Job Description

Charge Nurse - Ambulatory Treatment Center (Infusions) - Full Time/Days

SUMMARY: This position is accountable for managing the overall operations of a defined Ambulatory patient care clinic during an assigned shift. The incumbent is accountable for monitoring, evaluation, and directing patient care provided by staff, coordinating activities of the patient care unit, making staff assignments and assisting with the development and evaluation of staff members. The incumbent will assist with the recruitment and hiring of staff, evaluating staff competency and evaluating, coaching, and counseling assigned staff in concert with the Manager/Supervisor. This position practices within the scope of the Nursing Practice Act, and in accordance with Valley Children's policies.

The Ambulatory Treatment Center provides hospital setting medical treatment for children needing various infusions. Infusion therapy is administered to infants, children and adolescents in the Ambulatory Treatment Center (ATC) at Valley Children’s. The ATC is staffed by a team of nurses who infuse blood products, medications and fluids, monitor for medication side effects and coordinate care. The Ambulatory Treatment Center sees nearly 2,000 patients annually.

REQUIREMENTS: This position requires graduation from a nursing program with a valid California Registered Nurse License as well as a Bachelor's Degree, BSN preferred and two (2) years full time nursing experience with pediatric experience preferred. Bilingual skills preferred.

Life Support Certifications required: BLS (Heart Code) within 30 days of hire or transfer into position, Pediatric Emergency Assess, Resuscitation & Stabilization (PEARS) within 12 months of hire or transfer into position.

POSITION DETAILS: Full time, 80 hours per pay period (10 x 8 hour shifts per pay period), day shift. Clinic open Monday through Friday and closed on weekends and holidays.


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