Assistant Nurse Manager - Step Down:
Centura Health

Centura Health
Lakewood Colorado

St. Anthony Hospital is located in the western Denver suburb of Lakewood and is a Level I Trauma Center with four dedicated trauma rooms including the T-10 room, a dedicated field-to-surgery suite ready 24/7 for trauma surgeons and specially trained teams who provide life-saving care to the most severely ill and injured patients. St. Anthony proudly provides a full range of medical specialties and health care services to Denver and the surrounding region with a state-of-the-art medical campus.  If you’re looking to be part of a fast-paced environment where you can practice to the top of your profession in trauma, cardiology, stroke, neurosciences, breast imaging, cancer/oncology care, surgery and more, we encourage you to apply.  In addition to a new campus, supportive team and faith-based mission, we’re proud to be the recipient of numerous awards, certifications and accreditations from the American Heart Association; Chest Pain Center (CPC); American College of Cardiology; The Joint Commission’s National Quality Approval; Healthgrades (for Stroke, Critical Care and Prostate Surgery Excellence); the Emergency Nurses Association Lantern Award; NAPBC Accreditation; American College of Radiology and many others. For more information about St. Anthony Hospital, visit

Job Description/Job Posting ID: 121580

Recruiter Contact: Charlie Hoshall (

Clinic/Department: 6060 SAH I.C.U. STEP-DOWN 


Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Days

*Part time in ICU and also PCU*

Position Summary

Responsible for developing, achieving and maintaining the goals of a unit or department by focusing on the unit or department’s daily operations. Consistently promotes a positive work environment by being visible and available to all levels of staff and customers. Collaboratively works with nurse leaders in maintaining productivity, supporting hospital initiatives and ensuring units/departments are appropriately staffed. Will assist in identifying staff development needs with an emphasis on evidence based practice and education. The Assistant Nurse Manager’s (ANM) annual performance review is dependent upon departmental goals and outcomes achieved along with the key performance indicators of the team the ANM directly supervises. Key performance indicators will include but are not limited to:

•             Patient Satisfaction improvement/stabilization

•             Productivity- meeting unit based financial targets

•             Core measures- improve and maintain a >90% bundle score

•             Narcotic oversight- zero tolerance for breaches

•             Medication Safety- zero tolerance for breaches

•             Red Rules- zero tolerance for breaches

•             Patient Hourly Rounding- consistently performed

•             Associate Rounding-every associate, every month

•             Active participation/implementation in facility or unit based councils and committees as assigned by unit leader

•             Physician Nurse rounding-consistently performed in inpatient areas Please review job addendum.

Minimum Education Requirements

  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN), preferred

Minimum Experience Requirements

  • Three years of Registered Nurse experience

  • Two years of experience in specific department focus, preferred

  • Excellent time management and interpersonal skills

  • Responsible for supervising a group of staff as defined by department leader Provides patient care as required

  • Demonstrates commitment to the role as evidenced by attendance at all assigned ANM forums and assigned leadership development courses.

  • Attendance at optional leadership development and clinical specialty education is an expectation of self-directed professional growth.


  • Current Colorado Registered Nurse (RN) License

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification from American Heart Association

  • Current appropriate facility identified national certification upon hire, or within one year of certification eligibility

Position Duties (Essential Functions)


Assists in development, coordination and approval of schedules and time off requests. Posts schedule according to established deadlines. Makes unit assignments based on patient needs, associate skills/abilities, department resources and operational requirement. Consistently and fairly counsels and coaches staff related to accountability, performance and appropriately documents issues and concerns. Assists with interviewing candidates utilizing Talent Selection Interview Tool. Collaborates and assists leadership of the department with staff meetings and agendas. Recognizes and builds trust with all associates, physicians, families and patients. Assists leadership in performance evaluation documentation. Communicates appropriate information at change of shift and throughout shift. Consistently promotes a positive work environment. Builds effective working relationships: Takes an objective look at issues from varied perspectives, is open-minded and open to improvement – not rigid in thinking. Stimulates and facilitates change in a positive manner. Involves staff in planning processes to attain valuable input and to assure positive outcomes. Works harmoniously with and effectively supervises staff by building trust and demonstrating effective decision making.


Proactively identifies and resolves problems within unit. Rounds daily on the unit to interact with staff, families and patients in order to obtain feedback on the functioning of the unit. Works with staff to immediately intervene in order to resolve patient/family issues. Will carry departmental mobile phone/communication device and respond to calls promptly. Supports facility/unit system initiatives to attain and improve physician, patient and associate satisfaction.


Serves as patient advocate and provides patient care when required. Ensures compliance, provides coaching and monitors staff to ensure they are adhering to CMS and Joint Commission standards to include nursing sensitive and core measures. Complies with the National Patient Safety Goals. Tracks unit equipment for missing, broken, and replacement needs. Collaborates with interdisciplinary team to develop and implement holistic, individualized plan of care. Ensures quality checks (COR cart, etc.) and participates in quality audits. Identifies any potential patient safety issues. Employs evidence based practice standards to ensure a quality patient care environment.


Assists in reviewing Kronos for accuracy. Adjusts staffing to maintain productivity standards. Assists in managing Premium Labor/budget goals. Facilitates Patient Flow on unit. Manages unit supply, stock, linen issues. Consistently validates that work processes and priorities are in alignment with PAH’s/Department Strategic Plan. Is innovative with staffing assignments without compromising patient safety. Encourages associates to challenge work processes to improve unit effectiveness. Recognizes staff when effective change has occurred.


Collaborates with unit educator to meet the needs of staff in both on-boarding process and ongoing competency and professional development initiatives. Integrates department culture with emphasis on productivity standards and

hospital goals into interviewing and hiring process. Supports succession planning within the unit.


Demonstrates commitment to Centura’s Core Values by participating in community events.

Physical Requirements

Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. constantly




Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. 

Basic Qualifications