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Children's Mercy Kansas City Assistant Nurse Manager - General Academic Pediatrics in Kansas City, Missouri

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Do you envision finding a meaningful role with an inclusive and compassionate team? At Children’s Mercy, we believe in making a difference in the lives of all children and shining a light of hope to the patients and families we serve. Our employees make the difference, which is why we have been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a top pediatric hospital, for eleven consecutive years.

Children’s Mercy is in the heart of Kansas City – a metro abounding in cultural experiences, vibrant communities and thriving businesses. This is where our patients and families live, work and play. This is a community that has embraced our hospital and we strive to say thanks by giving back. As a leader in children’s health, we engage in meaningful programs and partnerships throughout the region so that we can improve the lives of children beyond the walls of our hospital.


Under the direction and in collaboration with the Nurse Manager, the Assistant Nurse Manager provides guidance, supervision, and leadership for unit staff. The Assistant Nurse Manager assists the Nurse Manager with unit based materials management. The Assistant Nurse Manager provides family-centered patient care that is based in scientific theory and is outcome focused, supervises the delivery of patient care and manages shift operations, and demonstrates commitment to maintaining and improving departmental/unit standards. The Assistant Nurse Manager solves problems effectively, communicating and collaborating with all stakeholders.This position will support clinics under the Service Line of General Academic Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.

At Children’s Mercy, we are committed to ensuring that everyone feels welcomed within our walls. A successful candidate for this position will join us as we strive to create a workplace that reflects the community we serve, as well as our core values of kindness, curiosity, inclusion, team and integrity.

Additionally, it’s important to us that we remain transparent with all potential job candidates. Because we value the safety of the patients and families we serve, as well as the Children’s Mercy staff, we want to let you know that theseasonal influenzaandCOVID-19vaccines are a condition of employment for all employees in our organization. New employees must be willing to be vaccinated if found non-immune to measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) and chicken pox (varicella) and/or without evidence of tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccination since 2005. If you become a finalist for this position, and have any concerns about receiving these vaccines, medical and/or religious exemptions can be further discussed with Human Resources.


  • Personnel Management.

  • Utilizes the nursing process to develop a comprehensive plan of care for the patient/famly which promotes optimal patient outcomes.

  • Under the direction of and in collaboration with the Nurse Leader, manages unit material resources, such as equipment and supplies.

  • Under the direction of and collaboration with the Nurse Manager, provides leadership for unit meetings, assigned committees, and educational activities.

  • Provides leadership for effective problem solving, communication and collaboration between stakeholders to achieve the common goal of safe, high quality patient care.

  • Participates in department and organization performance improvement activities.


  • Bachelor's Degree BSN required and 1-2 years experience Clinical nursing experience and progressive experience in leadership roles.

  • Master's Degree Preferred A master's degree in nursing may be accepted in lieu of a BSN.

  • One of the following: Licensed RN - Kansas, Registered Nurse Multistate License Kansas required upon hire

  • One of the following: Licensed RN - MO, Registered Nurse Multistate License Missouri required upon hire

  • Refer to Nursing and Advanced Practice Provider Licensure and Certification policy for required Life Support Certifications Required Upon Hire

  • Specialty Certification relevant to unit’s patient population (determined by Nurse Manager/Director) Preferred

Starting Pay

Our pay ranges are market competitive. The pay range for this job begins at $35.64/hr, but your offer will be determined based on your education and experience.

Remote Work/Work from Home

This position is not eligible work remotely, which means that the person hired will be required to work onsite at one of our Children’s Mercy locations and may not work from home.

EEO Employer/Disabled/Vet

Children’s Mercy hires individuals based on their job skills, expertise and ability to maintain professional relationships with fellow employees, patients, parents and visitors. A personal interview, formal education and training, previous work experience, references and a criminal background investigation all are factors used to select the best candidates. The hospital does not discriminate against prospective or current employees based on the race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, creed, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry or veteran status. A drug screen will be performed upon hire. Children’s Mercy is smoke and tobacco free.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

CM is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. Our patients and families come from all walks of life, and so do we. We know that our greatest strengths come from the people who make up our team so we hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our hospital stronger and our patient care more compassionate.

If you share our values and our enthusiasm for service, you will find a home at CM. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring, including education, ideas, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, languages spoken, veteran status, color, religion, disability and beliefs.

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Requisition ID2023-27197

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date1 week ago(9/22/2023 10:25 AM)

Posting CategoryNursing


ShiftDay shift

Work TypeFull Time

Work DaysMon-Fri

Work Hours0800-1600

FLSA StatusExempt

Location : NameBroadway

Recruiter : Full Name: First LastAngela Brown

Recruiter : Emailambrown@cmh.edu