BJC Healthcare Assistant Nurse Manager Operations, Newborn ICU **Sign On Bonus Eligible** in Saint Louis, Missouri

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Founded in 1879, St. Louis Children’s Hospital is the seventh oldest pediatric hospital in the United States and the oldest west of the Mississippi. More than 275,000 children receive care each year at Children’s Hospital, and it has seen patients from all 50 states and over 60 countries. St. Louis Children’s Hospital is ranked as one of the top 10 pediatric hospitals in the nation by US News & World Report and Parents magazine . The hospital’s academic and physician partner, Washington University School of Medicine, is consistently listed among the top medical schools in the country.

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Role Purpose

Supports the operational functions of the department as related to: reporting, payroll, service recovery, staff communication, staff data collection and reporting, staff competencies and regulatory readiness compliance. Works collaboratively with other members of the leadership team to lead staff in clinical and service excellence.


  • May participate in the development of departmental staffing, revenue and/or expense budgets and having direct responsibility for adhering to those goals. This includes responding to changes in the business which may affect the ability to achieve the budget goals.

  • Prepare, analyze and develop action plan(s). Seek to identify trends in patient outcomes related to audits, reporting, & compliance. Ensure proper documentation, communication, followup accordingly.

  • Perform service recovery related to physician and bed management issues; support investigation and resolution of operational issues as required

  • Ensure staff meet regulatory, unit and BJC competency requirements; determine corrective plan of action if competencies are not met; follow up to ensure compliance. Ensure year round readiness through audits; determine individual or unit corrective plan if audit discloses readiness issues; follow up to ensure compliance with corrective plan. Own environmental plan.

  • Review staff hours worked vs scheduled hours and determine appropriate disposition if variation exists. Perform and approval daily payroll updated. Reconcile time cards, bonus tracking and coding approval. Prepare, coordinate and execute all staff communications; prepare huddle agendas and lead meeting. Determine staffing needs; make nursing assignments as well as assign overtime. Recommend effective annual increases. Interview staff for open positions; evaluate and conduct performance reviews as assigned; draft and issue corrective actions/coaching; follow up regarding any disciplinary action to determine compliance.

  • Manages individual(s) including but not limited to: hires, trains, assigns work, manages & evaluates performance, conducts professional development plans. Ensures that the productivity and actions of that group meet/support the overall operational goals of the department as established by department leadership.

Minimum Requirements


  • Nursing Diploma/Associate's

    • Nursing


  • 2-5 years

Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

Licenses & Certifications

  • RN

Preferred Requirements


  • Bachelor's Degree

    • Nursing


  • 5-10 years

Supervisor Experience

  • < 2 years

Licenses & Certifications

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Certification

Clinical - DirectSkills

  • Charge Nurse - 2 years or more

  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) - 5 years or more

Benefits Statement

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options- Pension Plan/403(b) Plan- 401(k) plan with company match- Tuition Assistance- Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts-On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)-Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

Legal Statement

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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