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Clinical Nurse IV - Labor & Delivery - Full Time, Nights

University of California, Irvine
Villa Park, CA
Closing date
Jul 14, 2024

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Nursing, General Nursing, Midwife
Organization Type
UCI Health is the clinical enterprise of the University of California, Irvine, and the only academic health system based in Orange County. UCI Health is comprised of its main campus, , a 459-bed, acute care hospital in in Orange, Calif., four hospitals and affiliated physicians of the UCI Health Community Network in Orange and Los Angeles counties and ambulatory care centers across the region. Listed among America's Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report for 23 consecutive years, UCI Medical Center provides tertiary and quaternary care and is home to Orange County's only , and American College of Surgeons-verified , and . UCI Health serves a region of nearly 4 million people in Orange County, western Riverside County and southeast Los Angeles County.

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Position Summary:

The Staff Nurse Leader oversees clinical functions related to the delivery of patient care, the quality of nursing practice and the standards of care for the assigned shift. Coordinates patient care activities by directing staff and functions on the unit, while maintaining clinical nursing practice skills and unit specific expertise. Performs professional nursing duties that incorporate the psychomotor and age appropriate cognitive skills of the patient/family/significant other to assess, plan, intervene and advocate for the patient on an ongoing basis throughout the continuum of care. Provides break relief coverage for the shift. Troubleshoots and resolves issues as they arise. Functions as a role model and clinical resource to staff and patients.

Total Compensation

In addition to the salary range listed below, we offer a wealth of benefits to make working at UCI even more rewarding. These benefits may include medical insurance, sick and vacation time, retirement savings plans, and access to a number of discounts and perks. Please utilize the links listed here to learn more about our:

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Required Qualifications:

Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English

All external candidates must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Basic Fetal Monitoring Course Completion (Class certificate)

Baby Friendly Certification

Advanced AWHONN Fetal Monitoring

Minimum of four years recent Perinatal nursing experience in Labor & Delivery and Mother-Baby Unit, with at least two years in Labor & Delivery

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

Demonstrated understanding of patient classification system and staffing requirements for the patient population.

ANCC or NCC recognized RN certification uniquely applicable to this specific unit, (general certifications, such as WCC, will not be acceptable for meeting this requirement).

Must be able to demonstrate leadership skills by a minimum of four points in leadership roles/responsibilities within the last three years, which may be obtained through the following: Leadership of a project team with effective project outcome and implementation; Advanced degree (MSN) with a focus in leadership; Relief PCC; Qualified Preceptor; Leadership of a Practice Council or in a professional organization; House Supervisor; Membership in a professional development program, Quality Councils and/or PI Teams; Skin Prevalence Nurse; Teaching a class/skills lab or acting as a Clinical instructor; and/or success as an EPIC Superuser. A complete list of qualifications can be found at (url removed)

Licenses and Certifications:

Advanced Cardiac Life Support(Required)

Neonatal Resuscitation Program(Required)

Registered Nurse(Required)

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor of Science, Nursing

Understanding of applicable regulatory requirements

Bilingual skills to communicate effectively with patients and families

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