Assistant Nurse Manager Cardiac ICU

Assistant Nurse Manager Cardiac ICU

  • Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
  • Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates


Responsible  for for providing clinical supervision to assigned employees and coordinating unit/area clinical operations with other departmental disciplines to ensure that safe, effective and efficient patient care is provided.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing
  • Associate Degree Nurses from North America with evidence of passing the National exam is required (USA: NCLEX – RN & Canada: Licensing Exam)
  • Master’s degree in Nursing, Healthcare Management or Healthcare Administration
  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) board certification or equivalent postgraduate qualification in specialty area


  • Minimum Two (2)  years post-graduate Registered Nurse experience in an critical care setting is required
  • Minimum Two (2)  years in a senior charge nurse position, or equivalent
  • Strong Cardiac ICU background experience is a must


  • Valid and in a good Standing License in current country of practice

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Patient Care

  • Completes timely patient admission and ongoing assessments, plans and updates plan of care based on individual patient needs
  • Provides direct care and evaluates outcomes, incorporating principles of family centered care
  • Monitors and documents patients’ condition and effectiveness of care and interventions
  • Assesses educational needs of patients and significant others considering cultural needs and other special concerns
  • Provides teaching and educational material to the patient and/or significant as appropriate
  • Validates and documents patient and family understand of teaching
  • Administers prescribed medications in accordance with approved policies and protocols, utilizing barcode scanning
  • Carries out prescribed treatments in accordance with approved policies, protocols and educational material procedures


  • Promotes a culture of shared accountability throughout organization
  • Ensure that nursing and clinical practice is in accordance with the mission and strategic plan
  • Incorporates principles of Transformational and Serving Leadership

Knowledge of Health Care Environment:

  • Facilitates continuous readiness for local and international licensing and accreditation bodies surveys
  • Supports caregiver engagement through application of Shared Governance principles
  • Identifies opportunities to integrate Emirati Nationals into roles at CCAD

Communication/Relationship building:

  • Appreciates strengths of cultural diversity as contributors to the success of the organization
  • Develops and maintains collaborative relationships throughout and external to, CCAD
  • Work with individuals of other professions to maintain a climate of mutual respect and shared values
  • Communicate with patients, families, communities, and other health professionals in a responsive and responsible manner that supports a team approach to maintaining health and treatment of disease
  • Communicates with patients, families, visitors and vendors in a courteous, helpful manner, endeavoring to resolve issues at the unit/department level
  • Communicates patient clinical information clearly and accurately, documenting pertinent information in medical record and ensuring complete documentation of patient care
  • Engages patient and family in hand-off of clinical information and planning daily plan of care as appropriate

Business Skills:

  • Evaluates, develops and coordinates implementation and revision of core standards of care, policies and SOPs
  • Assumes a leadership role for operating models, supply, equipment and process standardization
  • Analyzes aggregate data to identify trends and opportunities for improvement
  • Identifies risks and strategies for their mitigation

Clinical/Professional Knowledge:

  • Use the knowledge of one’s own role and the roles of other professions to appropriately assess and address the health care needs of the patients and
    populations served
  • Demonstrates commitment to providing evidence based practice care by: adhering to protocols for the care of patient populations in which assigned, reporting needed changes in practice supported by evidence, and participating in evaluating patient outcomes utilizing evidence
  • Delegates appropriate components of the nursing care plan to other members of the nursing team
  • Maintains confidentiality regarding patient and family information by promoting professional interdisciplinary communication
  • Respects Patient Rights and demonstrates behaviors of a Patients’ First Philosophy
  • Incorporates the CCAD Professional Practice model and patient safety principles into clinical practice
  • Reports errors and near-misses
  • Responsible for completing charge capture education and in-service training for their Institute within CCAD. When charges are not captured automatically the nurse will complete within Epic in real time, Perioperative Services within 24 business hours


  • Leads the caregiver team in the delivery of patient care collaborating with other disciplines to facilitate achievement of planned and expected outcomes
  • Apply relationship-building values and the principles of team dynamics to perform effectively in different team roles to plan and deliver patient/population-centered care that is safe, timely, efficient, effective, and equitable
  • Maintains confidentiality with patients and families and adheres to Mubadala Code of Conduct
  • Demonstrates active participation in resource stewardship
  • Provides feedback on strategies to decrease costs, adherence to safe staffing models, and use of high-cost resources

Practice-Based Learning and Personal Development:

  • Accountable for establishing, maintaining and evaluating one’s own lifelong learning needs
  • Committed to the development of fellow caregivers, Emirati nationals, and one’s profession

System-Based Practice and System Improvement:

  • Participates in safety education programs and cause analysis as required
  • Reports needed changes in practice supported by evidence
  • Participating in research or quality improve