Dignity Health Northridge , CA 91324
Founded in 1955, Dignity Health Northridge Hospital Medical Center is a 394-bed, acute care, nonprofit community hospital located in Northridge, California. The hospital offers a full complement of award winning services, including the Leavey Cancer Center, a cardiovascular center, stroke center, the Center for Assault Treatment Services, a pediatric medical center, and the only pediatric trauma center in the San Fernando Valley.
As a leading provider of compassionate, high-quality and affordable patient-centered care, we share a rich legacy with Dignity Health, one of the nation's five largest health care systems. We are part of a 21-state network of nearly 9,000 physicians, 62,000 employees and more than 400 care centers. Visit dignityhealth.org/northridgehospital for more information.
Manages the resources and daily activities of a nursing department while ensuring environmental factors support high standards of patient care.
Assists in the training and development of new and existing staff members. Creates and maintains an environment that is conducive to learning transfer. Coordinates the activities of the unit for each shift and directs, organizes, and assigns work to the nursing staff.
Provides patient care as needed. Principal Duties and Accountabilities:
Schedules nursing staff to specific shifts, taking into account past utilization trends. Measures employee performance. Assists in the training of new staff members and the development of existing staff members.
Coordinates the activities of the unit during a particular shift and directs, organizes, and assigns work to the nursing staff.
Assesses, monitors, and educates the nursing staff on patient care. Institutes emergency procedures as necessary.
Provides nursing care to patients on an as needed basis
QualificationsEducation and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or equivalent education and experience. Magnet Hospital: BSN required.
Minimum of three (3) years of nursing experience and one (1) year of leadership experience.