Dignity Health

Manager of Nursing

Job ID
Employment Type
Full Time
Family Birth Center
Hours / Pay Period
Woodland Healthcare
Standard Hours
Mon - Fri



Woodland Healthcare, a Dignity Health member, has served Northern California for over 100 years.

Woodland Healthcare is a premier, fully integrated healthcare delivery system, including an acute care hospital (108 licensed beds), a multi-specialty physician practice (100 providers) and an outpatient Surgery Center that serves Yolo County with a service area population of 180,000. The area, including Woodland, Davis and other towns, feature affordable housing and excellent quality of life within 30 minutes of Sacramento and in close proximity to San Francisco, California’s wine country, and Lake Tahoe.


Position Summary:

Manages the resources and daily activities of a nursing department while ensuring environmental factors support high standards of patient care. Assists in the training and development of new and existing staff members. Creates and maintains an environment that is conducive to learning transfer. Coordinates the activities of the unit for each shift and directs, organizes, and assigns work to the nursing staff. Provides patient care as needed.


Core Duties:

  • Schedules nursing staff to specific shifts, taking into account past utilization trends. 
  • Measures employee performance. 
  • Assists in the training of new staff members and the development of existing staff members.
  • Coordinates the activities of the unit during a particular shift and directs, organizes, and assigns work to the nursing staff.
  • Assesses, monitors, and educates the nursing staff on patient care.
  • Institutes emergency procedures as necessary.
  • Provides nursing care to patients on an as needed basis.






Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current California RN licence required.
  • Minimum of 3 years of nursing experience and 1 year of leadership experience required.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or equivalent education and experience required.
  • Magnet Hospital : BSN Required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS), other credentials or credential modules may be required.
  • Ability to:
    • Comprehend and follow instructions 
    • Maintain attention and concentration for necessary periods
    • Synthesize, coordinate, and analyze data, perform simple and repetitive tasks 
    • Maintain a work pace appropriate to given work load
    • Perform complex and varied tasks
    • Relate to other people beyond giving and receiving instructions
    • Get along with co-workers and peers
    • Understand the meaning of words and how to use them appropriately and effectively
    • Understand and remember detailed instructions
    • Make independent decisions or exercise judgment based on appropriate information
    • Accept and carry out responsibility for direction, control and planning


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