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Providence Clinical Nurse Supervisor - Neonatal Intensive Care in Santa Monica, California


Providence is calling a Clinical Nursing Supervisor (Full-Time, Night Shift) to Saint Johns Health Center in Santa Monica, CA.

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We are seeking a Clinical Nursing Supervisor who will be responsible for assisting the Nurse Manager or Director in planning, organizing, directing, and evaluating services of the unit. It is expected that the CS manages and coordinates the unit, directs and supervises caregivers, functions and activities, interprets policies/procedures/protocols, standards, and regulations as appropriate. CSs scope of responsibility spans all aspects of nursing care. The CS maintains clinical competence and certifications to assist the unit when required.

In this position you will:

  • Assess, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate patients’ care

  • Develop, update and coordinate the patient’s plan of care to achieve patient goals and to optimize outcomes and transitions across the care continuum

  • Monitor, record and communicate patient condition as appropriate

  • Perform and maintain currency of essential competencies as required by specific area of hire and populations served

  • Effectively advocates for ethical and holistic care by partnering in care planning to promote the autonomy, dignity, rights, values and beliefs of those we serve

  • Foster a learning environment for patient/families, nursing, and other members of the healthcare team including students; facilitates formal and informal learning for patient/families, nursing, other members of the healthcare team, and community

  • Be accountable for safety, identifies and corrects problems, and integrates evidence, and best practice into nursing care; uses data and evidence to improve patient outcomes

  • Align patient safety, self-safety and environmental safety as equally important for best outcomes

  • Engage in ongoing professional development; practices to the top of license within the legal parameters of the Nurse Practice Act, the Nursing Social Policy Statement, the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses, and specialty standards

  • Promote a culture of inquiry that explores, integrates and disseminates research and evidence based practice.

  • Lead and coordinate teams, appropriately delegates, coordinates care and collaborates with others as equal members of the inter-professional care team to integrate nursing knowledge, Models professional behaviors as a representative of the nursing profession

  • Maintain responsibility for the management and staffing of the unit for the assigned shift. Expected to respond to concerns from caregivers related to staffing, scheduling, and any other unit concerns

  • Assume direct reporting responsibility for assigned department/unit staff members and is responsible for evaluating work performance, conducting performance evaluations, counseling, coaching and professional development of caregivers

  • Independently investigates caregiver alleged misconduct and makes recommendations regarding discipline including discharge

  • Involve manager/director; and Human Resources when appropriate

  • Manage staff productivity and makes adjustments in a timely manner to ensure effective stewardship and patient safety

  • Manage employee electronic timekeeping record and approves as required

  • Participate in the selection, training and orientation of unit caregivers

  • Supervise care provided by caregivers by maintaining high visibility to patients/families and staff in the clinical area(s)

  • Ensure accurate maintenance of patients' medical records and that patient records are treated as confidential information

  • Implement and maintain established department, unit and hospital policies, procedures, budgets, goals and objectives including safety, environmental and infection control domains

  • Participate in organizational performance improvement programs (Lean principles and Six Sigma)

  • Prepare written documentation as required by the profession and the department

  • Consult with nursing administration concerning management of assigned units and all related matters

  • Follow-up on staff compliance for annual competencies, required education, and employee health requirements and ensure these requirements are enforced in a timely manner

  • Establish and maintain communication between the nursing unit and ancillary departments for the purpose of problem solving

  • Utilize appropriate lines of communication within the nursing department

  • Inspect area daily for compliance with policies, procedures, regulations, and standards and takes corrective action when violations occur

  • Maintain a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for patients/families that allows for the delivery of high quality patient care in accordance with hospital standards

  • Assist attending physicians, patients, and families as needed in times of stress or crisis

  • Direct maintenance of department facilities, equipment, supplies and materials in a condition to promote efficiency, health, comfort and safety of patients and staff

  • Serve as a professional role model, coach and resource for employees

  • Participate actively in Nursing, Shared Governance, and/or hospital committees and work groups

  • Assist in investigating complaints of patients, nursing staff, and medical staff, and takes appropriate action; follows up to ensure that complaints have been satisfactorily handled

  • Interview caregivers to ensure accuracy of documentation

  • Activate the chain of command when addressing patient, caregiver or department concerns

  • Evaluate patient outcomes, consults with other inter-professionals as required and adjusts nursing care processes as indicated to ensure optimal patient care

  • Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in service meetings, and workshops

  • Seek opportunities for applying Evidence Based Practice and potential Nursing Research

Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

  • Clinical Supervisors employed prior to 1/1/17 who have not obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing are required to obtain BSN within three (3) years from 1/1/17

  • Unencumbered RN license in state(s) of hire, and wherever care is delivered

  • If RN holds a multi-state license through the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), the RN must adhere to the requirements of licensure in the new state(s) of hire

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider card must be from the following authorized governing bodies:

  • American Heart Association (AHA),

  • American Red Cross (ARC), - or-

  • Military Training Network (MTN) upon hire

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) must be from AHA or MTN.

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) must be from AHA or MTN.

  • Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) must be from American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)/AHA within six (6) months of hire

  • Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) and Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC) must be from Emergency Nurses Association (ENA)

  • One (1) year of recent clinical experience in an acute care hospital in specialty area

  • One (1) year of Charge Nurse/Relief Charge Nurse experience

  • Highly effective interpersonal and communication skills

  • Proven leadership ability and hospital operational expertise

  • Mentoring/coaching ability

  • Able to serve as a role model and advocate for the professional discipline of nursing

  • Strong knowledge base or experience in specialty areas assigned

Preferred qualifications for this position includes:

  • Master's Degree in Nursing

  • ANCC recognized specialty certification

  • Shared Governance experience

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite products and electronic communication

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California, is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities in the western United States. Founded in 1942, Providence Saint John’s Health Center enjoys a reputation for clinical excellence across many disciplines.

The 266-bed health center has a medical staff of more than 900 physicians, 1,800 employees and a host of volunteers who share a commitment to providing quality care for all.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details — http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

Requsition ID: P346126
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Nursing-Patient Facing
Job Function: Nursing
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Night
Career Track: Leadership
Department: 7006 PSJHC NICU
Address: CA Santa Monica 2121 Santa Monica Blvd

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.