Nurse Shift Manager - Oncology

Job ID
2020-136598
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Oncology
Hours / Pay Period
72
Facility
Mercy San Juan Medical Center
Shift
Night
Standard Hours
6:45 pm - 7:15 am
Work Schedule
12 Hour
Location
CA-CARMICHAEL

Overview

Mercy San Juan Medical Center, a Dignity Health member, is a nationally recognized not-for-profit hospital located in Carmichael, California, serving the areas of north Sacramento County and south Placer County. The 370-bed facility is one of the region’s largest and most comprehensive medical centers, caring for more than 150,000 people each year and contains the only Comprehensive Stroke Center in the greater Sacramento region.

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Responsibilities

Mercy San Juan Medical Center's Oncology Department is a 30-bed medical-surgical unit whose staff specializes in oncology acute care. The department has18 private rooms and 12 semi-private rooms. 30-60% of our patients are oncology patients but we also treat other related medical illnesses and have telemetry capability of noncomplex cardiac patients.  We administer chemotherapy and biotherapy as well as handle complex oncological conditions. Through Mercy Hospice and the SOUL Dog Program our patients benefit from visits by our four-legged volunteers.  Unit staffing is composed of RN ratio 1:4 or 1:5 depending on patient acuity, with CNA support for direct patient care. You will be able to draw support from our multidisciplinary team approach, which includes Case Managers, Medical Social Workers, Chaplaincy, RT, PT, Pharmacy, Palliative team and a Med/Surg Educator. This 30-bed unit is very busy and challenging and offers you a variety of experiences and opportunities for professional growth. Senior staff is motivated in teaching and mentoring new team members.
 
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

 
Minimum: 
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (e.g., ADN).
  • Current CA RN license
  • Minimum of two (2) years of clinical experience as a registered nurse.
  • AHA BLS 
  • Basic Cardiac Monitoring Class within 6 months of hire
  • ONS Chemotherapy Fundamentals in Administration within 6 months of hire
  • ONS Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Provider within 12 months of hire
Preferred: 
  • Current Bachelors in Nursing (BSN) or related healthcare field
  • Completion of Bachelors in Nursing (BSN) or related field within 3 years of hire

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