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Surgical Nurse

Company: Oregon Health & Science University
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

The Assistant Nurse Manager (ANM) will work primarily with Maternity Services that includes the labor & delivery and the postpartum unit. They will also help to support the needs of the Inpatient Lactation Department.

Maternity Services consists of a 12-bed labor unit including: 4 triage bays, 3 operating suits and 2 PACU beds. The postpartum floor is a 27-bed unit that provides postpartum, antepartum and some gynecological care. We provide care to both low and high-risk populations for both newborn and adult maternity patients.

Function/Duties of Position

Why be an Assistant Nurse Manager (ANM) at OHSU? Oh, the reasons are many! Here are some highlights:

ANM's have flexible work schedules! Options include the following:

4 (10 hour) days every week

9/80 - 8 (9 hour days) and 1 (8 hour day) with one day off every 2 weeks

4/9s - 4 day workweek with nine hours worked each day plus one day with 4 hours worked each week

Open - another compressed work week that meets the needs of the unit leaders and staff

Benefits are amazing and include the following:

Comprehensive health care plans. Covered 100% for full-time employees and 88% for dependents

$25K of term life insurance provided at no cost to the employee

Two separate above market pension plans to choose from

Paid time off- 208 hours per year - and we want you to take that time to relax and refresh

Extended illness bank- 64 hours per year, prorated for part-time

9 paid holidays per year

Three weeks of paid parental leave

Adoption assistance program (up to 5k)

Substantial public transportation discounts (Tri-met and C-Tran)

Tuition Reimbursement

Innovative Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Hiring Bonus and Relocation Reimbursement Available!

The Inpatient Lactation Department is a nurse led consulting service that provide services for maternal patients and patients who are lactating and their infants through OHSU and Doernbecher Children's Hospital (DCH).

The Assistant Nurse Manager (ANM) is a registered nurse (RN) who is responsible for upholding excellence in the provision of nursing care through the implementation of the Profession Practice Model. The ANM, in association with the Nurse Manager, is responsible for the managerial and leadership functions within a patient environment. The ANM functions primarily on evening and night shift hours to provide operational oversight, consistency and continuity. The ANM partners with the interdisciplinary care team to ensure the delivery of safe, quality patient care and compliance with regulatory standards, and administrative and clinical policies and procedures. The ANM performs managerial activities, and demonstrates effective leadership behaviors including performing evaluations, employee mentoring, coaching, and performance management. The ANM implements quality and safety initiatives, engages in process improvement, ensures adherence to bargaining unit agreements and human resource management. The ANM creates and sustains a patient care environment that supports a safe, knowledgeable, compassionate, productive, and engaged staff.

The ANM's decisions and actions are based on ethical principles as outlined by the American Nurses Association. The ANM practices in adherence with the American Nurses Association's (ANA) Nursing Administration: Scope and Standards of Practice for Nurse Administrators, the ANA Code of Ethics, the Oregon State Board Nurse Practice Act, and within the context of the Nurse Executive Competencies developed by the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE). The ANM exemplifies the principles of the OHSU Culture of Safety Position Statement by committing to a Just Culture, a Reporting Culture, a Learning Culture, and an Engaged Informed Culture.

Required Qualifications

Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing, from a program accredited by Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (CNEA)

Minimum of 2 years of relevant clinical with strong charge nurse experience

Current, unencumbered Oregon State Registered Nurse License

NRP Certification

Unencumbered criminal background check

Current BLS must be issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) Experience in complex organization environments.

Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in nursing or a related field

Previous management experience

Nurse Executive certification

Specialty Certification (OB, Maternal Newborn Nursing)

Additional Details

*Bonus Disclaimer: Adventist Medical Center in Portland, Hillsboro Medical Center and current OHSU employees in the same role are not eligible for a hiring bonus.

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or

As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

OHSU Hospital and OHSU Doernbecher ranks no. 1 in Oregon, according to U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals 2022-23" and "Best Children's Hospitals 22-23" rankings. At OHSU, we never settle for how things have been done before. The U.S. News & World Report rankings are a reflection of the leading care our specialists deliver to all of our patients, ensuring all Oregonians and beyond have access to the latest discoveries for better health.

Keywords: Oregon Health & Science University, Vancouver , Surgical Nurse, Healthcare , Vancouver, Washington

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