CHARGE NURSE

Dignity Health

Santa Cruz, CA 95063

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

CHARGE NURSE


Santa Cruz, California


Dominican Hospital


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+ Employment Type: Part Time


+ Department: Physical Rehabilitation Care


+ Hours/Pay Period: 64


**Requisition ID** 2021-213746 **Employment Type** Part Time **Hours/Pay Period** 64 **Shift** Day **Weekly Schedule** 700a-330p **Remote** No **Category** Staff Nurse


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**Job Details**


**Overview**


Dominican Hospital (a member of Dignity Health) is a 222-bed facility that offers a wide range of services to residents of California’s Central Coast. With 24/7 emergency care comprehensive care in cardiac orthopedics oncology women’s and children’s services we continue to lead the region in medical innovation and excellence in healthcare. Comprehensive CareDominican offers emergency services and is a Certified Stroke Center and Chest Pain Center. Dominican’s services include the only comprehensive Cancer Center in Santa Cruz County a Total Joint Replacement program and advanced neurological and endoscopic services. Dominican regularly receives ‘A’ grades for hospital safety from Leapfrog Group and has received national recognition for superior patient safety cardiac care and stroke treatment from Healthgrades a leading provider of comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.As Santa Cruz County’s heart attack (STEMI) receiving center Dominican Hospital provides cutting edge cardiac care. The hospital’s heart attack treatment times consistently beat the national average and the hospital offers two cardiac catheterization labs available 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Groundbreaking cardiac procedures at Dominican include the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedure which allows for heart valve replacement without opening a patient’s chest.Dominican Hospital has forged significant partnerships with area hospitals to bring exceptional care to Santa Cruz County. The hospital offers a level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) through a partnership with Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford. Neurosurgery at Dominican is also offered through a partnership with Stanford Health Care.


**Responsibilities**


The Charge Nurse serves the clinical leader for the department, modeling clinical excellence and acting as a resource for nursing staff. Functions as a part of a team designed to plan, organize and control the health care process for applicable patient populations on assigned shifts. Assists with the unit level oversight of assigned clinical processes for shift by shift operations. Continually assists with achieving patient satisfaction, productivity and operational objectives. The Charge Nurse coordinates unit responsibilities and assigns duties to unit staff. Reports directly to the Department Nursing Leadership.


**$5000 - Sign On Bonus offered for new hires. Per policy, current employees are not eligible.**


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**Qualifications**


**Experience**


1-2 years recent experience in relevant clinical area


3-5 years of Relief or Charge Nurse role (Preferred)


**Education**


ASN or Nursing Diploma


BSN (Preferred)


**Licensure**


Current and active CA RN license


Current BLS certification


**Specialty Skills**


Specialty certification related to functional area within 1 year of obtaining position


**Training**


Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office


**Equal Opportunity**


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a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for

employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender

identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status,

ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected

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External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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Dignity Health is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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