Assistant Nurse Manager Neonatal Critical Care Unit

Assistant Nurse Manager Neonatal Critical Care Unit

  • King Abdulaziz Hospital - Al-Ahsa
  • Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia


Within the mission, vision and values of KAMC Al-Ahsa, in close collaboration with medical and other healthcare team members demonstrates advanced nursing knowledge and applies this knowledge to the assessment, diagnosis, delivery and design of nursing care and interventions in the Assistant Nurse Manager Neonatal Critical Care Unit area. Function under a collaborative management model where Medicine and Nursing jointly participate in decisions.

Responsible for providing clinical supervision to assigned employees and Assistant Nurse Manager Neonatal Critical Care Unit area clinical operations with other departmental disciplines to ensure that safe, effective and efficient patient care is provided.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing
  • 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 a Critical Care setting is required
  • Minimum Two (2) years in a Senior Charge Nurse position, or equivalent
  • Strong MedSurg ICU background experience is a must


  • Current and in good Standing Nursing License/Registration (RN) to practice in country of residence

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 Healthcare Environment:

  • Facilitates continuous readiness for local and international licensing and accreditation bodies surveys
  • Supports caregiver engagement through application of Shared Governance principles

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 KAMC Al-Ahsa
  • 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 KAMC Al-Ahsa 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 KAMC Al-Ahsa. 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 KAMC Al-Ahsa’s 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 and one’s profession

System-Based Practice and System Improvement:

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