Salary Range: $112,900-$274,100 (Annual) + bonus up to 10% base salary
The Stroke Program Nurse Manager reports directly to the Director of the Heart and Vascular Center. This individual has 24-hour responsibility for the Stroke Program. Responsibilities include strategic planning, facilitating the development and implementation of plans in support of strategic vision, providing leadership and direction for clinical programs across the continuum of care, directing service line analyses, development of goals, leading performance improvement initiatives, assist in development of clinical research trials, assist in development of relationships with Tele-affiliate hospitals and overall development and management of the service line. The role will require establishing relationships with key stakeholders including administrative leaders, clinical leaders, and other departments as well as working with affiliate hospitals and other hospitals within the UC system. The Stroke Program Nurse Manager is responsible for ascertaining compliance with Joint Commission, UCDH nursing and hospital policies and procedures and other regulatory requirements.
The Stroke Program Nurse Manager is responsible for the daily twenty-four (24) hour planning, organizing, directing, and controlling of the daily operations and clinical practice of assigned patient care areas, to provide quality, individualized patient care and support of Medical Center philosophies. The Stroke Program Nurse Manager will lead staff to model a professional practice environment by providing a clinically competent staff; encouraging strong interdisciplinary team collaboration and communication; supporting autonomy and accountability; providing staff opportunities for in-service and formal education; stressing the importance of continuous learning; and supporting a culture where concern for the patient is paramount. The Stroke Program Nurse Manager assumes fiscal responsibility through preparation of unit budgets, supports research, participates in both long- and short-term strategic planning, and assures patient advocacy.
A valid California Registered Nurse License without restrictions -Required
Minimum of a Baccalaureate degree in Nursing
Master’s degree required in nursing or another related field
Minimum (2) two years of frontline leadership/management experience
Minimum (3) three years neuroscience nursing experience
Knowledge of JC and Title 22 rules and regulations
Stroke Certified Registered Nurse
Neuroscience Nurse Certification
Association of Neurovascular Clinicians Certification
This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment
The University of California has implemented a SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination Policy (ucop.edu) covering all employees. To be compliant with the policy, employees must submit proof of vaccination or a university-approved exception or deferral
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