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#83474 (RN) Nurse Supervisor, Women's Health Services

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POST DATE 9/8/2016
END DATE 11/25/2016

University of California - San Diego Medical Centers San Diego, CA

Company
University of California - San Diego Medical Centers
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
83474
AJE Ref #
576117943
Location
San Diego, CA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

APPLY
This position will remain open until filled.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment or Special Selection: Apply by 08/03/2016 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible ACCES or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for Special Selection.

DESCRIPTION

UC San Diego Health is a Magnet designated organization, which is a prestigious recognition that applies to only 6% of all U.S. hospitals. Magnet is the gold standard for nursing excellence and is based on strengths in five key areas which include transformational leadership, structural empowerment, exemplary professional practice, new knowledge, innovation and improvements and empirical quality results. UC San Diego Health has held its Magnet status since 2011.

This position provides direct patient support to the physicians providing OB/GYN services through telephone triage, administration of medications, patient education, nursing support during procedures and supervision of medical assistants and other RN staff in the clinic. Reports to the WHS Nurse Manager and has lead responsibility for MA/LVN/RN clinical staff when the Nurse Manager is not present.

This role will provide safe and regulatory compliant nursing care during office procedures and clinical services. Together with the nurse manager, will coordinate a smooth, safe patient experience for the OB/GYN services in an office setting. The RN is required to provide these services to assure high quality care for patients and meet regulatory guidelines.

The Clinical Nurse Supervisor plans, schedules and organizes work for the unit, ensuring proper distribution of assignments and efficient utilization of personnel, space and facilities. This position supervises staff, screens candidates, and assists with the interviewing and hiring of new employees.

The Clinical Nurse-Supervisor ensures staff competence by conducting performance appraisals, counseling staff and taking disciplinary action as required in consultation with nursing management and Human Resources/Labor Relations. This position works in collaboration with House Supervisors and Nurse Managers to ensure safe and effective patient flow.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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BSN.
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RN license issued by the State of California.
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BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.
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Minimum three (3) years of experience as an RN in an outpatient setting.
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Minimum two (2) years of recent RN experience in women's health.
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Experience must include clinical/ambulatory experience with some experience in a supervisory/lead role.
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Knowledge of, and working experience with, TJC and CMS regulatory standards.
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Experience with telephone triage, working as an RN clinic coordinator, and experience with assisting MD's with procedures.
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Leadership ability that includes facility with peer coaching.
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Excellent interpersonal and planning skills to interact with physicians and staff at various skill and licensure level.
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Ability to communicate proficiently orally and in writing including a facility with public speaking. Able to work effectively in a team environment and with patients and their families.
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Compassionate caregiver with a holistic perspective of patient and family-centered care.
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Possess and maintain expert knowledge of disease processes, the continuum of care, and services/resources available to the patient and family.
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Ability to access best practice evidence through formal literature search.
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Ability to design basic research protocol.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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MSN
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ACLS
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Ob-gynecology patient care experience.
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Clinical Nurse Leader Certification.
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Clinical area certification or nursing administration certification.
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Experience in outpatient telephone triage.
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Management experience.
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Bilingual: English/Spanish.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

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Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and various locations based on the 24-hour Medical Center's business needs.
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Must have willingness to perform and provide direct nursing care to gynecology patients for procedures and clinical services.