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RN Perinatal Assistant Nurse Manager SMH

UCLA Health Type Full time Posted 9/1/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 9/21/2014
CA - California (All) - Los Angeles Referral - n/a -    

Job Duties

The Administrative Nurse II is responsible for assisting with clinical management and administrative coordination of the Mother Baby Unit. The position is a combination of clinical (direct care) and administrative responsibilities. Under the direction of the Unit Director, the Administrative Nurse II, is responsible for the consistent implementation and monitoring of organizational policies and standards within the unit. The AN II is responsible for knowledge and application of all personnel policies and requirements of the collective bargaining agreements. The AN II will assist the Unit Director, in promoting the accomplishment of the goals and objectives of the unit. The AN II will participate in the peer evaluation process and will participate in the interview and hire process for the unit staff when requested. The AN II is responsible for monitoring specialty area operations to identify and report problems associated with staff performance, resource issues, and patient care issues to the Unit Director. The AN II is responsible for decision-making within the established annual unit budget and for making recommendations and decisions, which promote the cost effective allocation of resources. The AN II will present new treatment modalities and/or information to the nursing staff as directed and will collaborate with the Unit Director regarding Education, to identify educational needs and learning situations for nursing staff; complete performance evaluations on orienting nursing team members and nursing staff; assist with the interviewing of prospective team members; identify own professional development needs and seek appropriate resources to meet them.

Job Qualifications

Graduate from an accredited school of nursing and current RN license for the state of California. Skill in communicating and conducting self appropriately and professionally. In-depth knowledge and skill related to the specialty area (Mother / Baby Unit); patient care requirements, etc. Ability to work within the guidelines established by the organizational structure. Ability to work effectively and efficiently orient/cross-train nursing staff. Working/reference knowledge of Medical Center and Department policies, procedures and standards. Skill in accurately assessing and communicating special patient care and operational needs. Skill in assessing and constructively communicating staff development needs. Ability to document staff performance and maintain confidential records. Knowledge of age-specific physiological and psychological needs of specific patient populations. Previous managerial experience preferred. Must pass a post offer physical.

Minimum of 2 years of maternal-child health experience. Candidate must have post partum experience.

BSN Required

Masters degree in Nursing preferred