Charge Nurse - Mbu

Dignity Health • Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

Charge Nurse - MBU Job ID 2018-59545 Employment Type Part Time Department Obstetrics/Wellborn Nursery Hours / Pay Period 56 Facility Dominican Hospital-Santa Cruz Shift Evening Location SANTA CRUZ State/Province CA Standard Hours 3-11pm, varied days Work Schedule 8 Hour Overview About Us Dominican Hospital (a member of Dignity Health) is a 222-bed facility that offers a wide range of services to residents of Californias Central Coast. With 24/7 emergency care, comprehensive care in cardiac, orthopedics, oncology, womens and childrens services, we continue to lead the region in medical innovation and excellence in healthcare. Comprehensive Care Dominican offers emergency services and is a Certified Stroke Center and Chest Pain Center. Dominicans 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 Countys heart attack (STEMI) receiving center, Dominican Hospital provides cutting edge cardiac care. The hospitals 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 patients 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 Childrens Hospital Stanford. Neurosurgery at Dominican is also offered through a partnership with Stanford Health Care. In The Community Beyond care inside the hospital, Dominican is dedicated to the health and wellness of the Santa Cruz community. Community programs include a Mobile Wellness Clinic, a tattoo removal program, and support groups for patients and new mothers. In addition, and in accordance with our mission, Dominican Hospital supports programs for the underserved in our community, including children and adults, students, seniors, and the homeless population. Dominican also has received several awards for environmental excellence. 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. Qualifications 1-2 years recent experience in relevant clinical area 3-5 years of Relief or Charge Nurse role Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office Specialty certification: RNC MNN (Maternal Newborn Nursing) OR CPN (Certified Pediatric Nurse) from Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB) within 1 year of obtaining position Current and active CA RN license Current BLS certification Current NRP certification Current PALS certification RNC MNN OR CPN


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