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Overview

Reports To:  Director of Nursing – Acute Services

 

Employee Type:              EXEMPT                   NON-EXEMPT

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

Assist the Director of Nursing with the overall coordination of the Medical/Surgical nursing department. Coordinates multidisciplinary team effort to provide high quality care in a safe, efficient, effective, patient-centered, timely and equitable manner. Oversees patient care, staff management, and the day-to-day operations of the Acute Med/Surg unit. Supervises and coordinates the activities of nursing and personnel engaged with specific duties within the unit. Audit’s documentation of other nurses. Completes assigned duties to ensure a safe environment and quality service.

 

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; BSN preferred.
Current licensure in good standing in the state of California.
2 years clinical experience preferred.
2 years supervisor experience preferred.
ACLS, PALS, CPR and certification mandatory.
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

General Competencies:

 

Professional behavior is demonstrated, both when on duty and as a representative of MMHD outside of normal work hours.
Ability to work with others, at all levels within the organization, and collaborate effectively.
Above-average interpersonal, problem-solving, and written and oral communication skills.
A positive working relationship with patients, visitors, and facility staff is demonstrated.
Organizational ability and time management is demonstrated.
Produces deliverable products on time, within budget with minimal direction.
Demonstrates the ability to compile and organize data using Microsoft Office Applications.  Ability to make appropriate recommendations or conclusions, given the data obtained.
Maintains an organized set of records, upon request, for the functions that are performed within the scope of this job.
Communicates appropriately and clearly to directors, managers, and coworkers.
Performs all assigned tasks accurately, to include proper spelling and grammar, reference materials, and minimal mathematical calculation.
Takes direction from others to include those employees of other departments with which he/she works on a temporary basis in accordance with the chain of command.
Maintains all information as confidential as appropriate, to include payroll, material produced for personnel information, and other information obtained during the course of performing job duties that is confidential.
Demonstrates ability to effectively use office machines in the performance of job functions.
Answers phone calls, assists public, and forwards appropriately if necessary and in a professional and friendly manner.
Other duties as assigned.
Specific Competencies:

 

Functions as a team member and works collaboratively with the Director of Nursing, Nurse Supervisor, and clinical staff to facilitate day to day operation of the Acute department.
Provides leadership to facilitate effective patient care delivery.
Serve as a clinical resource to nursing personnel.
Displays strong assessment skills and ability to monitor the condition of patients under their charge, recognize changes in patient condition, implement appropriate interventions, continuity of care, and patient safety in accordance to policy
Coordinates with Acute Care and Emergency Department staff to cover meals and breaks ensuring compliance with policy.
Collaborates with the scheduling department, monitors the Acute Care schedule daily, and adjusts staffing as needed to staff the floor including call-ins. Covers call-ins and staffing shortages when all other resources have been attempted.
Assists the Director of Nursing in upholding
Maintains current and creates new policies, as needed.
Organizes the duties of the nurses. Ensures daily tasks are completed by acute care staff before leaving each shift.
Coordinates

Ensure staff accountability

Compiles statistical data and information for requested monthly or Board reports
Deescalates potentially volatile siutaitons involving patients or co-workers
Collaborates with physicians, administration, nurse management, patients, families and outside resources in managing care.
Professional Requirements:

 

Adheres to dress code; appearance is neat and professional.
Completes annual education requirements if applicable.
Maintains regulatory requirements.
Wears identification while on duty.
Attends annual evaluation and participates actively in this process.
Reports to work on time and as scheduled; completes work in designated time.
Attends all meetings as appropriate.
Exhibits the mission, ethics and goals of Mayers Memorial Hospital District in the performance of job duties.
WORKING CONDITIONS:

 

Willingness to work beyond normal working hours and in other positions temporarily when necessary.
Is involved with personnel, visitors and government agencies, etc., when necessary.
Must function independently, have personal integrity, have flexibility and the ability to work effectively with other personnel, clients and support agencies.
 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

Sits, stands, bends, lifts, walks and moves intermittently during working hours.
Able to lift 20 lbs.

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 24
Education Required: Vocational Certificate
Driver's License Required: No
Hiring Requirements for This Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Physical
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: 50.89
    Maximum Hourly Wage: 57.90

    About Mayers Memorial Healthcare District

    Here at Mayers Memorial Healthcare District we value your health, well being and happiness. Our dedicated staff is here to provide quality, compassionate healthcare. We are "friends and family caring for friends and family."

    MMHD is located near the junction of the Cascade and Sierra mountain ranges in the northeastern California. Mayers has been providing high quality healthcare since 1956. With facilities in the rural communities of both Fall River Mills and Burney, we are here to provide quality care for all the residents and visitors of our service area.

    Accessible by Public Transportation: No