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Charge Nurse - Discovery - FT/Days

at Valley Children's Healthcare

Posted: 3/25/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 4292
Keywords: nursing

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Charge Nurse - Discovery - FT/Days

JOB SUMMARY: Thisposition is accountable for managing the overall operations of a definedpatient care unit during an assigned shift. The incumbent is accountable formonitoring, evaluation, and directing patient care provided by staff,coordinating activities of the patient care unit, making staff assignments andassisting with the development and evaluation of staff members. The incumbentwill assist with the recruitment and hiring of staff, evaluating staffcompetency and evaluating, coaching, and counseling assigned staff in concertwith the Manager/Supervisor. This position practices within the scope of theNursing Practice Act, and in accordance with Children's policies.

Discovery is a35-bed, acute care medical unit. General duty nursing care is provided to theacutely ill pediatric patient on Discovery. Primary population served includeGI patients, Infectious Diseases, Metabolic Diagnosis, and acute viralillnesses. Patient Care Services are provided utilizing the LEGACY caredelivery model of care. The RN delivers and coordinates care in a collaborativemanner with unlicensed staff, as well as staff from other disciplines.

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

Life Support Certifications Required: 1) HeartCode Basic LifeSupport (BLS) within 30 days; 2) Focused Pediatric Resuscitation (FPR) within12 months.

POSITIONDETAILS: Full Time 69 hours per pay period Day shift


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