SUPERVISOR PATIENT CARE - RN - Definitive Observation Unit in San Diego, CA at Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista

Date Posted: 7/13/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    435 H Street
    San Diego, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Date Posted:
    7/13/2019
  • Job ID:
    1034487

Job Description


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.


Scripps Mercy Hospital, Chula Vista is located approximately eight miles from the Mexico border, serving San Diego County’s fast-growing South Bay communities. As a stroke-designated unit, the Definitive Observation Unit provides high quality patient care in an environment that is fast-paced, innovative, and collaborative.


We invite you to join our highly engaged leadership team. As Supervisor, Patient Care (RN) over Definitive Observation (Step-Down), you will be a resource to the staff, ensuring that nursing practice reflects established standards of care and practice and a culture that promotes patient safety. Under the general direction of the Patient Care Manager, you will share leadership responsibilities for the nursing unit, including managing daily staffing plans.

Additionally, you will be charged with ensuring 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. Play an integral role in ensuring the safe transition of patients through 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.

This is a Full-Time, Night Shift, Supervisor position at Scripps Mercy Chula Vista.



Job Requirements



Required Qualifications
  • Two years applicable clinical experience, one of which in a leadership role
  • Graduate of an accredited program
  • Current CA State RN license
  • American Heart Association BLS certification
  • American Heart Association ACLS certification
  • 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
Preferred Qualifications
  • At least one year experience in a DOU, PCU or Stepdown Unit
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing

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.