The PICU is a regional referral center that operates 24/7 for care of critically ill and injured children. The PICU is a 20-bed unit specially equipped to provide care to critically ill or injured pediatric patients from birth to young adulthood, in a family-centered atmosphere. The PICU team cares for children across a vast spectrum of health issues including trauma, surgery, respiratory, cardiac, hematology/oncology and neurologic disorders.
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO): this service is provided in collaboration with pediatric perfusion services. Staff that provide these interventions (ECMO specialists) are selected, educated and competency validated by Pediatric Perfusion.
CRRT-continuous renal replacement therapy
Hemodialysis (provided by dialysis services)
High Frequency ventilation
Operative procedures in the unit for patients too unstable to move to the OR, recovery of postoperative cardiac, neurosurgical, general surgery patients who are hemodynamically unstable or who continue to require post-operative ventilator assistance.
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 nightshift 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 ANMs decisions and actions are based on ethical principles as outlined by the American Nurses Association. The ANM practices in adherence with the American Nurses Associations (ANA) Nursing Administration: Scope and Standards of Practicefor 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.
BSN or higher degree in nursing
Minimum of 2 years relevant clinical with strong charge nurse experience
Unencumbered Oregon RN license
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation
Master's degree in nursing or a related field
Previous management experience
Nurse Executive certification
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