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Providence Health & Services Assistant Nurse Manager - Emergency Services in Centralia, Washington


Providence is calling for a Assistant Nurse Manager (1.0 FTE, Evening Shift) to the Emergency Services at Providence Centralia Hospital at Centralia, WA.

Under supervision of the Nurse Manager, provides direct nursing supervision on the unit ensuring comprehensive and quality patient care. The Assistant Nurse Manager assists with day-to-day management of unit operations. This position assists with oversight of clinical and resource utilization, patient throughput, quality assessment and improvement, patient/staff/provider satisfaction, interpretation of policies and procedures, staff education and regulatory compliance. Participates in the selection and evaluation of staff as delegated by the director and/or Nurse Manager.

In this position you will:

  • Within the delegated authority accomplishes management tasks:

  • Demonstrates responsibility for day-to-day unit activities related to:

  • Staffing and supervision.

  • Performance management, recognition mentoring and coaching.

  • Improving quality and safety.

  • Customer service and service recovery.

  • Physician liaison, including rounding.

  • Throughput

  • Maintaining supplies (routine and special order) and equipment.

  • Effective leadership and communication.

  • Participates in the hiring of new employees. Assists with timely and accurate evaluations of staff according to PCH standards.

  • Collaborates with the Nurse Manager to update and revise policies, procedures, protocols, processes, standards, and job descriptions.

  • Demonstrates above average skill in conflict resolution, negotiation of solutions, communicates positive and constructive feedback within the department and at the hospital level.

  • Participates in coordination and implementation of staff and Charge RN meetings. Collaborates with the Nurse Manager, Director and Educator for meeting content.

  • Participates as representative of the department on assigned hospital wide committees.

  • Collaborates with the Nurse Manager and Director to meet regulatory agency and PCH requirements.

  • Observes and assures clinical staff skills.

  • Demonstrates knowledge and ability in utilizing routine and specialized computer programs.

  • Leads unit level process improvement activities, including:

  • Improving unit based processes.

  • Improving patient care through the development of evidence-based nursing care processes.

  • Participates and promotes hospital wide process improvement projects that have impact on the department.

  • Serves as a resource for the staff and management for issues related to process improvement.

  • Demonstrates knowledge and ability in utilizing routine and specialized computer programs.

  • Participates in department level staff and customer satisfaction activities including: staff and patient rounding, discharge phone calls, staff recognition, key words at key times.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.

  • Three (3) years of acute care nursing within the last five (5) years.

  • Washington State Licensure as a Registered Nurse

  • Current AHA BLS

  • Current AHA ACLS

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Centralia Hospital in Centralia, Washington is a 127-bed, not-for-profit hospital providing emergency, diagnostic, cancer, birthing and surgical services. It consistently receives high scores on accreditation surveys by the Joint Commission, the Washington Department of Health (DOH) and the Washington Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Evening

Job Category: Nurse Lead/Supervisor/Manager

Location: Washington-Centralia

Req ID: 254788