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Nursing Manager - Emergency Room *Sign-On Bonus*

Company: St. Joseph Health
Location: Petaluma
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

We are looking for a Nursing Manager for the Emergency Room Department at NorCal HealthConnect. Up to $15,000 Sign-On Bonus for qualified candidates! Location: Petaluma, CA Work Schedule: Full Time - 80 Biweekly Hours Shift: 8-hour, Days Job Summary: Provides an optimal practice environment that ensures the delivery of quality patient care. Responsible for planning, directing and managing the nursing care delivered to a designated patient population. Oversees the 24-hour operation of the patient care unit with accountability for leadership, overall fiscal management, staffing, planning, organizing and controlling. Role models proactive, collaborative working relationships across all hospital functions in an interdisciplinary approach to patient care. Develops programs, policies, procedures, and standards of care to ensure patients' nursing care needs are assessed, evaluated and met. Essential Functions: * Strengthen focus on excellence in a culture that measures quality and continuous improvement of performance to meet the needs and expectations of patients and community. * Demonstrates that communication is the primary key in relationships. Creates a culture that fosters open, honest, and respectful exchange. * Assumes responsibility and accountability for fiscal management of specific departments across all entities in collaboration with staff and physicians. * Develops a work environment that promotes mutual respect, participation, growth, and effective use of employee talents. * Initiates the strategic, operational, programmatic, and other plans/policies to achieve the mission and area vision by providing efficient and effective services. * Develops and manages nursing care delivery process for a designated nursing department ensuring that policies, procedures, standards of care, and standards of practice are consistent across the nursing organization as well as with current nursing research and practice. * Establishes and maintains a positive, professional image of nursing. Accurately assesses the strengths and developmental needs of staff. Recognizes and ensures ongoing positive recognition of staff contributions and fosters educational and development opportunities. Ensures competency of staff is maintained and staff are performing within the appropriate scope of practice. * Efficiently manages staffing and scheduling. Assures balanced staffing schedules are completed and posted in a timely manner and that staff assignment records are complete and accurate. * Ensures a proactive approach for patient rounds/excellent communication/intervention on behalf of patients and families at risk. Facilitates timely follow through on all patient problems and communicates such to appropriate MDs, managers, and other departments as necessary. Communicates status of unresolved issues to director. * Completes RN Annual competencies for their department. * Age-Related Competencies: * Ensures that staff possesses the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide age-specific care to patients served, including knowledge of the principles of growth and development and psychosocial characteristics and interventions for the populations served in the department. * Ensures RN staff demonstrates competence in assessing and interpreting age appropriate data about the patients' status in order to provide the care needed. * Ensures that staff demonstrates appropriate communication skills for the patient population served. * Ensures that staff demonstrates knowledge Skills: * Excellent communication/interpersonal skills (written and verbal). * Ability to problem solve, analyze situations, think critically, give constructive feedback and supervise and team with others. * Ability to develop and manage operating budgets. Minimum Position Requirements: Experience: * 2 years recent clinical experience. * Computer experience. Licenses/Certifications: * Current RN license in the State of California. * BLS within 60 days of hire. * ACLS. * PALS. Preferred Position Qualifications: Education: Bachelor's Degree Nursing Experience: * 2 years Management experience. * 5 years Clinical experience. Licenses/Certifications: Specialty certificate based on unit Providence St. Joseph Health (Providence) has worked for decades to improve health and quality of life in California's North Bay region, starting in Sonoma County, where the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange opened the doors of Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital in 1950. Today, we continue the mission begun by the Sisters to those we serve through an integrated spectrum of primary, urgent, acute, outpatient, palliative care and regional referral services. Sonoma County facilities aligned with Providence include the 278-bed Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, the region's only Level II trauma center. In addition, the 80-bed Petaluma Valley Hospital and 43-bed Healdsburg Hospital are secular (non-religious) affiliates of Providence. Our services also encompass three Urgent Care centers, Hospice of Petaluma, Memorial Hospice and North County Hospice, the Annadel Medical Group doing business as St. Joseph Health Medical Group, as well as the St. Joseph Home Care Network (post-acute care services). We act as a regional referral hub for outlying hospitals, while also providing outpatient behavioral health care, education to promote health and prevent chronic disease, rehabilitation, oral health care, community benefit programs, and more, all fostering health and quality of life throughout the area. Providence provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Providence complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Positions specified as "on call/per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies.

Keywords: St. Joseph Health, Petaluma , Nursing Manager - Emergency Room *Sign-On Bonus*, Executive , Petaluma, California

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