Oregon Health & Science University

Assistant Nurse Manager, Neurosciences ICU

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
Unclassified Administrative
Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit
Salary Range
Based on ONA contracted rates
Monday - Friday, can telecommute
Variable, Evenings
HR Mission
Drug Testable

Department Overview

The nurses of the 17-bed Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit (NSICU) provide patient and family centered care to the patient populations of neurosurgery, neuro-medical and stroke including: subarachnoid hemorrhage, cerebrovascular aneurysms, microvascular decompression, cerebrovascular thrombosis, intraparenchymal hemorrhage, subdural hematoma, tumor resection, myasthenic crisis, aneurysm clipping, coiling, and stents.

Function/Duties of Position

Up to $10,000 Hiring Bonus. Relocation Package also Available



This is a full-time, flexible hours position.


Looking to join a nursing leadership team and unit with an amazing culture and team dynamics? OHSU’s Neuroscience ICU is one of only four Neuro ICU’s in the United States with a Gold Beacon designation through the American Association of Critical Care Nurses. OHSU is also a Beacon hospital and an academic medical center. If you would like to discuss the position or ask any questions, please reach out to Jeff Hofheins at 503-494-8119.

Join us at OHSU’s Neuroscience ICU!


The OHSU Clinical registered nurse (RN) provides compassionate, evidence-based, and efficient care to individuals, families, communities and patient populations. The Clinical RN's care delivery is consistent with the Oregon Nurse Practice Act, the ANA Scope and Standards of Practice, and the ANA Code of Ethics. The Clinical RN demonstrates the professional role obligations of scientist, leader, and knowledge transferor [Onsomble Model of the Professional Role™]. Professional accountability enriches the Clinical RN's engagement as a leader in promoting an inter-professional culture of collaborative decision-making, innovation, life-long learning, and teamwork. The Clinical RN exemplifies the principles of a Culture of Safety by committing to a Just Culture, a Reporting Culture, a Learning Culture, and an Engaged Informed Culture.


The Assistant Nurse Manager (ANM) in the NSICU is a Registered Nurse (RN) who works in a leadership triad for the unit with a Nurse Manager and Specialty Practice Leader to uphold clinical excellence and promote a safe and inclusive environment where staff, patients, and families can thrive. This is achieved through the implementation of the Profession Practice Model. The ANM, along with the leadership triad, is responsible for the managerial and leadership functions within a patient environment. Part of the ANM functions is to provide operational oversight, consistency and continuity with the night shift team, though how this is achieved is highly flexible. 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


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Nursing 
  • 3-5 years of current relevant clinical experience, previous charge nurse experience
  • Strong communication skills, conflict management, teamwork (demonstrated ability to build team and integrate existing teams), and experience in complex organization environments
  • Ability to use and support an electronic integrated medical record system
  • Current, unencumbered Oregon State Registered Nurse License (or by hire date)
  • Current BLS and ACLS certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network branch of AHA (upload documentation with online application)
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant clinical with strong charge nurse experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Nursing
  • Assistant Nurse Manager Experience and/or other nursing leadership experience
  • Previous management experience, project management
  • Current clinical certification in area of specialty

Additional Details

*Bonus Disclaimer: Adventist Medical Center in Portland, Hillsboro Medical Center and current OHSU employees in the same role are not eligible for a hiring bonus. 

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.


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