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Assistant Nurse Manager Neuro Surgical Intensive Care Mercy Health St. Elizabeth in Youngstown, OH at Mercy Health

Date Posted: 5/8/2018

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Job Description

Job Summary


The mission of Mercy Health is to extend the healing ministry of Jesus by improving the health of our communities with emphasis on people who are poor and under-served.


The Assistant Nurse Manager is a member of the management team who assists the Nurse Manager with the daily operations of the nursing unit/department on a 24-hour basis. The Assistant Nurse Manager provides direct supervision of staff and rotates weekend, holiday and shifts to ensure management presence and visibility according to departmental needs. The Assistant Nurse Manager participates in employee selection and evaluation, in scheduling and staffing, coaching and counseling, and in the development and adherence to clinical and budgetary standards.

The Assistant Nurse Manager provides leadership to unit-based work groups, i.e., PI and unit committees. He/she provides and coordinates direct patient care.

The Assistant Nurse Manager works to support the Nurse Manager and is in a developmental role for Nurse Manager succession planning. Works 3 days/week in leadership activities and remaining 2 days in clinical staffing. Provides leadership during Nurse Manager’s PTO.

Qualifications - Minimum


Licensed by the State of Ohio as an R.N. required.


Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required.

BSN required or must obtain within 3 yrs.

ANCC recognized certification required or must obtain within 1 year.


Three year’s experience as a professional nurse in which potential administrative and supervisory competence has been demonstrated.

Computer literacy.

CPR Certification. ACLS as required by specific departments.


Has broad, detailed level of knowledge of a specific area.

Gathers, organizes, verifies, composes, and/or analyzes data in the completion of several defined, multi-step procedures.

Produces final output within established standards.

May operate complicated equipment/machinery.

Problem Solving/Decision Making:

Makes decisions based on policy and/or consultation with co-workers/team members.

Requires judgement in selection of alternative courses of action.

May adapt standard principles to new or changed conditions.

Solutions generally based on past precedent with some risk taking involved in developing new approach.

Scope of Impact/Accountability:

Impacts multiple work areas on a day-to-day basis.

Provides information regularly to decision-making process.

Interpersonal Communication:

Provides team leadership by assisting and training others.

Responds to non-routine and detailed inquiries from others who may not be knowledgeable in subject area.

Requires understanding other’s expectations/perspectives to collaborate and reach consensus on solutions.


Hours per pay period: 80

Work as Assistant Nurse Manager for NSICU.

Weekends as needed.

Shift and Job Schedule

Job Shift: All, Job Schedule: Full-Time

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is our policy to  abide by all Federal and State laws, as well as, the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a), prohibiting discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibiting discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.


Other Information

Seeking experienced ICU Assistant Nurse Manager for Neuro Surgical Intensive Care Unit at St. Elizabeth in Youngstown. 

Offering $5,000 Sign On Bonus! 

Contact Kathy Tsilimos, Nurse Recruiter at 330-841-4106.