Supervising Nurse I Labor & Delivery Department
Company: Natividad Medical Center
Posted on: May 8, 2022
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
- 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
- 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
- Provide resource information to other staff; including
precepting and/or unit orientation.Examples of
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.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
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
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
- Natividad will conduct a thorough background and reference
check process which includes a Department of Justice fingerprint
- Employees who drive on County business to carry out job related
duties must possess a valid CA Driver License for the class vehicle
- 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
- Incumbents may be required to work with potentially hazardous
and infectious substances.**REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS AND
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 www.Natividad.com resume
and license and/or certifications (if applicable) may be attached
to your online application or emailed separately to:
AscensionIL@natividad.com. 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
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
- 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.
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