St. Joseph Health Nursing Manager - ICU in Santa Rosa, California

We are looking for an experienced Nurse Manager to lead the ICU/CCU units at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital!

Location: Santa Rosa, CA

Schedule: Full-time, 80 bi-weekly hours

Shift: 8-hour, Day

Job Summary:

Provides an optimal practice environment that ensures the delivery of quality patient care. Responsible for planning, directing and managing the nursing care delivered to a designated patient population. Oversees the 24-hour operation of the patient care unit with accountability for leadership, overall fiscal management, staffing, planning, organizing and controlling.

Role models proactive, collaborative working relationships across all hospital functions in an interdisciplinary approach to patient care. Develops programs, policies, procedures, and standards of care to ensure patients’ nursing care needs are assessed, evaluated and met.

Responsibilities:

  • Strengthen focus on excellence in a culture that measures quality and continuous improvement of performance to meet the needs and expectations of patients and community. Key Measures: Press Ganey, Customer Service Surveys, Performance Web, EOC Rounds, Regulatory Monitors.

  • Demonstrates that communication is the primary key in relationships. Creates a culture that fosters open, honest, and respectful exchange. Key Measures:Employee Engagement Score, Implementation of Employee Survey Impact Plan, Medical Staff Relationships, Demonstration of Monthly Staff Meetings and Staff Communication/Recognition.

  • Assumes responsibility and accountability for fiscal management of specific departments across all entities in collaboration with staff and physicians. Key Measures: Budget and Productivity Targets Met

  • Develops a work environment that promotes mutual respect, participation, growth, and effective use of employee talents. Key Measures: Performance Evaluations done on time, Turnover rates, Vacancy rates meet annual target goals, Workers Compensation costs and incidents

  • Initiates the strategic, operational, programmatic, and other plans/policies to achieve the mission and area vision by providing efficient and effective services.Key Measures: Successful implementation of key projects, plans and operational, departmental and individual goals

  • Develops and manages nursing care delivery process for a designated nursing department ensuring that policies, procedures, standards of care, and standards of practice are consistent across the nursing organization as well as with current nursing research and practice.

  • Establishes and maintains a positive, professional image of nursing. Accurately assesses the strengths and developmental needs of staff. Recognizes and ensures ongoing positive recognition of staff contributions and fosters educational and development opportunities. Ensures competency of staff is maintained and staff are performing within the appropriate scope of practice.

  • Efficiently manages staffing and scheduling. Assures balanced staffing schedules are completed and posted in a timely manner and that staff assignment records are complete and accurate.

  • Ensures a proactive approach for patient rounds/excellent communication/intervention on behalf of patients and families at risk. Facilitates timely follow through on all patient problems and communicates such to appropriate MDs, managers, and other departments as necessary. Communicates status of unresolved issues to director.

  • Completes RN Annual competencies for their department.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

  • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills required (written and verbal English).

  • Ability to problem solve, analyze situations, think critically, give constructive feedback and supervise and team with others.

  • Ability to develop and manage operating budgets.Computer experience.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Education: Graduate of accredited School of Nursing, BSN required

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Experience: At least two (2) years recent clinical experience and two (2) years leadership experience (i.e.: lead nurse, charge nurse, precepting, project lead)

License / Certification: Current CA RN license required; BLS required.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

  • Specialty certificate based on unit

  • Two years of management experience preferred.

  • Five years of clinical experience preferred.

The people of St. Joseph Health have worked for 53 years to improve health and quality of life in California's North Bay region, starting in Sonoma County, where the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange opened the doors of Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital in 1950. Today, we continue the mission begun by the Sisters and continued through the St. Joseph Health Ministry of extending the healing ministry of Jesus to those we serve through an integrated spectrum of primary, urgent, acute, outpatient, palliative care and regional referral services. Sonoma County entities aligned with St. Joseph Health include the 278-bed Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, the region's only Level II trauma center, as well as the 80-bed Petaluma Valley Hospital. Our services also encompass three Urgent Care centers, Hospice of Petaluma, Memorial Hospice and North County Hospice, the Annadel Medical Group, as well as the St. Joseph Home Care Network. We act as a regional referral hub for outlying hospitals, while also providing outpatient behavioral health care, education to promote health and prevent chronic disease, rehabilitation, oral health care, community benefit programs, and more, all fostering health and quality of life throughout the area.St. Joseph Health provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Joseph Health complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training..Positions specified as “on call/per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Sonoma County Entities