About Norton Healthcare
For more than 125 years, Norton Healthcare's faith heritage has guided its mission to provide quality health care to all those it serves. Today, Norton Healthcare is a leading health care system based in Louisville, Ky. It is the area's third largest private employer, providing care at nearly 140 locations throughout Greater Louisville and Southern Indiana. The Louisville-based not-for-profit system includes five Louisville hospitals with more than 1,800 licensed beds; five outpatient centers; 12 Norton Immediate Care Centers; 12,000 employees; more than 600 employed medical providers; and in excess of 2,000 total physicians on its medical staff. Norton Healthcare was the 2011 recipient of the prestigious National Quality Forum National Quality Healthcare Award, along with the 2011 Kentucky Hospital Association Quality Award. The organization has consistently been recognized as one of the best places to work in Metro Louisville, the state of Kentucky and nationally. Norton Healthcare and Humana are one of only four national pilot sites, and the only one in Kentucky, to study the Accountable Care Organization (ACO) model through the prestigious Brookings - Dartmouth ACO Pilot Project. More information about Norton Healthcare is available at NortonHealthcare.com.
The Assistant Nurse Manager is a professional nurse leader who has daily operations responsibility for a patient care area/department and focuses on safe effective patient and family centered care, customer satisfaction and quality outcomes. The Assistant Nurse Manager works collaboratively with the Nurse Manager to create and maintain a financially stable unit, and to promote self and staff development with an emphasis on evidence based practice and education supported by a Practice Governance framework.
The Assistant Nurse Manager supervises licensed and non-licensed staff members and when assuming a direct care role has the responsibility to assess, develop, implement and evaluate plans of care. He/she
applies his/her educational and professional experiences in the delivery of quality care and mentoring/precepting staff.
The Assistant Nurse Manager ensures that the Swanson Theory of Caring and patient/family centered care are the foundation for nursing practice and that staff at all levels are involved in allocation of resources, interdisciplinary activities and collaboration.