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Supervising Nurse I Labor & Delivery Department

Company: Natividad Medical Center
Location: Salinas
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

Position Description Application materials received after this date will be reviewed in an ongoing basis until position is filled. Please allow two (2) weeks for processing of all application materials. The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill future temporary and permanent positions as vacancies arise (Postmarks and faxes not accepted) (Natividad may offer up to a $10,000.00 sign-on bonus to candidates hired into a permanent position). Exam#22/52A16/03SS.
The Labor and Delivery Department is seeking to fill a permanent, full-time Supervising Nurse I position. This position will assume shift responsibility for supervising the nursing staff and perform a full range of nursing and first-level administrative supervisory functions, and perform other related duties as required in designated area.Examples of DutiesTHE SIGNIFICANT DUTIES OF THE POSITION ARE AS FOLLOWS:

  • Participate in three or more of the following: (1) Preceptorship, (2) Teaching In-services, (3) Development of Learning Aids, (4) Development and Review of Policy and Procedures, or (5) Serve on Hospital Committees.
  • Perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassess as per policy.
  • Assess patient pain level and initiates pain management plan per Natividad policy.
  • Assess for sign and symptoms of abuse and assess educational needs of patient and patient support group.
  • Coordinate and direct patient care to ensure patients' needs are met and hospital policies are followed to include admission, transfer, and discharge.
  • Model effective communication skills, both verbal and written; interact with peers, physicians, other healthcare team members, patients, family and visitors in a safe, effective and therapeutic manner. Uses SBAR to communicate with physicians, residents, and other nursing staff.
  • Provide direct patient care, evaluate outcomes, and recognize emergencies and consults with other specialists as required; adjust nursing care processes as indicated.
  • Interpret data about the patient's status in order to identify each patient's age-specific needs and provide care needed.
  • Assist the Nurse Director/Supervising Nurse with overseeing the work of nursing personnel and operational unit activities; develop a written plan of care; update as necessary for positive outcome.
  • Investigate and answer queries from physicians, patients and family about patient care; evaluate the effectiveness of the Quality Council; provide instruction as necessary.
  • Function as the charge nurse as assigned; documents in PCS including SOC.
  • Provide resource information to other staff; including precepting and/or unit orientation.Examples of Experience/Education/TrainingMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSLicense: Possession of a valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing is required. RNC certificate is highly desirable.
    Will have proven track record demonstrating the following:
    Thorough Knowledge of:
    Current theory, principles, techniques and procedures used in professional nursing; basic supervision, medical terminology, medical instruments and equipment; routines typical to an acute-care hospital; uses and effects of medicines and narcotics; Federal, State, and local laws and regulations governing the nursing practice; various roles and responsibilities of nursing staff; nursing techniques and procedures used in the care of patients treated on the unit.

    Working Knowledge of:
    Safety policies and procedures related to nursing; computer applications and principles and practices of quality assurance including preparation and maintenance of records and reports.

    Skill and Ability to:
    Perform the full range of registered nursing duties and responsibilities; plan and organize nursing plans for patients; supervise the actions and activities of professional and paraprofessional staff; demonstrate competency in all patient care skills specific to patients treated on the unit; communicate effectively with physicians, nursing staff, ancillary staff, patients and the public to resolve issues of concern and promote effective delivery of patient care; keep abreast of developments in the area of nursing related to specialization and establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted through the course of work.

    Typically the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above are acquired through:

    Active RN License and a minimum of 2 years experience in acute care with at least 1 year of leadership/charge nurse experience.Additional InformationCONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
    • Natividad requires that all incumbents pass a pre-employment physical/medical assessment.
    • Natividad will conduct a thorough background and reference check process which includes a Department of Justice fingerprint check.
    • Employees who drive on County business to carry out job related duties must possess a valid CA Driver License for the class vehicle driven.
    • Employees must have and show their original Social Security Card and a valid CA Driver License or CA State ID prior to the first day of work.
    • Incumbents may be required to work all shifts, including weekends and holidays; and work with potentially hazardous and infectious substances.
    • Incumbents may be required to work with potentially hazardous and infectious substances.**REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS AND SCREENING PROCESS**
      APPLICATION SUBMISSION: A completed Monterey County Application may be obtained from and submitted to the Natividad Human Resources Office, 1441 Constitution Blvd., Bldg. 300, Salinas, CA. 93906, or On-line applications may be submitted at resume and license and/or certifications (if applicable) may be attached to your online application or emailed separately to: Resumes will be accepted in addition to, but not in lieu of the required application materials. For more information or to obtain regular paper application materials please contact the Natividad HR, 1441 Constitution Blvd.,(831) 783-2700, M - F, 7:30 a.m.- 5:00p.m.

      QUALIFICATIONS APPRAISAL: All licenses/certificates will be verified via primary source. Completed application materials will be competitively evaluated. Please note: The initial screening for this position uses ONLY the applicant's answers to the Supplemental Questions. Screeners (who are Subject Matter Experts) are not given the application and/or resumes at this point in the process. Therefore, your answers to the Supplemental Questions are critical. The best-qualified applicants will be invited to participate further in the process.

      QUALIFICATIONS ASSESSMENT: To further assess applicants' possession of required qualifications, this process may include an oral examination, pre-exam exercise, performance exam, or physical ability exam.

      ELIGIBLE LIST: Applicants successful in the Qualifications Assessment process will be placed on an eligible list for possible final selection interview. This eligible list will be used to fill current and future vacancies.
      • If you believe you possess a disability that would require test accommodation, please contact the Personnel Analyst for Natividad at (831) 783-2711.
      • Employment is contingent upon acceptable documentation verifying identity and authorization for employment in the United States.
      • If you are hired into this classification in a temporary position, your salary will be hourly and you will not be eligible for the benefits listed above.

Keywords: Natividad Medical Center, Salinas , Supervising Nurse I Labor & Delivery Department, Healthcare , Salinas, California

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