Assistant nursing managers play an important role in the nursing department, ensuring nursing operations are smooth and effective in their health care facility and/or department. They provide administrative support for the nursing manager and for the nursing department as a whole. They help oversee daily operations of their units and ensure proper care is provided for all patients. Specific day-to-day tasks may include assisting with patient care, relaying information to doctors, communicating with various health care professionals, providing information about care and treatment to patients, assisting nursing staff with various problems, and resolving patient complaints.
Assistant Nursing Manager Tasks
Manage supplies and resources.
Create staff schedules and ensure adequate coverage and smooth work flow.
Assist with planning, coordinating, and organizing patient care.
Evaluate and monitor staff.