SUPERVISOR, PATIENT CARE - RN - Maternal Child Health in San Diego, CA at Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista

Date Posted: 9/22/2018

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    435 H Street
    San Diego, CA
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Job Description

Ensures 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, shares leadership responsibilities for the nursing unit, including managing daily staffing plans. Ensures 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. Ensures 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.

Job Requirements

Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills:
Two years applicable clinical experience, one of which in a leadership role.  Previous experience as a Charge Nurse or Supervisor in a Labor and Delivery or Mother Baby unit is required.  Experience in Labor and Delivery preferred.  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 BLS for Healthcare Provider and all competencies/certifications required of the charge RN on the unit. NRP.

Preferred Education/Experience/Specialized Skills/Certification: BSN and/or certification in area of specialty if applicable.


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.