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Astria Health Nurse Manager in Yakima, Washington

The Astria Health system, headquartered in the heart of the state of Washington’s wine country in the beautiful Yakima Valley, is the largest non-profit healthcare system based in Eastern Washington. Astria Health is the parent non-profit organization of Astria Sunnyside Hospital and Astria Toppenish Hospital and delivers care throughout the Valley through its Astria Health Hospitals and its Astria Ambulatory Care model focused on delivering the highest level of ambulatory and outpatient care in convenient locations in both the Lower and Upper Yakima Valley. Astria Ambulatory Care is designed to meet the changing lifestyles and diverse needs of those living and working throughout the region.

Committed to investing in a continuum of care for the people who live and work throughout Eastern Washington, Astria Health's goal is to build sustainable, locally-based, healthcare organizations that improve health for those we serve.

Under the direction of the Director, coordinates/directs the provision of patient care by the staff on a 24-hour basis.

+ + Coordinate the provision of patient care and assignment of care.

  • Ensure the Director is aware of activities on an ongoing basis.

  • Assist the Director by communicating and addressing staff performance behaviors and completing staff evaluations.

  • Act as a resource for nursing staff, physicians, patients, and families.

  • Participate in Quality Assurance Monitoring and Quality Improvement efforts.

  • Perform other related work as required.

  • Philosophy consistent with the Hospital’s Policies, Confidentiality, Privacy, and Corporate Compliance programs including federal and state laws.

  • Philosophy consistent with the Hospital’s mission to deliver high quality and compassionate health care services to our patients, physicians and communities we serve, focusing on customer service.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • Effectively communicate with staff, patients, physicians, and other community agencies.
  • Utilize the nursing process.

  • Manage time effectively.

  • Function with a high stress tolerance.

  • Lead people, resolve conflicts effectively, and be an effective decision maker.

  • Utilize listening skills to engender staff self-confidence.

  • Knowledgeable in planning, budgeting, and cost analysis activities.

  • Skillful in personal management, including performance appraisals, coaching, disciplinary actions and labor relations interface.

    Requirements:

    • Current Washington RN license.
  • Must maintain BCLS, certification.

  • Membership in professional/specialty organization preferred.

    Experience:

    • At least one-year experience as an RN in the same or similar specialty areas; 2 or more years preferred.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.

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