Dignity Health Nurse Shift Manager in BAKERSFIELD, California

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.

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..

  • 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.

  • 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.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements

  • Experience: Minimum of two (2) years of clinical experience as a registered nurse

  • Education: Associate's Degree in Nursing (e.g., ADN) and actively pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or other-related field (e.g., BSN/BBA/BHA).

  • Licensure: Registered Nursing License (RN), Basic Life Support (BLS)

  • Special Skills: None specified.

  • Training: None specified.

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Job ID 2017-37528

Employment Type Full Time

Department Medical / Surgical ICU

Hours / Pay Period 72

Facility Mercy Hospital- Bakersfield

Shift Day

Location BAKERSFIELD

State/Province CA

Standard Hours Sun-Sat