Job Summary:Acts as the on-site administrative designee for the entire facility for off-shifts and weekends. Manages all the patient care departments, ensuring appropriate quality of care and compliance with regulations.Essential Responsibilities:
Manages the off-hours and weekend patient care activities. Ensures staff provides the highest quality of care and are in compliance with the Nurse Practice Act, The Joint Commission, federal, state, and local requirements.
Coordinates and monitors staffing for all shifts and maintains appropriate staffing levels and skill mix.
Participates in developing, reviewing, and updating departmental policies and procedures.
Identifies and implements best practices to provide improved quality care and services.
Assess and monitors clinical nursing practice for optimal patient care.
Acts as patient advocate.
Designs and evaluates processes to improve systems and patient care results across the continuum.
Follows-up on all clinical issues.
Monitors quality of care delivered, ensuring it meets age-related and developmental needs of patients.
Supervises staff, assesses their needs and identifies educational opportunities.
Manages and resolves human resource, employee and department safety, and risk management issues.
Collaborates with all departments throughout the medical center.
Assists in developing, monitoring and maintaining the budget. Identifies and recommends opportunities to reduce costs.
Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation reviews of positions on a routine basis. At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right to reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such positions from salaried to hourly pay status. Such changes are generally implemented only after notice is given to affected employees.
Minimum two (2) years of nursing experience required
Minimum two (2) years of experience as charge nurse, preceptor, quality improvement champion or other related leadership experience.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
License, Certification, Registration
Registered Nurse License (California) required at hire
Basic Life Support
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Evidence of training completion as preceptor or charge nurse.
Demonstrated knowledge of quality improvement, clinical care delivery processes, staffing, & budgeting.
Knowledge of Nursing Practice Act, The Joint Commission & other federal, state, & local regulatory requirements.
Strong interpersonal communication skills.
Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment
Minimum one (1) year of critical care or emergency department nursing experience preferred.
Bachelors degree in nursing preferred.
COMPANY: KAISERTITLE: Nursing House SupervisorLOCATION: Santa Clara, CaliforniaREQNUMBER: 1218078External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.