Providence Health & Services Assistant Nurse Manager - Inpatient Rehab Spinal Injury in Spokane, Washington
Providence is calling a Assistant Nurse Manager (Ip Rehab Spinal Injury, Days, 0.95 FTE) to Providence St Luke's Rehabilitation Institute in Spokane, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
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In this position you will:
Round frequently to remain aware of overall unit status in order to affectively assign, reallocate and plan for appropriate resources.
Make patient care assignments and delegates appropriately. Assigns staff considering scope of practice, capabilities and skills of individual team members, complexities of patient care needs and unit needs.
Assure that breaks and lunches are taken and that staff are completing work on time to avoid end of shift overtime. Completes approval/recording of missed breaks/lunches and ADO forms.
Flex beyond guidelines when necessary to remain open to admissions and minimize delays when able to do so safely and maintain overall patient care, by critically assessing all variables. Communicates to nurse manager and administrator on-call if concerns with additional admissions.
Maintain mobile phone availability at all times to assure timely communication. Delegates charge responsibility to a staff member as necessary to maintain continuity and patient flow.
Provide expert consultation, coaching and just in time education to employees to ensure safe and effective patient care.
Supervise the activities of assigned staff and takes corrective and/or disciplinary action when necessary. Completes employee performance evaluations on time including goal setting and continual performance development.
Respond to patient and family concerns. Initiates service recovery when needed and works collaboratively with Nurse Manager and other members of the inter-professional team for preventative measures as appropriate.
Monitor handoff communication to assure consistency and effectiveness. Provides coaching as need to maintain a positive and safe patient and staff experience.
Maintain clinical competency to provide direct patient care when required by unit needs to assure no interruption of care, treatment or service. Provides daily support to other disciplinary teams as necessary.
Report data trends to nurse manager as appropriate.
Collaborate with other services and leaders such as case management, therapy, medical staff and pharmacy to provide care, treatment and services to meet patient outcomes.
Has thorough knowledge of principles and practices of nursing to include admitting and discharge process, bed placement, care coordination and utilization review.
Work with the administrative and clinical leaders to assure ongoing compliance with Joint Commission, CARF and federal, state and local laws.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington.
Current ACLS Certification or must obtain as soon as class available; not to exceed 90 days in role.
Current PALS Certification or must obtain as soon as class available; not to exceed 90 days in role.
Obtain CRRN within 1 year of entry into role or as eligible, meeting ARN qualifications.
Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA-BLS) certification for the Healthcare Provider or obtain within the first 30 days of employment.
Two (2) years current nursing clinical experience.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.
Experience in acute care or rehab care setting.
One (1) year nursing management/supervisory experience.
About the ministry you will serve:
Located in the heart of Spokane, Washington, St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute is the largest freestanding medical rehabilitation hospital in the inland northwest. We’re renowned pioneers in the use of therapeutic technology and globally recognized leaders in the treatment and rehabilitation of patients with strokes, spinal cord injuries (SCI), orthopedic issues and traumatic brain injuries (TBI). We’re driven by innovation, compassion, holistic care and the desire to see each patient thrive.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Nurse Lead/Supervisor/Manager
Req ID: 296600