Dir - Nursing - WAMC Tele/DOU in Anaheim, CA at West Anaheim Medical Center

Date Posted: 9/21/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Responsibilities The Director of Telemetry/Definitive Observation Unit is a Registered Nurse who assumes 24 hour administrative responsibility for the management of all nursing service functions within Telemetry/Definitive Observation Unit(s). 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 CNO or Administrator. Consults and communicates with staff, physicians and administration both written and verbally on nursing issues and interpretation of hospital policies to ensure patient needs are met. 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.

Education and Work Experience
  1. Current and valid state registered nurse license.
  2. Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
  3. Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) - (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
  4. Current Critical Care RN (CCRN) or Medical Surgical Certified (ANA) certificate(s) upon hire, preferred.
  5. A minimum of two years supervisory/management experience necessary.
  6. Minimum of three years of continuous clinical experience in a clinical/acute care setting preferred.
  7. Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred.
Facility Specific:
Current:

  1. Current PALS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
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