Job Description

Charge Nurse - Pediatric Rehab - Full Time/Days

JOB 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.

As the only pediatric rehabilitation program in the region, our expert team offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient care. Our multi-professional team provides specialized therapies and nursing care to treat conditions ranging from common to the most unusual and complex in patients from birth to young adult.

Our 20-bed unit is accredited as an Inpatient Rehabilitation Pediatric Specialty Program by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) making Valley Children’s one of only two pediatric facilities in the state with this impressive designation, and one of only five on the West Coast. CARF Accreditation is an internationally recognized award that is given to organizations that demonstrate commitment to providing the highest quality care and services.

REQUIREMENTS: This position requires: A) a Bachelor's Degree. BSN strongly preferred; B) an active California Registered Nurse licensure (RN); C) Life Support Certifications (see specifics below); and D) a minimum of 2 years full time or equivalent nursing experience. Pediatric experience preferred. Bilingual skills desirable.

Life Support Certifications Required:1) HeartCode Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days; 2) Pediatric Emergency Assess, Resuscitation & Stabilization (PEARS) within 12 months of hire or transfer into position.

POSITION DETAILS: Full Time, 69 hours per pay period, Day shift

LOCATION: Madera, CA

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