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Birth Center Nurse Manager - Nights - $5000 Sign-On Bonus*

94133, San Francisco
Commensurate with Experience
Closing date
Jun 10, 2023

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Registered Nurse (RN)
Position Type
Manager / Leader
Full Time
Work Setting
Hospital / Medical Center

Job Summary

The Birth Center Nurse Manager works in collaboration with the Unit Director and three other Nurse Manager colleagues. Together the leadership team is accountable for managing the quality, safety, cost-effectiveness, and consistency of patient care for the entire Birth Center. This includes OBED, Antepartum, Labor, OR, and Postpartum areas. Additionally, it serves as a resource to staff, physicians, residents, students, and others in this academic environment.

The Nurse Manager will have responsibility over RNs, clinical staff, technicians, and Patient Care Assistants (PCA). Promotes an environment of teamwork and innovation for a shared voice in nursing practice while supporting an exchange of ideas to continually improve evidence–based practices and refine patient care outcomes. The duties of the Birth Center Nurse Manager include staff selection, human resource management, developing performance improvement goals, addressing educational needs, and staff recognition.

The Birth Center Nurse Manager displays effective leadership, communication, and problem-solving to achieve mutually established goals successfully. They will continuously monitor patient care and collaborate with a multidisciplinary team to develop and refine methods to improve quality and patient safety consistent with National Patient Safety Goals, JCAHO, and infection control standards. The incumbent will develop and enhance systems to ensure critical instrumentation and equipment is readily available for the unit and OR.

The Birth Center Nurse Manager is responsible for proactively carrying out the mission, vision, and values of UCSF Medical Center.

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*Sign on eligibility - Candidate cannot be a current UC employee. Candidate cannot have been employed by the University during the 12 months prior to the proposed rehire date. Candidate position classification cannot be Senior Management Group (SMG). Candidate must meet any additional UC location eligibility requirements.

The Mission Bay Birth Center is a high-risk tertiary care unit. We have 9 OBED bays, 12 Antepartum Rooms, 9 LDRP rooms, 3 Operating rooms, and 24 Postpartum rooms with an annual operating budget of $175 million. Working alongside these following teams: Fetal Treatment Center, Pre-diagnostic Center, Oncology, and Cardiology to provide our community with optimal and collaborative care. Our high-risk patients are cared for and receive treatments in the following programs: MAPS, IUT, IUERT, and RAFT procedures. The Birth Center currently averages 220 births a month. This position reports directly to the Unit Director of the Birth Center under Women’s Health and Adult Services.

The mission of the UCSF Department of OBGYN & Reproductive Sciences is to improve the lives and health of all women through excellence, innovation, and leadership in Patient Care, Scientific Discovery, Education, and Advocacy. “Leading the way in women’s health.” The Women’s Health Service Line at UCSF Medical Center is engaged in clinical research and training activities at the Parnassus, Mt. Zion, and Mission Bay facilities and satellite locations throughout the Bay Area.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing or higher level degree of nursing education
  • Minimum of two years of RN experience in Labor and Delivery
  • Active Registered Nurse licensure in the State of California
  • Active American Heart Association CPR Certification
  • Active American Heart Association NRP Certification
  • Demonstrated hospital management skills, with progressive expertise in patient care services. Knowledge to manage disaster incidents, critical events and ability to problem solve with critical thinking skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to create and maintain a climate for effective communication and collaborative decision making.
  • Knowledge of relevant healthcare information technology and patient care workflows and processes.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of relevant regulatory requirements, as well as related legislative, accreditation, licensing and compliance environments.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong leadership, fiscal and operations management skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with physicians, management and staff from all disciplines. Ability to create and maintain a goal-oriented climate of teamwork, collaboration and consistent achievement of objectives.
  • Master's Degree in Nursing


  • Active Registered Nurse licensure in the State of California
  • Active American Heart Association CPR Certification
  • Active American Heart Association NRP Certification

About UCSF
At UCSF Health, our mission of innovative patient care, advanced technology and pioneering research is redefining what’s possible for the patients we serve – a promise we share with the professionals who make up our team.

Consistently ranked among the top 10 hospitals nationwide by U.S. News & World Report – UCSF Health is committed to providing the most rewarding work experience while delivering the best care available anywhere. In an environment that allows for continuous learning and opportunities for professional growth, UCSF Health offers the ideal atmosphere in which to best use your skills and talents.

Pride Values
UCSF is a diverse community made of people with many skills and talents. We seek candidates whose work experience or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity and excellence – also known as our PRIDE values.

In addition to our PRIDE values, UCSF is committed to equity – both in how we deliver care as well as our workforce. We are committed to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient care. Additional information about UCSF is available at

Join us to find a rewarding career contributing to improving healthcare worldwide.

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