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Dir - Nursing - GGH L&D/MBU/NICU in Garden Grove, CA at Prime Healthcare Services Inc

Date Posted: 5/7/2019

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Job Description


The Director is a Registered Nurse who assumes 24 hour administrative responsibility for the management of the birthplace. Supervises, assesses, plans, implements and evaluates the delivery of patient care. Develops and implements departmental plans, including performance improvement activities and compliance with current regulations. Assumes 24 hour accountability for the departments. Supervises and evaluates all personnel assigned to the unit and effectively utilizes nursing personnel, time responsibilities for the unit and is directly accountable to the Assistant Administrator of Patient Care Services or Administrator. Communicates with staff, physicians and administration both written and verbally. Assumes house supervisory responsibilities as assigned, including responding to codes throughout the hospital, assessing and charting, and following through with appropriate documentation. Oversees the provision of patient care for adolescent, adult and older adult patients. The director is responsible for direction of patient care in the operative environment. The Director manages the staff members in the birthplace. Consults with staff, physicians and Nurse Executive on nursing issues and interpretation of hospital policies to ensure patient needs are met. Maintains performance improvement activities within the department and participates in PI activities/ formulates budget for the department.

Education and Work Experience

  1. Current and valid state license as a Registered Nurse
  2. Current BLS (AHA) Certificate upon hire and maintain current
  3. Current ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) (AHA) Certificate upon hire and maintain current
  4. Current PALS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current
  5. A minimum of two years supervisory/management experience necessary
  6. Minimum 5 years experience as a perinatal nurse in an acute care setting
  7. Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred.


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