SUMMARY: Reporting to the Director of Clinical Practice, this position is accountable for the overall day-today management of the care and services provided by the department and its related operations. This includes oversight and accountability for fiscal performance, quality outcomes of care provided, employee engagement and the patient experience within the identified departments. This position is also responsible for human resources, including performance and professional development of Charge Nurses and staff. Additionally, working in a dyad relationship with the medical leadership, working in collaboration with medical, clinical and non-clinical staff, ensures efficient and effective patient care delivery . This position practices within the scope of the Nurse Practice Act and accordance with Valley Children's Healthcare policies and regulations.
REQUIREMENTS: This position requires a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience with a Master's degree preferred. A valid California Registered Nurse license is required. Minimum one (1) year increasingly responsible supervisory or management experience with demonstrated proficiency in the skills and knowledge required to perform the job.
Strong business acumen; experience in managing profit and loss; strong strategic, analytical, critical thinking and decision skills; communication and negotiation skills; conflict management; the ability to build and motivate high performing, cross-functional teams to deliver critical, visible results.
Proven ability to identify and execute innovative solutions to complex business challenges and the ability to assess and take calculated risks as appropriate to the business environment, with achieving strong bottom line results.
Valley Children’s Healthcare – one of the largest pediatric healthcare networks in the nation – provides Central California’s only high-quality, comprehensive care exclusively for children, from before birth to young adulthood. Our independent, nonprofit network offers highly specialized medical and surgical services to treat conditions ranging from common to the most unusual and complex at our 356-bed children’s hospital as well as through partner hospitals, specialty care centers, satellite practices and primary care services. Our family-centered, pediatric services extend from a leading pediatric cancer and blood diseases center on the West Coast, and our pediatric heart center known for its expertise and pioneering treatments, to our Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), the highest level referral center between Los Angeles and the Bay Area.
Valley Children’s consistently ranks at the top of our peer group for quality patient outcomes, patient satisfaction and nursing excellence. Recognized as a Magnet® designated facility since 2004 and granted the gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence™ in critical care, Valley Chil...dren’s neonatal and pediatric intensive care units achieve some of the lowest mortality rates in the country while treating some of the sickest kids.
In affiliation with Stanford University School of Medicine, Valley Children’s Pediatric Residency and fellowship programs provide first-class training for the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric surgical and medical specialists. With more than 550 physicians and 3,400 staff, Valley Children’s partners with other providers and organizations throughout our 12-county service area to support delivering the best care to kids closer to home.