NICU Manager shall directly supervise personnel and assure the quality of clinical nursing care of patients in the NICU at all times. The hours of work are flexible based upon the need of the hospital. Demonstrates competence in the use of the nursing process and effectively identifies the nursing care issues for patient population served.
Consistently guides, directs, coaches, and supports staff regarding performance, problem solving, and decision-making. Promptly and fully investigates and resolves complaints of patients, visitors, and physicians as appropriately reports to unit Director in a timely manner. Develops and maintains master schedule assuring congruency with unit master staffing plan daily and appropriately adherences to staffing patterns based on census and acuity.
Current licensure as a registered nurse in the State of California. Have at least three years of clinical experience in which one year shall have been in a facility with an NICU that is equivalent to a Regional or Community NICU. Two to five years of clinical experience including experience in patient care management. Have current certification in Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing from a nationally recognized organization, i.e. the National Certification Corporation (NCC). Basic understanding of management and leadership principles. Possess good oral and written communication. BLS and NRP required for NICU.