Starting rate: $45 – 50 per hour.

Serves as Nursing Administrator in the absence of the DON. Supervises and coordinates activities of nursing personnel on evening, night and weekend shifts to maintain continuity for 24-hour hour delivery of nursing care. Ensures that nursing assessment process is accurate and complete. Ensures staffing needs are adequate based on assessment, acuity and maintained within budgetary and staffing matrix guidelines. Serves as liaison between employees, physicians and Administration. Ensures that hospital departments operate smoothly and that employees fulfill their job responsibilities/assignments. Participates with Nursing Administration in the development and implementation of the philosophy and objectives for Nursing Services. Demonstrates clinical competence in the provision of nursing care specific to adult patients and understands and utilizes the growth/development stages of adults.

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EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED

A minimum of two (2) years experience as a Registered Nurse, one (1) year in an acute psychiatric setting. One (1) year previous experience in a supervisory capacity preferred. Registered Nurse with current California license. LPS designation preferred. Ability to perform EKGs with annual competency. Must have a current CPR card and AB508 certification with updates annually. Must demonstrate the skills necessary to provide quality care specific to the ages of the patients served. Must possess speed, consistency and accuracy in tasks, meeting precise tolerances and standards. Ability to demonstrate flexibility in work environment, performing a variety of changing tasks. Strong interpersonal skills sufficient to work closely with others on a team. Be able to sustain concentration and prolonged commitment to tasks. Display a high level of cognitive, interpretive or judgement skills. Ability to influence others, plan, negotiate, direct, control or monitor others’ activities. Strong written and verbal communication skills; must be able to express creativity through writing. Must be able to work alone effectively under stress in certain situations.
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EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Possess BS in Nursing from an accredited school of Nursing, or a diploma, or Associate Degree in Nursing with evidence of attendance at regular and ongoing education programs.
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PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The position requires pushing, pulling, and lifting materials not exceeding 50 pounds. Any workload exceeding 50 pounds will require assistance. Requires grasping, writing, standing, reaching, sitting, lifting, squatting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity. Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with employees, physicians, visitors and patients. Must have the ability to hear warning horns or sirens. Vision occurs continuously with the most common visual functions being those of near and far visions. Requires manual and finger dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment.
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WORKING CONDITIONS

Most work tasks are performed indoors. This position requires one to work varying schedules and in varying units to meet the shifting needs of the hospital. Temperature is moderate and controlled by the hospital’s environmental systems. There may be exposure to communicable diseases. There may be exposure to some potentially toxic substances, such as medication and cleaning agents. Frequent contact with employees, physicians, visitors and patients.

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