Job Description

Charge Nurse - NICU at St. Agnes - Full Time/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 Valley Children's policies.

Valley Children’s Healthcare operates both a Level II and Level III NICU onsite at Saint Agnes. Even the sickest babies won’t have to travel any farther than a few steps from their delivery room to receive the optimum level of care. Best of all, mom and baby are able to stay together in one convenient location. The NICUs are fully staffed with trained specialists who are able to care for premature and other special-needs babies.

REQUIREMENTS: This position requires a Bachelor's Degree preferably in Nursing as well as a valid CA RN license. The following life support certifications are required: BLS HeartCode within 30 days of hire or transfer into position and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) is required with6 months of hire or transfer into position. Minimum two (2) years full time nursing experience with pediatric/neonatal experience preferred. Demonstrated abilities in the areas of critical thinking, problem solving, conflict resolution, leadership including delegation, collaboration, feedback, effective communication and customer focused service behaviors. Bilingual skills are preferred.

POSITION DETAILS: Full time position, 6 x 12-hour shifts per 2-week pay period, night shift.


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