THE POSITION San Joaquin General Hospital is seeking a highly ethical, principled and talented Nursing Department Manager to join the hospital’s Nursing Ad-ministration team. The primary focus of this position is on the management of the fast-paced Emergency Department environment and to nursing services. This position is responsible for coordination with other departments and services such as Trauma and Surgery.
This position oversees the Emergency Department which operates 24 hours a day 7 days a week. The mission of the Division of Nursing is to provide compassionate care to the culturally diverse residents of San Joaquin County. We are responsive to the changing needs of health care in a cost-effective, creative, and innovative manner. This is achieved through providing an environment in which excellence in nursing practice can occur, nurtured by the education of staff, patients, and family.
Note: Candidates who are designated as House Supervisor or Relief House Supervisor, as a condition of employment, must successfully pass a California Department of Corrections (CDCR) background investigation by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Candidates must also maintain their CDCR clearance for continued employment in this position.
THE DEPARTMENT San Joaquin General Hospital is a public hospital and a designated level III Trauma Center and Certified Stroke Program. The hospital, originally established in 1857, is a 196-bed general acute care facility providing a full range of both inpatient and outpatient services. In addition to providing direct medical services, the hospital is active in providing education for health professionals through post-graduate residency programs in General Surgery, Internal Medicine and Family Practice and has trained over 3,000 physicians since the residency programs were established in 1932. The hospital also participates in clinical affiliation agreements for training programs in a variety of health professions including Registered and Licensed Vocational nurses, Pharmacists, Radiology Technologists, Social Workers and Respiratory Therapists.
San Joaquin General Hospital's friendly staff is committed to creating a warm and personal environment which is sensitive to both a patient's emo-tional and physical needs. The staff of San Joaquin General Hospital work hard to provide the highest quality health care services to the residents of San Joaquin County. We are proud and confident of our tradition of serv-ing and caring for our patients with courtesy, respect, dignity, enthusiasm and a positive attitude. Visit us at sjgeneral.org
Nursing Department Manager - Emergency Department
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership and supervisory skills with significant successful nursing experience in the specialty area or unit. Experience should include a proven ability to work with and manage a large nursing unit and ability to make critical decisions as they relate to staff and healthcare management.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Experience: Four years of progressively responsible experience as a registered nurse in an acute care facility including one year of full-time supervisory or charge experience.
Substitution: Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Health Science, Business Administration or other closely related field may be substituted for one year of the required non-supervisory experience.
License and Certification: Current registration as a nurse in the State of California. Special Requirements: (1) Successful completion of a San Joaquin General Hospital in-service or comparable training program in nursing preceptor-ships may be required prior to completion of the probationary period and periodically thereafter. (2) Possession of Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certificate, and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).
Effective relationship with hospital medical staff managers and senior leadership
Budgetary/Staffing principles and practices
Hospital safety practices and principles
Flexible leadership skills in influencing, motivating and challenging team members to achieve the goals of the department
Oversight of the department’s operations
Broad exposure to the clinical environment
Community resources involved in the goals and provision of patient care
Current trends and developments in the practice of nursing
Principles and practices of management.
Sets unit philosophy and develops new plans and programs which are congruent with the mission and objectives of the Department of Health Care Services; participates in formulating, interpreting, implementing, and evaluating policies, procedures and standards of nursing care
Coordinates the services of the nursing unit(s) with other departments and divisions through commit-tees and staff meetings
Prepares, presents and controls the department budget; prepares special reports and correspondence; controls the use and requisitioning of sup-plies for the unit; prepares and maintains records and/or statistical data
Plans, implements, and monitors staffing schedules in order to assure optimal patient care
Interviews and selects applicants for employment; assures appropriate orientation, teaching, supervision and evaluation of personnel on the unit; initiates and follows through with appropriate disciplinary measures when warranted
Supervises the planning and implementation of nursing assignments to effectively utilize skills of professional and para-professional personnel and to maintain high quality patient care
Supervises, coordinates, and evaluates the preparation and implementation of nursing care plans; participates in patient education and rehabilitation; must be able to assist with providing patient care as a floor nurse
Provides a unit environment conducive to well-being of patients and personnel
May perform therapeutic measures prescribed by medical authority within the limits of the Nurse Practice Act and department policy
Participates on committees as assigned; act as a Nursing House Supervisor and may represent the hospital to outside agencies
Or submit your application, supplemental and resume to: San Joaquin County Human Resources ATTN: Marie Sneed 44 N. San Joaquin Street Suite 330 Stockton, CA 95202 Tel: 209.468.6099 Fax: 209.468.0508
Note: Supplemental Application required
San Joaquin County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Additional Salary Information: (Approx. Base Monthly Salary: $9696—$11,783)
Internal Number: 0718-RH1300-AC
About San Joaquin General Hospital
San Joaquin General Hospital, originally established in 1857, is a general acute care facility providing a full range of inpatient services including General Medical/Surgical Care, High-Risk Obstetrics and Neonatal Intensive Care, Pediatrics and Intensive Care. In addition to the 196-bed hospital, the medical campus includes multiple facilities dedicated to comprehensive outpatient services including Primary Care and Specialty Clinics. The Hospital's Ambulatory Care sites, including offices located at French Camp and Stockton provide over 134,000 outpatient clinic visits a year. In addition to providing direct medical services, the hospital is active in providing education for health professionals through post-graduate residency programs in General Surgery, Internal Medicine and Family Practice and has trained over 3,000 physicians since the residency programs were established in 1932. The hospital also participates in clinical affiliation agreements for training programs in a variety of health professions including Registered and Licensed Vocational nurses, Pharmacists, Radiology Technologies, Social Workers and Respiratory Therapists. MISSION STATEMENT San Joaquin County Hospital... is dedicated to a philosophy of excellence in providing health services, education and professional training in an integrated system that values quality in life, family interaction, and respect for both clients and employees. The Agency is committed to the delivery of community-oriented, culturally sensitive, and affordable health care throughout San Joaquin County. VISION STATEMENT Our community’s health and well-being are our highest priority: - Involving the entire community. - Delivering compassionate and accessible health care. - Integrating prevention and treatment through Public Health Mental Health, Medical Care and Substance Abuse Services. - EVERY CONTACT COUNTS!!!