Nurse Manager - Mother Baby Unit
Employment Type: Full-Time
Providence is calling a Nurse Manager - Mother Baby Unit (Full-Time/Day Shift) to Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA.We are seeking a Nurse Manager - Mother Baby Unit who will be accountable for the delivery of high quality nursing care and for the administrative management of the mother baby nursing unit on a 24 hour basis. Fulfills all duties and responsibilities associated with the unit manager position. In addition, manages the prenatal education program, Baby Friendly and lactation services.In this position you will have the following responsibilities:* Implement and maintain established department, unit, and hospital policies, procedures, and objectives as well as improving organization performance program, patient/customer safety, environmental, and infection control policies* Prepare budget and adheres to budgetary standards* Demonstrate clinical expertise in the execution of the Nursing process and directs staff in its application* Select, train/orient, assign department staff, evaluates performance, and makes recommendations for personnel actions* Ensure that nursing standards and practices are developed and met* Demonstrate proactive leadership skills of delegation, organization, and coordination in running assigned unit; delegate these responsibilities as appropriate* Portray and promote effective communication on the nursing unit with staff, physicians, patients/families/significant others, and other departments* Establish and implement unit goals and objectives in keeping with department and hospital goals and mission. Act as liaison between Administration and the Medical staff* Promote a safe environment that allows for the delivery of high quality patient care* Identify needs, plan independently and in conjunction with others for the clinical and leadership development of staff* Plan for appropriate and safe staffing levels* Protect patient confidentiality by promoting professional staff communications* Supervise, institute, and evaluate nursing interventions* Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings, and workshops* Provide nursing supervisory coverage for day/evening shift on assigned day* Attend administrative meetings and actively participate on task forces and committees* Maintain departmental reports and record and collect statistical data for administrative and regulatory purposesRequired qualifications for this position include:* Bachelor's Degree in Nursing* Current California Licensed Registered Nurse* BLS for Healthcare Providers sponsored by the American Heart Association* NRP need for employees in L&D, NICU, Nursery, Postpartum* Postpartum - within 90 days from date of hire* Other areas - within 180 days of completion of clinical orientation* At least three (3) years recent clinical experienceAbout the hospital you will serveProvidence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA, is a 414 bed acute care facility, known for its state-of-the-art technology and high quality, compassionate care, has provided the full range of diagnostic, treatment, care and support services for the San Fernando Valley communities for close to 70 years. Many of our specialized services are provided within our Heart and Vascular Institute, one of Los Angeles County's first STEMI designated receiving centers of heart attack victims; our Hycy and Howard Hill Neuroscience Institute, awarded the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission for a Primary Stroke Center, and the Gold Plus Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association (2010); our Women's Pavilion, and our newly opened the Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center, a comprehensive, state-of-the-art, patient-centered, treatment facility. Our cancer center includes some of the most advanced technology in radiation oncology, highly advanced medical and surgical oncology, excellent clinical outcomes and research, and all patient support services are housed in the same building. Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center has an exceptional orthopedic program recognized for its excellent outcomes and clinical expertise. And Providence Saint Joseph's Bariatric Program, a leader and resource for those dealing with obesity in Southern California, received a Five-Star Rating for Bariatric Surgery, and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence designation from HealthGrades.