Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Salary
$131,913.59 - $164,923.20 Annually
Location
San Mateo County, CA
Job Type
Regular
Department
San Mateo Medical Center
Job Number
D144AU
Description

San Mateo Medical Center is currently seeking a professional, goal-oriented and experienced Clinical Services Manager I -Nursing SupervisorThe Nursing Supervisor will plan, organize, direct and supervise the operations of our acute care facility during the evening and night shifts. As Nursing Supervisor, you will have the opportunity to manage patient care while ensuring appropriate quality of care and compliance with regulations. In addition, your responsibilities will include participating in training, coaching and counseling activities of nursing staff working on the evening and night shifts, as well as other projects as assigned that impact patients and nurses on the shifts you oversee. You will join a team of committed experienced nurses, and you will cover the 100-bed inpatient units and Emergency Department during evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.

The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of two years of charge nurse experience and/or a minimum of one year in a nursing management/supervisory role in an acute care accredited hospital. Experience working in an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Emergency Department (ED) is preferred, and Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Cardiac Life Support (PALS) certificates approved by the American Red Cross or American Heart Association are required.

The current position is part time (0.6 FTE).

NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies.

Examples Of Duties

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Work with unit-based charge nurses, supervise and monitor the provision of nursing care within San Mateo Medical Center.
  • Monitor and control expenditures in the deployment of staff to ensure the accomplishment of objectives within an approved budget.
  • Maintain an effective working relationship with a variety of public and private organizations, including staff in other Health Services Agency Divisions, County departments, medical staff, emergency medical services, law enforcement, other agencies and private health care providers.
  • Answer questions and provide information to the public.
  • Supervise the enforcement of applicable nursing standards, codes and regulations, as required.
  • Provide staff assistance to higher level management on nursing or related issues.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.
  • Prepare reports regarding activity on assigned shift.
  • Function as the liaison to the Administrator-on-Call and have delegated responsibility to be a resource to all departments who have staff in-house.

Qualifications

Knowledge of: Nurse Practice Act; principles and practices of nursing and clinical systems, including safety and infection control practices; principles and practices of community health care including current trends in research, treatment, prevention, education and related services; principles and practices of program management, including planning, implementation, and evaluation; principles of budget preparation and monitoring; principles of personnel training, supervision and evaluation; state and other regulatory requirements for assigned unit or program.

Skill/Ability to: Organize, direct, coordinate and evaluate nursing services that ensure quality patient care and conform to all prescribed standards; work cooperatively with other County departments and public and private organizations, including private medical providers; analyze service delivery problems accurately, develop recommendations and take appropriate action to resolve them; develop, evaluate and maintain accurate records; prepare complex and detailed written reports, procedures and contracts; communicate effectively with administrative, medical, professional, clinical and citizen groups; train staff and coordinate activities of contractors, volunteer groups and staff, as appropriate; provide unit management and support during evening, off hours and weekends, if assigned to administration and designated as nursing supervisor.
 
Licensure/Certification: Possession of a valid California license as a Registered Nurse (R.N.).
 
Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is three years of professional nursing experience in an accredited hospital or clinic, of which at least one year included responsible supervisory experience, unless otherwise specified below in the additional qualifications.
 
Additional Qualifications for Restricted Positions:
Specific qualifications are required beyond those specified above for the following assignments:
 
Emergency Department: Must possess a BLS, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Cardiac Life Support (PALS) certificates approved by the American Red Cross or American Heart Association. Two years of the required nursing experience must have been from working in an emergency department and includes experience with domestic violence and rape trauma reporting requirements.

Application/Examination

Open & Promotional. Anyone may apply. Current San Mateo County and San Mateo County Superior Court employees with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary, SEIU or AFSCME represented extra-help/term position prior to the final filing date will receive five points added to their final passing score on this examination.
 
Thorough and detailed responses to the supplemental questions must be submitted in addition to the standard San Mateo County employment application. A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire.

The examination process will consist of an application screening (pass/fail) based on the candidate's application and responses to the supplemental questions. Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview (weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations, or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California, and applicants must participate at their own expense.

This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. The final filing date will be posted five days in advance on this job announcement.
 

IMPORTANT: Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply Online" above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org to apply.
 
Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process.

TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE

Final Filing DateContinuous
Application Screening: TBD
Panel Interview: TBD
 
At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs.  

The County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
 
Analyst: Carolyn Burns (080718) (Clinical Services Manager I - Nursing - D144)

Application Instructions

To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply.

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