Job Description

Manager Acute Care - Discovery

SUMMARY: This position is accountable for the overall day-to-day management of the care and services provided by the department and its related operations. This includes oversight and accountability for fiscal performance, quality outcomes of care provided, employee engagement and the patient experience within the department. This position is also responsible for human resources including performance and professional development of Charge Nurses and staff. This position practices within the scope of the Nurse Practice Act and in accordance with Valley Children's Healthcare policies.

Discovery is a 35-bed, acute care medical unit. General duty nursing care is provided to the acutely ill pediatric patient on Discovery. Primary population served include GI patients, Infectious Diseases, Metabolic Diagnosis, and acute viral illnesses. Patient Care Services are provided utilizing the LEGACY care delivery model of care. The RN delivers and coordinates care in a collaborative manner with unlicensed staff, as well as staff from other disciplines.

REQUIREMENTS: This position requires a Bachelor's degree with a Master's degree preferred. Either the Bachelor's or Master's must be in Nursing. Individual must possess a valid California RN license as well as a minimum one (1) year leadership and/or managerial experience. Must have a minimum three (3) years clinical experience, one (1) year of which shall have been in pediatric acute care nursing. Minimum five (5) years increasingly responsible experience which demonstrates proficiency in the skills and knowledge required to perform the job is preferred. Basic Life Support (BLS) is required within 30 days of hire or transfer into the position.

POSITION DETAILS: Full time, exempt level position


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