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NICU LEAD CHARGE NURSE – SANTA MONICA

12 hour nights including weekends and holidays
Pay Range: $67.06-97.43 Hourly
Job ID: 8273
Los Angeles, 90095

Become a key member of a world-class health organization. Contribute to the delivery of Magnet® designated nursing excellence. Take your career to the next level. Ucan do all this and more at UCLA Health. 

In this exciting and rewarding position, you will provide management of the NICU patient care environment and nursing personnel and the delivery of patient care on an assigned shift under the direction of the Unit Director and Clinical Nurse Manager.

Clinical responsibilities include direct nursing care of patients, including high risk delivery resuscitation, and activities assuring comfort, safety, dignity, continuity and a positive patient experience.

Leadership responsibilities include coaching and mentoring clinical staff, assessing staff and unit educational needs, providing learning experiences for staff and students, setting standards for high quality care and working collaboratively with others to achieve patient care goals.

Promotes a culture of safety and is actively engaged in the design and delivery of quality improvement initiatives using QI methodology. Serves as clinical expert, patient advocate and role model.

Qualifications

We’re seeking a highly-skilled, self-motivated nursing professional with: 

  • BSN or MSN required
  • Minimum 2 years NICU Level III/Level IV experience required
  • Current California RN license required
  • BLS from the American Red Cross or American Heart Association required
  • NRP and PALS from the American Academy of Pediatrics required
  • High risk neonatal specialty certification (CCRN or RNC-NIC) required
  • Two years of charge nurse experience preferred
  • Clinical advancement to CNIII preferred
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all members of a multidisciplinary team
  • Exceptional critical thinking and decision making skills
  • Ability to work in a highly stimulating environment with flexibility and adaptability
About the Hospital

UCLA Health hospitals ranked #1 in both Los Angeles and California and rose to #3 nationally in an annual evaluation published today by U.S. News & World Report - the highest set of rankings UCLA has received in its history.

UCLA Health once again earned a coveted spot on the national honor roll, which names only the 20 hospitals that provide the highest-quality care across a wide range of procedures and conditions.

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