambulatory facilitates the coordination of care across the continuum and demonstrates safe practice within the domains of:
Clinical judgment and decision making
Developing an appropriate patient care assignment
The Assistant Nurse Manager: Ambulatory provides care directly to patients and in collaboration with other health care team members. The Assistant Nurse Manager: Ambulatory maintains a current level of knowledge and skill with technical procedures as defined by nursing specialty organizations, complies with all regulations and standards of regulatory and accrediting bodies and is currently licensed in the state of Massachusetts as a registered nurse.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities: including but not limited to:
Clinical Judgment and Decision Making: The process by which nurses come to understand the problems, issues or concerns of patients/families, to attend to relevant/critical information, and to respond in concerned and involved ways.
F. Providing patient care by:
transporting and treatments
G. Determines staff assignments based on patient acuity and staff skill mix.
II. Professional Relationship: The professional relationship is based upon Lahey Clinic’s guiding principles and positive effective communication. This relationship extends beyond formal assessment to integrate the particular patient’s response and his/her religious/spiritual, ethnic and cultural beliefs into the plan of care.
III. Clinical Leadership: The Assistant Nurse Manager: Ambulatory supports the development of others and creates a practice climate of responsiveness and learning based on Benner’s Novice to Expert skills acquisition model. This supports the retention and recruitment of clinically competent nurses. The ability to lead and influence the reasoning of colleagues in the patient’s best interest depends on skillful comportment, authoritative clinical knowledge and wisdom, the conviction to act as an ethical agent despite adverse consequences, and the ability to listen and enhance others’ strengths.
A. Demonstrates professional behavior by adhering to unit policies and procedures, practice guidelines specific to the setting and the ANA Code of Ethics
B. Demonstrates skills as a responsive team member
C. Demonstrates role of nurse as teacher
D. Demonstrates ability to fulfill role in regulatory compliance and readiness
E. Achieves and maintains ACLS certification as required by departmental standards
SYSTEM COORDINATION: In collaboration with the Administrative Director
IV. Clinical Scholarship: The Assistant Nurse Manager: Ambulatory achieves clinical scholarship through experiences with patients, through collaboration with colleagues and leadership and through formal education. Learning is transformed into knowledge through self-reflection and analysis.
PROFESSIONAL GROWTH/SELF IMPROVEMENT:
H. Supports Lahey Clinics commitment to community based activities both within the Lahey community and beyond.
Management: The Assistant Nurse Manager: Ambulatory works collaboratively with Administrative Director/Nurse Manager maintain and develop staff and promote fiscally sound and patient care.
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT:
A. Works collaboratively with the Administrative Director to recruit, hire and retain qualified personnel.
B. Conducts the performance appraisal process.
C. In collaboration with the leadership, assures appropriate orientation, competence assessment, in-service training and continuing education for all staff.
D. Counsels colleagues and initiates corrective action. Recommends termination as appropriate.
E. Fosters staff development by assisting them to identify goals and appropriate opportunities for learning.
F. Encourages creativity and celebrates staff accomplishments.
G. Promotes an environment that is sensitive to the diverse needs of the patients and employees.
H. In conjunction with the Administrative Director, coaches and supports staff by removing barriers and addressing issues.
I. Actively participates in staff meetings.
J. Leads Unit Based Councils, encourages staff participation, per direction of leadership, in:
K. Communicates staffing concerns to Administrative Director.
L. Delegates work appropriately and provide direction and guidance to nursing and support staff
M. Coordinates the scheduling and staffing of the department.
Education: Graduate of a state approved or accredited School of Nursing, BSN
Licensure, Certification, Registration: Current license to practice professional nursing from the Massachusetts Board of Registration, and Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. BSN strongly preferred.
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:
Experience: A minimum of three years of acute nursing experience required.
40 Hours Days
Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve. Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health. Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.