Oregon Health & Science University

Assistant Nurse Manager, 11K/7C Cardiovascular Intermediate Care Unit

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
Unclassified Administrative
11K/7C Cardiac & Vasc. Intermediate Care Unit
Salary Range
Commensurate with qualifications, experience and internal equity
HR Mission
Drug Testable

Function/Duties of Position

$6000 Hiring Bonus and Relocation Package Available


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 ANM’s decisions and actions are based on ethical principles as outlined by the American Nurses Association. The ANM practices in adherence with the American Nurses Association’s (ANA) Nursing Administration: Scope and Standards of Practice for 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.

Required Qualifications

  • BSN or higher degree in nursing
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant clinical with strong charge nurse experience
  • Unencumbered Oregon RN License
  • BLS for healthcare provider
  • Certification in Specialty or NE-BC
  • Required prioritization of multiple projects, activities and assignments
  • Repeated interruptions in an environment of frequent change and fluctuations
  • May be exposed to excessive auditory and visual stimulation
  • Accepts accountability and responsibility of the assigned work area
  • May be required to attend out of town conferences according to hospital travel and reimbursement policies
  • Subject to computer work for several as needed
  • Must be able to deal with competing needs and priorities of internal and external customers including ensuring safe conditions for patients, families and staff
  • Exercises the ability to implement a flexible schedule to meet operational needs and to create work-life balance
  • Ability to lift, bend, stoop, reach, carry, push, pull, and work throughout the work period. Able to lift 35 lbs independently. Complies with evidence-based lifting and positioning practices.
  • Must be able to use all senses: seeing, hearing, touching, and smelling: as well as the ability to speak. Reasonable accommodations include corrective lenses and hearing aides.
  • The work environment carries the risk of exposure to human tissue/fluids and radiation
  • Able to use hospital equipment as needed, including significant use of computers, copiers, multi-line phones and fax machines
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in nursing specialty
  • Previous management experience
  • Nurse executive certification

Additional Details

*Bonus Disclaimer: Adventist, Hillsboro Medical Center and current OHSU employees in the same role are not eligible

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.

As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


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