(RN) Assistant Nurse Manager - Med/Surg PCU - 114237
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#114237 (RN) Assistant Nurse Manager - Med/Surg PCUExtended Review Date: Fri 4/29/2022
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This posting will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 02/09/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
UC San Diego Health is a Magnet designated organization, which is a prestigious recognition that applies to only 10% of all U.S. hospitals. Magnet is the "gold standard" for nursing excellence and is based on strengths in five key areas, which include transformational leadership, structural empowerment, exemplary professional practice, new knowledge, innovation and improvements and empirical outcomes. UC San Diego Health has held its Magnet status since 2011.
The 6th Floor is a 45 bed acute care progressive care unit at UC San Diego Health's Hillcrest Campus located near downtown San Diego. The unit provides care for a population of high acuity adult medical-surgical patients, oncology and infectious disease.
Team members demonstrate self-determination, an ability to adapt to complex and rapidly changing environments, possess excellent oral and written communication skills, provide care that is patient and family centered, participate in shared governance councils and committees, and are committed to contributing to professional practice that generates quality outcomes and improves the Experience of both our patients and our team members. Professional development, life-long learning, and relationship-building are key values.
The Assistant Nurse Manager is responsible and accountable for providing administrative and clinical leadership. Develops standards of care coordination that demonstrates success in: promoting high quality, cost effective delivery of care; ensuring effective utilization of resources across the continuum; excellent customer service; and compliance with regulatory and internal UCSD requirements. Spearheads innovative projects and approaches involving multi-disciplinary factions for systems improvement that affects patient outcomes across the organization. Plans, schedules and organizes work for departments ensuring proper distribution of assignments and efficient utilization of personnel, space and facilities.
The Assistant Nurse Manager supervises staff, screens candidates, interviews and hires new employees. Ensures staff competence, compliance with staff licensure/certification requirements and maintenance of related documentation. Conducts performance appraisals, counsels staff, and takes disciplinary action as required in consultation with Human Resources/Labor Relations. Ensures compliance with discipline-related action plans. Develops/integrates annual operational, capital and personnel budget for each cost center with the Department of Finance.The position is 40 hours/week, including regular coverage for night shift. Must be flexible in schedule and have the ability to quickly adapt to pressing needs.
While not required, a cover letter is highly recommended when applying to this position.
A Bachelor's Degree of Science in Nursing (BSN).
RN license issued by the State of California.
BLS/CPR and ACLS certification at time of hire with commitment to get ART within six (6) months of hire date.
Minimum three (3) years recent acute care RN experience.
Charge nurse and/or supervisory experience.
Demonstrated hospital management skills, with progressive expertise in patient care services.
Knowledge to manage disaster incidents, sentinel events and ability to problem solve with critical thinking skills.
- A Master’s Degree of Science in Nursing (MSN).
- Clinical area certification or Nursing Administration Certification.
- Experience teaching, coaching, precepting registered nurses.
- Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!
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