Pediatric CVICU Nurse Manager


Palo Alto, CA

Industry: Staffing & Recruiting


Less than 5 years

Posted 254 days ago

  by    Nina Mathews

This job is no longer available.

Job Description:

  • Required Pediatric CVICU Nurse Manager

Essential Functions:

  • Assists in the performance of the operational aspects of a designated unit(s) while providing mentoring and leadership support to the unit(s) staff
  • Supervises the provision of quality, therapeutic and cost-effective patient care in accordance with standards of practice, hospital protocols, policies and procedures, and desired patient outcomes
  • Assists Patient Care Manager in administrative/management functions and assumes the duties and responsibilities of the Patient Care Manager as delegated and/or in the case of absence
  • Coordinates and directs the unit(s) patient care operations for an assigned shift, acting on behalf of the Patient Care Manager
  • Facilitates orientation, training and ongoing staff development
  • Assists in coaching, developing and corrective action of personnel as appropriate
  • Participates in ongoing and annual evaluation of employee performance
  • Facilitates the effective delivery of competent, compassionate care by monitoring and evaluating patient care processes and outcomes to facilitate smooth workflow and desired outcomes on the patient care unit(s)
  • Interprets to staff the application and implementation of the philosophy, objectives, policies, and procedures of the unit(s), department, and organization; communicates expectations and monitors staff performance
  • Participates in unit goal and program planning, development, and evaluation of programs and special projects as assigned
  • Provides competent and compassionate patient care (appropriate to age and condition of the patient), serving as a role model and mentor; and assists with unit workload

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying


  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university


  • Two (2) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience


  • CA Registered Nurse (RN)


  • Days Full Time


  • Nursing
  • Pediatric Intensive Care Nurse (PICU), Pediatric, Nursing Manager/Director, Cardiovascular ICU