What does the assistant nurse manager DO on your unit??

  1. I'm trying to get an idea of what it is that assistant managers actually do? The tasks vary from one hospital to another.....but, if you were the manager, what would be the primary responsibilities that you would want to see the assistant carrying out? Manager> Assistant Manager> Charge Nurse................. what does YOUR assistant manager actually do? all replies appreciated.....thanks...
  2. 5 Comments

  3. by   cnyrn
    AS little as possible, ha- not she just carries a clipboard around, no one is really quite sure what she does.
  4. by   adrienurse
    do you mean me or the person who's supposed to be paid for it?
  5. by   jayna
    Had one of those assistant manager once and what she does was carrying clipboard around and blah blah blah.
  6. by   SmilingBluEyes
    ours does a hella lot....our manager has very little OB experience so our assistant, whose extensive OB experience spans 25 years, helps her immensely. she is worth her weight in platinum, hands-down.
  7. by   passing thru
    Ha Ha ! You all are a bunch of characters !
    All I have ever seen is the clipboard-carrying kind too....
    and they socialize a lot - - gab-gab-gab...
    That's why I am asking ......
    What do they DO?
    I'm deciding if I want the position.....

    Anyone out there know?