Under the direction of the Director of the of the South Tower (Medical Surgical/Telemetry and Oncology/Telemetry Units) in collaboration with medical staff and clinical hospital staff the Manager of the South Tower provides an optimal practice environment that ensures the delivery of safe, quality patient care. Responsible for planning, directing and managing the patient care delivered to the designated population external to the Emergency Department. Oversees the 24-hour operation of the South Tower (Medical Surgical/Telemetry Unit and Oncology/Telemetry Unit) with accountability for leadership, staffing, planning, organizing, budget preparation and overall fiscal management, Role models proactive, collaborative working relationships across all hospital functions in an interdisciplinary approach to patient care. Develops programs, policies, procedures, and standards of care to ensure patient's care needs are assessed, evaluated and met.
BSN required; MSN preferred Current CA Registered Nurse license. Current BLS & ACLS. NIH certificate within 90 days of hire. Chemotherapy certification within one year of hire. Minimum five years’ experience direct patient care in hospital setting. Broad understanding of patient care process. Minimum of two years’ experience in supervisory/management position and ability to apply principles of managerial and leadership theory. Possesses good cognitive and technical knowledge and the ability to progressively manage care delivery across the continuum of care. Able to communicate and present data and information both verbally and in writing. Must be flexible with work scheduling. Involve discretion and independent action within prescribed limits.