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Clin Nurse III, Supervisor - FHC-Santa Ana Family Medicine - F/T - Days at Careers | UC Irvine Health - 4322

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Updated: September 18, 2013
Job Family: Management

Job Description & Salary Range


UC Title:                                       Clin Nurse 3 Supv NEX

Position Number:                     10005558

Reports to:                                  Ambulatory Practice Manager II

Working Title:                            Clin Nurse 3 Supv NEX

Cost Center:                               FHC-Santa Ana Family Medicine (7808)

Bargaining Unit:                        None

FLSA:                                            Nonexempt

Job Code:                                   7884

Date Created:                             12/09/2012

Shift:                                              Day Shift

Hours:                                          40.00


Position Summary: 

Incumbent is responsible for management functions related to the delivery of patient care, as well as the quality of nursing practice and the standards of care.  Supervises and directs staff and functions in the unit while maintaining clinical nursing practice skills and unit specific expertise.  Specific duties include managing Human Resources, directing patient care activities, monitoring unit budgets, and participating on departmental and medical center wide performance improvement projects.  Serves as a role model and clinical resource to colleagues, staff, patients and others.


Salary Range: 


Rate    Minimum  $35.06   Midpoint  $48.54   Maximum  $62.02



Essential Job Functions:

The identification of essential functions below is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties that may be assigned to this position, nor does it restrict the duties which may be assigned to this position if such duties reasonably relate to the position.



% Effort

CLIN_Actively empathizes with patient, expresses compassion and understanding for the situation and demonstrates care which is appropriate for the age, and cultural, religious, or ethnic background. Actively engages in caring behaviors, taking conscious ownership for work and takes deliberate/thoughtful actions regarding how to best carry out relationships with the patient and co-workers.



CLIN_ Administers patient medications, treatments and procedures in a safe, effective and age appropriate manner.  Recognizes critical deviations in patient conditions, taking appropriate action and documenting intervention. Effectively collaborates with the health care team to intervene, and advocate as necessary. Intervenes appropriately in instances of abuse, assault or neglect, or when adequate financial or social resources are not available. Makes appropriate referrals to resolve patient issues effectively



CLIN_ Develops long and short term goals consistent with treatment plans, standards of practice, patient preference and the plan of care. Appropriately utilizes pain scale and other interventions to provide pain relief. Assesses and documents the patient's physical & psychosocial condition, as well as response to care. Reviews patient test results in a timely manner, interpreting and communicating results in a manner consistent with the age of the patient and correlates information into the plan of care.  Consistently ensures nursing practice is evidence based, within scope of licensure and compliant with hospital wide standards of nursing care.



CLIN_Collaborates with staff and members of the healthcare team, ensuring the coordination of care between other disciplines and support staff.  Delegates patient care activities to appropriate members of the health care team, provides effective leadership and ensures that care is safe and of high quality.  Acts as a source of information and articulately responds to questions, providing resources, guidance, and education about diagnosis and course of treatment. Develops and implements accurate teaching and discharge plans.



Supervision: Acts as a coach and positive role model for staff by establishing and maintaining a safe work environment that fosters positive morale.  Appropriately monitors and addresses performance issues, applying corrective or disciplinary action when needed. Effectively manages staff in compliance with applicable labor union agreement, and all established policies, procedures and legal guidelines. Ensures effective staffing levels, and handles recruitment and selection for unit.



Total Effort:



Required Qualifications:

Demonstrated ability to effectively supervise and motivate staff through prior lead or supervisory experience

Understanding of Joint Commission and other applicable regulatory requirements

Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload

Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English

Ability to maintain flexibility and work well in a fast paced, constantly changing environment

Registered Nurse

Basic Life Support

Ability to work variable shifts including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays

Minimum 3 years experience as a nurse


Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Bilingual skills to communicate effectively with patients and families

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