Hospital Nursing Shift Manager - Nursing Administration - Full time - Shift
Company: Kern Medical
Posted on: January 27, 2023
Kern Medical has been a community cornerstone since its founding
in 1867. Today, we are an acute care teaching center with 222 beds,
offering the only advanced trauma care between Fresno and Los
Angeles. -Kern Medical offers a range of primary, specialty, and
multi-specialty services including high-risk pregnancy care,
inpatient psychiatric services integrated with county mental health
programs, and a growing network of outpatient clinics providing
personalized patient-centered wellness care. -Kern Medical cares
for 15,500 inpatients and 125,000 clinic patients a year.
Career Opportunities within Kern Medical include many benefits such
- New Hire Bonus: $6,000.00
- New Hire Premium: +6% of base rate of pay, matched up to 6% if
contributed to Deferred Compensation Plan.
- Shift Differential Pay: P.M. shift (7:00 PM - 7:30 AM) = 10% of
- A Comprehensive Benefits Package: includes Holidays, Paid Time
Off, Retirement, Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance.
Position: Hospital Nursing Shift Manager - Nursing Administration -
Full time - Shift
Under general administrative direction, - assumes responsibility
for the supervision of nursing practices at Kern Medical during an
Incumbents in this classification serve as manager and resource
person for the Nursing and other hospital departments during an
assigned shift, providing clinical and administrative leadership to
nursing staff. This is an entry-level management position. Assigned
shifts could include evening, night and/or weekend shifts.
- Interprets hospital policies and procedures for staff and
monitors compliance; ensures that nursing units operate in a manner
consistent with policies of the Nursing Department and Kern
- Serves as a resource for hospital staff and as a clinical
resource for Nursing staff in providing nursing care to patients;
advises Nursing Unit Managers on significant issues, concerns and
occurrences on the unit.
- Works closely with members of the medical staff to facilitate
inter-departmental communication and problem-solving.
- Evaluates staffing needs on each unit and adjusts staff
assignments hospital-wide as required to meet changing need;
assists in evaluation of staff and may recommend disciplinary
- Performs patient care in emergency situations as
- Serves as Kern Medical's representative with visitors, other
providers, media representatives and the general public.
- May serve on Nursing Department committees or hospital-wide
- Dependent upon area of practice or department assignments,
demonstrates clinical knowledge and skill in the care of the
newborn, infant, toddler, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric
patient ranging up to 100+ years of age.
- Performs other job related duties as assigned.
Registration: Current California license as a Registered Nurse. AND
Completion of a Bachelor's degree in Nursing from an accredited
college or university. AND Three (3) years of paid full-time
hospital experience as a Registered Nurse. Qualifying experience
must be attained within the past five (5) years. -
Five (5) years of hospital experience as a Registered Nurse,
including one (1) year in a charge nurse or leadership role for a
specific function, e.g., - education, safety, quality management,
research and/or policy development. - Qualifying experience must be
attained within the past seven (7) years.
Depending on assignment incumbents may be required to possess and
maintain specific certificates of competency as a condition of
Possession and maintenance of a current American Heart Association
Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) card. - Appointees not
possessing the BLS card must successfully complete appropriate
training and qualify for the BLS card within 60 days of
Knowledge of: -The principles, practices and methods of patient
care delivery systems; principles of effective personnel
management; principles of in-service training for professional and
allied nursing personnel; development, application and uses of
nursing records, reports and statistics; modern hospital
organization, practices, supplies and equipment.
Ability to: -Plan, organize, coordinate and assist in directing
nursing services for a large general hospital; analyze and respond
to crisis situations, decide effective courses of action and work
calmly and effectively with individuals and surrounding
circumstances in each situation encountered; evaluate and assess
professional and allied nursing personnel; communicate effectively
both verbally and in writing.
A background check will be conducted for this
classification.Licenses & CertificationsRequired
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