FLSA Status: Exempt


  • Supervises and coordinates the delivery of patient care for all nursing units during an assigned shift
  • Designee for Administration and acts as Senior Hospital Officer after hours and on holidays
  • Temporary Emergency Incident Commander during internal/external disasters after hours and on holidays, and in the temporary absence of Administration
  • Ensures the safe and timely delivery of clinical patient care and compliance with administrative and regulatory clinical policies and procedures
  • Actively supports and promotes a professional practice model that encourages staff and patient participation in constant improvement of patient care
  • Serves as point person for staff to communicate with Administration in the chain of command
  • Serves as the staff and patient advocate to ensure optimal patient care
  • Interfaces with patients and families to ensure that care is consistent with their expectations across organizational lines
  • Serves as professional role model and mentor to staff by responding positively to change and supports the staff through change processes
  • Maintains required documentation, reports, and statistics for administrative purposes, ensures compliance with established hospital policies, procedures, objectives, performance improvement, safety, and the environment
  • Holds staff accountable to performance standards and participates in recruitment, training, discipline, and performance evaluation activities including terminations
  • Assists in resolving charge discrepancies as directed
  • Performs other related duties and tasks as required
  • Graduate of accredited school of registered nursing
  • Current California licensure as Registered Nurse
  • Demonstrated ability to exhibit a high degree of professionalism, open support of the hospital administration and competency in their field
  • Minimum five years recent direct patient care experience in an acute care Medical/Surgical or Intensive Care Unit setting required
  • Current CPR certification
  • ACLS and NRP certifications required; certification within six months of hire may be substituted at discretion of Chief of Patient Care Services
  • Capable of performing position related physical requirements


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