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RN Manager NICU

Desert Regional Medical Center
Reading Station, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Oct 2, 2023

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Registered Nurse (RN)
Neonatal ICU (NICU)
Position Type
Full Time
Work Setting
Private Practice

The NICU Nurse Manager has 24 hour, 7 days per week responsibility and accountability for the day to day coordination of department operations and quality of clinical nursing care of patients in the NICU. The NICU Manager reports directly to the Nursing Director of Women, Infants and Children.

** Up to 20K sign on Bonus ***

** Relocation offered **


Provides direct supervision to all clinical personnel who provide patient care in the NICU as well as any ancillary staff. Directly supervises and mentors the Clinical Managers and Resource Nurses. Performs, facilitates or oversees scheduling function for both shifts. Ensures the standards, policies, procedures and other regulatory requirements are met. Assists the Director with the development of action plans and achieving goals. The Nurse Manager is jointly responsible with the Director and Clinical Educator for assuring policies and procedures required by the regulatory bodies and accrediting agencies are current and complete. Performs customer service related actions to include rounding on all families following admission and following up for any problems. Assures regulatory compliance with Title 22, TJC, CDPH and CCS. The community NICU nurse supervisor shall directly supervise personnel and assure the quality of clinical nursing care of patients in the NICU at all times. Acts as a consultant on complex patient care. Reviews acuity data regularly to validate staffing patterns. Manages the productivity and completes the department productivity each pay period and reports on time identifying rationale for substantive variances. Reviews statistical information and corrects any errors monthly. Reviews, performs and oversees department Kronos functions. Develops a capital equipment list and submits to the Director as requested. Ensures supplies, invoicing and contracts are paid in a timely manner. Performs all evaluations timely, including new hire and annual evaluations for employees within the department. Maintains employee files that are current and meets organization and regulatory requirements, including ensuring that all staff licensures and certifications are current. Investigates incidents as necessary and completes all required documentation and action plans. Supports the NICU Clinical Managers and Resource Nurses with operational issues. Assures effective staff recognition and facilitates staff meetings and Neonatal Operations Committee. Effectively counsels staff in a timely manner. Represents the Director and the NICU as necessary in committees and meetings. Monitors and reviews results of performance improvement projects including trending with the Director and assists in the presentation to the staff. On occasion, provides direct patient care, assists with procedures and responds to emergencies as needed. Ongoing collaboration with the NICU Medical Director and NICU Director is expected at all times. Continuously seeks opportunities for feedback and growth.


** Up to 20K sign on Bonus ***

** Relocation offered **

  • Minimum of 5 years of NICU experience, 3 years full-time NICU clinical experience
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Current California RN license
  • Bachelors Science of Nursing (in progress considered with definitive completion date)
  • Current American Heart Association BLS Certification (maintain current at all times)
  • Current NRP certification (maintain current at all times)
  • Certified in Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing from the NCC or other nationally accredited organization (in progress considered with definitive completion date)

  • Skills:
  • Demonstrates clinical competence and leadership skills
  • Demonstrates ability to present self in a positive and professional manner
  • Demonstrates leadership in management experience and ability to collaborate and report to Nursing Director and Medical Director

  • Preferred:
  • Masters Degree in Nursing
  • NRP Instructor Certification
  • Critical Care Transport Experience

  • #LI: JS4

    Pay Range: $68.58 - $109.71
    Individual wages are determined based upon a number of factors including, but not limited to, an employee's qualifications and experience.

    Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant's or employee's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.

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