Nurse Shift Manager

Job ID
2020-108365
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Emergency Services
Hours / Pay Period
72
Facility
Mercy Hospital Bakersfield
Shift
Night
Standard Hours
1900-0730
Work Schedule
12 Hour
Location
CA-BAKERSFIELD

Overview

Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Hospitals have a history of caring for our community that goes back more than 100 years. We provide a broad range of medical and surgical services including minimally invasive and outpatient options. Our family of services includes the area's only inpatient oncology unit, the Orthopedic, Spine, and Hand Center, Family Birth Center, the Lactation Support Center and retail store, and many others. Mercy Hospital Downtown is a 194-bed facility located in downtown Bakersfield. Mercy Hospital Southwest is a 78-bed facility and the only hospital located in the rapidly growing area west of Highway 99. Mercy Hospital is a member of Dignity Health and is a trusted community partner, serving residents of Bakersfield and Kern County with quality, compassionate care since 1910.  Learn more at https://www.dignityhealth.org/central-california/locations/mercy-bakersfield.

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Responsibilities

Position Summary:
 
Plans the overall nursing care and functions in a particular nursing unit during an assigned shift. Supervises nursing staff assigned to a particular shift. Assigns patients to available nursing staff, taking into consideration the patient's condition and the employee's skill level. Anticipates staffing needs and moves proactively to respond to them. Oversees stocking of supplies and updating patient records to ensure that the nursing floor is ready for subsequent shifts.
 
Principal Duties and Accountabilities:
  • Supervises nursing staff assigned to a particular shift. Assigns patients to available nursing staff, taking into consideration the patient's condition and the employee's skill level.
  • Assesses, monitors, and educates the nursing staff on patient care. Institutes emergency procedures as necessary.
  • Anticipates staffing needs and moves proactively to respond to them.
  • Oversees stocking of supplies and updating patient records to ensure that the nursing floor is ready for subsequent shifts.

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Qualifications

Education and Experience: 
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (e.g., ADN).
  • Minimum of two (2) years of clinical experience as a registered nurse.
Licensure: 
  • Registered Nursing License (RN) in state of practice, Basic Life Support (BLS), other credentials or credential modules may be required.

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