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Providence Health & Services Assistant Nurse Manager Perioperative Services *$20,000 Sign On Bonus* in Torrance, California


Providence is calling a Assistant Nurse Manager (Full-Time/Evening Shift) to Peri Op Services at Providence Little Company Of Mary Torrance Hospital in Torrance, CA. This position is a 10 hour shift (1040 work schedule) Shift will be starting at 11:00am

$20,000 Sign-On Bonus Eligible to External Candidates!

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We are seeking a Assistant Nurse Manager who will be responsible for assisting the nurse managers in planning, organizing, directing, and evaluating services of the unit. In collaboration with the nurse managers, assumes 24/7 responsibility for the management and staffing of the unit. The ANM manages and coordinates the unit, directs and supervises functions and activities, interprets policies/procedures/protocols, standards, and regulations as appropriate. The scope of responsibility spans all aspects of nursing care. The ANM maintains clinical competence and certifications to assist the unit when required.

In this position you will:

  • Demonstrate Providence Health & System – Southern California's core values of respect, justice, compassion, and excellence to customers, employees, and visitors; and provides quality service in the performance of work assignments and duties

  • Along with the Nurse Managers maintains 24/7 responsibility for the management and staffing of the unit.

  • Expected to respond to calls from caregivers related to staffing, scheduling, and any other unit concerns

  • Assume direct reporting responsibility for unit staff members and is responsible for evaluating work performance, coaching and counseling of employees, and making recommendations for personnel actions

  • Independently investigates employee alleged misconduct and make recommendations regarding discipline including discharge. Involves Human Resources when appropriate

  • Manage staff productivity and makes adjustments in a timely manner to ensure effective stewardship

  • Staff Management: Prepares work schedules, assigns personnel. Participate in the selection, training, and orientation of unit personnel

  • Supervise care provided by staff members by maintaining high visibility to patients/families and staff in the clinical area(s)

  • Implement and maintains established department, unit, and hospital policies, procedures, and objectives including safety, environmental and infection control domains

  • Participate in organizational performance improvement programs (Lean principles and Six Sigma)

  • Prepare written documentation as required by the profession and the department

  • Consult with nursing administration concerning management of assigned units and all related matters

  • Follow-up on staff compliance for annual competencies, required education, and employee health requirements and ensure these requirements are enforced in a timely manner

  • Ensure accurate maintenance of patients' medical records and that patient records are treated as confidential information

  • Assist in establishing and implementing unit goals and objectives

  • Organize, direct, and coordinate functions and activities in specialty area

  • Ensure that nursing standards and practices are developed and met.

  • Establish and maintain communication between the nursing unit and ancillary departments for the purpose of problem solving

  • Utilize appropriate lines of communication within the nursing department

  • Maintain all records pertaining to the staff competency and quality audits and other related records

  • Maintain awareness of ongoing quality assurance studies within the unit, assists with implementation of corrective action determined necessary

  • Adjust staffing to meet needs and to provide adequate coverage of unit

  • Inspect area daily for compliance with policies, procedures, regulations, and standards and takes corrective action when violations occur

  • Maintain a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for patients/families that allows for the delivery of high quality patient care in accordance with hospital standards

  • Assist attending physicians, patients, and families as needed in times of stress or crisis

  • Provide direction to nursing concerning patient care, evaluates outcomes, consults with other specialists as required and adjusts nursing care processes as indicated to ensure optimal patient care

  • Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in service meetings, and workshops

  • Direct maintenance of department facilities, equipment, supplies and materials in a condition to promote efficiency, health, comfort and safety of patients and staff

  • Requisitions supplies and equipment, maintenance and repair services, and prepares related forms

  • Keep stock and equipment inventories

  • Serve as a professional role model, coach and resource for employees

  • Participate actively in Nursing, Shared Governance, and/or hospital committees and work groups

  • Attend meetings as required, and participates on committees as directed

  • Assist in investigating complaints of patients, nursing staff, and medical staff, and takes appropriate action; follows up to ensure that complaints have been satisfactorily handled. Interviews staff to ensure accuracy of documentation

  • Seek opportunities for applying Evidence Based Practice and potential Nursing Research


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or Bachelor's Degree completed within 3 years of accepting position

  • Current California Registered Nurse License

  • Mandatory Certifications as Per HR Regional Policy, Mandatory Education Policy 4068

  • Highly effective interpersonal and communication skills

  • Proven leadership ability and hospital operational expertise

  • Mentoring/coaching ability

  • Able to serve as a role model and advocate for the professional discipline of nursing

  • Strong knowledge base or experience in specialty areas assigned

Preferred qualifications for this position includes:

  • Specialty certification

  • Three (3) years of recent clinical experience in an acute care hospital

  • Charge Nurse/Relief Charge Nurse experience

  • Leadership experience

  • Shared Governance experience

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is a 436-bed non-profit hospital that has served the greater South Bay communities of Los Angeles since 1960. We have a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology while providing care with a personal, healing touch. In addition to the finest general medical, surgical and critical care services, we offer a number of specialty programs including Cardiovascular Services, Women’s and Children’s Health, Oncology, and Emergency Care. We are proud to be named one of the Top 50 U.S. Hospitals for Heart Care by Thomson Reuters, the only community hospital in California to receive this honor. We were one of five hospitals in the United States recognized by American Hospital Association-McKesson for leadership and innovation in quality improvement. We received The Choice Award by AAHCP for Outstanding Customer Service Delivery, and were one of 24 hospitals and health systems in the nation to receive the Premier Award for Quality by the Premier healthcare alliance. As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person, and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

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 is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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: California-Torrance

Req ID: 304851