Assistant Nurse Manager-Ortho-Milford Campus

Milford, CT
Feb 18, 2021

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Job Description


To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

At Bridgeport Hospital, we are committed to providing quality medical care and treatment that is coordinated and centered on the patient's specific needs. We strive to achieve benchmarks as a Patient Centered Medical Home and provide health care in a setting where patients are at the center of their care team. All employees of Bridgeport Hospital are part of the patients care team and contribute to the team approach of promoting access, continuous, comprehensive care and work to provide quality improvement in the care provided to their patients.

Works collaboratively with the Nurse Manager displaying leadership in management, clinical practice, performance improvement and staff development in accordance with the overall philosophy and goals of Patient Care Services. Participates in the facilitation of patient flow to internal and external resources: the facilitation of efficient operations to support the delivery of patient care; and the ongoing management of regulatory and organizational compliance requirements. In the absence of the Nurse Manager, he/she is responsible for the direction of patient care as well as patient care activities, unit operations, and staff functions. Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.



  • 1. Demonstrates advanced skill in assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient health care needs.
    • 1.1 Demonstrates advanced skills in collecting healthcare data for completion of the admission assessment.
  • 2. Manages the performance of nurses and staff to facilitate clinical and service excellence.
    • 2.1 Reviews resumes and applications and identifies candidates to participate in the selection process.
  • 3. Manages the ongoing delivery of quality patient care and facilitates patient flow to internal and external resources.
    • 3.1 Receives and provides report, and evaluates volume, patients' status, staffing resources and operational requirements and deploys resources accordingly.
  • 4. Manages and administers clinical and operational resources to facilitate the delivery of patient care.
    • 4.1 Prepares and executes the schedules of PCT, RN, and Business Clericals to meet ongoing patient and operational requirements and in consideration of budget constraints.




Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing. Bachelors degree in Nursing major preferred. Degreed ANM must earn 10 contact hours annually. Non-agreed ANM must complete 6 credit hours towards a bachelor's degree and 6 contact hours annually.




Minimum of 3-5 years experience as a Registered Nurse in an orthopedic setting. Progressive leadership experience desirable with proven track record of success in program development or participation, program implementation in areas of clinical patient care management, staff development and specialty services materials management.  Excellent communication skills.




Licensed and a currently registered nurse in the State of Connecticut. All newly hired Registered Nurses must have current BCLS certification or obtain within one month of hire.




Demonstrated leadership abilities Demonstrated interpersonal skills




Requires prolonged standing; walking; use of sight, hearing and touch; moving/lifting patients of varying weights.


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Job Info


Department: MC SOUTH 3 ORTHO
Sub Category: NURSE 4
Status: Full Time Benefits Eligible
Shift: D
Hours: 40

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