Job Description

Charge Nurse - Periop - Sedation

SUMMARY: This position is accountable for managing theoverall operations of a defined patient care unit during an assigned shift. Theincumbent is accountable for monitoring, evaluation, and directing patient careprovided by staff, coordinating activities of the patient care unit, makingstaff assignments and assisting with the development and evaluation of staffmembers. The incumbent will assist with the recruitment and hiring of staff,evaluating staff competency and evaluating, coaching, and counseling assignedstaff in concert with the Manager/Supervisor. This position practices withinthe scope of the Nursing Practice Act, and in accordance with Valley Children'sHospital policies.

REQUIREMENTS: Thisposition requires: A) a Bachelor's Degree. BSN strongly preferred; B) an activeCalifornia Registered Nurse licensure (RN); C) Life Support Certifications (seespecifics below); and D) a minimum of 2 years full time or equivalent nursingexperience. Pediatric experience preferred. Bilingual skills desirable.

Life SupportCertifications Required:1) HeartCode Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days;2) Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) within 12 months of hire or transferinto position; 3) Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) within 12 months.

POSITIONDETAILS: Full Time 4 x 10 hour shifts per week preferred but 3 x11.5 hour shifts per week can be an option, Day shift, no call or weekends.


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