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Assistant Nurse Manager, Nursing Administration PD Variable Shift

Irvine, California

Our nurse leaders maintain a strong commitment to the highest standards of professional nursing practice and to sustain a culture of excellence. You will encourage your teams to use evidence-based practice to deliver high-quality patient care, contribute to research, and spread innovation beyond Kaiser Permanente. Backed by the resources of one of the nation’s largest health care providers, you’ll motivate and inspire your team to achieve goals, value individual contributions, and celebrate accomplishments in meaningful ways while realizing your own potential as a leader.

  • Job Type: Per Diem
  • Job Level: Manager with Direct Reports
  • Travel: No

Success Profile

We’re looking for Nurse Leaders who possess the following traits.

  • Adaptable
  • Collaborative
  • Compassionate
  • Leadership
  • Problem-Solver
  • Results-Oriented

Benefits

Our compensation and benefits are designed to help you and your family stay healthy and thrive.

  • Medical, Vision & Dental

  • Retirement Plans

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Supportive Team & Resources

  • Career Growth & Development

Our Culture

Our Nurse Leaders cultivate an environment of compassion, integrity, trust, and open communication that helps our teams do their best work. Together, we pursue lifelong learning in the belief that it expands our knowledge so we can better serve our patients. We participate in research to inform our evidence-based care. Our nurses reflect the rich diversity of our members and communities, and provide culturally responsive and competent care that promotes the understanding of our members’ needs and preferences. At Kaiser Permanente, nurses are highly skilled professionals who exemplify leadership, critical thinking, and collaborative problem-solving, and deliver the right care, at the right time, in the right setting.

What Our People Are Saying

Ghada, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, CENP

SCAL Regional Director
Patient Care Services

So proud to be a Kaiser Permanente nurse leader. Despite all the challenges we experienced with the pandemic, we remained true to our mission to provide safe, quality care to our patients and members, and continue to encourage our employees to grow and develop professionally. I have completed my Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing and lead with an exceptional team. There are boundless opportunities here.

Gertrude, RN, BSN, MSA

Administrative Service Director
Nursing Administration

Kaiser Permanente has a mission of providing affordable health care not just for our members, but also the community — which is a passion of mine. I consider myself very fortunate to work for an organization that values their employees. As a nurse leader, I LOVE what I do! We provide endless possibilities for growth and professional development.

Michele, JD, MBA, RN

Director
Nursing Professional Development and
Simulation/Magnet Journey

Kaiser Permanente provides its nurse leaders with opportunities to innovate and thrive in an evidence-based practice that’s advancing the science of nursing and embracing a culture of excellence.

Philidah, MSN, RN

Sr. Director of Nursing

It’s a privilege to work for Kaiser Permanente. They support nurses through a variety of learning opportunities, from self-paced learning to leadership courses and stretch assignments. It enables equitable opportunities for professional growth and career advancement.

Mervin

Assistant Medical Center Administrator

I’m incredibly grateful for the support I received from Kaiser Permanente. I would not be where I am right now without the mentoring from outstanding leaders, the strong relationships I built with my team, and the partnership with other departments.

Melissa

Assistant Nurse Manager

I’m in my first position here, but I’ve already had the opportunity to be part of the Magnet Journey, quality and safety committees, and co-chair Professional Nursing Excellence Council. Kaiser Permanente continues to help me grow through leadership training programs like Activate and stretch assignments.

Aletha

Department Manager

Kaiser Permanente has many resources and tools to help us grow professionally. We have courses and financial aid for individuals who choose to advance.I love being a leader because I love to encourage, inspire, and develop my team. I also embrace challenges and enjoy collaborating in projects that positively impact our members.

Adriana

Department Manager RN

Kaiser Permanente allows me to focus on preventive health care, which contrasts with my acute care background. I appreciate the preventive care services that we offer our members and the different forms of communication based on personal preference.

Assistant Nurse Manager, Nursing Administration PD Variable Shift

Primary Location Irvine, California Worker Location Onsite Facility Orange Co Irvine Medical Center Job Number 1234455 Date posted 02/19/2024
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Description:
Job Summary:

For one large unit or more than one smaller unit within a 24 hour department, supervises the implementation, delivery and evaluation/improvement of quality patient care/nursing operations and services that add value and are integrated with nursing standards of practice, service priorities and performance/outcomes measures, as well as with departmental, business and organizational goals/objectives.



Essential Responsibilities:


  • Supervises the delivery of nursing services and patient care within one unit(s) which are integrated with business and department plans and meet or exceed cost, quality, clinical and utilization standards and performance measures.

  • Ensures that unit(s) services meet members, physician and internal clients needs in a changing, competitive health care market.

  • Supervises a single unit (8 to 24 hours) of approximately 20 or more employees or more than one smaller unit.

  • Ensures patient care and quality standards are met and comply with federal, state, and local regulatory requirements and established departmental policies and procedures, utilization and clinical/performance standards and measures.

  • Supervises and ensures continuous improvement of all clinical practices, services and operations by designing and implementing systems, processes and methods to evaluate and improve patient care within the unit.

  • Supervises day-to-day activities of the unit(s); monitors quality service and utilization standards; supervises shift(s) activities and delivery of patient care.

  • Supervises  unit(s) day-to-day clinical operations including practice standards, staffing, payroll, budgets, fiscal management, and quality improvement.

  • Develops and implements action plans to improve staff development and the delivery of patient care.

  • Monitors the quality of service and utilization standards and assumes specific responsibility for patient care at the unit level.

  • Ensures coordinated plans of treatment, customer focused care and cost effective utilization of services.

  • Monitors the allocation and utilization of unit(s) personnel based on continual changes in patient population/needs and provides the best level of patient care while identifying savings opportunities.

  • Works with health care providers outside of the unit(s) to achieve optimal patient care across the continuum.

  • Researches, identifies, and implements best practice models developed in unit(s) or by  other units.

  • Investigates and resolves patient/family/member concerns regarding patient care.

  • Supervises the daily unit(s) operations, including human resources management, department and employee safety programs, and risk management.


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Basic Qualifications:

Experience


  • Minimum three (3) years of clinical nursing experience relevant to a given position/department (e.g., emergency nursing, medical surgical) required including one (1) year of leadership experience.


Education


  • BSN or Bachelors degree in a relevant field required or completion of a relevant Bachelors degree within 2 years of hire.

  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing.

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.


License, Certification, Registration


  • Registered Nurse License (California)



  • Basic Life Support


Additional Requirements:


  • Demonstrated knowledge of quality improvement and clinical care delivery processes, staffing, and budgeting.

  • Knowledge of Nursing Practice Act, TJC and other federal, state and local regulatory requirements interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • ACLS certification preferred.

  • Master's degree preferred.

  • MSN preferred.

  • CNML, NE or other related specialty certification preferred.

  • Acute care management experience preferred.


Notes:



  • BSN required.

  • Variable hours.

  • House supervisor covering multiple service lines.

Primary Location: California,Irvine,Orange Co Irvine Medical Center Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Variable Workdays: Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat Working Hours Start: 11:30 PM Working Hours End: 08:00 AM Job Schedule: Per Diem Job Type: Standard Worker Location: Onsite Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-SCAL-01|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Manager with Direct Reports Department: OC Irvine Medical Center - Nursing Administration - 0801 Pay Range: $67.45 - $87.25 / hour The ranges posted above reflect the location in the job posting. The salary range may vary if you reside in a different location or state than the location posted. Travel: No On-site: Work location is on-site (KP designated office, medical office building or hospital). Worker location must align with Kaiser Permanente's Authorized States policy. At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status. Submit Interest

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