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#100845 (RN) Assistant Nurse Manager, JMC OR

Extended Deadline: Wed 10/30/2019

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 08/27/2019. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

UC San Diego Health is a Magnet designated organization, which is a prestigious recognition that applies to only 6% 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 quality results. UC San Diego Health has held its Magnet status since 2011.

Reports to the Jacobs Medical Center (JMC) OR Nurse Manager and provides direct supervision typically to professionals or skilled technical employees. Functions as advisor to unit and administration. Analyzes and resolves problems, interprets policies (e.g., fiscal management, HR, contracts and grants, resource management in defined areas) and demonstrates solid subject matter knowledge. Exercises judgment within defined procedures and policies to determine appropriate action. Supervises staff to assure accountability and stewardship of department resources (operational, financial, and human) in compliance with departmental goals and objectives.

This position assists with monitoring daily operations and overall function of the JMC Operating Room Department. Oversees staff while maintaining budget and all Assistant Nurse Manager functions according to the job description. This position will work closely with leadership and Jacobs Medical Center Pre/Post-Op Care Unit and the Sulpizio Cardiovascular Institute (CVI). Jacobs Medical Center has 24 ORs, which includes the Sulpizio CVI’s 4 ORs that report separately.

The Assistant Nurse Manager is involved in ensuring optimal patient outcomes through effective leadership and/or provision of patient care delivery in assigned nursing unit(s) or area(s). Promotes environment for a shared voice in nursing practice and exchange of ideas to continually improve nursing and patient care outcomes. Accountable for the quality, safety, patient experience and cost-effectiveness of patient care. Consults and collaborates with other health care professionals to coordinate the management of patient care.

Serves as a resource to staff, physicians, students and others. Supervises staff involved in providing clinical patient care. Assists in ensuring the quality of patient care delivery in a specific patient care area and serves as a role model for professional nursing practice. Assists with the administration and management of personnel, fiscal, and material resources. May assume full responsibility for the unit in delegated areas and in the absence of the manager.

There is one position for day shift, one position for night shift requiring regular evening and night shift coverage. Assistant Nurse Manager positions are eligible for shift differentials.

While not required, a cover letter is highly recommended when applying to this position. The application for this position has a few open-ended questions at the end. Please take time and thoughtful consideration when completing the application.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • A Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Nursing is is required.

  • Registered Nurse (RN) issued by the state of California.

  • BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • Five (5+) or more years or relevant experience, including at least three (3) years of recent OR RN experience in an acute care hospital.

  • 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.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of relevant healthcare information technology and patient care workflows and processes.

  • Proven knowledge of relevant regulatory requirements, as well as related legislative, accreditation, licensing and compliance environments.

  • 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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s Degree in Nursing or relevant area.
  • Certified Nurse Operation Room (CNOR).
  • Experience with Scrubbing and Circulating.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • 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.

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, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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UC San Diego Health Sys
Payroll Title:
NURSE SVC SUPV 2
Department:
PERIOPERATIVE SERVICES
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
Uncovered
Total Openings:
2
Work Schedule:
Variable, 10-12 hour shifts

 

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