Dignity Health

First Line Supervisor

Job ID
Employment Type
Full Time
Emergency Services
Hours / Pay Period
St Josephs Medical Center
Standard Hours
As defined by the CBA and business needs.


St. Joseph's Medical Center is a member of Dignity Health. The word "dignity" perfectly defines what our organization stands for, showing respect for all people by providing excellent care. St. Joseph's Medical Center, was founded in 1899 under the direction of the Dominican Sisters of San Rafael, is a not for profit, fully accredited, regional hospital with 395 beds, a physician staff of over 400, and more than 2,400 employees. Specializing in cardiovascular care, comprehensive cancer services and women and children's services including neonatal intensive care. St. Josephs is the largest hospital as well as the largest private employer in Stockton, California. Nationally recognized as a quality lead, St. Josephs is consistently chosen as the "most preferred hospital" by local consumers.


Position Summary:
The First Line Supervisor is a Registered Professional Nurse and is responsible for the delivery of Patient Care on a specific shift(s). He or she shows evidence of knowledge of nursing theory, principles and procedures and demonstrates skill, good judgment and good decision-making in applying these principles in the clinical setting. He/she is responsible for the planning, delivery and evaluation of Nursing Care. The First Line Supervisor is responsible for linking nursing practice and quality assurance with nursing performance. The Registered Nurse will be responsible to prescribe, delegate and coordinate nursing care. This position requires providing service to a one or more age populations including an ill neonate through geriatric patient population in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of the functional/developmental age of the individual served.



  • Current CA RN license.
  • Current BLS, ACLS, and PALS certifications.
  • A minimum of one (1) year of recent experience as Staff Nurse in an Acute Care Facility. In specialized areas, must have advanced preparation in areas of Clinical Practice.
  • Demonstrated evidence of leadership, teaching ability and communication skills.
  • Graduate of an RN School of Nursing. A First Line Supervisor on the job for more than six (6) months must be enrolled in a B.S. Program by the following semester. A First Line Supervisor on the job less than six (6) months must be enrolled within eight (8) months of hire date. A First Line Supervisor within five (5) years of retirement is exempt.
  • Bachelor degree in health related field preferred.
  • Computer literacy preferred.


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