Supervisor, Patient Care - RN – NOST Surgical Acute

Scripps HealthScripps Health

9888 Genesee Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
Job Description

Scripps Health Administrative Services supports our five hospitals and 19 outpatient facilities, which treat half a million patients annually through 2,600 affiliated physicians.

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to Work. You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. 

In 2018, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla was ranked No. 1 by U.S. News & World Report for the San Diego region and among the best in the nation in seven specialties. With 444 licensed beds and a Level II Trauma Center we are consistently recognized for quality patient care and we were the first hospital in San Diego to be designated a Magnet Hospital by the American Nursing Association for excellence in patient care.
Join our 33 bed Surgical Acute Unit at Scripps Memorial La Jolla as a Supervisor of Patient Care where our team provides patients with a Care Team of medical professionals focused on patient centered care.  Patients and families can be rest assured that Scripps provides acute care in a hospital context offering a comprehensive range of specialties. This ensures that our expertise is there when patients need it most.  Our team remains committed to professional development, dedication to their team members and best care practices and making patients feel comfortable with and informed about their treatment.

As Supervisor, Patient Care (RN) over the Surgical Acute Unit (NOS), you will be a resource to the staff, ensuring that nursing practice reflects established standards of care and practice and a culture that promotes patient safety. Under the general direction of the Patient Care Manager, you will share leadership responsibilities for the nursing unit, including managing daily staffing plans.
Additionally, you will be charged with ensuring appropriate and timely use of bed placement technology and adherence to care processes for bed placement/patient transfer/patient transport/room cleaning and patient discharge. Play an integral role in ensuring the safe transition of patients through the continuum of care to include active participation of nursing staff in planning and coordinating patient care, and direct hand-off to next appropriate level of care.

This is a Salaried Full Time, Night Shift, position located at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla.

Required Qualifications:
•    Current CA State RN license
•    American Heart Association BLS certification
•    Two years applicable clinical experience, one of which in a leadership role
•    Graduate of an accredited program
•    Requires excellent skills in communication, problem-solving, team development, planning and follow-through
•    Ability to exercise the authority and responsibility for assigned services based on the scope of the organization and complexity of patient care

Preferred Qualifications:    
•    Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing

Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Please note: We are in the process of updating all of our position postings to comply with the California Pay Transparency requirements. In order to not delay your ability to apply for a position you are interested in, we have kept our old postings active until the new one is live on our careers site. If you wish to know the range for the position prior to completing an application, please email your inquiry to with the requisition number and we will send you the range. We will ensure that any applications received during this transition are reviewed and reassigned to the appropriate requisition. We appreciate your patience as we bring this additional level of transparency to our hiring process.

In compliance with the California Pay Transparency Act, Scripps Health posts the pay range for all jobs. Please note that actual pay will be determined based on relevant experience and internal equity within the pay range. Please also note this range is applicable for employees who reside in California only. A geographical pay differential may be applied for remote employees who reside out of state. Scripps Health strives to ensure that our employees receive equal pay for equal work in line with our commitment to being an equal opportunity employer.
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