Dignity Health

Clinical Manager

Job ID
2018-46022
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Neonatal ICU
Hours / Pay Period
80
Facility
Northridge Hospital Medical Center
Shift
Day
NORTHRIDGE
CA
Standard Hours
8-5

Overview

Founded in 1955, Dignity Health – Northridge Hospital Medical Center is a 394-bed, acute care, nonprofit community hospital located in Northridge, California.  The hospital offers a full complement of award winning services, including the Leavey Cancer Center, a cardiovascular center, stroke center, the Center for Assault Treatment Services, a pediatric medical center, and the only pediatric trauma center in the San Fernando Valley.  As a leading provider of compassionate, high-quality and affordable patient-centered care, we share a rich legacy with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems.  We are part of a 21-state network of nearly 9,000 physicians, 62,000 employees and more than 400 care centers.  Visit dignityhealth.org/northridgehospital for more information.

Responsibilities

Position Title: Manager of Nursing

 

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.

  • 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.

 

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • Knowledge, insight, and understanding of business concepts, tools, and processes that are needed for making sound decisions in the context of the company's business; ability to apply this knowledge appropriately in both clinical and non-clinical situations.
  • Knowledge of the decision-making process and associated tools and techniques; ability to accurately analyze situations and reach productive decisions based on informed judgment.
  • Understanding of the business value of diverse perspectives and opinions and ability to understand, appreciate and employ the unique contributions of associates of varied cultures, nationalities, ethnic backgrounds, genders, ages, points of view, etc.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use industry standards, evidence-based practice and policies and procedures relevant to function and organization.
  • Knowledge of healthcare policies for all clinical practices and applicable laws and regulations governing proper clinical practice; ability to demonstrate ethical behavior in diverse situations.
  • Knowledge of the factors contributing to quality patient care, and the ability to influence these factors in a positive way.

Minimum Requirements:

 

  • EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING (include Licenses and Professional Affiliations):
  • Education: Master Degree Nursing or a Bachelor's degree in Nursing and Certification in Nursing Administration. 
  • Experience: Five (5) years management experience in patient care services.
  • Specialized Training: One year experience in NICU.
  • Licensure: Registered Nurse with current California License, NRP and PALS card required
  • Software: Microsoft office

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