Scripps Health

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at Scripps Health

Posted: 11/19/2014
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 16852
Keywords: patient

Job Description

Responsible for the day to day operations of the patient care unit or department in an efficient and cost effective manner. Under the general direction of the Patient Care Manager, shares responsibility for the unit on a 24 hour basis providing leadership responsibilities for designated clinical areas.

Functions as a resource for staff and trains and develops staff. Provides input into the hiring process. With input from the Patient Care Manager, writes performance appraisals and counsels staff. Maintains accountability for standards of patient care. Participates with the Patient Care Manager in the development of the budget and is responsible for monitoring budgetary expenses.

Basic Qualifications (Required):  Current CA Registered Nurse license and American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certification.

Minimum Qualifications (Required): Minimum one (1) year recent applicable clinical RN experience in direct patient care. Minimum two (2) years recent leadership experience. Requires excellent communication, problem-solving, team development, planning and follow-through. Ability to exercise the authority and responsibility for assigned services based on the scope of the organization and complexity of patient care. Understands fundamentals of information systems and has working knowledge of computer use and concepts.

Preferred Qualifications: BSN. Two or more years recent progressive leadership experience in an acute care facility. Minimum three to five years applicable clinical experience in direct patient care preferred.

Please note: While you may be assigned a position at a specific Scripps location, based on business needs and as part of the One Scripps vision, you understand that you may be required to work in a similar department at sites across the system.


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