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Assistant Nurse Manager- Operating Room

Company: UVA Health Northern VA & Culpeper
Location: Manassas
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description

Assistant Nurse Manager - Operating Room

Job Code: SU1513


Sign-On Bonus $15,000


We are welcoming a new era in healthcare where achieving good health is just the beginning. At UVA Health Northern VA & Culpeper, we believe in caring for the whole person by getting to know - and making connections with - our patients. By combining the talent and expertise of our people, the breadth of capabilities across our system, and our commitment to helping our communities get better and stay healthy, we are improving the patient experience.

As a UVA Health Northern VA & Culpeper team member, you will have a voice in patient care decisions, support the most advanced medical technologies and feel a strong sense of satisfaction from making a difference in people's lives every day.


Classification: Exempt

Supervises Positions: Yes


The Assistant Nurse Manager (ANM) provides clinical and administrative leadership at the unit level and coordination of direct and indirect patient care at the hospital wide level. They are responsible for shift or program specific operations of the hospital for the provision of effective patient care. This includes cost control, personnel management, quality improvement, direct and indirect patient care. They provide care that reflects initiative, flexibility, and responsibility indicative of professional expectation with minimal supervision. The Assistant Nurse Manager (ANM) incorporates a higher level of skill and knowledge to perform and role model direct and indirect patient care which may include neonate, child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patient through mentoring and advising on the assessment of health needs, development, and implementation of the plan of care, and ability to evaluate outcomes. They consistently demonstrates a positive attitude, accountability, confidence, critical thinking, fairness, and flexibility. They also assists in staff supervision and management for the Nursing Office. Supports the department Manager in accomplishing program goals and outcomes and sustaining a state of continual regulatory readiness. In addition, the ANM is visible, present, and available to staff in providing mentoring, teaching, and support.

Patient Care: Interviews and advises patients regarding health and illness prevention.

  • Synthesizes data to determine preliminary diagnosis and therapeutic plan utilizing principles of prevention.
  • Recommends community resources to meet patient and family needs. Quality: Collaborates with other departments or disciplines to achieve desired quality outcomes.
    • Monitors quality of core processes in department.
    • Applies the principles of safety and infection control to ensure the safety of all patients. Communication: Demonstrates superior interpersonal and communication skills.
      • Works within a team to achieve patient and team goals.
      • Shares and initiates regular and professional communication with co-workers.
      • Participates in regular staff meetings.
      • Identifies opportunities to improve processes based on feedback from staff and customers. Medical Knowledge: Provides primary health care and performs selective medical services under the direction of practice physicians.
        • Obtains complete history and physical data on patients.
        • Reviews patient records.
        • Interprets and integrates data to determine appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures needed.
        • Performs a complete physical exam and records findings.
        • Establishes presumptive diagnosis.
        • Orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures.
        • Performs independent evaluations and treatment procedures in emergency situations.
        • Provides monitoring and continuity of care between physician visits. The incumbent may be asked to perform additional duties as assigned.


          Education: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing required. Completion of a nursing program approved by the State Board of Nursing.

          Experience: Minimum of two years of clinical RN experience preferred. Prior demonstrated nursing leadership preferred. Refer to the Life Support Training Policy for additional details.

          Licensure: Current RN licensure in applicable state required. Unit/Dept. specific required certifications.

          Additional Skills/Requirements Required: Ability to perform basic nursing skills on groups of patients and ability to assume charge responsibility. Ability to multitask and prioritize quickly. Ability to administer medication utilizing the five rights. Ability to communicate verbally and in written form. Basic computer knowledge. Ability to successfully complete Leader Education & Training.

          Additional Skills/Requirements Preferred: N/A


          Physical Demand Code: 20A, Nursing

          Work Function/Activity: Medium to Heavy Physical Demand

          The job requires constant standing, frequently walking, and bending/stooping. Proficient communicative, auditory, and visual skills. Attention to detail and ability to write legibly. Ability to lift/push/pull 100 lbs. For any weight over 35 lbs., use Safe Handling Equipment. This job description may not include all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the job described. It may be amended at any time at the sole discretion of UVA Health Northern VA & Culpeper.

          • May require the use of safety equipment, such as HEPA mask, for infection prevention: Yes
          • On call responsibilities as directed: Yes
          • Ability to travel between campus buildings, remote facilities, and out of town as needed: Yes

Keywords: UVA Health Northern VA & Culpeper, Dale City , Assistant Nurse Manager- Operating Room, Executive , Manassas, Virginia

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