An assistant nurse manager works with an assigned nurse manager and provides oversight for patient care and nursing services on their assigned unit and shift. This includes promotion of quality evidence-based care and patient satisfaction in a fiscally responsive manner.

Six Tips for Success as a Nurse Manager

  1. Keep communication open and honest. Poor communication has been linked to preventable medical errors, nurse turnover, and low morale. …
  2. Expand critical thinking skills. …
  3. Be a visionary. …
  4. Serve as a mentor and seek a mentor. …
  5. Set the tone. …
  6. Embrace education.