La Jolla, CA, United States
Healthcare, Nursing, Bluecollar, Manager
UC San Diego Health is a Magnet designated organization, which is a prestigious recognition that applies to only 6% of all U.S. hospitals. Magnet is the “gold standard” for nursing excellence and is based on strengths in five key areas which include transformational leadership, structural empowerment, exemplary professional practice, new knowledge, innovation and improvements and empirical quality results. UC San Diego Health has held its Magnet status since 2011.
Inpatient nursing shift supervisor has responsibility for nursing activities on shift. Serves as administrative resource person for hospital administration and nursing administration throughout shift. Serves as clinical resource person and provides clinical support for all areas of inpatient nursing during shift. Collaborates with nurse managers and charge nurses in planning on-shift and incoming shift staffing. Hires new employees, screens applications, interviews candidates. Prepares and conducts annual performance appraisals. Trains and assigns work to new and existing employees within the department.
Makes recommendations concerning merit increases and classification reviews. Performs disciplinary action, up to dismissal, in consultation with HR/LR. Represents the department or organization in grievance hearing, administrative review process, or arbitration. Leads quality of care activities as appropriate to the individual's position, education and practice environment; safety programs; advocates and adheres to the ANA code of ethics for nurses; supports and promotes evidence based practice teams; identifies nursing sensitive indicators at the unit level; supports and directs data collection; demonstrates adherence and promotion of customer service improvement activities in all patient, family and staff interactions; assures currency in licensure and annual mandated regulatory competencies.
While not required, a cover letter is highly recommended when applying to this position.
Bachelors or Master's Degree in Nursing required.
Registered Nurse (RN) issued by the state of California.
BLS/CPR and ACLS certification at time of hire with commitment to get ART within 6 months of hire date.
Five or more years of relevant experience, including procedural or ICU experience. Extensive (5 years) leadership experience may be considered in lieu of procedural or ICU RN experience.
Two or more years of recent charge or supervisory RN experience.
Demonstrated hospital management skills, with progressive expertise in patient care services.
Experience with TJC and other regulatory organizations.
Knowledge to manage disaster incidents, sentinel events and ability to problem solve with critical thinking skills.
IR or other procedural area RN experience.
Moderate sedation experience.
Five or more years of supervisory or management experience.
Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
UC San Diego will transform California and a diverse global society by educating, by generating and disseminating knowledge and creative works, and by engaging in public service.UC San Diego’s rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university’s award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical, creative and technological breakthroughs.The University of California San Diego is a student-centered, research-focused, service-oriented public institution that provides opportunity for all. Recognized as one of the top 15 research universities worldwide, a culture of collaboration sparks discoveries that advance society and drive economic impact.