Assistant Nurse Manager- Oncology/Palliative Unit (Nights) - #1687141

Cleveland Clinic

Date: 1 week ago
City: Mayfield, OH
Contract type: Full time

Join Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital and experience world-class healthcare at its best. Featuring 24 patient beds, Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital’s 3 Seidman – Oncology/Palliative nursing unit provides medical, neurological and telemetry nursing care for inpatient and observation patients. Our clinical specialties include, but are not limited to, patients with cancer, receiving cancer treatments and other related treatments and diagnoses.

As an Assistant Nurse Manager in our 3 Seidman-Oncology/Palliative unit, you will provide administrative, clerical, and practical support for the nurse manager. Your primary duties will include but are not limited to:

• Facilitating communication and collaboration among unit staff and other departments.

• Ensuring continuity of patient care information between shifts, coordinates patient admitting, discharges, transfers, and other operational issues.

• Reviewing major operational patient care issues with Nurse Managers.

• Provides ongoing clinical evaluations of nurses and other direct and indirect patient care provided on assigned unit/area.

• Counseling employees on performance issues, administers initial corrective actions, and collaborates in monitoring attendance issues.

The potential future caregiver is someone who:

• Can provide emotional, spiritual, and psychological support to patients.

• Has High-level management and leadership skills.

• Can schedule and manage tasks effectively.

• Has written and verbal communication skills.

• Has teamwork and motivational skills.

This opportunity has great leadership skills and management exposer. It will help you move into a future Nurse Manager role. Everyone works together as a team in this unit, we have a wonderful supportive environment from teammates to manager.

At Cleveland Clinic, we know what matters most. That's why we treat our caregivers as if they are our own family, and we are always creating ways to be there for you. Here, you'll find that we offer: resources to learn and grow, a fulfilling career for everyone, and comprehensive benefits that invest in your health, your physical and mental well-being and your future. When you join Cleveland Clinic, you'll be part of a supportive caregiver family that will be united in shared values and purpose to fulfill our promise of being the best place to receive care and the best place to work in healthcare.


  • Provides direction and support to the unit staff and supervises admissions, conducts assessment of patient's needs, and initiates nursing care plans.
  • Evaluates and documents patient progress.
  • Facilitates the planning, implementation, development, and evaluation of nursing programs, initiatives and objectives for the unit.
  • Assists with the development and implementation of policies and procedures to insure efficient and effective delivery of health services in a unit. Serves as a liaison between the manager, staff and other areas within the organization.
  • Identifies and resolves issues affecting the delivery of patient care services in a unit.
  • Prepares schedule of work assignments assuring adequate coverage.
  • Participates in and supports quality improvement projects, outcomes studies and research initiatives.
  • Participates in department and committees as assigned.
  • Assists in orienting new personnel, continuing education and in-service educational programs.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Graduated from an accredited school of professional nursing. Bachelor's Degree in Nursing required.
  • Strong demonstrated clinical knowledge and skills; good oral, written and interpersonal skills, strong analytical and organization skills.


  • Current state licensure as Registered Nurse (RN).
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA)

  • If in a Critical Care area an Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) through American Heart Association (AHA) must be presented upon hire or within first year of employment.
  • Within one year of hire RNs in Children's Hospital and Children's Hospital for Rehabilitation will achieve and maintain Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) through American Heart Association (AHA) with the exception of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit RNs who must achieve and maintain Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) through American Heart Association (AHA)provider status and RNs in the Special Delivery Unit, who must achieve and maintain Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) through American Heart Association (AHA)
  • ONS Chemo/Bio course completed within two years of hire if employed on units where chemo is administered.
  • If in an ED, Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) through American Heart Association (AHA) upon hire or within one year of beginning work in the Emergency Department.

  • In Dedicated Trauma Centers, Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC – adult) or Emergency Nurse Pediatric Course (ENPC – pediatric) upon hire or within 24 months of beginning work in the Emergency Department.

Complexity of Work:

  • Within scope of job, requires critical thinking, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum two year recent clinical nurse experience required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patient, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extended periods of time. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.
  • Requires working under stressful conditions and irregular hours. Exposure to communicable diseases and/or body fluids.
  • Medium Work – Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Light Work.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

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