Charge Nurse - Neonatal ICU

Job ID
2020-103397
Employment Type
Part Time
Department
Neonatal ICU
Hours / Pay Period
56
Facility
Dominican Hospital - Santa Cruz
Shift
Night
Standard Hours
1900-0730
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
CA-SANTA CRUZ

Overview

About Us

Dominican Hospital (a member of Dignity Health) is a 222-bed facility that offers a wide range of services to residents of California’s Central Coast. With 24/7 emergency care, comprehensive care in cardiac, orthopedics, oncology, women’s and children’s services, we continue to lead the region in medical innovation and excellence in healthcare. 

 

Comprehensive Care

Dominican offers emergency services and is a Certified Stroke Center and Chest Pain Center. Dominican’s services include the only comprehensive Cancer Center in Santa Cruz County, a Total Joint Replacement program, and advanced neurological and endoscopic services. Dominican regularly receives ‘A’ grades for hospital safety from Leapfrog Group, and has received national recognition for superior patient safety, cardiac care, and stroke treatment from Healthgrades, a leading provider of comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.

As Santa Cruz County’s heart attack (STEMI) receiving center, Dominican Hospital provides cutting edge cardiac care. The hospital’s heart attack treatment times consistently beat the national average, and the hospital offers two cardiac catheterization labs available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Groundbreaking cardiac procedures at Dominican include the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedure, which allows for heart valve replacement without opening a patient’s chest.

Dominican Hospital has forged significant partnerships with area hospitals to bring exceptional care to Santa Cruz County. The hospital offers a level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) through a partnership with Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford. Neurosurgery at Dominican is also offered through a partnership with Stanford Health Care.

 

In The Community

Beyond care inside the hospital, Dominican is dedicated to the health and wellness of the Santa Cruz community.

Community programs include a Mobile Wellness Clinic, a tattoo removal program, and support groups for patients and new mothers. In addition, and in accordance with our mission, Dominican Hospital supports programs for the underserved in our community, including children and adults, students, seniors, and the homeless population. Dominican also has received several awards for environmental excellence.

 

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Responsibilities

The Charge Nurse functions as a part of a leadership team designed to plan, organize, and control the health care process for applicable patient populations through the unit level management of assigned clinical process while assuming the responsibility and accountability for assigned shift operations. Continually works toward achieving patient satisfaction, productivity, financial and operational objectives. The Charge Nurse coordinates unit responsibilities, and supervises and assigns duties to unit staff. Reports directly to the Department Director.
Position Summary:
Under the direction of the Department Manager, provides leadership and supervision to Neonatal Intensive Care staff, in accordance with professional standards and Dominican Hospitals, policies and procedures. The charge nurse has 12 hour responsibility, seven days a week, for the NICU shift assigned.
 

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Qualifications

Educational Requirements:
Required:
  • Specialty certification within 3 years of obtaining position
License/Registration/Certification:
  • Current and active CA RN license
  • Current BLS certification
  • Unit specific certifications and qualifications (ex: PALS, ACLS, Chemotherapy)
  • Current NRP certification required.

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