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RN Clinical Manager - Maternal Child Health

Location : Visalia CA 93277
Job Type : Direct
Reference Code : 9073
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

RN Clinical Manager - Maternal Child Health
Job Description
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence if required. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as metric system proportions and percentages if required. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. 

Under the general direction of the Director of the Maternal Child Health Department, the R.N. Clinical Manager of Post-Partum/Women's Services, NICU, and Lactation independently provides holistic, individualized care using the nursing process for patients routinely seen on the unit. Demonstrates an advanced level of clinical competency, nursing judgment, teaching skills, and a commitment to improving the quality of patient care. Independently performs general and unit-specific clinical skills.
Collaborates with the Department Director to provide 24-hour, 7-day/week management oversight of the Department and when assigned, will assume 24-hour, seven-day responsibility, authority, and accountability in the absence of the Unit Director. Will be responsible for ensuring the department and all individuals in the department achieve the vision and clinical expectations for the assessment, treatment, and care of patients as appropriate to the ages of patients served. Demonstrates the ability to obtain and interpret information in terms of the patient's needs. Possesses knowledge of growth and development, and has an understanding of the range of treatment needed for all patient groups.
Must be able to work normal/scheduled working hours which may include Holidays, call-backs, weeknights, weekends, and on-call in the Director's absence. Agrees to participate, as directed, in emergencies and community disasters during scheduled and unscheduled hours.


Required Qualifications :
To perform this job successfully, an individual must have and maintain current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of California. 
Must have and maintain current BLS and ACLS certification or obtain within orientation process, prior to hands-on patient care. 
Must have or complete RN-C National Certification in area of specialty within 12-months of acceptance into the position.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have evidence of leadership skills, successful interpersonal relations, and accepting increased responsibility in supervision, administration, and education. 
Three (3) years of clinical experience required. 
Three (3) years of clinical experience as a Staff RN and/or Charge RN in NICU required. BSN required or in progress to be achieved within 18 months of acceptance into the position. 
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have basic computer skills. 
NRP and stable classes must be successfully completed within 6 months of hire.


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