Job Description

Charge Nurse - Central Staffing (Float Pool) - FT/Nights

SUMMARY: This position is accountable for managing the overall operations of a defined patient care unit 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 Children's policies.

The House Resource Pool (orCentral Staffing) Department consists of employees who care for patients acrossthe hospital. House Resource staff work on every unit providing treatmentthroughout the continuum of care. The team members take a variety of coreclasses so they can provide optimal care to all patients. Team members areassigned to various units to back-fill sick calls, leaves and to supplementduring times of patient census surge. They are a unique group ofindividuals who love to float in and out of units on a daily basis andsometimes to a variety of units during one shift. They are some of themost flexible people in the organization, as their role requires them to jumpin and help regardless of the location of the patient.

REQUIREMENTS: This position requires: A) a Bachelor's Degree. BSN strongly preferred; B) anactive California Registered Nurse licensure (RN); C) Life SupportCertifications (see specifics below); and D) a minimum of 2 years full time orequivalent nursing experience. Pediatric experience preferred ad well as previous leadership duties. Bilingual skillsdesirable.

LifeSupport Certifications Required:1) HeartCode Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30days; 2) Focused Pediatric Resuscitation (FPR) within 12 months.

POSITIONDETAILS: Full Time, 69 hours per pay period, Night shift


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