Valley Children's Healthcare is seeking a Manager for its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Based in Madera, CA, and ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best children’s hospitals in the country in five pediatric specialties and recently named one of the Nation’s top children’s Hospitals by The Leapfrog Group, Valley Children’s has been open for nearly 70 years. It has grown from a 42-bed hospital to one of the largest pediatric healthcare networks in the Country. With hospitals and clinics located from Sacramento to San Luis Obispo, you are sure to find an opportunity that fits your lifestyle. Valley Children’s maintains a family-like atmosphere to more than 3,000 employees and recognizes that employees play an important role in the success of the entire organization, so employees and their families are rewarded with robust benefits.
Valley Children’s main Hospital campus in Madera provides Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU) support - the highest level of care available for neonates and infants. Valley Children’s supports a network of NICUs throughout Central California, providing the opportunity for families with critically ill babies to receive treatment closer to home throughout his or her entire stay.
The Manager is responsible for the overall day-to-day management of the care and services provided by the department and its related operation.
Position Details and Responsibilities:
Oversee the accountability for fiscal performance, quality outcomes of care provided, employee engagement and the patient experience within the department
Responsible for human resources including performance and professional development of both Charge Nurses and Staff
Work closely with Charge Team and Recruitment to ensure proper staffing
Work collaboratively with other departments on various projects and to ensure the unit is aligning with the overall goal of the organization
This position practices within the scope of the Nurse Practice Act and in accordance with Valley Children's Healthcare policies
Bachelor's Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred (either Bachelors or Masters must be in Nursing)
Active California Registered Nurse licensure (RN) required
Minimum of 1 year experience in a leadership or managerial role
Minimum of 3 years of clinical experience, with at least 1 year being in a pediatric critical care setting
Minimum of 5 years increasingly responsible experience which demonstrates proficiency in the skills and knowledge required to perform the job is preferred
Acceptable driving record and must carry car insurance with at least the minimum limits required by state law
BLS required within 30 days of hire or transfer into the role
Hours, Compensation and Benefits: This is a Full Time, Exempt position and offers a robust benefits plan and a competitive salary that is based on experience.
About Valley Children’s Valley Children’s is proud to have dedicated staff committed to the highest quality of pediatric care. From the moment you enter the doors, you’ll feel at home. They have a strong presence in the community and tremendous pride for the care they deliver. Many of its employees have been with the organization for 10+ years and continue to grow their career through supported professional growth and development.
Location Valley Children’s main campus sits in the heart of one of the most beautiful states in the nation, just a short drive from three national parks and your choice of California coastline beaches. No matter your interest, you’ll have ample opportunities for recreation, arts, entertainment, and more.
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 Children’s neonatal and pediatric intensive care units ac...hieve 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.