MGR, PATIENT CARE (RN) - SURGICAL SERVICES in San Diego, CA at Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista

Date Posted: 6/21/2019

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Job Description

Change Lives, Starting with Yours

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to work.

You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.

Truven Health Analytics named Scripps Health among the top five large health systems in the nation. Scripps was the only California health care system on the Truven Top 15 Health Systems list this year. This is the fifth time Scripps has received the honor.

Join Scripps as Manager, Patient Care (RN) of Surgical Services at Scripps Mercy Chula Vista and feel the pride working for a Fortune Magazine 100 Best Companies to work for. Provide leadership for staff in this hospital based four operating room department performing approximately 400 inpatient and outpatient surgeries per month. Services include pre-surgical evaluation team, pre-op, OR, PACU and Sterile Processing Department.

As Manager, Patient Care (RN) in Surgery at Scripps Mercy Chula Vista, you will create and maintain an environment that assures nursing practice reflects established standards of care and practice and a culture that promotes patient safety. Be responsible for the daily operations of assigned nursing unit, including creating and managing staffing plans and ensuring appropriate equipment and resources are available to staff to do their job.

Additionally, you will ensure appropriate and timely use of bed placement technology (Teletracking) and adherence to care processes for bed placement/patient transfer/patient transport/room cleaning and patient discharge. Ensure the safe transition of patients thru the continuum of care to include active participation of nursing staff in planning and coordinating patient care, and direct hand-off to next appropriate level of care. Be accountable for meeting operational budgets for assigned department(s).

This is a Full Time, Manager position located at Scripps Mercy Chula Vista.

Job Requirements

Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills:

  • Associate's degree plus five years applicable clinical experience, two of which in a leadership role.
  • Requires excellent skills in 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.
  • Graduate of an accredited program

Required Certification/Registration:

  • Maintains current California RN license.
  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certification
    and all competencies/certifications required of the charge RN on the unit.


  • Bachelor's/Master's degree or MSN preferred. Certification in area of specialty preferred if applicable.
  • RN experience in a hospital Main OR.
  • Epic working experience.


Scripps Health is repeatedly named on the Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for, only San Diego-based Company and Becker’s Healthcare Top Hospitals. Scripps Health offers a robust Total Rewards Program designed to compensate and motivate you throughout your career. Scripps Health Total Rewards Program includes a broad range of plans and programs including market competitive pay and performance incentives, health and wellness benefits, financial wellness benefits, work-life resources, learning and development opportunities, and rewards and recognition. Unlock your potential with Scripps Health today.

Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.