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Keck Medicine of USC

Keck Medicine of USC includes the Keck School of Medicine of USC, the region’s first medical school; the renowned USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of the first comprehensive cancer centers established by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the United States; the USC Care Medical Group, a medical faculty practice; the Keck Medical Center of USC, which includes two acute care hospitals: 401-licensed bed Keck Hospital of USC and 60-licensed bed USC Norris Cancer Hospital; and USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, a 158-licensed bed community hospital. It also includes more than 40 outpatient facilities, some at affiliated hospitals, in Los Angeles, Orange, Kern, Tulare and Ventura counties.

In 2016, U.S. News & World Report ranked Keck Medical Center of USC among the Top 10 hospitals in the state and among the Top 50 hospitals in the United States in seven specialties: ophthalmology, urology, cancer, geriatrics, orthopedic surgery, nephrology and cardiology and heart surgery.

Assistant Nurse Manager - 4S CVTICU - Full Time 8 Hour Evenings

USCKH - 4S CTICU Los Angeles, California

The Assistant Nurse Manager, in collaboration with and under the direction of the Department Nurse Manager, is accountable for ongoing leadership and operations of a clinical department and for nursing care safety and quality.  The Assistant Nurse Manager uses sound human resource and budget principles to guide the daily provision of nursing services to patients and families.  The Assistant Nurse Manager participates in organizational and unit based quality improvement activities, and provides input on standard of care. The Assistant Nurse Manager supports comprehensive patient and family services through effective participation with the interdisciplinary team.


Minimum Education:
- Graduate of a state approved School of Registered Nursing.
- Bachelor degree in Nursing required*
- Master degree (preferred)
- *A master’s degree in nursing may be accepted in lieu of a BSN

Minimum Experience/Knowledge:
- A minimum of 3 years acute care nursing care experience.
- Strong critical and strategic thinking, analytical and planning skills.
- Organization/time management skills.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Values diversity and team work.
- Demonstrates integrity; is ethical in conduct and decision thinking.
- Demonstrates initiative, creativity and flexibility and is tolerant of change and ambiguity.
- Demands accountability of self and others.
- Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office as well as Internet access and utilization.

Required License/Certification:
- Valid California Registered Nurse License.
- Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider card from the American Heart Association.
- Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support card from the American Heart Association (exempt for non-telemetry unit)
- Specialty Certification (preferred)
- Fire and Safety Certification. If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire, and maintain renewal before expiration date.



REQ20052606 Posted Date: 10/30/2017

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