The Staff Nurse Leader oversees clinical functions related to the delivery of patient care, the quality of nursing practice and the standards of care for the assigned shift. Coordinates patient care activities by directing staff and functions on the unit, while maintaining clinical nursing practice skills and unit specific expertise. Performs professional nursing duties that incorporate the psychomotor and age appropriate cognitive skills of the patient/family/significant other to assess, plan, intervene and advocate for the patient on an ongoing basis throughout the continuum of care. Provides break relief coverage for the shift. Troubleshoots and resolves issues as they arise. Functions as a role model and clinical resource to staff and patients.
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Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English
All external candidates must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Must be able to demonstrate leadership skills by a minimum of three leadership roles/responsibilities within the last three years that demonstrate continued interest in personal development, the ability to mentor and provide constructive feedback, and the ability to lead a team to produce better outcomes. Demonstration of these skills may include excellence in leading a project, implementing a change project, teaching a skills lab, practice council chair, charge nurse, etc.
Ability to work variable shifts including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays
Minimum of one year of nursing experience in Perinatal Services
Demonstrated understanding of patient acuity
Demonstrated ability to assign/align staffing assignments based on a patient's acuity and a nurse's competency and skill to care for a given acuity.
NCC recognized RN certification uniquely applicable to this specific unit
Licenses and Certifications:
Advanced Cardiac Life Support(Required)
Neonatal Resuscitation Program(Required)
Understanding of applicable regulatory requirements
Bilingual skills to communicate effectively with patients and families
Advanced AWHONN Fetal Monitoring
Conditions of Employment:
The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:
Background Check and Live Scan
Legal Right to Work in the United States
Smoking and Tobacco Policy
Drug Free Environment
The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.
UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact UCI's Employee Experience Center (EEC) at email@example.com or at (949) 824-0500, Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI's unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities.