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Virginia Mason Memorial Assistant Nurse Manager in Yakima, Washington


Assists the Nurse Manager with the planning for and supervision of patient care areas; trains employees and monitors/evaluates staff performance.


  1. Supports and fosters personalized patient care, incorporating the cultural, ethnic, religious and age specific needs of the patient.

  2. Assists Nurse Manager in determining the unit/department needs for adequate facilities, equipment and supplies that best support the performance of nursing personnel.

  3. Fosters effective communication. Understands the organizational chart of Nursing Services and hospital leadership; promotes conversation at the appropriate level.

  4. Develops staff education programs with a focus on performance improvement.

  5. Observes and provides feedback on staff performance; participates in performance appraisal and coaching sessions.

  6. Participates in writing, reviewing, implementing and teaching new or established equipment, techniques, policies, and procedures or protocols.

  7. Reviews documentation for accuracy, completeness and timeliness.

  8. Participates in designated and assigned committees.


Education: Bachelor’s degree in Nursing required.

Experience: Three years of relevant healthcare experience required.

Licenses/Certificates/Registration: Washington State (DOH) Registered Nurse licensure required. American Heart Association BLS required. ACLS & PALS certification within six months of hire required.

About Us:

Virginia Mason Memorial, part of the Virginia Mason Health System, is made up of a 226-bed hospital as well as 20+ primary care and specialty care practices/services. We are a nonprofit community hospital that has served Central Washington's Yakima valley for more than 60 years. We are seeking remarkable employees with a passion for patients and customer service to add to our growing team!

We offer a two-tier benefit plan including medical, dental, vision coverage, plus a generous 401K plan (with matching!), life insurance options, competitive compensation, an employee wellness clinic and leadership development and education.

Why do we do what we do? As the region’s leading health care provider and Yakima’s largest employer, we believe that by improving health, we can transform Yakima! Our vision is to "create healthy communities one person at a time." This means that each member of our award-winning team works to provide our patients, and their families, with the best medical and individual care possible. We work together to demonstrate our values of Respect, Accountability, Teamwork, Stewardship, and Innovation for everyone who walks through our doors, patients and coworkers alike. We would love to hear from you!

“Virginia Mason Memorial provides reasonable accommodations to assist qualified individuals in order to perform the essential duties/requirements their job requires. The description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements and serves as merely a summary rather than a complete listing of duties. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, and working conditions may change as needs evolve. This job description does not constitute a contract as employment is at will.”