This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 08/02/2019. 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 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.
The UC San Diego Shiley Eye Institute is the only academic eye center in the region. We offer the most advanced treatments across all areas of eye care. Our clinicians, surgeons, scientists and staff are dedicated to providing excellent patient care to prevent, treat and cure eye diseases. Our research is at the forefront of developing new methods for diagnosis and treatments of eye diseases and disorders. In addition to educating the leaders of tomorrow, we are committed to serving the San Diego and global community.
This position monitors daily operations and overall function of the Shiley Eye Institute Operating Rooms and Pre-operative/PACU areas. Oversees staff while maintaining budget and all Nurse Manager functions according to the job description. This position will work closely with leadership and team members from the Shiley Eye Institute as well as Perioperative Services for UC San Diego Health. There are currently four surgical suites at Shiley with plans to expand in the near future.
The 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. Manages nursing and administrative operations in specific patient care areas. Implements changes to patient workflows and operational processes. Maintains 24 hour line management responsibility for the administration of fiscal, material and human resources. Other duties as assigned.
While not required, a cover letter is highly recommended when applying to this position.
A Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Nursing.
Registered Nurse (RN) license issued by the state of California.
BLS/CPR or BART certification at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.
Seven (7+) or more years of relevant experience; including at least three (3) years of recent Operating Room RN experience in an outpatient surgery center or arena which supported ophthalmology surgery.
A minimum one (1) year recent supervisory or management experience.
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.
Strong leadership/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.
- Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and locations based on the 24-hour Medical Center's 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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